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Seventeen Marine news stories make June 29, 2006, a record day for the website. The online directory's marine news service began in May of 2004 and has reached this milestone with article number 6125. Over 2000 people subscribe to receive weekly marine news headlines free by email.

That's my oldest boy Bobby

Seventeen Marine news stories make June 29, 2006 a record day for the website. The online directory's marine news service began in May of 2004 and has reached this milestone with article number 6125. Over 2000 people subscribe to receive weekly marine news headlines free by email.

Marine industry, megayacht, boating, yachting, fishing, sailing, cruising, and scuba diving coverage can be seen in the June 29th list of the 50 most recent headlines:

  • $20 Million lawsuit against parents of teen accused in the boating accident death of 6-year-old boy
  • Warning of looming disaster for South Florida if dike around Lake Okeechobee fails
  • Hoax mayday suspect's mom told police, "That's my oldest boy Bobby"
  • Jeb says offshore drilling "tide has turned against Florida's interest"
  • Gas got you by the you-know-whats? You're not alone...
  • On-the-water, over-the-air automatic identification and secure communications breakthrough devices
  • Cruise the Rockies on a ship out of Fort Lauderdale
  • Crystal Cruises goes for the guys with something different
  • Summer rate breaks by LXR Luxury Resorts could catch your eye
  • Brits best rest in latest sailing rankings
  • Kiwis are king at America's Cup round robin portion of Louis Vuitton Act 12
  • Two for the ladies on the fishing front and more on the calendar this week
  • Red tide returns to Florida Gulf Coast beaches
  • Cleaner and more navigable waterway cited by Miami River dredging supporters
  • Cobia catches boosted by bull shark awareness
  • Gulf shrimpers plagued by tough times
  • Fish tale or fact? But wait, there's proof of this weirdest catch!
  • Aventura canal with dockominium development potential goes on the market
  • Shark attacks girl swimming at Ocean Village beach
  • 6-Foot blacktip shark pulls fisherman into the water from pier
  • Felon charged with making hoax mayday call that triggered $350,000 air and sea search
  • New reef-saving anchors introduced by Hunter Boat Anchors
  • Tips for trailer boaters and top trailer breakdowns
  • Offshore drilling opens rift in Florida congressional delegation
  • Dubai investors to save ssNorway from Indian scrap heap
  • Cruise crime bill moves forward with tighter reporting requirements
  • Derelict vs. abandoned distinction clear as mud
  • Fisherman nets fine for illegal Bahamas fishing
  • Florida law now lets marinas move vessels when hurricane approaches and gives funding for derelict removal
  • GreyHawk sells Pier Seventeen to New Orleans developer who needed slip for his Denison megayacht
  • Broward Marine tags Jim Bronstien as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
  • Rise of super-rich blamed for charter yacht shortage
  • Details of killing of Venezuelan boatyard owner and wife published
  • Quieter than average boat traffic predicted for this July 4th holiday
  • Dive computer recalled by Oceanic citing decompression hazard possibility
  • Dredging St. Lucie Shoal sand to renourish Miami-Dade beaches stopped for now
  • Machete-armed pirate fishermen attack Greenpeace activists
  • "The fishing the past month has been the best we've had in the past 20 years"
  • Airboaters see a side of Florida out of reach for most
  • Skip Braver's Cigarette sportfishing boat to debut at Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show
  • Errol Flynn Marina hopes to draw megayachts up to 76 meters in length
  • Shake-A-Leg Miami's Wednesday night racing is open to all including windsurfers and kite surfers
  • 270-Degree penalty turn can't stop USA's BMW ORACLE Racing from winning
  • Port of Palm Beach loses cruise ships due to storm delays and rising fuel costs
  • Three kinds of Florida Keys fishing lure travellers worldwide
  • From jail to a megayacht made easy with the right friends
  • World's largest artificial reef and salvage of cocaine-loaded yacht with 3 tons of contraband
  • Topless times in St Tropez
  • Wealthy appetites for well-to-do caviar threaten Caspian beluga
  • Cruise vacation tips for touring seven Mediterranean ports when time is short

On a typical day, five to 10 marine news headlines are added to the news page. The news coverage is a blend of local, regional, and international stories, with an eye toward the interesting and unusual.


The website's marine directory has grown to over 1100 listings for all types of marine businesses in Fort Lauderdale and South Florida. Search engines like,, and, send thousands of people from South Florida and all over the world to the site. Local boaters visit regularly for marine weather, tides, daily marine news and fishing reports. Vacationers find information about waterfront resorts, dinner cruises, sightseeing tour boats, yacht charters, waterfront restaurants, and plenty of pictures to browse in the photo gallery.

The site's founder, owner, and operator, Steve Schustack, indicates that 2,957,173 pages have been viewed since September 12, 2003. Focus pages devoted to the interests of megayacht captains and crew, cruise vacationers, fishermen, sailors and South Florida tourists have been added. Live beach and traffic cameras, airport and airline information, and a suggestion box on almost every page, are among the site's features.


Steve Schustack, founder, owner, and operator

Phone: 1-954-554-0283

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