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Boating News of the Day

Monster shrimp, personal satellite trackers and distracted boating are featured in today's boating news.

May 7, 2012
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News: Monster Shrimp Invasion
Our sister publication Sport Fishing reports on its web page that the giant Asian tiger shrimp could be poised to infest the waters of our Atlantic coast. In this article, Doug Olander reports Doug Olander reports they pose a serious threat to smaller native shrimp populations, which they eat.

Read about catching an invasive snakehead world record here.

Gear: DeLorme inReach
When Chris Fertig sets out to set a new Bermuda Challenge record this year, he will have in his arsenal the DeLorme inReach personal satellite tracking device. Satellite trackers like this and units from SPOT can be useful communication tools for long distance adventures. See how one works in this useful demonstration video.

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Follow along with this season’s Bermuda Challenge attempts.

News: Are You A Distracted Boater?
Federal regulators are torn about what to do with the “distracted driver” epidemic on our roads, as this article in USA Today reports. With all of the electronics on our dashes and complete freedom at the helm, the problem exists for boaters, too.

Avoid costly boating mistakes.

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