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Coast Guard Foundation Event Raises $1.2 Million

Coast Guard Foundation Event Raises $1.2 Million

11-Oct-2016

The 36th Annual Salute to the U.S. Coast Guard was held in New York City on October 6, 2016. The event, which was attended by more than 600 people, raised $1.2 million to support Coast Guard Foundation programs, such as scholarships, the Fallen Heroes program and relief to Coast Guard members impact...
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First Black Female Chicago Coast Guard Commander

First Black Female Chicago Coast Guard Commander

07-Oct-2016

The glass ceiling received another crack this summer, thanks to Commander (CDR) Zeita Merchant. In July, CDR Merchant became the first black woman to lead a U.S. Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit, and also the first woman to lead Chicago’s Marine Safety Unit. CDR Merchant is a Type-I Incide...
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Star Clippers Offers Cruise Deal

Star Clippers Offers Cruise Deal

05-Oct-2016

Those who have always dreamed of sailing through the Caribbean on a tall ship might want to check out Star Clippers’ complimentary two-night hotel deal that comes with the early purchase of a winter Caribbean cruise. Vacationers may choose a free two-night hotel stay in either St. Maarte...
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BRP Expands Evinrude Network

BRP Expands Evinrude Network

04-Oct-2016

BRP — a leader in the powersports industry and parent company to Sea Doo and Lynx, among others — has announced the recent acquisition of 16 new Evinrude dealers, as well as four new OEM boatbuilders. Earlier this year, BRP introduced a new E-TEC G2 150-hp to 200-hp offering thr...
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Scout Unveils New Models at Dealer Meeting

Scout Unveils New Models at Dealer Meeting

27-Sep-2016

In late September, Scout Boats held its 2017 model year dealer meeting. The two-day event, held in Charleston, South Carolina, involved a number of announcements and activities — the biggest of which was probably the unveiling of three new models for 2017. The newly debuted models are ...
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Schooner Donated to ISEA Fleet

Schooner Donated to ISEA Fleet

27-Sep-2016

By next summer, members of the public will have the opportunity to clamor aboard the Utopia, a 65-foot schooner originally built in 1946. The owner of the Utopia, Ellsworth Peterson of Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin and Honolulu, Hawaii, recently donated the boat to the Inland Seas Education Associatio...
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Pantaenius America Offers Coverage For Cuba Travelers

Pantaenius America Offers Coverage For Cuba Travelers

21-Sep-2016

Now’s your time to travel to Cuba! Pantaenius America Ltd. now offers insurance coverage for American yacht owners who wish to take their boats to the island. Though a mere 90 miles from the coast of Florida, Cuba has been off limits to most U.S. yacht owners for more than 50 years. &...
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BRP Announces Evinrude E-TEC Fall Sale

BRP Announces Evinrude E-TEC Fall Sale

20-Sep-2016

Boaters with a keen eye for a good deal should check out BRP’s Evinrude E-TEC Fall Sales Event, which runs from September 12 to December 4. Boaters that purchase and choose delivery of eligible Evinrude E-TEC engines from a participating dealer will qualify for fall sales promotion package...
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Coast Guard Provides Inflatable Life Jacket Tips

Coast Guard Provides Inflatable Life Jacket Tips

20-Sep-2016

Early this September, the U.S. Coast Guard released a safety alert (https://www.uscg.mil/hq/cg5/cg545/alerts/1316.pdf) reminding boaters to routinely maintain, service and inspect inflatable life jackets. Unknown bladder leaks, fabric degradation or an improperly installed CO2 cylinder can all p...
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Yamaha Shows Off Latest Products

Yamaha Shows Off Latest Products

16-Sep-2016

In June, Yamaha made some of its latest products available for testing at a media event in Baltimore. Two of Yamaha’s newest products, the Talon Pontoon SDS Propeller and the V8 F350C outboard (pictured), were featured. The Talon Pontoon SDS Propeller is constructed from polished stainless ste...
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