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American Boat & Yacht Council Rallies Against Electric Shock Drowning

American Boat & Yacht Council Rallies Against Electric Shock Drowning

Every year, unknowing swimmers are affected by electrical power leakages in the water. These electric leaks can lead to a tingling sensation on the skin and potential in-water electrocutions known as Electric Shock Drowning (ESD). According to a recent article published in Boating magazine and writt...
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Lake and Bay To Carry Buddy Davis

Lake and Bay To Carry Buddy Davis

Ohio’s Lake and Bay Yacht Sales is now carrying the redesigned 2014 28-foot Buddy Davis Center Console. Making its debut at the Catawba Island Boat Show, the Buddy Davis 28 CC is designed for cutting through rough water and providing a smooth, dry ride. She’s built for both fishing ...
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Great Lakes Sailing Co. Sets Sail

Great Lakes Sailing Co. Sets Sail

Bay Breeze Yacht Charters and Sailing School of Traverse City, Michigan is taking on a new name — Great Lakes Sailing Co. (GLSC) — and expanding its current operations to include boat sales. This 6-year-old company has a reputation for being the largest American Sailing Association-...
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Western Flyer Lives On

Western Flyer Lives On

“The Log from the Sea of Cortez” documented the six-week-long expedition that America author John Steinbeck took in 1940 aboard the 76-foot chartered sardine fishing boat Western Flyer. While the vessel spent months voyaging the coast of California, setting the scenes for Steinbeck&rsquo...
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Mercury Named 2013 Wisconsin Manufacturer of the Year

Mercury Named 2013 Wisconsin Manufacturer of the Year

Congratulations to Mercury Marine! The company was recently presented with the 2013 Wisconsin Manufacturer of the Year award. It so happens that the Fond du Lac-based company celebrates its 75th anniversary in 2014. To date, it has manufactured more than 11 million boat engines and provides roughly ...
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Elite Yachts to Represent Azimut Yachts

Elite Yachts to Represent Azimut Yachts

Elite Yachts of Dolton, Illinois, located just outside of Chicago, announced it will represent Azimut Yachts in the Great Lakes, in partnership with MarineMax. Elite will display at least one Azimut on K Dock in Chicago’s Burnham Harbor to participate in a variety of events it plans to ho...
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Clips Beer & Film Tour to Benefit the Great Lakes

Clips Beer & Film Tour to Benefit the Great Lakes

What’s better than summer in Chicago? When you add beer, outdoor movies and a benefit for the Great Lakes to the mix! On Friday, June 6, hop on your bike and peddle over to Chicago’s Eckhart Park for the Clips Beer & Film Tour, hosted by New Belgium Brewing. The event pairs near...
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Grand Banks, NW Explorations Partner

Grand Banks, NW Explorations Partner

Grand Banks Yachts has appointed NW Explorations of Bellingham, Washington as an official Grand Banks Authorized Service Center, as well as its first authorized Purchase-for-Charter company. NW Explorations offers a full marine service department comprised of highly skilled technicians, many of whom...
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ABM Hosts National Motor Boat Show

ABM Hosts National Motor Boat Show

The Antique Boat Museum (ABM) in Clayton, New York opens its doors to its newest and largest exhibit, “The National Motor Boat Show,” May 23. From 5-7 p.m., this free event is open to the public and tells the story of the first 50 years of motorboating, from 1895 to 1945. The Nati...
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"Wear Your Life Jacket to Work" for National Safe Boating Week

"Wear Your Life Jacket to Work" for National Safe Boating Week

Are you wondering what you can do to help promote safe boating during National Safe Boating Week May 17-23? The National Safe Boating Council (NSBC) is hosting its annual “Wear Your Life Jacket to Work” Day Friday, May 16 to help raise awareness of available life jackets, the diffe...
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