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Brig Boats Adds 650 Eagle to Lineup

Brig Boats Adds 650 Eagle to Lineup

17-May-2016

Brig Boats continues its U.S. debut this year with the addition of the 650 Eagle to its line of rigid-hull inflatable boats (RIB). The 650 joins five other models in the classic Eagle series, which range from 11 to 26 feet. The 650 Eagle was first introduced at this year’s Miami Internatio...
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MyTaskit Teams Up With Dometic

MyTaskit Teams Up With Dometic

17-May-2016

Thanks to a new partnership between MyTaskit and Dometic, you might have a few less chores to remember. The companies are teaming up to offer digital operating manuals and automated service reminders for Dometic products, including icemakers, water purification and HVAC equipment, and refrigerators....
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U.S. Coast Guard Foundation President Retires

U.S. Coast Guard Foundation President Retires

11-May-2016

After nine years of service with the U.S. Coast Guard Foundation, president Anne Brengle will retire in December. During her time at the Foundation, Brengle racked up quite a list of achievements, including expanding the organization’s reach to recreational boaters and maritime companies. ...
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U.S. Insurance Companies Can Now Cover Cuba-Bound Vessels

U.S. Insurance Companies Can Now Cover Cuba-Bound Vessels

10-May-2016

The effects of President Barack Obama’s new diplomatic ties with Cuba are rippling to the boating world. Although there are still certain official restrictions on travel to the island country, U.S. insurance companies/underwriters may now provide vessel insurance to boaters with authorized act...
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Tie Up in the Heart of Chicago with Downtown Docks

Tie Up in the Heart of Chicago with Downtown Docks

10-May-2016

Lake Michigan boaters looking to make a day trip to Chicago this season don't need to stick to lakefront marinas: Downtown Docks, open for the season on May 13, provides transient dockage on Chicago’s Riverwalk for anyone who wants to spend a few hours in the city. Downtown Docks start...
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BOAT RADIO Hits Airwaves July 1

BOAT RADIO Hits Airwaves July 1

03-May-2016

The world of boating-themed media is branching out this summer with the launch of BOAT RADIO: The first talk radio station for boating enthusiasts — from boat owners to world cruisers, sailing aficionados, professional yacht crews and armchair adventurers. The talk station launches Jul...
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BoatU.S. Dispels Four Fire Extinguisher Myths

BoatU.S. Dispels Four Fire Extinguisher Myths

28-Apr-2016

When it comes to boat safety, there’s no room for uncertainty. This is why the BoatU.S. Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water has debunked four fire extinguisher myths that they are often asked by boaters. For example, the first myth says that tapping or striking a fire extingu...
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College Students Study and Sail on <em>Niagara </em>

College Students Study and Sail on Niagara

26-Apr-2016

University students looking for an exciting and hands-on summer experience need look no further than the Great Lakes. Thanks to a partnership between Niagara University, Penn State and the Ohio State’s Stone Lab, students can sail and study on a replica of the two-mast tall ship, the Brig ...
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BRP Wins Award For Exemplary Wastewater Management

BRP Wins Award For Exemplary Wastewater Management

26-Apr-2016

BRP — a global design, development, manufacturing, distribution and marketing company for powersports vehicles and propulsion systems — is no slouch when it comes to wastewater management. In fact, for the past 15 years the company has been in full compliance for every random sampli...
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Bennington Joins Sea Tow Program

Bennington Joins Sea Tow Program

26-Apr-2016

When you buy a new pontoon from Bennington Marine, you’ll be treated to a complimentary 95-day Sea Tow Membership. The Sea Tow membership provides on-water assistance for free, such as towing, fuel drops, jump-starts and prop disentanglements. In addition, Sea Tow members have exclusive ...
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