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Walker Bay Upgrades Generation Line

Walker Bay Upgrades Generation Line

15-Sep-2017

Walker Bay Boats has announced that it’s time for an upgrade to the Generation 400 and 450 models. This round of improvements will incorporate new design features, improved building technology and additional color accent options. “After we added new ideas into the larger 17-foot bo...
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Canadian Boating Statistical Abstract Released

Canadian Boating Statistical Abstract Released

09-Sep-2017

The complete edition of the 2016 Canadian Recreational Boating Statistical Abstract was released by NMMA Canada. According to the report, there were approximately 37,349 new powerboats sold in 2016, an increase of 0.3 percent from 2015. Corresponding retail dollar sales were up 10.2 percent to...
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Canine/Feline Crew Wanted!

Canine/Feline Crew Wanted!

08-Sep-2017

We want to learn about your furry friends on-board! Send a short write-up with your pet’s name and your home city, as well as a high-resolution photo (at least 1 MB) to: staff@lakelandboating.com Please put “Canine/Feline Crew” in the subject line. If we publish your submission...
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Bay Marine Adds New Facility

Bay Marine Adds New Facility

04-Sep-2017

Bay Marine Chicago Yachting Center is making great progress on its 50,000-square-foot sales, service and storage facility currently under construction in Waukegan Harbor. Bay Marine is now taking reservations for fall 2017 storage. Dave Mata, senior project manager for Direct Steel, says: &ldq...
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Oswego Receives $10 Million for Revitalization Efforts

Oswego Receives $10 Million for Revitalization Efforts

02-Sep-2017

Oswego, New York is undergoing quite the makeover thanks to a $10 million initiative that aims to revitalize the downtown area. Twelve new projects are approved, including a Lake Ontario Water Park. “This funding is more than an investment in Oswego — it’s an investment in th...
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Trans Canada Trail

Trans Canada Trail

31-Aug-2017

The Trans Canada Trail has added a new 1,000-km water path called the Lake Superior Water Trail. This trail runs from Gros Cap Marina Park near Sault Ste. Marie to Thunder Bay’s Fisherman’s Park, and contains 16 access points for paddlers to choose from. Learn more at superiorconserv...
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Mustang Survival Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Mustang Survival Celebrates 50th Anniversary

30-Aug-2017

For 50 years, Mustang Survival has created marine survival products used by military teams, water rescue professionals and recreational users around the world. This year, Mustang Survival celebrates its 50th anniversary of saving lives. “As a brand, we want to pay homage to the amazing w...
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MBIA Gives $20,000 To RBIEF

MBIA Gives $20,000 To RBIEF

25-Aug-2017

The Michigan Boating Industries Association (MBIA) will contribute $10,000 to the Recreational Boating Industries Educational Foundation (RBIEF) and will pledge an additional $10,000 as a matching grant to help other donors commit to this educational effort for Michigan’s boating industry. ...
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Honda Debuts Shallow-Water Motors

Honda Debuts Shallow-Water Motors

22-Aug-2017

Honda Marine is looking to expand its range of motors and customers with three new motor models that are specifically designed to maneuver in shallow waters. The new line includes three models: The Honda 40 Jet, 65 Jet and 105 Jet. “The launch of the new Honda 40 Jet, 65 Jet and 105 Jet ...
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2017 Mariner Award Honors Locals

2017 Mariner Award Honors Locals

22-Aug-2017

A number of Door County individuals were recognized for their impact on the local maritime community this month at the annual Mariner Award Dinner held at the Sturgeon Bay Yacht Club. Three local Coast Guardsmen were also honored. The Mariner Award traditionally goes to one living and at least...
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