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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

(CBS4) Boaters partying off Eliott Key in Biscayne Bay during Columbus Day Weekend in Oct. 2010.

Columbus Day Boaters Can Party In Biscayne Nat’l. Park

Biscayne National Park may be closed due to the government shutdown, but law enforcement will allow the annual Columbus Day tie-up and party to go on in the waters of Biscayne National Park.

CBS Miami–10/10/2013

Contestants in the Schooner Wharf Minimal Regatta paddle their entries Sunday, May 26, 2013,  in Key West, Fla. (Rob O'Neal/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

Ahoy Matey! Fun On The Water At Wacky Key West Regatta

Handmade vessels of thin plywood and duct tape competed Sunday in Key West’s annual Memorial Day Weekend Schooner Wharf Minimal Regatta.

CBS4–05/27/2013

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Boating Safety Stressed Over Memorial Day Weekend

The weather is clearing up just in time for Memorial Day weekend. Many people will be hitting the water to enjoy the holiday weekend but authorities have stressed that they should keep safety in mind.

05/23/2013

Marketed as the "pioneer of Self-Stabilization Marine Technology" Velodyne Marine's Martini 1.5 arrives at Slip #300C of the Sea Isle Marina on February 14, 2013. (Source: Gregory Castillo / Miami Herald Staff)

Miami Boat Show Also Features Gadgets, Gizmos

With hundreds of boats at the Miami International Boat Show, it’s easy to forget the show has gadgets and gizmos galore for those interested in marine electronics, propulsion and accessories.

CBS4–02/16/2013

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Two Boats Catch Fire In Water Near Brickell

A boat was destroyed and another had major damage after a fire ripped through both at the end of a pier in the water near Brickell.

CBS Miami–01/23/2013

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Boat Owners Urged To Secure Boats Now

While it is looking more and more like South Florida will not be in the direct path of Tropical Storm Isaac, that doesn’t mean we won’t feel its effects.

CBS4–08/24/2012

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FWC Wants To Hear Your Fish Tales

Got a great story about the big one that didn’t get away? The state’s Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission wants to hear from you.

CBS4–07/17/2012

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Ft. Lauderdale Boat Show Sails Into Town This Week

Ahoy matey! The 52nd annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show sails into South Florida this weekend.

CBS4–10/25/2011

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Boaters Urged To Batten Down The Hatches

Ahoy mateys – it’s time to batten down those hatches. As Hurricane Irene heads in our general direction, boat owners are being urged to secure their vessels before the storm’s winds impact our area.

CBS4–08/22/2011

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