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Mercury Debuts Boating Lifestyle Blog

Mercury Debuts Boating Lifestyle Blog

26-May-2017

Avid boaters can now get their fill of boating tips, tricks and stories. Mercury Marine has launched MercuryDockline.com, a blog focused on the boating lifestyle via educational and entertaining stories, videos and photos. Content is divided into several topic areas, such as: On the Water, a s...
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<em>Boating Industry </em>Publishes Annual Top Products List

Boating Industry Publishes Annual Top Products List

23-May-2017

Boaters interested in outfitting their vessels with only the best and newest gear will be pleased to know that Boating Industry has published its annual Top Products list. The list includes 50 of the “top items” found in the boating industry, from boats to accessories and engines. P...
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June Declared "Ohio Goes Boating Month"

June Declared "Ohio Goes Boating Month"

23-May-2017

Break out the cake — in June, Ohio will officially celebrate “Ohio Goes Boating Month.” According to officials, this is the first time a state will permanently declare a boating month. The designation is due to the efforts of the Boating Associations of Ohio in partnership with...
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Bayview Mackinac Race Updates Rules

Bayview Mackinac Race Updates Rules

22-May-2017

The Bell’s Beer Bayview Mackinac Race has a few tweaks before its 93rd edition on July 22. Sailing teams racing on the Shore Course, which is 204 nautical miles, will now sail under the new ORR-EZ rule, instead of the PHRF rule. The ORR-EZ rule uses standardized hull data from a database...
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Hinckley Embarks on Great Lakes Tour

Hinckley Embarks on Great Lakes Tour

18-May-2017

This spring and summer, Hinckley Yachts will be touring the Great Lakes to showcase the all-new Hinckley Runabout 34. The first stop on the tour will be at the Great Lakes Boating Festival on Lake St. Clair May 19-21. Next, the Runabout 34 will travel to northern Lake Michigan and be on displa...
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Torqueedo Names President

Torqueedo Names President

17-May-2017

Torqeedo named Marcia Kull as president of Torqeedo Group, Inc. Kull will oversee Torqeedo’s growth activities in the Americas, EMEA and Asia-Pacific regions. Kull joins Torqeedo from Volvo Penta of the Americas, where she was most recently vice president of marine sales. For more informat...
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Fairline Hits 100 Mark, Appoints Great Lakes Dealer

Fairline Hits 100 Mark, Appoints Great Lakes Dealer

15-May-2017

Fairline Yachts, a British luxury yacht manufacturer, recently announced the sale of its 100th boat, a Targa 48 GT. It’s a significant milestone for the company, which re-launched its brand in January 2016. Fairline Yachts sold the lucky 100th boat to its new Great Lakes dealer. In the 16 ...
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New Monterey Boats Dealer: Great Lakes Yacht Sales

New Monterey Boats Dealer: Great Lakes Yacht Sales

15-May-2017

Monterey Boats welcomes Great Lakes Yacht Sales to the Monterey Boats dealer family. Great Lakes Yacht Sales — a dealer in Kenosha, Wisconsin and Fox Lake, Illinois — will be handling the Sport Yacht and Cruisers models for Wisconsin, Illinois and Indiana. These models include the 360SC,...
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Marine Industry Women Win Manufacturing Award

Marine Industry Women Win Manufacturing Award

14-May-2017

This year, four women from the marine industry were honored with a Women in Manufacturing STEP (Science, Technology, Engineering and Production) Ahead Award. The STEP Ahead Awards, which are determined by the Manufacturing Institute, were created to recognize women in the manufacturing industry who ...
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Chris-Craft Adds 12 New Dealers

Chris-Craft Adds 12 New Dealers

13-May-2017

Chris-Craft has added 12 new stocking dealerships, including three in Great Lakes states. These dealers include: Bayport Yacht Sales in Newport Beach, CA; Cape Fear Marine in Wilmington, NC; Gage Marine in Williams Bay, WI; Hagadone Marine in Coeur d’Alene, ID; Inshore Yachts in Golfe Juan,...
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