2018 Top 10 Boat Names Released

2018 Top 10 Boat Names Released

Boat names can reveal a lot about the personality, passion and life experiences of a boat owner. This year, BoatUS decoded the most popular boat names ordered through its online boat graphics and lettering service at BoatUS.com/BoatGraphics, producing a revealing list...
Fees Are Waived For Recreational Boaters On Erie Canal

Fees Are Waived For Recreational Boaters On Erie Canal

For a second straight year, the Canal Corporation Board of Directors approved a plan to waive tolls for recreational vessels on the Erie Canal in 2018. The waiver was announced in February at the New York Power Authority and Canals Board meeting. Tolls, normally $25...
Chicago River to Be Transformed

Chicago River to Be Transformed

In a major speech, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel outlined Building on Burnham, a comprehensive plan to invest in the Lakefront, the Chicago River, natural areas and recreational opportunities in neighborhoods across the city. This plan follows the Mayor’s successful...
Invasive Carp Continue Spread In Upper Mississippi Basin

Invasive Carp Continue Spread In Upper Mississippi Basin

Scientists were worried in 2013 when they found what seemed to be Asian carp eggs and late-stage embryos in the Upper Mississippi River near Lynxville, Wis.—250 miles north of the last known reproducing populations of the invasive plankton eaters they’d been battling...
Rock Island Marina Seeks New Management

Rock Island Marina Seeks New Management

Boaters are voicing their concerns about the future of Sunset Marina in Rock Island, Illinois, which in recent years has seen a sharp decline in occupancy numbers. To help those numbers increase, the city of Rock Island is seeking outside help. In April, city...