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FreedomLift Unveils New Carbon Fiber Lift Arms

FreedomLift Unveils New Carbon Fiber Lift Arms

With just the touch of a button, your tender can be lifted out of or lowered into the water using the FreedomLift hydraulic tender management system. The Michigan-based company recently announced introduction of its all-new, lightweight Carbon Fiber Lift Arms. The arms are made of structural c...
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Fire Extinguishers Recalled

Fire Extinguishers Recalled

A popular fire extinguisher manufacturer is currently under fire, and BoatUS is advising boaters to double-check their on board fire safety equipment before heading out on the water. Kidde, in conjunction with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, announced a voluntary recall to replace...
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Kick Off in Catawba

Kick Off in Catawba

One of the classiest Lake Erie boating events of the year, the 11th annual Progressive Insurance Catawaba Island Boat Show, kicks off May 1-3 at the prestigious Catawba Island Club. “It will be a record-size show this year,” says Ken Alvey, president of the Lake Erie Marine Trades A...
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SailTime North America adds Beneteau

SailTime North America adds Beneteau

SailTime North America, the world’s largest boat membership company, is adding Beneteau America sailboats to its growing fleet. The SailTime membership program began as a way to get more sailors out on the water and to offer an alternative to boat ownership. Two new Beneteau s...
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Yamaha's Year of Outboard Education

Yamaha's Year of Outboard Education

Yamaha Marine Group declared 2015 the “Year of Outboard Education” during the Progressive Insurance 2015 Miami International Boat Show. The education campaign “Maintenance Matters” focuses on helping extend the lives of all Yamaha outboards and maximizing customers&rsqu...
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Antique Boat Museum Hosts Boat Restoration Symposium

Antique Boat Museum Hosts Boat Restoration Symposium

Symposium 2015: Boat Restoration will officially kick-off the 2015 event calendar at the Antique Boat Museum (ABM) in Clayton, New York on May 8-10. This weekend-long symposium is for people with a passion for boating and building boats, boat owners, and everyone in-between. Presentations will ...
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Clemons Boats Gets Carefree

Clemons Boats Gets Carefree

Clemons Boats, a 49-year-old Sandusky, Ohio-based boat dealership, has been added to the growing list of Carefree Boat Club locations. Carefree Boat Club offers boaters a chance to get out on the water without owing a boat. Unlike renting or chartering, the club allows approved members to have unlim...
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Sea Ray Wins Award for App

Sea Ray Wins Award for App

Sea Ray recently took home the prestigious Qualcomm Vuforia Vision Award for the app it created allowing prospective boat-buyers to tour the company’s luxurious L650 Fly motoryacht. The L650 Fly Augmented Reality App features interior and exterior tours of Sea Ray’s flagship mode...
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SkipperBud's Opens New Location

SkipperBud's Opens New Location

SkipperBud’s opened a new location at MacRay Harbor on Lake St. Clair, becoming the company’s fourth in Eastern Michigan. The dealership has new boats ranging in size from 16 to 100 feet, including bow riders, deck boats, cruisers, yachts, pontoons, jet boats, center consoles, and surf/s...
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Les Cheneaux Culinary School Opens

Les Cheneaux Culinary School Opens

Foodies in Hessel, Michigan, rejoice! The Les Cheneaux Culinary School (LCCS) is opening its restaurant, Hessel Bay Inn, May 15. The restaurant is part of the non-profit culinary school, which offers culinary students a complete, in-depth, one-year program with hands-on experience in all aspect...
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