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BoatU.S. 8 Tips on Buying Used Boats

BoatU.S. 8 Tips on Buying Used Boats

14-Dec-2017

BoatU.S. has provided boaters with a list of eight tips when considering the purchase of a used boat. More than 63,000 boats were damaged from this past year’s hurricane season, and the tips should help boaters ensure they aren’t left with a bum boat. “It’s not that you ...
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The Moorings, Sunsail Reopen BVI Base

The Moorings, Sunsail Reopen BVI Base

12-Dec-2017

The Moorings and Sunsail have announced that their British Virgin Islands charter base is now reopen in Road Town, Tortola. The two yacht chartering companies closed their BVI base earlier this year after the Caribbean sustained extensive damage from hurricanes. “The humanitarian resp...
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Brunswick to Sell Off Sea Ray

Brunswick to Sell Off Sea Ray

12-Dec-2017

The Brunswick Corporation has announced that is plan to sell Sea Ray within the first six months of 2018. Sea Ray is one of 15 brands that make up the Brunswick Boat Group. Brunswick says it will continue to manage and operate Sea Ray as normal until the sale is complete. "Our remaining brands ...
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Freedom Boat Club Offers Evinrude Outboards

Freedom Boat Club Offers Evinrude Outboards

12-Dec-2017

There’s a new perk for members of the Freedom Boat Club: all franchise and corporate locations will now offer access to Evinrude’s environmentally friendly E-TEC G2 Engines. The Freedom Boat Club has roughly 16,000 members throughout the United States and Canada. “Freedom Boat...
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Apply Now for Lighthouse Keeper Program

Apply Now for Lighthouse Keeper Program

06-Dec-2017

Boaters who have ever daydreamed about living a romantic life in a lighthouse now have the chance to live out their dreams. The Tawas Point Lighthouse Keeper Program is looking for temporary keepers between May and October 2018. The Tawas Point Lighthouse was built around 1876 and overlooks Ta...
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Brewery Crafts "Alegae Bloom" Beer

Brewery Crafts "Alegae Bloom" Beer

04-Dec-2017

Maumee Bay Brewing Co. is serving up some unusual-looking beer to get the word out about toxic algae in Lake Erie. The bright green beer, named “Alegae Bloom,” was recently available in limited quantities at the brewery. Maumee Bay Brewing is a Toledo, Ohio-based brewery that opened...
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Man Completes Solar-Powered Great Loop

Man Completes Solar-Powered Great Loop

30-Nov-2017

A Florida man claims to have recently completed the Great Loop trek running solely on solar panels, batteries and an all-electric propulsion system provided by Torqeedo. Capt. Jim Greer of New Port Richey, Florida, completed the 7,200-mile trip on his 48-foot trimaran RA, named for the ancient Egypt...
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Brunswick Public Foundation Awards $350,000 in Grants

Brunswick Public Foundation Awards $350,000 in Grants

30-Nov-2017

The Brunswick Public Foundation, the nonprofit arm of the boat manufacturer, has awarded seven different organizations grants, totalling $350,000. The foundation also contributed to select United Way organizations working in areas with Brunswick operations that have active employee fundraising campa...
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Moorings Adds New Destination and Boat For 2018

Moorings Adds New Destination and Boat For 2018

22-Nov-2017

The Moorings 2018 brochure offers up some exciting new options: A 50-foot sail catamaran; a Caribbean destination; and a cruising course in Greece. The new Moorings 5000, a Robertson & Caine Sail Catamaran, can be chartered during the Summer 2018 season in the British Virgin Islands and Win...
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App Showcases Lake Erie Coastal Trail

App Showcases Lake Erie Coastal Trail

21-Nov-2017

A new app showcasing the Lake Erie Coastal Trail is now available for free on smartphones. The Lake Erie Coastal Trail app points out landmarks along Lake Erie on a digital map and provides more information on each site. The Lake Erie Coastal Trail 293-mile long designated scenic byway that run...
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