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Thousands of dead fish found floating in Long Island waters
eastern, NY
Thousands of dead fish were spotted floating in the waterways off of one Suffolk County town on Monday. Chopper 4 footage from the Shinnecock Canal off of Hampton Bays shows scores of dead bunker fish floating near the water's edge and in marinas. In one dinghy, a pair of workers can be seen sco ...
 
Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show Reports Strong Attendance and Robust Sales
usa
*Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show Reports Strong Attendance and Robust Sales* **FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla**. (November 16, 2016) - [The 57th annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show][1] (FLIBS) wrapped up on November 7 with positive feedback from exhibitors about buyer enthusiasm for t ...
 
Gulf gray triggerfish 2017 recreational season conservation measure approved
All Florida
*Gulf gray triggerfish 2017 recreational season conservation measure approved* The gray triggerfish recreational season will remain closed Jan. 1 through Dec. 31, 2017, in Gulf state waters in response to an announcement that the 2016 federal gray triggerfish quota was exceeded and that federal w ...
 
Study: Mud stirred up during Port Miami dredge killed coral
South East ,Florida
*Study: Mud stirred up during Port Miami dredge killed coral* **Corp of Engineers “dramatically underestimated” impact on reef** Associated Press **MIAMI |** Dredging at Port-Miami killed far more coral than the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers predicted, scientists from the National Marine ...
 
**Captain’s Chair:** *The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show*
South East ,Florida
**Captain’s Chair:** *The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show* **November 30, 2016** By all accounts, the 57th Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show was a great success. This year’s show really had something for everyone, from an enhanced VIP experience, to the improved food co ...
 
Red Tide continues to affect waters off SW Florida beaches
South West ,Florida
*Red Tide continues to affect waters off SW Florida beaches* **SARASOTA |** Red tide is once again continuing its reign over some Gulf Coast beaches since September. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s red tide status report, eight water samples collected from Manatee s ...
 
Shortage has U.S. eyeing foreign sand
All Florida
**BEACH EROSION** *Shortage has U.S. eyeing foreign sand* Associated Press NAPLES | A potential solution to a troublesome sand shortage off Southeast Florida is tucked away in a massive water resources funding bill President Barack Obama signed into law last month. The 2016 Water Resourc ...
 
Yachts Miami Beach Gets New Look and Layout for 2017
South East ,Florida
*Yachts Miami Beach Gets New Look and Layout for 2017* ***Annual boat show elevates guest and exhibitor experiences*** **MIAMI BEACH, Fla.** - The 29th annual Yachts Miami Beach, the city's premier in-water luxury yacht show, will introduce a new look and layout designed to deliver superior g ...
 
Mysterious stranding kills 81 false killer whales
South West ,Florida
*Mysterious stranding kills 81 false killer whales* »Mammals stranded near Hog Key, which sits amid network of islands off southwest Florida *By Jenny staletovich Miami Herald* MiAMi | More than 80 false killer whales have been found dead after stranding themselves along the remote coast o ...
 
Wildlife officials ask what’s killing pelicans
Tampa/St Pete fl.
*Wildlife officials ask what’s killing pelicans* ST. PETERSBURG | Officials are trying to figure out why pelicans are dying in St. Petersburg. The dead birds have been turning up since last Wednesday and the Seaside Seabird Sanctuary is caring for another 14 pelicans that are alive but let ...
 
Red Tide Report 1.27.17 ,This service is by the Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission.
All Florida
*A bloom of the Florida red tide organism, Karenia brevis, persists in Southwest Florida from Pinellas to Lee counties.* Over the past week, Karenia brevis was observed at background to medium concentrations in eleven samples collected from Pinellas County; background to medium concentrations in ...
 
More Large Yachts and European Exhibitors than Ever at Palm Beach BoatShow March23-26 2017
South East ,Florida
*More Large Yachts and European Exhibitors than Ever Before at 32nd Annual Palm Beach International Boat Show With robust demand for superyacht space, satellite exhibit is planned at Rybovich* **WEST PALM BEACH, Fla**. (February 8, 2017) - The 32nd annual Palm Beach International Boat Show is s ...
 
WHERE ARE RIGHT WHALES ?
Global
*WHERE ARE RIGHT WHALES ?* » Surveyors have only spotted 3 calves this season By Lorraine Thompson Contributor It looks like the North Atlantic right whales have abandoned Florida this season. That’s the conclusion of Jim Hain, program director of the Marineland Right Whale Project. ...
 
‘Jolly’ green giant released off Keys
Florida Keys
‘Jolly’ green giant released off Keys **MARATHON** | A 330-pound green sea turtle nicknamed Jolly has been released off the Florida Keys after convalescing from a partial flipper amputation. Named after wildlife officers who helped rescue her last month, the adult female turtle was ret ...
 
