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U.S. Coast Guard Awards FLIR $50 Million

U.S. Coast Guard Awards FLIR $50 Million

19-Jun-2017

The U.S. Coast Guard has invested in FLIR Maritime, awarding the company with a $50 million contract to provide integrated navigation electronic systems on more than 2,000 USCG vessels, ranging from small-class boats to large cutter-class vessels. The systems include Raymarine multi-function n...
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SailTime and Beneteau Extend Partnership

SailTime and Beneteau Extend Partnership

13-Jun-2017

Beneteau and SailTime have decided to keep a good thing going and extend their partnership by five years. Through a membership with SailTime, boaters can share the use of a professionally managed boat using SailTime’s online scheduling system. The extended partnership will allow SailTime t...
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Volvo Penta Expands Service School Offerings in Great Lakes

Volvo Penta Expands Service School Offerings in Great Lakes

13-Jun-2017

Volvo Penta will be offering technical training classes at a wider array of locations by partnering with a number of vocational and technical schools in the United States and Canada. The courses will allow regional technicians to receive the training they need to do their jobs well without havi...
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Manitou Adds Seven New Canadian Dealers

Manitou Adds Seven New Canadian Dealers

10-Jun-2017

Since the 2017 model year began, Manitou has added seven new dealership locations to its Canadian network. These new dealership locations have further expanded the reach of the Manitou brand in eastern Canada. The dealerships are: • Cobequid Mountain Sports in Collingwood Corner, NS &...
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Volvo Penta Powers Chicago Sightseeing Boat

Volvo Penta Powers Chicago Sightseeing Boat

07-Jun-2017

Anyone who has wandered through downtown Chicago has probably seen the city’s famous architectural boat tours winding along the Chicago River as guests take in the skyscrapers around them. One of the tour companies, Shoreline Sightseeing, has added a new boat powered by Volvo Penta engines. ...
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Lake Erie Islands Guide Developed for Paddlers

Lake Erie Islands Guide Developed for Paddlers

05-Jun-2017

In response to the growing popularity of kayaking and paddle sports, a group of Great Lakes organizations have partnered up to release a new guide on the area. The publication, “Lake Erie Islands Water Trails,” contains information on paddling routes and advice for the area. The gu...
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NOAA Paper Chart Concerns Clarified

NOAA Paper Chart Concerns Clarified

01-Jun-2017

Boaters expressed concern earlier this year that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) planned on ceasing the production of its more than 1,000 paper navigational charts and Raster Navigational Chart data. However, it turns out that these fears might have been a bit preemptive: ...
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Lowrance Celebrates 60th Anniversary

Lowrance Celebrates 60th Anniversary

29-May-2017

Lowrance has manufactured fishing electronics since 1957; for 60 years, the iconic brand has been an industry leader in product innovation and customer service. Founded by Darrell J. Lowrance, the company revolutionized the fishing industry with the design and manufacture of the original FISH L...
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Mercury Debuts Boating Lifestyle Blog

Mercury Debuts Boating Lifestyle Blog

26-May-2017

Avid boaters can now get their fill of boating tips, tricks and stories. Mercury Marine has launched MercuryDockline.com, a blog focused on the boating lifestyle via educational and entertaining stories, videos and photos. Content is divided into several topic areas, such as: On the Water, a s...
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<em>Boating Industry </em>Publishes Annual Top Products List

Boating Industry Publishes Annual Top Products List

23-May-2017

Boaters interested in outfitting their vessels with only the best and newest gear will be pleased to know that Boating Industry has published its annual Top Products list. The list includes 50 of the “top items” found in the boating industry, from boats to accessories and engines. P...
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