Gardai target marine crime with Mizen Coastal Watch

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The Mizen Peninsula can have anything up to a 1000 boats and marine leisure crafts moored and docked at pontoons over the summer months. This is not taking into account boats or leisure equipment that may only be brought to the area for a short period … Source: Southern Star Newspaper

Woolloomooloo boat fire: Two luxury boats destroyed by fire at Woolloomooloo …

“He was released pending further inquiries but remains a person of interest,” said Detective Acting Inspector Mick O'Keefe, crime manager of the Marine Area Command. Police are reviewing CCTV footage and appealed for help from anyone who witnessed … Source: The Daily Telegraph

Insider special report: Luxury boats

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“Sailing boats of this size are often capable of sailing around the world in relative luxury.” Southampton and Windermere-based Inspiration Marine has Scottish operations at Kip Marina in Inverkip, and Rhu Marina in Helensburgh, and is the largest … Source: Scottish Daily Record

Marine Patrol prepared to write boaters tickets during holiday weekend

(WIAT) — The Fourth of July is the perfect excuse to pack up and head to the lake for a boat ride. But as more and more boaters hit Alabama waterways, safety becomes a big issue. Marine police remind lake-goers to have enough life jackets on board for … Source: WIAT 42

Rebrand for National Boat Shows

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“With over 1,600 members, British Marine represents an industry worth £2.93bn that employs more than 31,400 people in the UK,” said Murray Ellis, managing director of British Marine Boat Shows. “So whether a member exhibits or not, it is important that … Source: Exhibition News

Protected Florida mangroves razed for boat show

MIAMI — New revelations that a long strip of protected mangrove trees were illegally razed amid preparations for the 2016 Miami International Boat Show have outraged Florida environmentalists. The lost trees, critical to the marine ecosystem, were … Source: TODAYonline

Aussie yacht stranded on Phuket beach recovered, but broken and seized

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PHUKET: — The 50-foot wooden sailing yacht stranded on Kata Beach since April 1 has finally been moved, but the owners will now have to present themselves to the Phuket Marine Office to claim their broken boat. The ketch Inisfail was left stranded on … Source: ThaiVisa News

USCG Suspends Search for Missing Olympic Sailor

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On Thursday, Moore, a member of the 2012 U.S. Olympic sailing team, was reported missing when security personnel at Dinner Key Marina, Miami, found his unmanned 16-foot boat at the marina just before 6 p.m. The boat's engine was running and Moore's … Source: MarineLink

Boat building is big business in Michigan

Four Winns — manufactured in Cadillac, along with Glastron, Scarab and Wellcraft boats, these companies are part of Groupe Beneteau, one of the world's largest boat manufacturers. Locally, Four Winns are sold at Skipper Bud's Marina and at the … Source: Fenton Tri County Times

How to stay safe on the water

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That's the message from Clackamas County Sheriff's Lt. Robert Wurpes, who supervises the agency's Marine Patrol. “Often by the … TALK: First, call 911 — then talk to the person and see if you can coach them to swim to you on shore or to a boat … Source: Pamplin Media Group

Body Recovered from Lake Winnipesaukee

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Marine Patrol said they found his body Wednesday at about noon in about 60 feet of water with the help of sonar equipment. Tringale was operating a power boat with a dog aboard when witnesses reported the boat was circling near Governor Island Beach in … Source:

Meet P4 dropout behind the country's best boats

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He is a P4 dropout, is no marine engineer or naval architect, and has no technical knowledge about the physics of buoyancy. Gabriel Musisi Bweraga's only skill is intuition – a skill he has used to become arguably the best boat builder Uganda has had … Source: The Observer (blog)

Two Tugboats Capsize on St. Lawrence River

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Witnesses say the first tug tipped over around 4 p.m. while the crew managed to escape before the boat capsized. Social media reports suggested the ship is the Lac Manitoba, owned by Nadro Marine. About five hours later, a second tug overturned in the … Source: MarineLink

Video: Men 'surf' on top of whale shark

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London-based wildlife group Marine Connection posted the clip online in the hope the men can be identified and "brought to justice". Marine Connection believes the stunt was filmed in Venezuela – partly due to the type of Spanish men on the boat are … Source: Emirates 24/7

Anger over pair who filmed themselves 'surfing' whale shark

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The footage shows two men standing on the back of the whale shark while being pulled along by a rope attached to a boat. They apparently … A tweet from the London-based marine wildlife charity Marine Conservation called the incident "unacceptable". Source: The Independent

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