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Proposed Md. Boat Registration Hike Scaled Back

Maryland’s Department of Natural Resources says it’s scaling back proposed increases in boat registration fees.


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Annapolis Hosting Holiday Boat Parade

Nearly 40 boats are registered for an annual holiday boat parade in Annapolis.


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Md. Man Who Faked Death Faces Years In Prison

A man who vanished in the Chesapeake Bay and faked his death to avoid spending years behind bars should get a stiff prison sentence to discourage hoax distress calls that put rescuers in danger, a Coast Guard commander says.


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Baltimore Co. Rescuers’ Boat Capsizes

Baltimore County fire officials say a swift water rescuers’ boat has capsized in the Patapsco River, but both firefighters on board are safe.


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Conditions Right For Ocean City Tuna Tournament

Organizers say fish are plentiful for this weekend’s Ocean City Tuna Tournament.


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Coast Guard Rescues 3 Near Ocean City

The U.S. Coast Guard has rescued two adults and a child from a boat that was taking on water 60 miles east of Ocean City.


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Man, 45, Dies In Boating Accident On Elk River

Authorities say a Westminster man died in a boating accident on the Elk River near North East.



Md. NRP To Raise Awareness Of Alcohol And Boating

The Maryland Natural Resources Police will be working to raise awareness about the dangers of drinking while out on the water.


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Time To Think About Hurricane Prep, Boating Safety

It’s time to start thinking about hurricane preparedness and boating safety.


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Second Body Found After Va. Boat Flips With 10 Aboard

Authorities on Wednesday recovered the body of a 25-year-old graduate student who died when a sailboat he was on with nine others capsized in the James River last week, bringing the death toll to two in the group affiliated with NASA’s Langley Research Center.


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Boat-Building Kit Manufacturer Honored By State

Businesses that sell boats are all over the place, especially around the Chesapeake Bay. But a business that sells build-your-own-boat kits to crafty people all over the world? That’s a bit harder to find.



New Baltimore Show To Educate Cruisers About Sailing

As we enter the boating season on the Chesapeake Bay, there is a group of enthusiasts from all over the world who are coming to Baltimore for a first-of-its-kind gathering.