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BoatU.S. Creates 15 How-To Films

BoatU.S. Creates 15 How-To Films

09-Aug-2017

There is now a solution for all those basic boating questions you may be too embarrassed to ask. Last week, BoatU.S. kicked off a mini “film festival” with a series of 15 short films on common boating tasks. “We’re calling the video release a summer ‘film festiv...
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Door County Institutions Offer Reciprocal Memberships

Door County Institutions Offer Reciprocal Memberships

31-Jul-2017

The Sturgeon Bay Yacht Club (SBYC) and Door County Maritime Museum (DCMM) are seeking new members through a dual membership program for 2017. Members of one of the Door County institutions can join the other, all membership perks included, at a reduced rate. “To broaden our network of sup...
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BoatU.S. Releases Top 10 Boat Names

BoatU.S. Releases Top 10 Boat Names

28-Jul-2017

Plying the waters on a boat can be very serene. That’s probably why the majority of boats are named Serenity. BoatU.S. unveiled the top 10 boat names after tallying requests for names to the BoatU.S. Graphics service. The top names are: Serenity (the utter calm and quietude boating br...
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Star Line Ferry Adds Pirate Ship to Fleet

Star Line Ferry Adds Pirate Ship to Fleet

26-Jul-2017

Star Line Mackinac Island Hydro-Jet Ferry — a 39-year-old Michigan ferry boat company servicing Mackinac Island from St. Ignace and Mackinaw City — has upgraded several of the former Arnold Line passenger service assets they purchased last November. These assets includes: Five classic fe...
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New Boating Basics Videos for Canadians

New Boating Basics Videos for Canadians

25-Jul-2017

The Lifesaving Society, a Canadian organization that aims to prevent drowning deaths, has recently launched a series of online boating safety videos that target new boaters. The series, called STARTboating, was developed in a number of languages so that it’s accessible to the country’s i...
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Tiara Yachts Leads Local Industrial Design Course

Tiara Yachts Leads Local Industrial Design Course

24-Jul-2017

Tiara Yachts sought to give back to the local community this past year by supporting an Industrial Design project-oriented studio class at the Kendall College of Art and Design in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The course required students to work as individuals or pairs to design a luxury marine vessel ba...
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Paul Kemiel Wins Award

Paul Kemiel Wins Award

20-Jul-2017

Contributing Lakeland Boating photographer, Paul Kemiel, of Michigan City, Indiana, was awarded the R.O.S.E. (Recognition of Service Excellence) “Distinguished Artist” plaque by the LaPorte County Convention & Visitors Bureau. Kemiel was recognized for his editorial coverage of the G...
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Love Locks Come to Duluth

Love Locks Come to Duluth

19-Jul-2017

A romantic tradition that started in Paris is sweeping the globe and has now come to Duluth, Minnesota, according to the Star Tribune. The paper says that locals and visitors have begun attaching “love locks” to wooden poles from an old pier down the Lakewalk in Canal Park along Lake Sup...
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New President at FLIR

New President at FLIR

15-Jul-2017

FLIR Systems, Inc. has appointed James J. “Jim” Cannon as president and CEO. Cannon will success Andy Teich, who recently retired after 33 years. Cannon joins FLIR with more than 16 years in a variety of senior leadership positions at Stanley Black & Decker, Inc., most recently...
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July is Sun Safe Boating Month

July is Sun Safe Boating Month

12-Jul-2017

Keep yourself from getting burned by participating in July’s Sun Safe Boating Month. This month-long campaign is part of the Sun Safe Boating initiative, an industry collaboration devoted to sun safety in recreational boating. “In the heat of summer, July is the perfect time to rein...
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