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Diver Gets Photobombed by a Grinning Shark

This is the incredible moment a cheeky shark photobombed a diver and even seemed to grin for the camera as it barged its way in to the shot.


Swim in an Electric Reef

Coral reefs are known as the rainforests of the sea and although they only occupy a total area half the size of France, they provide a home for a quarter of all marine species on the planet.

Marine Institute Celebrates Vessel Upgrade

Long Beach Marine Institute recently celebrated a major upgrade of its 115-foot-long research vessel, The Challenger, to make the ship more eco-friendly and cost efficient.

El Nino Could Mean Epic Sport Fishing

POINT LOMA, Calif. -- El Nino, mention the oceanic phenomenon to ocean fishermen and watch their eyes light up.

Santa Cruz Harbor Turns 50

Santa Cruz, Calif. -- The construction more than 50 years ago of the Santa Cruz Small Craft Harbor turned the tides of local fishing and boating history.

Ventura Yacht Club Builds Prisoners Harbor Dock

VENTURA, Calif. -- When Ventura Yacht Club member Don Mills caught wind that the Channel Islands National Park would not be providing a floating dinghy dock at the pier in Prisoners Harbor he decided to put his engineering experience to good use. Mills recruited three yacht club members to spend a weekend constructing the floating dock that boaters rely on for access to the island.

The Golden Gate Bridge Could've Had a Submerged 'Boat Tunnel'

The Golden Gate Bridge wasn't always destined to be the majestic, International Orange-colored span it is today. Back in the bridge's planning stage, the U.S. Navy was so concerned about its visibility that it lobbied hard to paint it black with yellow stripes. But that bold proposal looks absolutely mundane when you consider this one from 1932, which would've had the center of the structure submerged in the San Francisco Bay so ships could pass above.

Redden Marine Supply Arrives in Seattle

SEATTLE When Redden Marine Supply started out in Alaska, Dwight D. Eisenhower was president of the United States. Thats a lot of salmon up the stream. In those 50-plus years, Redden has followed a simple motto: Thrill and delight the customers. This mission worked, and the popular marine supply chain is now opening its fifth retail locationa combined sales and distribution warehouse site on the Lake Washington Ship Canal in Seattle. Just minutes from Fishermans Terminal, Elliott Bay Marina and Shilshole Bay Marina, the new facility supports Reddens wholesale delivery network for its commercial fishing customers. The Seattle location also features an impressive retail storefront that suits one of the largest suppliers of equipment to boat owners and the recreational fishing industry.

Three New Ocean Alexander 90 Motoryachts Sold Within 30 Days

KAOHSIUNG, TAIWAN -- Alexander Marine, the manufacturer of Ocean Alexander yachts, is pleased to announce the recent sale of four new yachts for the US. Three of these sales were for the Ocean Alexander 90 Motoryacht, which included many updates for the 2014 model year.

Singapore’s Grand Banks Yachts To Acquire Australian Boat Builder Palm Beach

Grand Banks Yachts Ltd. announced today it would acquire a 100-percent stake in Palm Beach Motor Yacht Co. Pty. Ltd. of Australia.

Mecum To Host SuperYacht Auction May 2-3

Mecum Auctions is always pushing the envelope in the auction world, and the company is doing it again this May 2-3 with the world's first superyacht auction to be held in South Beach, Fla.

Tiara Yachts Introduces New 44

Tiara Yachts Introduces New 44

Tiara Yachts' highly successful 50 Coupe will soon be sharing the limelight with a brand new Tiara 44. The new 44 Coupe will be introduced in the late summer of this year at a private, invitation-only engagement, followed by her retail debut during all the major fall boat shows around the United States.

New Look for Waterfront

Ten million dollars, maybe more, and 10 years, possibly more, will work a transformation of the Friday Harbor waterfront not seen since the harbors canneries, lumber mills, warehouses and wharfs eventually succumbed to fire or age.

Lujac Desautel Envisions Glass Luxury Yacht on Floating Platform

Nominated for the "Young Designer of the Year" by Boat International Media, "Glass" by architect Lujac Desautels re-examines traditional yacht typology by stacking the volume like Lego blocks.

35th Day at the Docks Set for Waterfront

POINT LOMA, Calif. The 35th annual Day at the Docks, the areas largest one-day celebration of sportfishing, is Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. along the waterfront of the Point Loma sport boat landings.

 

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