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Freedom Boat Club Adds Southeastern Michigan Location

Freedom Boat Club Adds Southeastern Michigan Location

16-Oct-2015

Freedom Boat Club, the “worlds largest” members-only boating club, has partnered with St. Joseph, Michigan’s Harbor Shores world-class community revitalization and economic development project. Located at The Inn & Marina of Harbor Shores, this location offers a simple way to g...
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The Moorings Adds New Monohulls to BVI Fleet

The Moorings Adds New Monohulls to BVI Fleet

14-Oct-2015

The world’s premier yacht charter company, The Moorings, adds more than 20 new monohull yachts to its charter fleet in the British Virgin Islands (BVIs). The company recently invested more than $50 million into the development of new yachts in more than 20 destinations across the globe. As par...
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EPA Supports Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Project

EPA Supports Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Project

12-Oct-2015

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently announced that up to $13.9 million will be available for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Project to fund new projects to restore and protect the Great Lakes. Regional EPA officials say the new round of restoration dollars will seek to er...
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PNC Roar on the River

PNC Roar on the River

09-Oct-2015

Spectators view the start of the race off the dock at the 65th annual “PNC Roar on the River,” in Trenton, Michigan. Mervin Bjork, #32 SST200/Formula 2-class, from Zimmerman, Minnesota, captured the victory as APBA/UIM World Champion at the race on the Detroit River. — Paul Kemiel...
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BoatUS and Dockwa Create "OpenTable" for Transient Docking

BoatUS and Dockwa Create "OpenTable" for Transient Docking

07-Oct-2015

(Press Release) Booking a slip, dock or mooring just got a lot easier for the 500,000+ members of Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS). A new partnership with Dockwa, an award-winning unified booking and marketing platform that greatly simplifies the transient slip booking proce...
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Premier Invents "Ricochet" Self-Retracting Ladder

Premier Invents "Ricochet" Self-Retracting Ladder

01-Oct-2015

Pontoon manufacturer Premier Marine (https://www.pontoons.com/) has announced the introduction of their newest innovation, the Ricochet self-retracting ladder. “This ladder is one of Premier’s proudest accomplishments,” says Dave Grovender, product development manager at Prem...
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Four Tips for Buying a Used Boat Trailer

Four Tips for Buying a Used Boat Trailer

30-Sep-2015

As the boating season ends in the northern climates, some boaters may be looking to find a trailer to store the boat for the winter. If you’re looking to buy a used boat trailer now or planning on buying a boat that comes with a used trailer, Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatU...
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Newport for New Products Awards Winners

Newport for New Products Awards Winners

22-Sep-2015

The votes are in and the winners of the 2015 Newport for New Products (NFNP) have been announced. Showcased at the Newport International Boat Show on September 17–20, the NFNP program was open to all domestic boats and marine products launched in the U.S. recreational boating market betwee...
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BoatUS Offers No-Cost “Boater’s Guide To Winterizing”

BoatUS Offers No-Cost “Boater’s Guide To Winterizing”

22-Sep-2015

Water expands in volume by about nine percent when it freezes, creating a staggering force that can crack a boat engine block, damage fiberglass, split hoses, or destroy a boat’s refrigeration system overnight. As cold weather approaches, Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) d...
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BoatUS Life Jacket Design Competition Winners Announced

BoatUS Life Jacket Design Competition Winners Announced

18-Sep-2015

The winners of the 2015 “Innovation in Life Jacket Design Competition” were announced at the International Boat Builders Exhibition and Conference in Louisville. Sponsored by the BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water and the Personal Floatation Device Manufacturers Ass...
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