Record attendance at Danish boat / 2017 Fredericia Boat Show
Global
**the 2017 Fredericia Boat Show attracted 31.553, up 7% compared to the last edition held in 2015** Organisers of Denmark’s Fredericia Boat Show 2017 have reported that the event drew to a close with a record attendance of 31.553 visitors during the two weekends the show was opened. This footfa ...
 
Palm Beach International Boat Show Offers Attractions for Guests of All Ages
Global
Palm Beach International Boat Show Offers Attractions for Guests of All Ages WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (March 13, 2017) - In addition to a wide selection of watercraft and marine accessories on display, the Palm Beach International Boat Show offers fun for the whole family, including live musical e ...
 
Another successful Miami International Boat Show for Mercury Marine
Global
New Mercury video recaps highlights of the boat show Mercury Marine and Mercury Racing made a big splash at the 2017 Miami International Boat Show with nine product launches and an upgraded presence on the water. Consumers pointed to Mercury’s high horsepower outboards and reliability as two of ...
 
Waterway debris to be removed from river
North , Florida
Waterway debris to be removed from river The Florida Department of Environmental Protection has started removing debris related to **Hurricane Matthew from the St. Johns River.** Contractors began along the Julington Creek shoreline and will continue working south to remove and dispose of vegetat ...
 
Officials crack down on abandoned boats in Marquesas Keys
Florida Keys
*Officials crack down on abandoned boats in Marquesas Keys* **KEY WEST |** Marine salvors have been racing to get 32 abandoned boats off the bottom in Marquesas Keys waters before birds arrive. A crew removed seven deteriorating vessels, many holding hazardous materials, oily residue, fuels ...
 
Chris-Craft signs 12 new dealers in US and Europe
Global
*Chris-Craft signs 12 new dealers in US and Europe* All companies are "stocking" dealers, meaning they will carry models in the dealerships Chris-Craft said it has signed 12 new dealers in the US and Europe. All dealers are “stocking” dealers, meaning they will carry models in ...
 
Marina insurer chooses Bellingham
Global
Marina insurer chooses Bellingham US firm Harbor Risk to offer additional credit to marinas with Bellingham-built docks [Bellingham Marine,][1] the US marina builder company, has announced that Harbor Risk is to offer up to 10% in additional credits to a marina’s dock rate where Bellingh ...
 
Luise Group expands operations
Global
*Luise Group expands operations* **Italian yachting service specialist launches Luise Yachting Adriatic** Luise Group in Italy has announced the opening of new offices throughout the Adriatic Sea. The new locations will operate under the brand name Luise Yachting Adriatic. Headquartered ...
 
Waves of progress , Loggerhead Marinelife Center
South East ,Florida
**Capital campaign aims to make Loggerhead Marinelife Center global leader in conservation** BY AMY WOODS awoods@floridaweekly.com TOP: A rendering of L[oggerhead Marinelife Center.][1] Photo: A researcher counts the unhatched eggs from a sea turtle nest. The Loggerhead Marinel ...
 
Georgia refit tax cap passes, awaits governor’s signature
Global
*Georgia refit tax cap passes, awaits governor’s signature* Marinas and Shipyards, News A bill to cap state sales taxes on yacht refits in Georgia passed the state’s General Assembly on Thursday. The bill was passed on the last day of the 2017 legislative session and awaits Gov. Natha ...
 
32nd Annual Palm Beach International Boat Show Reports Record Results
South East ,Florida
*32nd Annual Palm Beach International Boat Show Reports Record Results* **Annual yachting lifestyle event featured more boats and drew bigger crowds than ever before** **WEST PALM BEACH, Fla.** (April 4, 2017) - The 32nd annual Palm Beach International Boat Show, which ran March 23-26, wrappe ...
 
Organizers of the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS )new dates for the 58th
Global
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (April 10, 2017) - Organizers of the [Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show][1] (FLIBS) announced new dates for the 58th annual event: Wednesday, November 1 through Sunday, November 5, 2017. Historically, the show has opened on the first Thursday of November and closed th ...
 
Supreme Court rejects last appeal for floating home in landmark case
South East ,Florida
*Supreme Court rejects last appeal for floating home in landmark case* BY CURT ANDERSON Associated Sress MIAMI | The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected a Florida man’s latest appeal in a landmark case involving the seizure and destruction of his floating home. The justices denied witho ...
 
Beneteau appoints new sales director
Global
*Beneteau appoints new sales director* *yesterday, 11:38 AM* Luca Brancaleon to manage the brand’s international commercial strategy Bénéteau has announced the appointment of Luca Brancaleon as Sales Director as of 20 March 2017. He will manage the brand’s international commercial st ...
 
Pursuit Boats plant expansion could increase production by 50%
Global
*Pursuit Boats plant expansion could increase production by 50%* Pursuit says new product introductions have generated need for more manufacturing space Pursuit Boats said it is expanding its facilities in Fort Pierce, Florida. The US$2.1m addition will allow the builder to increase pr ...
 
