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Restoration for Freighter J.B. Ford has Sailed

Restoration for Freighter J.B. Ford has Sailed

In 1903, the Edwin F. Holmes, better known as the J.B. Ford, set sail out of Lorain, Ohio. More than a century later, the oldest Great Lakes freighter still intact is now docked in Lake Superior. But the plan to restore the old vessel into a museum ship has fallen through. According to a recen.... Read More

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Minor Changes Name to Sargo

Minor Changes Name to Sargo

Finland boatbuilding company Sarins Batar Oy Ab built boats under the Minor name since the 1960s, but the company recently announced it will continue operations under a new brand name, Sargo. Linking the family name “Sarins” with the dynamic verb “go,” and also paying r.... Read More

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Latest Must-Have
Hobie Mirage Pro Angler 17 Tandem

Hobie Mirage Pro Angler 17 Tandem

Fishing alone is great therapy, but fishing with a friend… now that’s a party! With the new Hobie Mirage Pro Angler 17 Tandem, two anglers can combine their talents and fish together in one kayak. Available in three different configurations — traditional in-line tandem, face.... Read More

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USPS Offers Online Weather Course for Boaters

USPS Offers Online Weather Course for Boaters

Have you ever been out on the boat, soaking in some much-need rays, when all of a sudden, out of nowhere, a terrifying storm appears on the horizon, heading straight for your location? This scenario can, in most cases, be avoided after participating in the all-new online course called Weather f.... Read More

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Hillesheim inducted into MBIA Hall of Fame

Hillesheim inducted into MBIA Hall of Fame

Vince Hillesheim, who recently retired after 32 years as president and general manager of Anchor Inn Marina in Cheboygan, Michigan, was inducted into the Michigan Boating Industries Association (MBIA) Hall of Fame for the year 2012. The presentation was made at the Recreational Boating Education.... Read More

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Latest Name Game / Canine Crewmember
<em>@EAZE</em>

@EAZE

We named our boat after our son, Zach. There are many reasons we chose this name. It is a play on his e-mail address, eazyewert@..., it has his initials in it, and we hope that he is in a better place and is at peace. —Tim & Jennie Ewert, Beaverton, MI.... Read More

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