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ABM Hosts National Motor Boat Show

ABM Hosts National Motor Boat Show

The Antique Boat Museum (ABM) in Clayton, New York opens its doors to its newest and largest exhibit, “The National Motor Boat Show,” May 23. From 5-7 p.m., this free event is open to the public and tells the story of the first 50 years of motorboating, from 1895 to 1945. The Nati...
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"Wear Your Life Jacket to Work" for National Safe Boating Week

"Wear Your Life Jacket to Work" for National Safe Boating Week

Are you wondering what you can do to help promote safe boating during National Safe Boating Week May 17-23? The National Safe Boating Council (NSBC) is hosting its annual “Wear Your Life Jacket to Work” Day Friday, May 16 to help raise awareness of available life jackets, the diffe...
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Discover Boating "Stories of Discovery" Celebrates Boating

Discover Boating "Stories of Discovery" Celebrates Boating

Boating is for everyone: from country music stars like Jake Owen, to inspiring wakeboarders like Justin Caskey. Discover Boating's new campaign, called Stories of Discovery, has set out to prove that anyone can get on the water — and just how powerful boating can be. With beautiful cinema...
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Boaters Embracing Frugality

Boaters Embracing Frugality

The economy hasn’t been easy on anyone’s wallet these last few years, and boaters are no exception. Some people consider boating an exclusive activity, meant only for the rich. But a study contained in the National Marine Manufacturers Association's Statistical Abstract Report (htt...
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Eldean Goes Solar

Eldean Goes Solar

This spring, Lake Macatawa’s Eldean Shipyard will invest in a 66-kW solar panel grid system mounted to the roof of its boat storage facility, which houses close to 300 boats. It’s part of Eldean’s energy-saving plan in cooperation with Consumers Energy Experimental Advanced R...
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Antique Boat Show Turns 50

Antique Boat Show Turns 50

The Antique Boat Museum (ABM) in Clayton, New York recently opened exhibitor registration for the historic 50th annual Antique Boat Show & Auction, which will be held August 1-3. ABM will celebrate this historic year of the longest-running boat show in the nation by offering 10 days of eve...
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Mothers Day Gift Ideas for Moms who Love Boating

Mothers Day Gift Ideas for Moms who Love Boating

It's that time of the year again when we celebrate that important woman in our lives -- our mothers! Mother's Day is on May 11 and if you don't already have a gift for her, here are a few nautical-inspired gifts for the mom who loves boating! Sailing Lessons Nothing compares to getting ...
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Miller Marina Turns 80

Miller Marina Turns 80

Miller Marina, one of the oldest family-run marinas in the State of Michigan, celebrates its 80th birthday in 2014. Headquartered in St. Clair Shores and owned and operated by the Miller family, the marina was first opened in 1934 by William C. Miller, grandfather to Chip Miller, who now runs t...
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MBIA Awards Mayor’s Cup

MBIA Awards Mayor’s Cup

Sen. David Robertson and Rep. Andrea LaFontaine (pictured) were presented with the 2014 Mayor’s Cup Award by the Michigan Boating Industries Association (MBIA). The annual award, started in 1984, recognizes outstanding contributions to the recreational boating industry in Michigan and was pres...
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Castaway Yacht Sales Opens New Facility

Castaway Yacht Sales Opens New Facility

Castaway Yacht sales of Port Clinton, Ohio, just opened a new office/storage facility. It was specially designed for storing boats and meets all the latest energy codes to keep vessels at comfortable temperatures, even during the coldest winter months. The building is safe and secure, with round...
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