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U.S. Coast Guard Releases 2015 Boating Statistics

U.S. Coast Guard Releases 2015 Boating Statistics

19-Jul-2016

The U.S. Coast Guard has added up the numbers and released the 2015 Recreational Boating Statistics. This report is a somber reminder to boat responsibly, always wear a life jacket and never drink and drive. According to the report, in 2015 the Coast Guard counted 4,158 accidents that involved...
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DIYer Adapts Rule LoPro900 Bilge Pump for Kayaking

DIYer Adapts Rule LoPro900 Bilge Pump for Kayaking

18-Jul-2016

Xylem’s Rule brand LoPro 900 bilge pump is designed to deliver big pumping power in tight spaces on a variety of marine vessels. As Barry Walstead discovered, it’s also a great fit for a kayak. Walstead, the assistant manager at Ship to Shore Marine in Gig Harbor, Washington, blogge...
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The Moorings Adds Palma de Mallorca Destination

The Moorings Adds Palma de Mallorca Destination

14-Jul-2016

The world’s premier yacht charter company, The Moorings, now offers power yacht vacations in Palma de Mallorca, Spain. Located in the heart of the Balearic Sea and easily accessible by air, Palma is a warm weather paradise known for picturesque beaches and quaint villages, each sharing an abun...
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Freedom Boat Club Adds Lake St. Clair Location

Freedom Boat Club Adds Lake St. Clair Location

13-Jul-2016

Freedom Boat Club added to its Great Lakes roster in May with the debut of a club on Lake St. Clair. The new location is in Harrison Township, Michigan, at the Hideaway Harbor Marina. Freedom Boat Club is one of the world’s oldest and largest boat clubs, with more than 10,000 members and nine ...
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Scout Builds Modified 350 LXF for Iraq Vet

Scout Builds Modified 350 LXF for Iraq Vet

12-Jul-2016

Scout Boats has built a specialized 350 LXF luxury center console for Senior U.S. Airman Brian Kolfage, a triple amputee who served in Iraq. Kolfage purchased the boat through a Florida dealer, Legendary Marine, and received his boat in late June. Kolfage was serving on his second deployment ...
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Vanquish Boats Adds Canadian Dealer, Acquires Bristol Harbor Boats

Vanquish Boats Adds Canadian Dealer, Acquires Bristol Harbor Boats

09-Jul-2016

Vanquish Boats has been busy. The Newport, Rhode Island boat builder is entering the Canadian market by adding Executive Yacht of Toronto, Canada, to its dealer network. Executive Yacht comprises a network of brokers and locations in Toronto, Oakville, Orillia, Georgian Bay and Muskoka. Vanqui...
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Hurley Davit Systems added by two manufacturers

Hurley Davit Systems added by two manufacturers

08-Jul-2016

Grand Banks Yachts and Hinckley Yachts have added Hurley Marine as an OEM davit option. The Grand Banks 44 Eastbay SX hull No. 1 features a Hurley H30 Davit. For more information, visit Hurleymarine.com. (http://www.Hurleymarine.com)...
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MEOSAR Knowledge Center Launched

MEOSAR Knowledge Center Launched

07-Jul-2016

Boaters can learn more about the intricacies of search and rescue operations now with the launch of the MEOSAR Knowledge Center — an online information portal for the newest Medium Earth Orbit Search and Rescue (MEOSAR) satellite system. The website will allow distress beacon owners, ...
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Great Lakes Center for the Arts Breaks Ground

Great Lakes Center for the Arts Breaks Ground

05-Jul-2016

On July 2, organizers held a groundbreaking event for the Great Lakes Center for the Arts — a 500-seat auditorium that they hope will become a northern Michigan destination. The venue will be located in Bay Harbor, between Emmet and Charlevoix counties, and will start running a full calend...
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Tie Up in the Heart of Chicago with Downtown Docks

Tie Up in the Heart of Chicago with Downtown Docks

01-Jul-2016

Lake Michigan boaters looking to make a day trip to Chicago this season don’t need to stick to lakefront marinas: Downtown Docks, which opened for the season in May, provides transient dockage on Chicago’s Riverwalk for anyone who wants to spend a few hours in the city. Downtown Doc...
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