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Fort Lauderdale Boat Show Undergoes Tweaks

Fort Lauderdale Boat Show Undergoes Tweaks

16-Aug-2016

Returning boat show attendees might notice a few changes to this year’s 2016 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, which takes place November 3-7. Organizers told the Sun-Sentinel that they have made a few tweaks to improve upon last year’s event. Boat show attendees should keep ...
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Kannad Marine Issues Global Recall

Kannad Marine Issues Global Recall

15-Aug-2016

Boaters who have stocked their boats with Kannad Marine’s SAFELINK EPRIB (automatic or manual) models take note: The company has issued a global recall. Kannad Marine discovered that the beacon’s yellow body plastic might age prematurely under certain environmental conditions, which ...
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Clemons Boats Turns 50

Clemons Boats Turns 50

10-Aug-2016

This year marks the big 5-0 for Clemons Boats in Sandusky, Ohio. This fourth-generation family-run business was first opened in 1966 by Bob Clemons and began selling Bayliners, Thompson and Thunderbird/Formula boats. Over the next few decades, the company weathered periods of high gas prices, market...
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Seakeeper Offers Trade-In Program

Seakeeper Offers Trade-In Program

09-Aug-2016

Seakeeper customers that have been debating upgrading to a newer model are in luck: The company has announced a trade-in program that offers substantial discounts. Current Seakeeper customers may receive up to a 50 percent discount by trading in for newer Seakeeper models. The company has taken ...
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Electric Tour Boat Launches in Ottawa

Electric Tour Boat Launches in Ottawa

09-Aug-2016

Ottawa continues to live up to its “most sustainable city in Canada” reputation this summer with the introduction of a new, emission-free electric tour boat. The Queen Elizabeth Dr. will wind through the Rideau Canal from Chateau Laurier to Dow’s Lake, passing more than 30 Ottawa l...
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Smoker Craft Dealer Meeting Showed Off 2017 Models

Smoker Craft Dealer Meeting Showed Off 2017 Models

08-Aug-2016

Smoker Craft Inc. hosted its annual 2016 Dealer Meeting, inviting dealers from around the world to view the new 2017 models from the Sylvan, Starcraft, Smoker Craft and Sunchaser brands. Smoker Craft's Steve Huber said the turnout for the meeting was great. Lakeland Boating had a chance to see t...
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Boating Apps Dockwa and ActiveCaptain Team Up

Boating Apps Dockwa and ActiveCaptain Team Up

02-Aug-2016

If you need any more proof that the boating world has definitely entered the information-sharing age, look no further than the recent partnership between popular boating apps Dockwa and ActiveCaptain. The Dockwa app allows boaters to reserve slips at participating marinas online and by app, ...
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Nautique Announces 2017 Product Updates

Nautique Announces 2017 Product Updates

02-Aug-2016

It may be only August, but Nautique is already looking forward to next year with the announcement of several new 2017 product features. Updates include structural and design updates. The first item on Nautique’s update list is helm design: The updated helm features an asymmetrical dash...
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Southport Boats Announces New Michigan Dealer

Southport Boats Announces New Michigan Dealer

28-Jul-2016

Southport Boats is no longer just an East Coast company; the boat builder is extending its reach to the Midwest with a new Michigan-area dealer. Southport Boats is based in Augusta, Maine, and specializes in 27-, 29- and 33-foot offshore center console boats. Although primarily an Atlantic coa...
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Walker Bay Adds Wisconsin Dealer

Walker Bay Adds Wisconsin Dealer

22-Jul-2016

In May, Walker Bay Boats announced the International Yacht Network as a new dealer in Wisconsin. The Green Bay-based International Yacht Network will carry three RIB lines: Genesis, Odyssey and Supertender. “We chose Walker Bay because they are a reliable brand that complements the inn...
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