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K9 of Mine Creates Infographic on Dog Boating Safety

K9 of Mine Creates Infographic on Dog Boating Safety

22-Jun-2017

With the sunshine and warmer weather, nothing beats heading out on the boat with a four-legged furry friend. Although your canine crewmember might love the water and seem at ease swimming, there are a number of safety considerations boaters should keep in mind before bringing their dog on-board....
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Fox River Kayaking Company Offers On-Water Fun

Fox River Kayaking Company Offers On-Water Fun

22-Jun-2017

The Fox River Valley welcomes its newest start-up: Fox River Kayaking Company. With base camps in Appleton and Menasha, Wisconsin, Fox River Kayaking Company offers guided kayak and stand-up paddleboard (SUP) excursions, gear rentals and SUP yoga sessions. This is the company’s first year in b...
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Crownline Appoints Larsen Marine As “Yacht Division” Dealership For Lake Michigan

Crownline Appoints Larsen Marine As “Yacht Division” Dealership For Lake Michigan

21-Jun-2017

Crownline Boats has appointed Larsen Marine as its new Lake Michigan dealership for its 30-foot and over “Yacht” range of boats. Working in conjunction with area’s inland Crownline dealer, Fox Lake Harbor, Larsen Marine will focus on the larger models that are better suited for the...
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U.S. Coast Guard Awards FLIR $50 Million

U.S. Coast Guard Awards FLIR $50 Million

19-Jun-2017

The U.S. Coast Guard has invested in FLIR Maritime, awarding the company with a $50 million contract to provide integrated navigation electronic systems on more than 2,000 USCG vessels, ranging from small-class boats to large cutter-class vessels. The systems include Raymarine multi-function n...
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SailTime and Beneteau Extend Partnership

SailTime and Beneteau Extend Partnership

13-Jun-2017

Beneteau and SailTime have decided to keep a good thing going and extend their partnership by five years. Through a membership with SailTime, boaters can share the use of a professionally managed boat using SailTime’s online scheduling system. The extended partnership will allow SailTime t...
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Volvo Penta Expands Service School Offerings in Great Lakes

Volvo Penta Expands Service School Offerings in Great Lakes

13-Jun-2017

Volvo Penta will be offering technical training classes at a wider array of locations by partnering with a number of vocational and technical schools in the United States and Canada. The courses will allow regional technicians to receive the training they need to do their jobs well without havi...
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Manitou Adds Seven New Canadian Dealers

Manitou Adds Seven New Canadian Dealers

10-Jun-2017

Since the 2017 model year began, Manitou has added seven new dealership locations to its Canadian network. These new dealership locations have further expanded the reach of the Manitou brand in eastern Canada. The dealerships are: • Cobequid Mountain Sports in Collingwood Corner, NS &...
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Volvo Penta Powers Chicago Sightseeing Boat

Volvo Penta Powers Chicago Sightseeing Boat

07-Jun-2017

Anyone who has wandered through downtown Chicago has probably seen the city’s famous architectural boat tours winding along the Chicago River as guests take in the skyscrapers around them. One of the tour companies, Shoreline Sightseeing, has added a new boat powered by Volvo Penta engines. ...
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Lake Erie Islands Guide Developed for Paddlers

Lake Erie Islands Guide Developed for Paddlers

05-Jun-2017

In response to the growing popularity of kayaking and paddle sports, a group of Great Lakes organizations have partnered up to release a new guide on the area. The publication, “Lake Erie Islands Water Trails,” contains information on paddling routes and advice for the area. The gu...
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NOAA Paper Chart Concerns Clarified

NOAA Paper Chart Concerns Clarified

01-Jun-2017

Boaters expressed concern earlier this year that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) planned on ceasing the production of its more than 1,000 paper navigational charts and Raster Navigational Chart data. However, it turns out that these fears might have been a bit preemptive: ...
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