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The World’s Biggest Ship Graveyard

Nouadhibou is an African sea town, whose shores serve as the final resting place for more than 300 ships. The rusted hulks that litter its coastal waters are considered an eyesore by many (go figure), but they’ve brought some unexpected benefits to the local community as well.

12/26/2013

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More Citations Issued For Drunken Boating This Year Says Coast Guard

It’s a serious problem and getting worse. Alcohol and drug use on the Great Lakes.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/18/2013

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Divers Search Gull Lake For Grand Rapids Man Who Fell Off Boat

A couple from the Grand Rapids area launched their boat in Prairieville Township Saturday morning, with plans to go fishing.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/17/2013

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Thousands Could Turn Out For Port Huron Float Down

“It’s just a unique experience that they really can’t do anywhere else.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/13/2013

Sailboats Mirage, (L), and Blondie race side-by-side at the start of the 250 mile Port Huron-to-Mackinac Island Sailboat Race July 13, 2002 in Port Huron, Michigan.  (Photo by John F. Martin/Getty Images)

Faster Pace Expected For Weekend Race To Mackinac

The forecast is for bigger winds and faster times.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/18/2013

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Mobile Phone Saves 2 Stranded In Canoe

Coast Guard officials stress that, when boating, it’s always important to be prepared.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/13/2013

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Snyder Sign Bills To Keep 0.08 Blood Alcohol Limit

The limit was set to revert back to 0.10 percent in October because of a sunset provision in current state law.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/09/2013

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Mich. Lawmakers Seek To Drop BAC Limit For Boaters, Snowmobilers

Michigan boaters and snowmobilers would be held to the same drunken driving standards as drivers under new legislation introduced in the state House.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/31/2013

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‘AquaPalooza’ Party Takes Over Lake St. Clair

AquaPalooza, described as Lake St. Clair’s biggest water and boat party, is coming to Macomb County this weekend.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/28/2012

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Detroit Yacht Club Sees Membership Uptick

Despite a struggling local economy, the Detroit Yacht Club is quickly gaining new members.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/11/2012

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