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Boat Loan Tips from BoatU.S.

Boat Loan Tips from BoatU.S.

15-Feb-2017

As boat season slowly approaches, boaters considering buying a new vessel should take into consideration the best way to finance their new purchase. To aid prospective buyers, BoatU.S. has recently come out with a list of 10 tips to get the right boat loan. These include: 1- Check your credit. ...
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Freedom Boat Club Lake Erie Earns Top Award

Freedom Boat Club Lake Erie Earns Top Award

15-Feb-2017

Freedom Boat Club’s Lake Erie branch franchise owners, Jim and Beckett Spreng, as well as Marketing and Sales Director Carrie Ranney, were recognized with the “Marketer of the Year” award at the company’s national franchise conference last November. The Lake Erie branch stood...
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Chicago Lakefront Facility Floats Youth Activities with a Different Spin

Chicago Lakefront Facility Floats Youth Activities with a Different Spin

11-Feb-2017

Chicago Sailing is mixing things up this year with a land-and-water summer camp for kids. Through Sails and Serves, children ages 9 to 16 can learn two lifetime sports: Sailing and tennis. Sailing instruction will take place in the morning, while tennis takes place in the afternoon. All classes in t...
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Mag Bay Yachts Appoints Reed Yacht Sales as Great Lakes Dealer

Mag Bay Yachts Appoints Reed Yacht Sales as Great Lakes Dealer

10-Feb-2017

Mag Bay Yachts Inc., a California-based boatbuilder, has chosen Reed Yacht Sales as its exclusive dealer in the Great Lakes region. Mag Bay Yachts has developed a reputation around its center consoles; in particular, the Mag Bay 33. “We believe the level of detail aboard the Mag Bay 33 is simp...
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Snag-A-Slip Expands With New Financing

Snag-A-Slip Expands With New Financing

06-Feb-2017

The online slip-reservation system Snag-A-Slip is poised to become a leader in the growing boating app world thanks to $1.2 million in new financing. The additional cash flow will be used to bulk up a few areas of the business: Snag-A-Slip plans on overhauling its online and mobile app, beef up its ...
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Dockwa and BoatU.S. Hold Free Dockage Contest

Dockwa and BoatU.S. Hold Free Dockage Contest

03-Feb-2017

One lucky boater won’t have to worry about the costs of docking their boat this year: Dockwa and BoatU.S. will announce the winner of their “Dock Free in 2017” contest on February 3. The contest will provide one lucky boater with $2,500 in free dockage at Dockwa-BoatU.S. partner ma...
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Newport For New Products Awards

Newport For New Products Awards

02-Feb-2017

Newport International Boat Show held its 11th annual Newport For New Products (NFNP) Awards in September 2016. The winners include: Garmin GPSMAP 7600 with J1939 Connection for best new electronics product; Forespar PureWater+ for best new boating operation, maintenance or safety product; the M...
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Yachts Miami Beach Undergoes Redesign

Yachts Miami Beach Undergoes Redesign

01-Feb-2017

Visitors to the 2017 Yachts Miami Beach show this February will experience a new look and layout. Co-owners of the in-water luxury yacht show hired design firm EDSA to reimagine the event. EDSA has previously worked at the Bahamas’ Atlantis Resort and the John F. Kennedy Center. This yea...
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MyTaskit Launches at Two Great Lakes Marine Companies

MyTaskit Launches at Two Great Lakes Marine Companies

25-Jan-2017

Two prominent Great Lakes marine service companies, Centerpoine Yacht Services and Gage Marine, have signed partnership programs with MyTaskit, provider of intelligent task coordination and business management software solutions. The partnership program is designed to give participating dealer...
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Three New Propellers from Yamaha

Three New Propellers from Yamaha

24-Jan-2017

Yamaha has announced three new propellers for boaters looking to cruise in the 150- to 300-hp range. The Reliance SDS propeller, the Saltwater Series II propeller and the Saltwater Series HS4 propeller all feature improved Shift Dampener Systems (SDS) technology and require no special hardware f...
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