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Ethanol Opinions

Ethanol Opinions

25-Sep-2017

A recent report by Boating Industry showed that a growing number of readers (boat dealers, manufacturers and marina personnel) are reporting ethanol-related problems, particularly with E15. According to the report, 92 percent of respondents said they’ve seen damage to engines caused by eth...
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Canadian Customs Eased for U.S. Boaters

Canadian Customs Eased for U.S. Boaters

21-Sep-2017

Boaters who have ever stressed about veering into Canadian waters can breathe a sigh of relief: A new tweak in Canadian law allows American recreational boaters to cross into Canadian waters without first registering with Canada Customs officials. Previously, boaters crossing the international b...
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Beneteau, Annapolis Yacht Sales Donate Adapted Sailboats

Beneteau, Annapolis Yacht Sales Donate Adapted Sailboats

19-Sep-2017

Beneteau, in partnership with Annapolis Yacht Sales, has announced that it will donate two adapted sailboats to Chesapeake Region Accessible Boating (CRAB), a nonprofit organization that provides sailing programs for the disabled, wounded warriors and kids from at-risk neighborhoods. “Wh...
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Zodiac and Torqeedo Develop Electric Tender Concept

Zodiac and Torqeedo Develop Electric Tender Concept

19-Sep-2017

Watch out Elon Musk: Zodiac Nautic Group and Torqeedo have teamed up and developed the eJET Concept, a 100 percent electric tender. The companies are currently working on a commercial range of eJETs that are expected to hit the market in 2019. An electric tender could offer a number of benefits...
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Newport Boat Show Awards Announced

Newport Boat Show Awards Announced

18-Sep-2017

The winners of the 12th annual Newport for New Products Awards (NFNP) were announced at the Newport International Boat Show earlier this month. The winners included both domestic and foreign companies. The NFNP awards highlight products that enter the U.S. market and demonstrate innovation, value to...
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<em>Lakeland Boating</em> Hats For Sale!

Lakeland Boating Hats For Sale!

18-Sep-2017

Want to represent “The Voice of the Sweetwater Seas”? Get your very own Lakeland Boating hat, constructed from soft cotton twill for a great fit. Leather band adjustment in back with antiqued brass closure. Available in weathered navy, Nantucket red and khaki. One size. $24.95 + S&am...
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Walker Bay Upgrades Generation Line

Walker Bay Upgrades Generation Line

15-Sep-2017

Walker Bay Boats has announced that it’s time for an upgrade to the Generation 400 and 450 models. This round of improvements will incorporate new design features, improved building technology and additional color accent options. “After we added new ideas into the larger 17-foot bo...
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Canadian Boating Statistical Abstract Released

Canadian Boating Statistical Abstract Released

09-Sep-2017

The complete edition of the 2016 Canadian Recreational Boating Statistical Abstract was released by NMMA Canada. According to the report, there were approximately 37,349 new powerboats sold in 2016, an increase of 0.3 percent from 2015. Corresponding retail dollar sales were up 10.2 percent to...
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Canine/Feline Crew Wanted!

Canine/Feline Crew Wanted!

08-Sep-2017

We want to learn about your furry friends on-board! Send a short write-up with your pet’s name and your home city, as well as a high-resolution photo (at least 1 MB) to: staff@lakelandboating.com Please put “Canine/Feline Crew” in the subject line. If we publish your submission...
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Bay Marine Adds New Facility

Bay Marine Adds New Facility

04-Sep-2017

Bay Marine Chicago Yachting Center is making great progress on its 50,000-square-foot sales, service and storage facility currently under construction in Waukegan Harbor. Bay Marine is now taking reservations for fall 2017 storage. Dave Mata, senior project manager for Direct Steel, says: &ldq...
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