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Santa Claus Returns to the Tug

Santa Claus Returns to the Tug

Good ole’ Saint Nick will be taking a break from making naughty and nice lists and will visit the Door County Maritime Museum in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, December 6. His appearance highlights a day that also will include story time with a book signing of “A Door Night Before Chr...
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Christmas Cookie Tour Returns To Saugatuck

Christmas Cookie Tour Returns To Saugatuck

The second annual "Christmas Cookie Tour of Inns" is returning to downtown Saugatuck, Michigan, December 6. Sponsored by the Saugatuck-Douglas Convention & Visitors Bureau, the event will take place following the "Whootville" Christmas Parade. Sixteen of the area's most popular inns, ...
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IBEX Innovation Award Winners Announced

IBEX Innovation Award Winners Announced

At the annual International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX) held in September, the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) announced winners of the 2014 IBEX Innovation Awards. NMMA created the Innovation Awards program to recognize companies with significant cont...
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Annual Luminary Festival Back in St. Joseph

Annual Luminary Festival Back in St. Joseph

The streets of downtown St. Joseph, Michigan will be lit with the warm glow of hundreds of luminaries for the 20th year in a row! The 20th Annual Luminary Festival November 21 will brighten the Victorian-era downtown from dusk until 9 p.m. Presented by Cook Nuclear Plant and Indiana Michig...
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Scarab Featured on “The Price is Right”

Scarab Featured on “The Price is Right”

Scarab Jet Boats recently got to live the American dream: The Scarab 165 made its TV debut on “The Price is Right” game show as the featured prize in the Showcase Showdown. According to an article on BoatingIndustry.com, 'The Price is Right" show producers were looking for a fla...
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Traverse City Beer Week Returns

Traverse City Beer Week Returns

The 2013 debut of Traverse City Beer Week was such a success that promoters are back again this November with an even larger schedule of tastings, dinners, games and other craft beer events. The Second Traverse City Beer Week, scheduled for Nov. 7-14, will feature more than 30 events designed t...
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Life Jacket Type Code Labels Removed

Life Jacket Type Code Labels Removed

For years, the U.S. Coast Guard has required life jackets to adhere by a type code system — Type I, II, III, IV and V — meant to differentiate life jackets and their specific uses. Recently, in an effort to become more consumer-friendly, USCG dropped the labeling system, which went into ...
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Suzuki Production Reaches Three Million

Suzuki Production Reaches Three Million

Suzuki recently celebrated a major milestone: Production of its three millionth outboard motor, 49 years after launch of the company’s first outboard motor, the D55, in 1965. This accomplishment comes at an exciting time for Suzuki, which will celebrate its 50th anniversary in 2015. &ldqu...
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3D Printing Changing Boat Industry

3D Printing Changing Boat Industry

Is 3D printing the future of boating? According to a 3dprint.com (http://3dprint.com) article, New Zealand marine companies are introducing 3-dimensional (3D) printing to help stay competitive in the seafaring country. Traditionally, boatbuilders and manufacturers of marine components relied o...
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Beachworks LLC Debuts Superlauncher

Beachworks LLC Debuts Superlauncher

Beachworks LLC, the inventors and builders of the Beachlauncher, have recently debuted the company’s latest model: The Superlauncher. This monster unit is capable of launching boats weighing as much as 10,000 pounds at lengths up to 35 feet. It’s a simple, time-saving way to launch...
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