Boating Articles & Press Releases

Here you’ll find articles and press releases related to boating.  There are sailboating tips, boat manufactured press releases, and other interesting reads for boat owners and boat enthusiasts.

Boston Whaler 370 Outrage Wins 2010 Miami Boat Show Innovation Award

Edgewater, Fla. (Feb. 22, 2010) – Providing boaters absolute comfort along with the best in fishing features, the Boston Whaler 370 Outrage stands out among other boats in its class, earning a National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) Innovation Award at the 2010 Miami International Boat Show. “Boston Whaler is extremely honored to have received this […]

The All-New Ski Nautique 200 Receives 2010 Excellence In Design Award

Nautique’s newest model, the Ski Nautique 200, available in open or closed bow, is the proud recipient of Trailer Boats’ 2010 Excellence in Design award. Nautique is recognized for the company’s ingenious design elements throughout the Ski Nautique 200. Excerpts from Trailer Boats’ editorial feature on the Ski Nautique 200 include: “The effort put forth […]

Nautical Watches for Sailors

Sailors often spend a lot of time picking out the perfect watch. There are many different kinds of watches for boat enthusiasts and people who generally like to be around the water. Obviously, a watch that is water proof or at least water resistant is important. My favorite watch is a Disney watch that I […]

PlanetSolar Unveils World’s Largest Solar Boat

KIEL, Germany, Feb 25, 2010 — At the HDW Shipyard, PlanetSolar unveiled the world’s largest solar boat, which will be powered exclusively by high-efficiency solar cells from SunPower Corp. (Nasdaq: SPWRA, SPWRB), a manufacturer of high-efficiency solar cells, solar panels and solar systems. In late March, PlanetSolar will launch its catamaran for testing, and then […]

How to Prepare the Mechanical Parts of Your Boat for Storage

A very important thing for a boat owner to think about is of where to keep his boat when it is not in use, how to store the boat in the off season. It’s necessary that the storage is reasonable and fairly convenient. If you don’t have basic engine and maintenance skills, you will have […]

Boat Lettering: A Must Have For Any Voyage

There have been many famous ships throughout history, ranging from the Nina, Pinta, and Santa Maria of Christopher Columbus to the most luxurious and majestic of all ship of its time; the Titanic. Boats and their names serve as an expression of their owners, and should stand to be a source of pride. It is […]

Choosing The Right Boat Storage

If you are one of the lucky ones to have your own boat, then you will need a great place for your boat storage for the times of the year when you are not using it. There are a great many options available to you for the storage of your boat and you will have […]

World’s Premiere Boating Event Cruises Into Miami February 11-15, 2010 Showcasing Best of the Boating Industry

2010 Miami Int’l Boat Show & Strictly Sail Miami makes waves with thousands of boats, deals, & new attractions Miami, Fla. – February 2010 – The 69th annual Miami International Boat Show & Strictly Sail Miami cruises into town February 11-15, 2010, where new and experienced boaters from throughout the world can gather in one […]

Tarpaflex Make Boat Storage Easy with the ‘Marina Boat Garage’

NAPLES, FL, November 20, 2009  — Some of the most common items that people look to protect from the elements are their boats. Boats can be both investments and sources of joy and need to be carefully protected from extreme weather. Now, Tarpaflex, who specialise in canvas tarps, coloured tarps and camouflage tarps offer their […]

Five Reasons Why Boats Sink in the Springtime and Commissioning Checklist

ALEXANDRIA, Va., March 15, 2010 — It’s a sad fact: Every spring, shortly after being launched and commissioned for the season, boats sink while safely tied up at the dock, turning what should be a good time of the year into a real mess. BoatU.S.’ Seaworthy magazine, which combs through the BoatU.S. marine insurance claims […]

Tax Time Tip: Boat Owners May Have Federal Tax Deductions Available

ALEXANDRIA, Va., March 16, 2010 – Recreational boat owners who paid state sales taxes on a boat purchase, or those who secured a loan to finance a boat, may have some tax deductions available when filing their 2009 federal income tax return, says a national boat owners group, BoatUS. The Sales Tax Deduction For boat […]

Keeping Butts out of the Water

Cigarette Litter Prevention at Marinas Works. More Marinas Needed for 2010 Program. ALEXANDRIA, Va., March 22, 2010 – Is a beach an ashtray? It may be surprising, but cigarette butts were the #1 most common item found on the world’s beaches at the 2009 International Coastal Cleanup. And there’s a good chance they all didn’t […]

FirstBoat Announces the Most Popular Boat Names of the Year

Hartford, CT, January 21, 2009 –, the premier online destination for new boaters, today announced its list of the most popular boat names of the past year. The list, compiled by in collaboration with,, and the Boat Name Blog, includes nautical puns, tributes to recent movies and TV shows, and an […]

Introducing Bayliner Boats’ All-New 245 Cruiser

Super Versatile, Trailerable Pocket Cruiser is Bayliner’s Most Affordable Model -Yet Packed With Amenities that Make Entertaining and On-Water Pastimes Fun and Carefree KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 20  — Bayliner Boats, a brand of Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC), today announced its all-new 245 Sunbridge Cruiser, re-configured for 2010 as the ultimate entry-level weekend getaway for cruising, […]

Bayliner Boats Brings Affordability Back to First-Time Boating

Whether for Watersports or Just Fun in the Sun, the 16-foot Bayliner 160 Outboard Is the Total Boating Package-Easy to Buy, Easy to Own and Easy to Enjoy KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Feb. 10 — Bayliner Boats, a brand of Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC), today announced its 160 OB bowrider, a re-invigoration of its entry-level boat offerings […]