Alan Sorum Launching Boating and Sailing Resource Site at, an online magazine with more 10 years on the Web and attracting more than 2 million readers monthly, adds Boating expert Alan Sorum to the site’s Outdoor Adventure section with the launch of the new Boating and Sailing site at

Vancouver, Canada, August 11, 2006 --( proudly announces the addition of a new Boating and Sailing resource site in their Outdoor Adventure section, managed by Boating expert Alan Sorum, one of the latest additions to the Suite101 team. The new Boating and Sailing site located at provides free articles, resources, and a blog providing boating news and commentary on topics ranging from marine safety to boater communications to recent trends in gear and equipment.

The site will offer reviews on boating related products, discuss operational issues, and provide information to improve the reader's overall boating experience. Readers of Suite101’s new Boating and Sailing site are provided with the opportunity to share their own reviews and feedback, ask related questions, and interact with site author Alan Sorum directly through the freely available site discussion boards.

The new Boating and Sailing site is managed by Alan Sorum, Port Director and Harbormaster for the City of Valdez, Alaska. Sorum has been extensively involved with port and harbor planning efforts. His current boating qualifications include the Coast Guard Marine Safety Device, Commercial Fishing Vessel Examiner, Boating Safety Instructor, and Facility Inspector. Sorum also holds a Boating Safety Instructor certificate from the State of Alaska and is the Immediate Past President of the Alaska Harbormasters Association. Alan will be providing boaters with relevant, current information on boating safety, products, and useful hints for vessel operations.

About Suite101 is a private company owned by Burda Media Group, a 102-year-old family-owned German magazine firm with over $2 billion in annual revenues, and by four private investors, two of whom are a management at Attracting curious browsers in search of answers, news, tips, a good read, or a chat with like-minded groups, Suite101 offers primarily North American visitors quality content per click, covering topics ranging from entertainment, to home and gardening, to business and technology, to world affairs.

For more information about the launch of the new Boating and Sailing site at, or the addition of Boating expert Alan Sorum to the Suite101 team, please visit or contact the Boating and Sailing Writer, Alan Sorum via email at

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