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Premier Marine’s Lori Melbostad Wins STEP Award

Premier Marine’s Lori Melbostad Wins STEP Award

28-Jun-2016

This April, Premier Marine president Lori Melbostad was honored at the 4th Annual Women in Manufacturing STEP (Science, Technology, Engineering and Production) Ahead Awards as one of the top women in U.S. manufacturing in 2016. Melbostad and fellow honorees were recognized for their impact in me...
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Seakeeper Partners with Boston Whaler

Seakeeper Partners with Boston Whaler

27-Jun-2016

Old meets new through a partnership between Seakeeper and Boston Whaler. As Boston Whaler’s new exclusive stabilization partner, Seakeeper will provide the veteran boat-builder with its innovative gyroscope technology. The computer-controlled gyroscopes, which sit directly inside the hull with...
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Premier Sailing League USA Gets Venue

Premier Sailing League USA Gets Venue

24-Jun-2016

Premiere Sailing League USA announced that it’s partnering with Grosse Pointe Yacht Club (GPYC), as the first of 24 planned stadiums to hold nationwide Qualification Regattas. Premiere Sailing League USA plans on dividing the nation into four districts (North, South, East, West), with four...
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FUSION and Tiara Yachts Team Up

FUSION and Tiara Yachts Team Up

21-Jun-2016

Owning a Tiara yacht just got a little bit sweeter, thanks to a new partnership between the yacht builder and FUSION, the marine audio engineering company. Depending on the boat model, all new Tiaras will be outfitted with the FUSION MS-UD750 stereo with internal UNI-Dock, the MS-AV750 or the BB...
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Hotel Indigo Opens in Traverse City

Hotel Indigo Opens in Traverse City

21-Jun-2016

Six years after the original plans were put forward, Hotel Indigo is now open in Traverse City, Michigan. The 107-room boutique hotel features 100 standard rooms with 7 suites, and is the first new hotel built in the West Grand Traverse Bay community since 2009. The Indigo has the usual hote...
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Sun Safe Boating Initiative Launches in June

Sun Safe Boating Initiative Launches in June

14-Jun-2016

SureShade is spearheading a new initiative to raise awareness about improved sun protection on the water. The Sun Safe Boating initiative launched the week of June 5-11 to coincide with National Sun Safety Week and National Fishing & Boating Week. The campaign aims to educate boaters on ho...
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The Moorings Adds Two Beneteaus in the Caribbean

The Moorings Adds Two Beneteaus in the Caribbean

14-Jun-2016

The Moorings, a yacht charter company that operates in locations around the world, is expanding its fleet in the Caribbean this winter with two new monohull models built by Beneteau. The first model, the 48.4, is a sailboat featuring four air-conditioned cabins. It can hold up to 10 people. ...
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BlueFuture Focuses on Youth Boating

BlueFuture Focuses on Youth Boating

31-May-2016

West Marine will focus on quality over quantity, as it narrows the focus of its nonprofit BlueFuture program. Previously, the organization took a three-pronged approach, touting initiatives in youth boating, sustainable fisheries and marine conservation. Now, BlueFuture will focus exclusively on...
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Evinrude Donates Outboards to Research Teams

Evinrude Donates Outboards to Research Teams

26-May-2016

Evinrude made good on its mission to support local education and marine environment preservation this May by donating a few of its outboard engines to the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee School of Freshwater Science. The donated E-TEC G2 engines — which are considered the cleanest combus...
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BoatU.S. Lists Top Ten Boat Names

BoatU.S. Lists Top Ten Boat Names

26-May-2016

Does your boat have a unique name, or are you using a nautical pun popular with other boaters? You can find out with BoatU.S.’s list of the top ten boat names for 2016. The list was calculated from a collection of more than 8,500 boat names provided by boat owners across the country over t...
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