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40 Million Fire Extinguishers Recalled

40 Million Fire Extinguishers Recalled

07-Nov-2017

If you’ve purchased a fire extinguisher in the past 40 years, you may need to replace it. More than 40 million Kidde fire extinguishers, some of which have been on the market for more than 40 years, have been recalled. The Consumer Product and Safety Commission (CPSC) says: “The fi...
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MarineMax Supports Recovery in British Virgin Islands

MarineMax Supports Recovery in British Virgin Islands

07-Nov-2017

The British Virgin Islands, like many countries in the area, still face extensive recovery and rebuilding after Hurricane Irma. MarineMax has announced that it will donate a portion of new charter booking fees to the rebuilding of the islands. “We are all united by water, and our dedi...
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IBEX Hands Out Innovation Awards

IBEX Hands Out Innovation Awards

03-Nov-2017

The tallies are in and the 2017 Innovation Awards winners for the International Boatbuilders Exhibition & Conference (IBEX) have been announced. The 10 winners — one each for a different area of the marine industry — are selected for their innovation by a panel of judges from Boating...
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BoatU.S. Offers Online AIS Electronics Course

BoatU.S. Offers Online AIS Electronics Course

01-Nov-2017

Boaters who dream about making a big trip but worry about navigating busy waterways now have the opportunity to hone their navigation skills. The BoatU.S. Foundation and United States Power Squadrons are offering an online course on navigating using AIS technology. The course, “AIS Elec...
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Garmin Acquires Navionics

Garmin Acquires Navionics

01-Nov-2017

Garmin has decided to heavily invest in the marine side of navigation through the acquisition of Navionics. Navionics is an Italian company known in the marine world for its electronic navigational charts and mobile apps. “Since our founding, Navionics has been passionate about creating p...
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MBIA Annual Award Luncheon Scheduled for December

MBIA Annual Award Luncheon Scheduled for December

01-Nov-2017

The annual Awards Luncheon by the Michigan Boating Industries Association (MBIA) is scheduled for Thursday, December 7 at the Radisson Hotel in Lansing. At the lunch, individuals will be honored with induction into the MBIA Hall of Fame, the Ray L. Underwood Lifetime Achievement Award and Lighth...
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Donate to Hurricane Relief

Donate to Hurricane Relief

01-Nov-2017

Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Jose have wrecked havoc on the Caribbean, Florida and Texas. Many of these communities will need donations to rebuild, allowing them to get back on their feet. Here are just a few organizations and charities that you may consider donating to: • Ant...
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Weems & Plath Offers Rebate Program

Weems & Plath Offers Rebate Program

28-Oct-2017

For a limited time, consumers who purchase a Weems & Plath SOS Distress Light can receive $10 cash back. “As boaters continue to enjoy being on the water in the late summer, we are hopeful that the SOS Distress Light rebate provides an incentive to the consumer to equip their boat wit...
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Sea Tow Operators Armed With Weego Jump Starters

Sea Tow Operators Armed With Weego Jump Starters

25-Oct-2017

All Sea Tow franchise operators now have the opportunity to add a Weego 66 premium jump starter to their collection of tools. Weego is also now a Sea Tow Savings Club national participant, meaning all Sea Tow members can buy Weego products with special discounts. “Sea Tow captains are con...
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The Moorings now official sponsor of Leukemia Cup Regatta

The Moorings now official sponsor of Leukemia Cup Regatta

23-Oct-2017

The Moorings is now the official National Sponsor for the Leukemia Cup Regatta. The Moorings will also give guests on its charter trips the opportunity to make an additional monetary donation to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Boaters who participate in the Leukemia Cup Regatta in select loca...
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