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Batboat Reappears For 50th Anniversary

Batboat Reappears For 50th Anniversary

21-Mar-2016

The Batboat is back! Crystal Lake Marine Services from Woodstock, Illinois reconstructed a replica of the 1966 Batboat just in time for the 50th anniversary of the 1966 "Batman" film. The boat was originally designed and created by Mel Whitley and Robert Hammond with Glastron Industries fro...
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Torqeedo Announces New Drive Systems

Torqeedo Announces New Drive Systems

15-Mar-2016

Building on their goal of making electric boating easier and more accessible, Torqeedo has announced several new drive systems for the 2016 boating season. Sailboat owners might fancy Torqeedo’s first Cruise Fixed Pod motors, lightweight and powerful pod drives that are mounted below wat...
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BoatU.S. Offers Online Navigation Course

BoatU.S. Offers Online Navigation Course

15-Mar-2016

Basic navigation is a great skill for any boater; however, finding the time to work a navigation course into your daily schedule can be tough. Now, thanks to the BoatU.S. Foundation and the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, boaters can take an online marine navigation course for only $40. The &ldquo...
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Infinity Fabrics Unveils New Upholstery Line

Infinity Fabrics Unveils New Upholstery Line

15-Mar-2016

Beige, crimson, navy — pick a color, any color, with the new Superior vinyl upholstery line from Infinity Fabrics. Superior is a colorfast upholstery line for the marine and RV industries that carries a 7-year UV/fade warranty. Available in 54-inch width, Superior is offered in leatheret...
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Blue Gas Marine Partners with Dusky Marine

Blue Gas Marine Partners with Dusky Marine

12-Mar-2016

The 2016 Miami International Boat Show exhibited some of the latest and greatest technology in the marine industry, including the Dusky Marine 252, which featured Blue Gas Marine’s Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) fuel-system technology. The boat, powered by a Suzuki outboard motor, was the ...
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Southwest Florida Yachts Adds to Charter Fleet

Southwest Florida Yachts Adds to Charter Fleet

09-Mar-2016

Experience True Love, aboard the Leopard 37, twin-engine powered catamaran — the newest boat in Southwest Florida Yachts power fleet. “True Love is fast and comfortable, and a great way to enjoy our delightful cruising area,” says co-owner Barb Hansen. “She has six berths ...
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BoatU.S. Grassroots Grants Application Process Simplified

BoatU.S. Grassroots Grants Application Process Simplified

08-Mar-2016

Since 1989, BoatU.S. has awarded more than $1.3 million to fund organizations’ creative campaigns promoting safe and clean boating on local waterways. Now, it will be even easier for nonprofit community groups — such as boat clubs, angling and environmental organizations, USCG Auxili...
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Freedom Boat Club Partners With Big Brothers Big Sisters

Freedom Boat Club Partners With Big Brothers Big Sisters

08-Mar-2016

This spring, the Freedom Boat Club is partnering up with Big Brothers Big Sisters of America to help raise awareness and funds through a “Boating Big! All Aboard for the Littles” campaign. Freedom Boat Club is the oldest and largest boat club in the nation, with more than 10,000 m...
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Snag-a-Slip Partners with Waterway Guide Media

Snag-a-Slip Partners with Waterway Guide Media

08-Mar-2016

Have you heard of Snag-A-Slip? They’re like the Hotels.com of the boating industry. The online company connects boaters with available slips nearby, while showcasing marinas in the same way that hotels are promoted. And now, the online boat slip reservation company that launched in June 2015 h...
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<em>Over the Top</em> 1961 Chris-Craft Up For Sale!

Over the Top 1961 Chris-Craft Up For Sale!

07-Mar-2016

The Chris-Craft legend began in Algonac, Michigan on the St. Clair River in 1874, when a 13 year-old boy by the name of Christopher Columbus Smith built his first boat. It was a simple lake boat for duck hunting, but it got him and his brother Hank building a succession of wooden boats. From the...
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