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Tue, 11 Oct 2016 01:38:12 GMT

Whitewater Marine adds Tige and Buccaneer  -  Marine Business (press release)
Queensland-based dealership, Whitewater Marine has added two new boat brands to its model line-up – Tige Boats from the US and the New Zealand-built Buccaneer Boats. Launched in 1991, Tige Boats offers a range of watersports boats in the 6-7 metre ...
Wed, 14 Sep 2016 07:09:10 GMT

Radio-control boat captains abound at Riverside's Fairmount Park  -  Press-Enterprise
Some of the boats are made from kits and others made by hand. Member Gilbert Cueto, 72, of Rialto used bottle caps, Styrofoam, toilet paper rolls, tooth picks, pipe cleaners, straws, pill bottles, card board, wood and Velcro to make his remote control ...
Fri, 09 Sep 2016 16:20:09 GMT
There is more to Twiggy than just a water skiing squirrel  -  WECT-TV6
After being teased by his wife for playing with his daughters remote control boat, Lou Ann Best's husband decided he would teach their squirrel how to water ski with the toy boat. Once the media got a hold of the footage, Twiggy became an instant ...
Thu, 08 Sep 2016 10:52:21 GMT

Royal Navy tests drone boat – MAST – on the River Thames  -  Yachting and Boating World
The Royal Navy said the avoidance algorithms are designed to comply with internationally mandated collision regulations. When operating on a busy waterway, such as the River Thames, the craft is operated with a coxswain on board ready to take control.
Fri, 02 Sep 2016 08:18:36 GMT

Hastings council work has made Alexandra Park lake a 'dump', says angry resident  -  Hastings and St. Leonards Observer
Council bosses have turned the boating lake in Alexandra Park into a 'dump', an angry resident has said. Richard Betts said he can no longer enjoy his hobby of taking his remote controlled (RC) boat along the lake because of council works there. He ...
Tue, 30 Aug 2016 11:53:32 GMT

Man spotted getting a tow down canal by remote control boat  -  BT.com
A man was spotted getting a tow down the canal by a homemade remote controlled tug. Boating enthusiast Mick Cee posted a picture of the scene in Market Drayton, Shropshire, earlier this month on his Facebook page. He said the man appeared to be ...
Mon, 04 Jul 2016 23:14:01 GMT

Campers celebrate Independence Day at Eisenhower State Park  -  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat
A group fishes from a pier at Eisenhower State Park on Monday. (Alex Maxwell / Herald Democrat) A Texas game warden hands over a recovered remote control boat to Joseph Hernandez at Eisenhower State Park. The remote control boat owned by ...
Sat, 18 Jun 2016 17:43:20 GMT
Volvo Penta Remote Key Said To Be An Industry First  -  Boating Magazine (press release)
Volvo Penta's e-Key Remote is the first key on the market that is connected and integrated into the boat's entire driveline. No need to search for ignition keys and circuit breakers – both are easily controlled remotely from as far away as 100 meters ...
Mon, 13 Jun 2016 20:48:49 GMT

Volvo Penta releases new propulsion packages, electronic technologies  -  Boating Industry
Volvo Penta also introduced its Battery Management Solution, which controls and monitors the vessel's battery system to bring a more car-like experience to boating; the system can be integrated in small or large vessels powered by gas or diesel engines ...
Sun, 15 May 2016 20:54:59 GMT

Boaters toy around at St. Clair harbor's inaugural event  -  Port Huron Times Herald
Tightly clasping a remote in hand, 8-year-old Kylie Cunningham maneuvered a model tugboat at St. Clair Boat Harbor. A few feet away, her grandfather Greg Cunningham, of St. Clair, remote-controlled a small boat of his own — needing a couple of tries ...