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In Indonesia, Interpol has seized a ship carrying 18 mils (30km) of illegal gillnets that had evaded capture in several other countries, including China.  This ship has been called “a risk to almost all marine life” by some, and according to Reuters, the STS-50 being run by a crew of […]

Russian Slave Fishing Ship with 18 Miles Of Illegal Gillnets Seized!




Hurricane Irma was the most intense storm Atlantic hurricane we have seen in over a decade!  She came in right on the heels of Hurricane Harvey, but luckily for Texas, and not so lucky for Florida, she took a different track.  She caused a meteorological phenomena we have not seen before; […]

Did Hurricane Irma Really Drain The Ocean In The Bahamas?



7/30/17 – During the Offshore Powerboat Association St. Clair River Classic event in Michigan, Keith Holmes’ 40-foot Cat Can Do Skater Powerboats catamaran and the Miss GEICO, a 44-foot Victory catamaran throttled by Scott Begovich and driven by Marc Granet, were involved in a racing crash.  Keith was the throttleman […]

Offshore Race Boat Owner and Throttleman Keith Holmes Passes Away In Race Crash


As boaters, we hear or read about tons of tips, but this one safety tip may be the most important one.  In fact, this isn’t even as much of a tip as it is a good standard operation procedure if you have a boat with an enclosed engine compartment where […]

Ignoring This Safety Tip Can Lead To Disasterous Consequences!