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Cruise the Rideau Contest Now Open

Cruise the Rideau Contest Now Open

11-Jan-2018

The Rideau Canal is a series of canals, rivers and streams that winds from Ontario’s Kingston all the way to Ottawa, the capital of Canada. Canadian Yachting is now holding a contest for one lucky Canadian boater to win a Le Boat cruise along this historic path. Le Boat, a European boat to...
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Killarney Mountain Lodge Owner Buys Killarney Bay Inn

Killarney Mountain Lodge Owner Buys Killarney Bay Inn

11-Jan-2018

Killarney Mountain Lodge owner, Holden Rhodes, is adding to his collection of Killarney, Ontario hospitality properties with the purchase of the Killarney Bay Inn. This is Rhodes’ third Killarney purchase in less than three years. The Killarney Bay Inn property spans 80 acres and include...
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Tiara Concierge Service

Tiara Concierge Service

08-Jan-2018

Tiara Yachts wants to make the boat-buying process a personal experience with its Tiara Concierge Service. Boaters can register for the program on the company’s website. Within an hour of a request (during normal business hours, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST), a regional business development manager wi...
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MBIA Announces 2018 Board of Directors

MBIA Announces 2018 Board of Directors

04-Jan-2018

The Michigan Boating Industries Association (MBIA) announced its full Board of Directors at its annual conference. The MBIA is a non-profit marine trade organization in Michigan. It represents more than 350 marine businesses in the state’s $7.4 billion marine industry. Tom Haag of Colony M...
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Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show Report

Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show Report

04-Jan-2018

The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS) was a hit; according to Informa, the show’s producer, the 58th annual FLIBS attracted about 105,000 international buyers, sellers and browsers from more than 50 countries. Informa also says that attendance at this year’s event was up...
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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 reopened 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 respo...
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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 it plans 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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