15-Page "Boater's Guide To Winterizing" Offered by BoatUS
The downloadable brochure addresses the reasons for more than 95 percent of the freeze claims handled by the BoatUS Marine Insurance Program in the past decade. Included are chapters on: Storing your boat - The options and the tradeoffs; a Winterizing Checklist to use as the starting point for creating your own boat's winterizing list; Engines and Drives - The dos and don'ts; and Plumbing - Getting the water out, which is great for larger boats.
Sep 12, 2014 - 9:03:14 AM
25th Annual Women's Sailing Convention, Feb. 1
The West Coast's premier sailing education event for women is set to launch on Saturday, February 1, at the Bahia Corinthian Yacht Club in Corona del Mar, California. The 25th Annual Women's Sailing Convention is presented by the Southern California Yachting Association (SCYA) and sponsored by Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS).
Jan 15, 2014 - 12:05:08 AM
GOLF: ValGrine "Coup de Coeur of the Economy 2013"
If you are into golfing then this press release from www.valgrine.com might be of interest to you. ValGrine was awarded Monday, December 16 at Saint-Etienne, the "Coup de Coeur of the economy in 2013" in the category crafts and art crafts. This national award was issued in Saint-Etienne, the cradle of innovation and metalworking.
Jan 7, 2014 - 8:35:06 AM
A.D.Erving: Professional Basketball Player to Coach to Children's Books Writer
What I tried to bring to my book is my own experiences as a player who tried to be successful. In a way, I may say today that through these books I have established my dream. I was lucky and honored to enjoy a lot of success with my books in Israel, enjoyed tens of thousands of readers (Israel is a small country), an independent fan club that has thousands of members and a buzz that can be noticed easily on Facebook if your Hebrew permits. All the fans talk about how these books touch their souls because the stories relate to their life experiences.
Dec 8, 2013 - 12:15:23 AM
Fishing for a Lifetime
Billfishing is all about catching really big fish. There are many different species of billfish, but in Kona you are really fishing for the Blue Marlin specie. The female of this specie can grow to over 2000 pounds and the males to about 400 pounds. An amazing event occurred on the second day of fishing. I was blessed to have Captain Gene Vander Hoek and Chris Choy aboard the Sea Genie II as my guides and experts.
Nov 3, 2013 - 4:03:15 AM
Can desk jockeys create a custom-built Mustang?
Muscle Mustang & Fast Fords (MM&FF), a publication of Source Interlink Media, LLC, is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year with a custom-built Mustang created by its editorial staff.
Aug 24, 2013 - 6:17:44 AM
Harlem Globetrotters Open Bangor New Arena Sept 20
The world famous Harlem Globetrotters will make history in Maine as the first ticketed events in the new state-of-the-art Cross Insurance Center. The Globetrotters will bring their unmatched family entertainment to Bangor for two games on Friday, September 20 at 7 p.m. and Saturday, September 21 at 7 p.m.
Jul 3, 2013 - 6:00:32 AM
Marine Fuel Costs On the Rise
Five Wintertime Tasks To Save Gas This Summer. With fuel costs on the rise, the
nation's largest boat owners' group has five fuel saving tasks that can
put a dent in your summer fuel bills.
Mar 6, 2012 - 5:42:50 AM
The Risks of Yoga
A recent New York Times Magazine article rocked the yoga world by
reporting that, despite its popularity, yoga may be too high-risk for
most people. When instructors get overly persistent and extreme poses
are held for too long, yoga can cause a wide range of skeletal and
muscular injuries, like nerve damage or torn cartilage.
Feb 17, 2012 - 5:44:07 AM
Boating Safety and Clean Water Grassroots Grants
Foundation is looking for new and innovative project ideas to educate
boaters on safe and clean boating", says Program Manager Alanna Keating.
"Applicants are encouraged to upload photos and videos showcasing their
proposed project ideas. The strongest grant applications will be posted
online for the public to vote on and choose which projects receive
funding in the spring of 2012."
Dec 3, 2011 - 5:30:38 AM
American Lung Association's Maine Golf Privilege Card
The 2012 Golf Privilege Card makes the perfect present for family, friends, colleagues and clients. 78 cents on every dollar is used to fund valuable lung disease research, advocacy and programs.
Nov 25, 2011 - 12:10:38 AM
Fishing With Mark Zona
What most impressed him was Zona's ability to find the myriad lakes. "He knows all kinds of places," said Clark. "You're driving along through the woods thinking you're lost, and then suddenly, he's pulling up to a ramp at another beautiful lake.
