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Become a Sober Skipper

Become a Sober Skipper

07-Feb-2018

The Sea Tow Foundation and Freedom Boat Club are partnering to encourage boaters to boat sober. The two organizations are promoting their Sober Skipper Program, in which the individual responsible for piloting the boat for the day is encouraged to wear a yellow “Sober Skipper” wristband....
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Slide Anchor Joins Fight Against Invasive Species

Slide Anchor Joins Fight Against Invasive Species

06-Feb-2018

Joining the effort to prevent the spread of quagga mussels throughout freshwater lakes and rivers in the United States, Slide Anchor is adding “Clean, Drain and Dry” stickers to its products. The manufacturer’s patented and popular Box Anchor will now display an engraved meta...
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Evinrude and Mercury Marine Designated Green Masters

Evinrude and Mercury Marine Designated Green Masters

03-Feb-2018

The Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council designated both Evinrude and Mercury Marine as “Green Masters” in its Wisconsin Green Masters Program. The program surveys companies based on categories like energy, climate, workforce, governance, community and education outreach. Evinrud...
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The Sportsman’s Inn Offers Winter Sports Package

The Sportsman’s Inn Offers Winter Sports Package

02-Feb-2018

Winter sports fans and deal-seekers should check out the Sportsman’s Inn new group winter sports package. The Sportsman’s Inn is located in Killarney, Ontario on the Killarney Channel and at the foothill of the LaCloche Mountains. In an effort to attract snowmobile clubs, cross-country s...
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A Big Thank You

A Big Thank You

01-Feb-2018

Port Whitby would like to send out a big “Thank you!” to everyone who donated food, toys, books and a total of $790 to its “Stuff a Dinghy” drive for the Salvation Army. ...
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Garmin Acquires Navionics

Garmin Acquires Navionics

31-Jan-2018

Garmin has acquired Navionics, an Italian company known in the marine world for its electronic navigational charts and mobile apps. Garmin representatives say they will use Navionics’ content with Garmin’s BlueChart and LakeVu products. Garmin will retain the Navionics brand. For more in...
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Miami Yacht and Boat Shows Offer Joint Ticket

Miami Yacht and Boat Shows Offer Joint Ticket

30-Jan-2018

This year, those interested in attending both the Miami Yacht Show and the Miami International Boat Show won’t have to pay double. The two boat shows are teaming up to offer a $50 joint ticket that will allow boaters to attend both shows over Presidents’ Day weekend. "This is one of...
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Cruise Boat May Sail From Michigan City

Cruise Boat May Sail From Michigan City

30-Jan-2018

Michigan City is on track to gain a big attraction this summer, now that the Michigan City Port Authority board has voted to allow a tour boat to operate out of Washington Park Marina. According to the Northwest Indiana times, the approval could mean that a 70-foot, 15-seat ship could be cruising ar...
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Southwest Florida Yachts Adds to Sail Charter Fleet

Southwest Florida Yachts Adds to Sail Charter Fleet

25-Jan-2018

Southwest Florida Yachts has expanded its sail charter fleet with the addition of Escapade, a Beneteau 38 Sloop. “If you’re ready for an escape to the islands, we have just the boat for you, your friends and family,” says Barb Hansen, co-owner of Southwest Florida Yachts and F...
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MBIA to Co-Host American Boating Congress

MBIA to Co-Host American Boating Congress

18-Jan-2018

The Michigan Boating Industries Association (MBIA) is heading to the nation’s capital this May in order to educate members of Congress about the recreational boating industry. MBIA has decided to join the National Marine Manufacturers Association to co-host this American Boating Congress (ABC)...
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