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Barton & Gray Mariners Club Expands to Great Lakes

Barton & Gray Mariners Club Expands to Great Lakes

19-Apr-2017

Barton & Gray Mariners Club — a private membership day yachting club — is expanding from its base on the East Coast with two new locations in the Great Lakes. This season, Barton & Gray members will have access to new locations in Chicago’s Burnham Harbor Marina and Pet...
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The Moorings Named as Official Charter Yacht Supplier of America’s Cup

The Moorings Named as Official Charter Yacht Supplier of America’s Cup

19-Apr-2017

The Moorings will offer sailing enthusiasts the ultimate viewing experience as the official charter yacht supplier of the 35th America’s Cup. The elite sailing competition will be hosted in Bermuda from May 26 through June 27, 2017. The Moorings is offering private charters of crewed Mo...
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Events
ACBS 42nd Annual Boat Show Announced

ACBS 42nd Annual Boat Show Announced

17-Apr-2017

Mark your calendars for the Antique and Classic Boat Society’s (ACBS) 42nd Annual Meeting and International Boat Show from September 6-9, 2017. Hosted by the ACBS Glacier Lakes Chapter, the 2017 ACBS Show will take place at Reef Point Marina and the Racine Civic Centre in Racine, Wisconsin. Th...
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Distress Light Wins Award

Distress Light Wins Award

15-Apr-2017

The Canadian Safe Boating Council has awarded the “SOS Distress Light” —manufactured by Weems & Plath and invented by Sirius Signal — with the Safeguarding the Environment Award for reducing waste created by expired pyrotechnic signal flares. ...
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Heritage Harbor Builds Additional Condos

Heritage Harbor Builds Additional Condos

14-Apr-2017

Due to popular demand, the Heritage Harbor Ottawa Resort in Illinois has begun construction on new Heritage Series condos. The original condos — popular turnkey vacation options — quickly sold-out. The resort is now constructing a new building that contains four more residences: Two grou...
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BoatU.S. Warns of Misleading Renewal Notices

BoatU.S. Warns of Misleading Renewal Notices

12-Apr-2017

The Consumer Protection Department of BoatU.S. is warning boaters to look carefully at any letters they receive in the mail offering renewal of their U.S. Coast Guard Certificate of Documentation. Although the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) does send renewal notices by mail, a number of members have said t...
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New Cedar Point Water Park Opens in May

New Cedar Point Water Park Opens in May

12-Apr-2017

Cedar Point is pulling out all the stops with its new family-friendly water park, set to open this summer. Cedar Point Shores Water Park will draw from the park’s past and revolve around a Great Lakes theme. The park, which has views of Lake Erie, will debut a number of adrenaline-pumpi...
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Cutwater Boats Announces Lake Michigan Dealer

Cutwater Boats Announces Lake Michigan Dealer

07-Apr-2017

Manitowoc Marina is the newest Lake Michigan dealer for Cutwater boats. Manufactured in the Pacific Northwest and perfectly suited for the Great Lakes, Cutwater offers a contemporary interpretation of the classic Downeast-styled powerboat. Cutwater produces four models, ranging from 24 to 30 fe...
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BlueFuture Grant Cycle Open

BlueFuture Grant Cycle Open

06-Apr-2017

West Marine has announced the start of its spring grant cycle: Candidates may now apply for 2017 BlueFuture grants. The organization will accept applications until May 1. BlueFuture grants were established in 2015, with the goal of promoting youth waterlife adventure, recreation and stewardship....
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New Boats, Products and More Unveiled

New Boats, Products and More Unveiled

05-Apr-2017

Thousands of new boats, gear and electronics were displayed at the 2017 Miami International Boat Show. Below are a few of the highlights. Boston Whaler’s 380 Outrage made its world premiere. The 380 Outrage features a bow with expansive seating and storage. The cockpit includes a new aft...
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