Nov 13, 2011 - 12:07:02 AM
Tickets go on sale for 2012 Harlem Globetrotters Tour
The Harlem Globetrotters will bring their 2012 World Tour to Bass Park Complex Bangor Auditorium in Bangor, March 2012 - Tickets will go on sale on Monday, Oct. 17, 2011 at 10:00 a.m.
Oct 12, 2011 - 5:55:57 AM
Value of "Hurricane Haul-Outs" Totals over $216 Million
With last month's Hurricane Irene, BoatUS reports that the total value of the boats removed from harm's way under its marine insurance hurricane haul-out provision totaled over $216 million.
Oct 9, 2011 - 12:15:47 AM
"Meet the Champions" 2011 Santa Maria Cup Reception, Annapolis, MD
The public are invited to meet skippers and crew, past Santa Maria Cup racers, and others at the "Celebrate Women in Sailing Week" in Annapolis at the BoatUS "Meet the Champions" Public Reception at the William Paca House and Garden, September 30, 6:30pm - 9:00pm in Annapolis.
Sep 21, 2011 - 5:15:48 AM
Eastern Kentucky Wins 2011 BoatUS Collegiate Bass Fishing Open
PARIS, Tenn., July 5, 2011 - It's not often in a sport as competitive as collegiate bass fishing that a team wins back-to-back tournament titles; although that's exactly what the Eastern Kentucky University (EKU) bass team accomplished today by winning the 2011 BoatUS Collegiate Bass Fishing Open presented by Pepsi for the second year in a row.
Jul 6, 2011 - 3:27:05 PM
America's favorite pastime is back
With the league's collective bargaining agreement with its players set to expire next March and a 2011 lockout looming, this season's campaign is certainly one to savor.
Oct 2, 2010 - 12:13:19 AM
Track and Field Official's Clinic, April 5th
ORONO, MAINE -- The Maine Association of USA Track and Field will conduct a track and field official's clinic on Sunday, April 5, 2009 in Orono at the town council chambers, Town Office Building, 59 Main Street. Registration is at 12:30 and the clinic will go from 1:00 to 4:30 pm.
Mar 4, 2009 - 9:20:40 PM
Trail Riders of Today Sleigh Rally
PALMYRA, MAINE -- The Trail Riders of Today (TROT) club will hold their annual Beef Stew & Biscuit Sleigh Rally at the Beem Farm in Palmyra on Saturday, February 7th, 2009.
Jan 29, 2009 - 10:57:23 PM
Maine Elks State Hoop Shoot Championship Results
SANFORD -- The Maine Elks Association (MEA) State Hoop Shoot competition was held on February 3, 2005, at Sanford High School. The event was hosted by the Sanford Elks Lodge #1470. Eighteen boys and girls competed in the contest to determine the six state champions, who have earned the right to advance to the regional contest to be held in South Portland on March 27-30, 2008.
Feb 5, 2008 - 11:17:20 AM
Cross Country Skiing at Green Valley Golf Course in West Enfield
WEST ENFIELD -- Cross Country skiing is now on at Green Valley Golf Course in West Enfield, Maine, 28 minutes from the Bangor Mall.
Feb 2, 2008 - 11:18:00 PM
Maine Games: State Powerlifting Championships, Basketball
BREWER -- The Maine Games State Powerlifting Championships are being held this weekend, Saturday and Sunday, March 24-25, at the Brewer Auditorium. This is the third year for this event which always provides strong competition for lifters of all ages. Over 65 athletes have registered for this event so far, and registrations will be accepted at the event.
Mar 22, 2007 - 11:51:15 AM
Maine Games State Powerlifting Champsionships Slated for Brewer Auditorium March 24-25
BREWER -- The Maine Games State Powerlifting Championships are scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, March 24 and 25, at the Brewer Auditorium.
Feb 27, 2007 - 2:56:51 PM
Readfield Graduate Selected Player of the Week by the USCAA
AUBURN -- The Central Maine Athletic Department is pleased to announce Kaleb Violette of Readfield and a 2004 Maranacook High School graduate has been selected Player of the Week by the USCAA.
Feb 1, 2007 - 1:24:13 PM
Maine Games Opens Registration for Several Events
SACO -- The Maine Games has opened registrations for several 2007 events. With more than 15 different events scheduled, 2007 will be the biggest Maine Games ever held.
Jan 28, 2007 - 10:39:52 PM
Maine Games Offers State Powerlifting Championships March 24-25
BREWER -- The Maine Games has announced that the 2007 State Powerlifting Championships will again be held at the Brewer Auditorium, at 318 Wilson Street, on March 24-25.
Jan 18, 2007 - 12:41:20 PM
Anthem Signs on as Maine Games Sponsor
SACO -- The Maine Games has announced that Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield has re-signed as a bronze medal-level sponsor for 2007. The Maine Games is celebrating it’s fifth anniversary this year, and Anthem has been a sponsor of the annual sports festival since the inaugural year in 2003.