Sanlorenzo launches third 460 Explorer
Global
*Sanlorenzo launches third 460 Explorer* Italian builder has sold five 460s since the model launch at Monaco in 2015 Sanlorenzo’s Superyacht Division, located in La Spezia, has launched the third superyacht in its 460 Explorer line: Ocean’s Four. Since its international debut at ...
 
East coast blue crab trap closures start Aug. 10
North , Florida
East coast blue crab trap closures start Aug. 10 Recreational and commercial blue crab traps must be removed from certain state waters on the east coast of Florida prior to Aug. 10, the first day of two 10-day trap closures occurring this month. Blue crab traps may not be in state wa ...
 
Doppler Radar The Weather Channel
Central Florida
Doppler Radar US: Doppler Radar Weather in Motion® How to read this map Severe Weather Check your weather: http://www.weather.com/maps/maptype/currentweatherusnational/usdopplerradar_large.html Tropic al Update www.weather.com/newscenter/tropical/ The Weather Channel provides the l... ...
 
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Space coast, Florida
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Florida contest will haul in 13,000 invasive lionfish
All Florida
Florida contest will haul in 13,000 invasive lionfish Associated Press **TALLAHASSEE |** About 13,000 lionfish will be caught in Florida waters when an annual contest to remove the invasive species wraps up. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s 2017 contest ends Monday. ...
 
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Space coast, Florida
All Space Coast Dustless Blasting offers the newest technology for paint stripping & surface preparation. It is the fastest, cheapest, cleanest, greenest, safest way to strip paint & prepare your surface and we come to you with our fully self contained mobile unit. Residential & Industri ...
 
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World's Largest In-Water Boat Show Increases Fun Factor and VIP Allure
usa
**World's Largest In-Water Boat Show Increases Fun Factor and VIP Allure** **Annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show® ** [EMBED]https://www.youtube.com/v/8n1atWJ9rjU[/EMBED] **The annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS),** set to take place in the " ...
 
Groups suing over longer snapper season
usa
*Groups suing over longer snapper season* ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW ORLEANS | Two environmental groups are suing the Trump administration for stretching the red snapper season for recreational anglers in the Gulf of Mexico. Changes are needed — “The way we’re managing red snapper today sti ...
 
Catastrophic period for coral structures appears to be ending
South East ,Florida
*Catastrophic period for coral structures appears to be ending* *BY DAVID FLESHLER Sun Sentinel* A worldwide wave of coral bleaching, which transformed colorful coral structures into lifeless skeletons, appears to be ending. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced Mond ...
 
Hawaii deep sea canoe returns home after global voyage
All Hawaii
Polynesian replica voyaging canoes along with modern vessels accompanied the Hokulea to port on the Hawaii island of Oahu . The Hokulea and its sister ship, Hikianalia, covered a combined 60 ,000 nautical miles, over 150 ports, and 23 countries and territories, the Polynesian Voyaging Society web ...
 
Trump admin wants seismic surveys for drilling
All Florida
*Trump admin wants seismic surveys for drilling* *BY MATTHEW DALY Associated Press* WASHINGTON | The Trump administration is seeking permission to use seismic air guns to find oil and gas formations deep underneath the Atlantic Ocean floor, a reversal from the Obama administration that is outr ...
 
Report: 4 Florida counties make up part of fatal liver disease ‘cluster’
All Florida
*Report: 4 Florida counties make up part of fatal liver disease ‘cluster’* *BY TYLER TREADWAY Treasure Coast Newspapers* STUART | People living in areas with significant blue-green algae blooms, including the Treasure Coast, are more likely to die from nonalcoholic liver disease than those ...
 
Scott signs boating safety bill that reduces fees for vessels with locator beacons
All Florida
*Scott signs boating safety bill that reduces fees for vessels with locator beacons* TALLAHASSEE | Floridians who have locator beacons in their boats will pay reduced registration fees under a new law. Gov. Rick Scott signed a bill Tuesday that makes permanent reduced fees for boats equipp ...
 
Privilège Marine sold
France
Privilège Marine sold Major contract for Dutch builder Germany’s HanseYachts acquires French catamaran builder for undisclosed sum Germany’s HanseYachts today announced that its parent company, Aurelius, has acquired French catamaran builder Privilège Marine for an undisclosed sum. ...
 
Lionfish Challenge 2017 starts tomorrow on Lionfish Removal and Awareness Day
All Florida
Remember: Lionfish Challenge 2017 starts tomorrow on Lionfish Removal and Awareness Day Attention all lionfish hunters: The 2017 Lionfish Challenge begins tomorrow, May 20, on Lionfish Removal and Awareness Day. Remember to register online at MyFWC.com/Lionfish or sign up in person at the Lionfis ...