Our team found this video of abandoned boats in a Bermudan Boat Graveyard on Youtube. Whilst the video is a fairly short one it shows a worrying image of how many boat yards will end up looking if boats are left abandoned by their owners.
In between the stormy wind and showers this week our team have been out collecting abandoned boats. The boats in question were rowing boats left on a public pontoon.
At Boatbreakers, we were recently asked to answer some questions from Asia Pacific Boating Magazine for an article they are writing about boat disposal and end of life boats. Below is a copy of the questions and our answers.
Florida has taken a real beating during the most recent hurricane season and it's hit many boat owners the hardest. Every news bulletin that has covered the recent storms has shown the devastating effect of the storm on the local boating community.
At Boatbreakers we were recently contacted by someone studying for his masters who thesis is based on the issue of boat disposal in the UK and the current End of Life processes in place to deal with old boats.
Canada is the latest country to try and tackle the problem of abandoned boats littering their waterways. It was recently announced by Transport Canada that they will be looking for people to take part in their Abandoned Boats Program.