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Get a Private Plane with a Yacht Rental from The Moorings

Get a Private Plane with a Yacht Rental from The Moorings

17-May-2018

Spend less time traveling and more time enjoying your vacation. Luxury yacht vacation company The Moorings has partnered with Tropic Ocean Airways to offer guests a private seaplane to and from the Bahamas. If you book a charter in the Abacos or Exumas through The Moorings, you have the option o...
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Yamaha Offering Up to $750 Off Select New Outboards

Yamaha Offering Up to $750 Off Select New Outboards

10-May-2018

The “Wake Up to Savings” event announced by the Yamaha Marine Group pertains to new, four-stroke Yamaha outboards with horsepower between 2.5 and 150. A credit up to $750 (based on MSRP) will be offered until June 15. Many of the new small/mid-range horsepower outboards by Yamaha...
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MarineMax Celebrates 20 Years

MarineMax Celebrates 20 Years

10-May-2018

Happy anniversary to MarineMax, which is celebrating its 20th official year in business. Over the last two decades, the boat retailer has grown from a small shop to the largest boat retailer in the world. Chairman and CEO Bill McGill initially started the company up in Florida, later merging with ot...
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WMTA Releases 30th Anniversary Lake Michigan Lighthouse Map

WMTA Releases 30th Anniversary Lake Michigan Lighthouse Map

08-May-2018

To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the West Michigan Tourist Association’s (WMTA) Lake Michigan Lighthouse Map & Circle Tour, a free download of the poster-size map is available to download or be mailed upon request. The publication highlights the Circle Tour of all of the more tha...
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FUSION Aims High With Apollo Series Audio System

FUSION Aims High With Apollo Series Audio System

04-May-2018

Building on its reputation for high-end marine audio systems FUSION Entertainment's new Apollo Series features a one-piece glass LCD touch-screen. Calling the Apollo Series, “the world’s first purpose-built marine entertainment system,” in a news release, FUSION says the A...
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Pirates To Set Sail in Superior This Summer

Pirates To Set Sail in Superior This Summer

03-May-2018

Ahoy, scallywags! The ship Good Fortune is readying the sails and assembling a crew of pirates to man the decks for another season. This year, Good Fortune will be sailing on Lake Superior out of Munising Harbor with family cruises and adult sunset cruises around Munising Bay and Grand Island....
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The Moorings Offers New Crewed Options, Airfare

The Moorings Offers New Crewed Options, Airfare

03-May-2018

The Moorings is offering new services by both sea and air. First, two new sailing catamarans, the Moorings 4500 and Moorings 5000, have joined the company’s crewed yacht fleet. Both yachts are available for charters in the British Virgin Islands beginning November 2018. The Moorings 4500 has...
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Barletta Pontoon Boats Come to Spring Brook Marina

Barletta Pontoon Boats Come to Spring Brook Marina

01-May-2018

Spring Brook Marina in Seneca, Illinois is bringing Barletta Pontoon boats to its sales floor just as the 2018 boating season kicks into high gear. Barletta Pontoon Boats are new to the market this year, having launched in January 2018. Located in Middlebury, Indiana, the Barletta team is m...
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Twiggy the Water Skiing Squirrel Retires

Twiggy the Water Skiing Squirrel Retires

26-Apr-2018

A staple at boat shows for 30 years, Twiggy the water skiing squirrel is skiing her way into retirement. Introduced to the world by Floridians Chuck Best and his wife, Lou Ann, Twiggy burst onto the boat show scene in the late 1980s, bringing smiles to spectators young and old. After a boatin...
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Garmin Announces OneHelm System

Garmin Announces OneHelm System

26-Apr-2018

Garmin has made controlling all onboard systems a breeze thanks to its new OneHelm system. This integrated solution brings the power and convenience of controlling onboard boat systems like digital switching, lighting and stabilization to a Garmin multifunction display. The following companies are...
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