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Florida Sailing & Cruising School Offers Discounts

Florida Sailing & Cruising School Offers Discounts

09-Oct-2017

'Tis the season for discounts with the Florida Sailing & Cruising School. Southwest Florida Yachts, the school’s sister company, has announced discounts for sail and power charters, as well as sail and power classes for 2018. Boaters can book power and sail charters of three or more d...
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ABM Garners Grant for Thousand Islands Project

ABM Garners Grant for Thousand Islands Project

09-Oct-2017

The Antique Boat Museum (ABM) in Clayton, New York has received a $9,000 Preserve New York grant to support a project on the Thousand Islands. The ABM is working in partnership with the Thousands Islands grant project, a survey of historic properties in the region related to the Gilded Age. The...
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Safe Anchoring Guide Available

Safe Anchoring Guide Available

09-Oct-2017

Anchoring may not be the most fun aspect of boating, but it’s certainly an important one. Fortress Marine Anchors has developed a Safe Anchoring Guide for boaters to help them hone the necessary skills to anchor in a variety of conditions. The guide explains the entire anchoring process...
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Yamaha Holds "Why Wait for Spring" Event

Yamaha Holds "Why Wait for Spring" Event

04-Oct-2017

Savvy shoppers may want to check out Yamaha’s “Why Wait for Spring” sales event, which runs from October 2 to November 21, 2017. The sales event gives boaters the chance to add value to new Yamaha four-stroke outboard purchases. Boaters who purchase eligible, new Yamaha four-st...
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Garmin Sweeps NMEA Awards

Garmin Sweeps NMEA Awards

04-Oct-2017

At the annual National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) Convention this year, Garmin swept the show, winning eight product awards and the title of Manufacturer of the Year for the third time in a row. “As the world’s leading marine electronics manufacturer, we’re honored...
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Syntec Unveils New Textile Line

Syntec Unveils New Textile Line

29-Sep-2017

Syntec Industries has come out with a new line to keep boats looking stylish and comfortable. Sensations is a line of woven PVC textiles that can be used in a variety of ways, including as marine flooring or RV interior. Sensation textile products are crafted using Jacquard Looms, which allo...
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Donate to Coast Guard Families Hit by Hurricanes

Donate to Coast Guard Families Hit by Hurricanes

29-Sep-2017

The Coast Guard Foundation has started a fund to assist Coast Guard members and their families impacted by Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma. The Disaster Relief and Response Fund will collect donation for roughly 5,000 Coast Guard members stationed in areas affected by the recent hurricanes. ...
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Ethanol Opinions

Ethanol Opinions

25-Sep-2017

A recent report by Boating Industry showed that a growing number of readers (boat dealers, manufacturers and marina personnel) are reporting ethanol-related problems, particularly with E15. According to the report, 92 percent of respondents said they’ve seen damage to engines caused by eth...
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Canadian Customs Eased for U.S. Boaters

Canadian Customs Eased for U.S. Boaters

21-Sep-2017

Boaters who have ever stressed about veering into Canadian waters can breathe a sigh of relief: A new tweak in Canadian law allows American recreational boaters to cross into Canadian waters without first registering with Canada Customs officials. Previously, boaters crossing the international b...
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Beneteau, Annapolis Yacht Sales Donate Adapted Sailboats

Beneteau, Annapolis Yacht Sales Donate Adapted Sailboats

19-Sep-2017

Beneteau, in partnership with Annapolis Yacht Sales, has announced that it will donate two adapted sailboats to Chesapeake Region Accessible Boating (CRAB), a nonprofit organization that provides sailing programs for the disabled, wounded warriors and kids from at-risk neighborhoods. “Wh...
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