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SkipperBud’s Dealerships to Offer Barletta Pontoon Boats

SkipperBud’s Dealerships to Offer Barletta Pontoon Boats

23-Apr-2018

Barletta Pontoon Boats, a new pontoon company based in Bristol, Indiana, continues to make an impressive entrance into the boating world. Barletta has inked a deal with SkipperBud’s to distribute the company’s pontoons through its network of 17 locations throughout the Midwest. Almost im...
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Engage with the New BoatU.S. Advocacy Tool

Engage with the New BoatU.S. Advocacy Tool

19-Apr-2018

BoatU.S. has made it easy for boaters to keep track and engage with state and federal legislation affecting boaters and boating issues. The BoatU.S. online Advocacy Tool serves as a one-stop legislative stop for concerned recreational boaters. On the website, boaters can track bills by state, find c...
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SWFY Adds Boat to Power Fleet

SWFY Adds Boat to Power Fleet

14-Apr-2018

Southwest Florida Yachts has expanded its power charter fleet with the addition of Couldn’t Wait, a Sea Ray 460 Sundancer. Weekly charter rates are $5,828 during the winter and $4,659 in the summer. Southwest Florida Yachts is offering discounts on charters and power/sail classes during 2018. ...
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Team Building in the Lake Michigan Dunes

Team Building in the Lake Michigan Dunes

12-Apr-2018

Team building, environmental awareness, and outdoor health make up the core of DUNEiversity, a new year-round program being offered at the Muskegon Winter Sports Complex. The program will accommodate a wide range of groups from elementary students to corporate leadership teams. "Last summer we ...
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New MOB Alarm Hits Stores for Spring Boating Season

New MOB Alarm Hits Stores for Spring Boating Season

12-Apr-2018

A new, award-winning man overboard (MOB) alarm is available in-stores and online just in time for the spring boating season. CrewWatcher MOB is an intuitive, app-based system that sounds an alarm within seconds of a crewmember going overboard. The system consists of a smartphone or tablet app an...
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Win an icebreaker cruise!

Win an icebreaker cruise!

09-Apr-2018

Take a chance! Enter to win a five-day cruise aboard a Great Lakes freighter. The Icebreaker Mackinaw Maritime Museum will announce the lucky winner on July 4. The runner-up gets a Shepler’s Lighthouse Cruise. Enter at themackinaw.com. (http://www.themackinaw.com) ...
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Hop on West Michigan’s New CycleBoat

Hop on West Michigan’s New CycleBoat

08-Apr-2018

Boaters will be able to grab a drink with friends out on the water in west Michigan this summer. A pedal-powered “Cycleboat” is coming to Kalamazoo Lake in Saugatuck and will be available for rental starting Memorial Day weekend. The 16-person pontoon is BYOB, and has guests sit arou...
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Boatsetter Launches New Website

Boatsetter Launches New Website

07-Apr-2018

Boatsetter is bigger and better than ever following last year’s acquisition of Boatbound, officials say. The new Boatsetter website features inventory of more than 4,000 high-quality boats in more than 600 domestic and 66 international locations for boaters to rent out. The new website boasts ...
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West Marine Accepting BlueFuture Grant Applications

West Marine Accepting BlueFuture Grant Applications

03-Apr-2018

West Marine is now accepting applications for its BlueFuture grants, which aim to promote non-profit organizations that provide boating and waterlife education and activities for youth. Interested organizations can apply for a BlueFuture grant from April 1 through May 31. Each grant is for $1,5...
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MarineMax Introduces Service App

MarineMax Introduces Service App

03-Apr-2018

The MarineMax service department is now available with just the push of a button, thanks to its new MarineMax Service Express Mobile App. The app will let boaters request a service appointment and stay updated on repairs. After downloading the app, boaters can set up an account with multiple bo...
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