Jan 14, 2007 - 2:54:48 PM
Maine Elks Announce State Soccer Shoot Champions
AUGUSTA -- The Maine Elks Association announces the winners from its annual State Soccer Shoot competition held at the Augusta Elks Lodge on October 14, 2006. Twenty-three children, sponsored by six different Elk Lodges from across the State of Maine, competed to earn the right to advance to the regional competition to be held in November in Franklin, Massachusetts. The Elks Soccer Shoot is a nationwide soccer shooting skills contest for children under the age of fourteen.
Oct 16, 2006 - 4:41:00 PM
Maine Athletes Successful at New Hampshire Figure Skating Festival
EXETER, NH -- Thirteen figure skaters from Maine competed on August 12, at the New Hampshire Figure Skating Festival at the Rinks at Exeter, with several earning event medals and Maine Games medals. Skaters from Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine competed in the inaugural tri-state event.
Aug 12, 2006 - 9:51:00 PM
All-Star Shooting Camp at Scarborough High School
SCARBOROUGH -- Head coach Lori Gear McBride and the Colby College women's basketball team will be hosting its three-day All-Star Shooting Camp on Aug. 23-25 (Wed-Fri), from 4-8 pm, at Scarborough High School.
Aug 9, 2006 - 7:31:00 PM
Maine's Most Unique Race; Saco Bay 5 & 10k
SACO -- On Sunday, September 10, hundreds of runners of all shapes, sizes, and abilities will take off from two start lines at the beach between Pine Point, in Scarborough, and Camp Ellis, in Saco, to run in the first Saco Bay 5 & 10k races along the hard-packed sandy beach which stretches nearly 7 miles.
Jul 31, 2006 - 4:49:00 PM
UMaine-Farmington Preseason Soccer Camp Set for Aug. 7-10
FARMINGTON -- The UMF Preseason Soccer Camp, a co-educational day camp for boys and girls, will take place on August 7-10 at UMF's Prescott Fields.
Jul 28, 2006 - 5:13:00 PM
Beaver Basketball Camp Accepting Applications for July Session
FARMINGTON -- University of Maine at Farmington's head men's basketball coach Dick Meader is once again hosting the Beaver Basketball Camp at UMaine-Farmington from July 24-28 at UMF's Deaborn Gymnasium.
Jul 11, 2006 - 9:00:00 PM
3rd Annual Fort Kent International Muskie Fishing Derby
FORT KENT -- The Town of Fort Kent, Maine together with the Fort Kent International Muskie Derby Committee and our many generous sponsors are pleased to announce the 3rd Annual Fort Kent International Muskie Fishing Derby on Saturday and Sunday, August 12th and 13th, 2006.
Jul 10, 2006 - 2:44:00 PM
Thank God for Barry Bonds
The only reason we talk about Bonds the way we talk about Bonds is because he’s seen as an unfeeling bastard. If his achievements are to be “called into question,” it has nothing to do with cheating and everything to do with his being a jerk.
May 31, 2006 - 3:36:00 PM
2006 Maine Games Events
SACO -- The Maine Games is gearing up for another season of sports competitions and the 2006 events begin on Saturday and Sunday, March 25 and 26, in Brewer, with powerlifting. The Maine Games State Powerlifting Championships are schedueled for the Brewer Auditorium with all sub-categories competing on Saturday, and the Men's and Women's Open divisions competing on Sunday.
Mar 13, 2006 - 4:21:00 PM
MEA State Hoop Shoot Winners Announced
AUGUSTA -- The Maine Elks Association (MEA) State Hoop Shoot competition was held on February 5, 2006, at Cony High School in Augusta.
Feb 9, 2006 - 6:21:00 PM
High School Basketball Returns to MPBN for 27th Season
LEWISTON -- The Maine Public Broadcasting Network begins televising its 27th season of the Maine Principals’ Association High School Basketball Tournament on Wednesday, February 22. MPBN will broadcast 44 games over six days.
Feb 9, 2006 - 6:09:00 PM
Xerox to Help Deliver Colorful Results for Biathlon Junior World Championships in Maine
PRESQUE ISLE -- Xerox Corporation, along with Document Solutions & Support of Northern Maine, a Xerox authorized agent, will provide state-of-the art document technology, supplies and support for the 2006 Biathlon Junior World Championships.
Jan 17, 2006 - 12:40:00 AM
Maine AAU News: Basketball & Baseball
SACO -- The dates for the State of Maine AAU Basketball Tournaments have been set, and there is an informational meeting for anyone interested in being involved with AAU Baseball.
Jan 7, 2006 - 9:55:00 AM