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Hotel Indigo Opens in Traverse City

Hotel Indigo Opens in Traverse City

21-Jun-2016

Six years after the original plans were put forward, Hotel Indigo is now open in Traverse City, Michigan. The 107-room boutique hotel features 100 standard rooms with 7 suites, and is the first new hotel built in the West Grand Traverse Bay community since 2009. The Indigo has the usual hote...
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Sun Safe Boating Initiative Launches in June

Sun Safe Boating Initiative Launches in June

14-Jun-2016

SureShade is spearheading a new initiative to raise awareness about improved sun protection on the water. The Sun Safe Boating initiative launched the week of June 5-11 to coincide with National Sun Safety Week and National Fishing & Boating Week. The campaign aims to educate boaters on ho...
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The Moorings Adds Two Beneteaus in the Caribbean

The Moorings Adds Two Beneteaus in the Caribbean

14-Jun-2016

The Moorings, a yacht charter company that operates in locations around the world, is expanding its fleet in the Caribbean this winter with two new monohull models built by Beneteau. The first model, the 48.4, is a sailboat featuring four air-conditioned cabins. It can hold up to 10 people. ...
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BlueFuture Focuses on Youth Boating

BlueFuture Focuses on Youth Boating

31-May-2016

West Marine will focus on quality over quantity, as it narrows the focus of its nonprofit BlueFuture program. Previously, the organization took a three-pronged approach, touting initiatives in youth boating, sustainable fisheries and marine conservation. Now, BlueFuture will focus exclusively on...
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Evinrude Donates Outboards to Research Teams

Evinrude Donates Outboards to Research Teams

26-May-2016

Evinrude made good on its mission to support local education and marine environment preservation this May by donating a few of its outboard engines to the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee School of Freshwater Science. The donated E-TEC G2 engines — which are considered the cleanest combus...
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BoatU.S. Lists Top Ten Boat Names

BoatU.S. Lists Top Ten Boat Names

26-May-2016

Does your boat have a unique name, or are you using a nautical pun popular with other boaters? You can find out with BoatU.S.’s list of the top ten boat names for 2016. The list was calculated from a collection of more than 8,500 boat names provided by boat owners across the country over t...
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Spring Brook Marina Expands

Spring Brook Marina Expands

26-May-2016

Business is looking good for Spring Brook Marina, as it’s set to open a new location in Door County, Wisconsin. Door County residents can make their way to Fish Creek, where Spring Brook Marina will have a storefront on Main Street, as well as an in-water slip to show inventory and offer s...
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Harbour Town Yacht Basin wins ValvTect Award

Harbour Town Yacht Basin wins ValvTect Award

19-May-2016

Harbour Town Yacht Basin in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, is perhaps best known for its iconic red and white striped lighthouse. However, it can now add ValvTect 2015 Marina of the Year award-winner to its list of achievements. Contenders for the ValvTect Award must exhibit exemplary cus...
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Killarney Mountain Lodge is a Perfect Getaway

Killarney Mountain Lodge is a Perfect Getaway

18-May-2016

Situated on the Killarney Channel, between Georgian Bay and Killarney Bay, is a well-kept secret: The Killarney Mountain Lodge. Under new ownership since January 2015, Killarney Mt. Lodge has embarked on an ambitious three-year plan to renovate, reinvigorate and expand the property. In phase o...
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Southport Boats Adds Dealer in Michigan

Southport Boats Adds Dealer in Michigan

17-May-2016

Southport Boats is no longer just an East-coast company; the boat builder is extending its reach to the Midwest with a new Michigan-area dealer. Southport Boats is based in Augusta, Maine, and specializes in 27-, 29- and 33-foot offshore center console boats. Although primarily an Atlantic coast com...
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