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Snag-a-Slip Partners with Waterway Guide Media

Snag-a-Slip Partners with Waterway Guide Media

08-Mar-2016

Have you heard of Snag-A-Slip? They’re like the Hotels.com of the boating industry. The online company connects boaters with available slips nearby, while showcasing marinas in the same way that hotels are promoted. And now, the online boat slip reservation company that launched in June 2015 h...
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<em>Over the Top</em> 1961 Chris-Craft Up For Sale!

Over the Top 1961 Chris-Craft Up For Sale!

07-Mar-2016

The Chris-Craft legend began in Algonac, Michigan on the St. Clair River in 1874, when a 13 year-old boy by the name of Christopher Columbus Smith built his first boat. It was a simple lake boat for duck hunting, but it got him and his brother Hank building a succession of wooden boats. From the...
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Mercury Unveils New Racing Outboard

Mercury Unveils New Racing Outboard

07-Mar-2016

Meet Mercury Marine’s “sinister competitive relative” to the Verado 400R: The four-stroke race motor, ROS (Race Offshore). The racing outboard made its on-water debut at the Dubai Grand Prix back in November, and will power the XCAT class in the 2016 XCAT World Series race season. ...
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Aqualuma and Tides Marine Impress at Refit

Aqualuma and Tides Marine Impress at Refit

05-Mar-2016

The leading suppliers of refitting products, Aqualuma and Tides Marine, made a splash at the inaugural edition of the International Refit Exhibition and Conference in January. Aqualuma featured their LEDs at the event in Fort Lauderdale, which are the lights of choice for many of the world’s l...
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Brig Boats Arrives in U.S.

Brig Boats Arrives in U.S.

03-Mar-2016

Each year, Brig Boats produces more than 40,000 boats — including 70 percent of the RIB market in Australia and the Asia-Pacific region — from Europe to Australia. And now, at the Miami International Boat Show in February, Brig Boats announced it would officially arrive in the U.S. m...
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Ship Shape TV Discount Now Available for Sea Tow Members

Ship Shape TV Discount Now Available for Sea Tow Members

03-Mar-2016

Sometimes the easiest way to learn is by watching, then doing. Thanks to Ship Shape TV, a boat care and maintenance show, boaters have been able to learn tips and tricks from industry experts for more than 20 years. And now, thanks to the Sea Tow Savings Club, Sea Tow members can watch Ship Shape TV...
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Freedom Boat Club Expands Fleet

Freedom Boat Club Expands Fleet

03-Mar-2016

Freedom Boat Club has reached the 100-club summit and expanded its nationwide fleet to include 1,000 boats. The boat club now has more than 10,000 members in 20 states and has doubled the size of their clubs over the past three years. For more information, visit freedomboatclub.com (http://www.f...
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<em>Lakeland</em> Photographer Featured in Book

Lakeland Photographer Featured in Book

01-Mar-2016

Michigan City-based photographer and longtime Lakeland Boating contributor, Paul Kemiel, knew he was onto something special on Halloween 2014, when he was traveling to the Michigan City Lighthouse in the midst of a windstorm. “I was aware of the pending weather front and made the trek to...
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Monterey Boats Hosts National Sales Summit

Monterey Boats Hosts National Sales Summit

23-Feb-2016

Popular sport boat manufacturer, Monterey Boats, held its National Sales Summit in Tampa Florida at the end of November showcasing the 2016 model year. One of the highlights of this year’s training session included the new 218SS and 238SS Roswell Surf Editions as part of the displays. Mo...
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Miami Boat Show Innovation Award Winners Announced

Miami Boat Show Innovation Award Winners Announced

18-Feb-2016

After analyzing 77 products across 31 categories, a panel of judges (including Lakeland's very own Alan Wendt, Capt. Frank Lanier and Gary Reich) announced the winners of the 2016 Miami Boat Show Innovation Awards earlier this month. Ultimately, there were 17 winners in 16 categories, as well as...
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