For those who love boats (as well as fishing) they will definitely enjoy these interesting and fascinating boat facts:
2 Samuel 19:18 (King James Version):
“And there went over a ferry boat to carry over the king’s household, and to do what he thought good. And Shimei the son of Gera fell down before the king, as he was come over Jordan;”
A whopping 73 million, or about 1/3 of Americans participated in recreational boating, a slight increase from the 71.3 million in 2005.
… Or about $13 million. This luxury boat accommodates up to 10 people, has five cabins, an elevated wheelhouses as well as a expansive flybridge for entertainment and socialization.
Fishhook-related wounds are one of the common injuries seen in fishing. This happens whether you accidentally puncture your finger while searching through for your sharpest hook. Or your arm, leg or chest gets caught by the hook after with a cast gone wrong. Even more terrible is that some anglers have experienced getting hooked — in the eye!
It sounds improbable that fishing involves injured muscles, but in reality it is. Getting out of the boat and slipping off the dock may make you lose your footing and sometimes accidentally hit your head.
This huge event takes place every January at London’s ExCeL Exhibition Centre, which has a waterfront that features a wide range of boats. It also features a wide line of boating gear and clothing with interactive attractions related to boating.
Still in good shape, it makes Vasa the only intact ship left from the 17th century. The ship was transferred to the Vasa Museum in Stockholm, a museum which was constructed around the ship. The Vasa Museum is one of Sweden’s most popular tourist attractions, receiving a total of 29 million visitors.
This luxury yacht is currently owned by Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum, the sheikh of Dubai. The yacht was built by Blohm + Voss in 2006. This is one of the few personally-owned yachts that features a submarine.
As of 2013, there are a total of 11.99 registered recreational boating vessels, and despite the technology trends, boating business is still booming as ever. The domestic recreational boating market had an estimated value $37 billion as of 2013.
$18 billion of it went travel expenses, $6.9 went to food and lodging expenses and $5 billion was spent on transportation.
Studies show that those who boat or go fishing have or will likely to have closer relationship with friends and spouses, compared to those who do not boat or go fishing.
This is pretty much the same effect that boating has on friends and spouses. People who boat or fish will be likely to have closer bonding with their children comapred to those who do not boat or fish.
Fishing is a great opportunity to bond with family members. It also relieves stress, and helps the family to become more active outdoors, so fishing brings a lot of health benefits.
Typically there are four or five futtocks in a rib