Happy Independence Day!
Have fun but stay safe.
A&E highlights: wooden boats, smoke on water for July 4
The Seattle Times
37th annual festival kicks off on the Fourth of July and continues
through the weekend with activities that celebrate the region's maritime
heritage: tours of historic vessels, free boat rides on Lake Union, boat-building and a scavenger hunt for .
Va . man's steamboat is a step back in time
Delmarva Daily Times
Mark White rests his hand on the wooden boat he is building
in the workshop at his home in Moneta, Va. He is missing the top piece
of his middle finger on his right hand due to a power tool accident that
occurred while he was a wood-shop teacher years ago
The Peak of Boating Season is a Good Time to Think Safety
According to the National Maritime Manufacturers Association, July Fourth is America's biggest boating holiday of the year. A staggering 88 million boaters are estimated to be on the water this summer, the largest number of U.S. adults participating in ...
Canoe business booming in tough economy
... Canoes co-owners David and John Slattery. Picture: SYLVIA LIBER. Bellambi canoe manufacturer Australis Canoes
is bucking the trend of regional businesses going under in tough
financial conditions, continuing to trade despite the troubled economy.