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New Boating Basics Videos for Canadians

New Boating Basics Videos for Canadians

25-Jul-2017

The Lifesaving Society, a Canadian organization that aims to prevent drowning deaths, has recently launched a series of online boating safety videos that target new boaters. The series, called STARTboating, was developed in a number of languages so that it’s accessible to the country’s i...
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Tiara Yachts Leads Local Industrial Design Course

Tiara Yachts Leads Local Industrial Design Course

24-Jul-2017

Tiara Yachts sought to give back to the local community this past year by supporting an Industrial Design project-oriented studio class at the Kendall College of Art and Design in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The course required students to work as individuals or pairs to design a luxury marine vessel ba...
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Paul Kemiel Wins Award

Paul Kemiel Wins Award

20-Jul-2017

Contributing Lakeland Boating photographer, Paul Kemiel, of Michigan City, Indiana, was awarded the R.O.S.E. (Recognition of Service Excellence) “Distinguished Artist” plaque by the LaPorte County Convention & Visitors Bureau. Kemiel was recognized for his editorial coverage of the G...
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Love Locks Come to Duluth

Love Locks Come to Duluth

19-Jul-2017

A romantic tradition that started in Paris is sweeping the globe and has now come to Duluth, Minnesota, according to the Star Tribune. The paper says that locals and visitors have begun attaching “love locks” to wooden poles from an old pier down the Lakewalk in Canal Park along Lake Sup...
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New President at FLIR

New President at FLIR

15-Jul-2017

FLIR Systems, Inc. has appointed James J. “Jim” Cannon as president and CEO. Cannon will success Andy Teich, who recently retired after 33 years. Cannon joins FLIR with more than 16 years in a variety of senior leadership positions at Stanley Black & Decker, Inc., most recently...
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July is Sun Safe Boating Month

July is Sun Safe Boating Month

12-Jul-2017

Keep yourself from getting burned by participating in July’s Sun Safe Boating Month. This month-long campaign is part of the Sun Safe Boating initiative, an industry collaboration devoted to sun safety in recreational boating. “In the heat of summer, July is the perfect time to rein...
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Fairline Hits 100 Mark, Appoints Great Lakes Dealer

Fairline Hits 100 Mark, Appoints Great Lakes Dealer

12-Jul-2017

Fairline Yachts, a British luxury yacht manufacturer, recently announced the sale of its 100th boat, a Targa 48 GT. It’s a significant milestone for the company, which re-launched its brand in January 2016. Fairline Yachts sold the lucky 100th boat to its new Great Lakes dealer, Spring Brook M...
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Strictly Sail Merges with Miami Boat Show

Strictly Sail Merges with Miami Boat Show

10-Jul-2017

Two of February’s largest boat shows have merged; Progressive Insurance Strictly Sail Miami joins Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show at the Miami Marine Stadium on February 15-19, 2018. The Strictly Sail show was previously held at the Miamarina at Bayside during the sam...
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Grady-White Expands SureShade Offerings

Grady-White Expands SureShade Offerings

07-Jul-2017

Grady-White continues to expand its offering of SureShade-equipped boats this season with five more retrofitted boat models. The 225, 235, 255, 275 and 285 in the Freedom series will now include SureShade as a factory option. Grady-White was the first U.S. boatbuilder to offer SureShade as a standar...
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Scout Boats Offer SiriusXM Trial

Scout Boats Offer SiriusXM Trial

01-Jul-2017

Those who purchase a Scout with a SiriusXM receiver will gain access to a free three-month trial of SiriusXM; Scout is the first boatbuilder to offer such a subscription. The trial package includes both weather and entertainment stations. Anglers in particular might enjoy SiriusXM’s Marine Off...
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