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2015 Innovation Award Winners Announced

2015 Innovation Award Winners Announced

It’s that time of the year again — when the most innovative and impressive new boats and consumer marine products are honored with the 2015 Miami Innovation Awards, presented in February at the Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show. The National Marine Manufacturers As...
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Walstrom Marine Adds Legacy

Walstrom Marine Adds Legacy

Legacy Yachts by Tartan announced that Walstrom Marine is now the exclusive dealer for the Legacy line of traditional, Downeast-style powerboats on Lake Michigan, Lake Huron, the Straits of Mackinac, and the U.S. North Channel region. The family-owned and -operated Harbor Springs, Michigan-base...
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Congrats to our <em>Lakeland Boating</em> BWI
 Writing Contest Award Winners!

Congrats to our Lakeland Boating BWI
 Writing Contest Award Winners!

Congratulations are in order for Lakeland Boating regular contributors Capt. Tom Serio and Greg Proteau for taking home awards in the 2014 Boating Writers International (BWI) Annual Writing Contest! Serio won second place in the Photography category for his feature “The Docks After Dark&...
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Music Stars Rebuild Boats

Music Stars Rebuild Boats

This April, you’ll be able to see 90s music star Edwin McCain, famous for his hit, “I’ll Be,” flip boats with his country music star friend, Darius Rucker, former frontman of Hootie and the Blowfish and now a successful solo artist. In an all-new Animal Planet series cal...
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Chicago Maritime Festival

Chicago Maritime Festival

Hear sea songs and shanties, assemble model boats, and experience the romance, adventure, and mystery of the Great Lakes at the Chicago Maritime Festival April 18. Hosted by the Old Town School of Folk Music and the Grafton Pub, the Chicago Maritime Festival shares deep maritime roots through music,...
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Beneteau Named Sponsor of ICSA

Beneteau Named Sponsor of ICSA

Beneteau was recently named a sponsor of the Inter-Collegiate Sailing Association (ICSA). ICSA is the governing authority for sailing competition at colleges and universities throughout the United States and in some parts of Canada. For more information, visit collegesailing.org (http://collegesaili...
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Sea Ray Expands Production for L-Class

Sea Ray Expands Production for L-Class

Sea Ray announced it will increase production capacity on its new L-Class Yachts by reactivating its Sykes Creek manufacturing facility in Merritt Island, Florida. The expanded production will begin in the summer of 2015 and the company expects to create up to 100 new jobs over the next 12 months. ...
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S2 Yachts Announces New Marketing Manager

S2 Yachts Announces New Marketing Manager

Holland, Michigan-based S2 Yachts, the parent company of Tiara Yachts and Pursuit Boats, has hired a new marketing manager. Whitney Vishey will assist with brand development for both the Tiara and Pursuit luxury boat brands. “We are excited that Whitney has joined our team to help contin...
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Chaparral Announces 203 Vortex VR Giveaway

Chaparral Announces 203 Vortex VR Giveaway

Chaparral Boats recently announced its 203 Vortex VR Giveaway as part of the company’s ongoing 50th anniversary celebration. “We thought giving away one of our newest and most exciting models would be a great way to celebrate Chaparral’s Golden Anniversary,” says presid...
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