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Title: Boating opportunities: a geographical analysis of travel patterns and motivations

Author: Bristow, Robert S.; Bennett, William D.;

Date: 1995

Source: In: Vander Stoep, Gail A., ed. Proceedings of the 1994 Northeastern Recreation Research Symposium; 1994 April 10-12; Saratoga Springs, NY.: Gen. Tech. Rep. NE-198. Radnor, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 217-223

Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)

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Description: Pleasure boating is a major recreation activity today. In Massachusetts alone, there are more than 100,000 registered pleasure boats. Optimizing the availability of boating resources on inland and coastal waters is a major concern for recreation managers. The purpose of this paper is to explore where boating recreation may take place and the motivating factors that influence the destination choice.

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Bristow, Robert S.; Bennett, William D. 1995. Boating opportunities: a geographical analysis of travel patterns and motivations. In: Vander Stoep, Gail A., ed. Proceedings of the 1994 Northeastern Recreation Research Symposium; 1994 April 10-12; Saratoga Springs, NY.: Gen. Tech. Rep. NE-198. Radnor, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 217-223

 


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