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BoatUS hosts Life Jacket Design Competition

BoatUS hosts Life Jacket Design Competition

Personal flotation devices have been around since 870 B.C. and while they have changed dramatically since that time — from inflatable animal skins to our modern day life jackets — the design has stayed fairly static for about 100 years. The BoatUS Foundation (http://www.boatus.com/f...
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USPS Offers Online Weather Course for Boaters

USPS Offers Online Weather Course for Boaters

Have you ever been out on the boat, soaking in some much-need rays, when all of a sudden, out of nowhere, a terrifying storm appears on the horizon, heading straight for your location? This scenario can, in most cases, be avoided after participating in the all-new online course called Weather f...
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LB.com Adds Custom Weather Widget

LB.com Adds Custom Weather Widget

Knowing weather conditions before getting on the water is vital for safe boating, and thanks to a recent partnership with Buoyweather, Lakeland Boating now offers its readers an accurate marine forecast right on its website, lakelandboating.com. The Weather Station powered by Buoyweather is eas...
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Mercury Marine Day: July 14

Mercury Marine Day: July 14

Mercury Marine has much to celebrate in the month of July. The State of Wisconsin declared July 14 as Mercury Marine Day, officially signed off on by Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker. Wisconsin recognized the Fond du Lac-based company for more than doubling the number apprentices in its workforce (...
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ChooseBoating.Org Targets Next Gen of Boaters

ChooseBoating.Org Targets Next Gen of Boaters

It’s a question that many boat manufacturers have asked themselves: How do we get more young people interested and involved in boating? ChooseBoating.org (http://ChooseBoating.org) is hoping to inspire the next generation of boaters by promoting the boating lifestyle and the invaluable li...
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Boating & Outdoor Fest Set for Sept. 11-14

Boating & Outdoor Fest Set for Sept. 11-14

Need a fun, family-friendly event to attend this month? The fifth annual Boating and Outdoor Festival, taking place September 11-14 at Lake St. Clair Metropark in Harrison Township, Michigan, will feature hundreds of boats (up to 60 feet) for sale, both in-water and on-land. A wide variety of ...
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BRP Introduces New Evinrude G2 Outboards

BRP Introduces New Evinrude G2 Outboards

With 75 percent fewer total regulated emissions, 15 percent better fuel efficiency and 20 percent more torque than leading four-stroke engines, BRP’s says its new Evinrude E-TEC G2 outboard engine is a force to be reckoned with. The engine offers a customizable look and delivers clean ri...
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Clean Wake Program Collects Old Engines

Clean Wake Program Collects Old Engines

Have an old two-stroke outboard engine you just don’t know what to do with? Summerhill Impact, in partnership with Honda Canada Inc., is running the Clean Wake Program across Ontario until August 31 and will collect your old engines before summer ends! Recreational boaters can trade...
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Galati Yacht Sales Joins Rampage Dealer Network

Galati Yacht Sales Joins Rampage Dealer Network

KCS International Inc., owner of Cruisers Yachts, Cruiser Sports Series and Rampage Sports Fishing Yachts, recently announced that Galati Yacht Sales will now carry Rampage in addition to its Cruisers Yachts line. “We are excited to now offer the Rampage Sport Fishing line here at Galati...
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Mercury Unveils New Outboards, Sterndrive

Mercury Unveils New Outboards, Sterndrive

Mercury Marine unveiled its all-new 75, 90 and 115 hp four stroke outboards at a mid-June media event in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. The engines deliver all the reliable power Mercury is known for while also offering significant weight reduction; they are 20 pounds lighter than their closest four stroke com...
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