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BlueFuture Focuses on Youth Boating

BlueFuture Focuses on Youth Boating

31-May-2016

West Marine will focus on quality over quantity, as it narrows the focus of its nonprofit BlueFuture program. Previously, the organization took a three-pronged approach, touting initiatives in youth boating, sustainable fisheries and marine conservation. Now, BlueFuture will focus exclusively on...
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Evinrude Donates Outboards to Research Teams

Evinrude Donates Outboards to Research Teams

26-May-2016

Evinrude made good on its mission to support local education and marine environment preservation this May by donating a few of its outboard engines to the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee School of Freshwater Science. The donated E-TEC G2 engines — which are considered the cleanest combus...
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BoatU.S. Lists Top Ten Boat Names

BoatU.S. Lists Top Ten Boat Names

26-May-2016

Does your boat have a unique name, or are you using a nautical pun popular with other boaters? You can find out with BoatU.S.’s list of the top ten boat names for 2016. The list was calculated from a collection of more than 8,500 boat names provided by boat owners across the country over t...
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Spring Brook Marina Expands

Spring Brook Marina Expands

26-May-2016

Business is looking good for Spring Brook Marina, as it’s set to open a new location in Door County, Wisconsin. Door County residents can make their way to Fish Creek, where Spring Brook Marina will have a storefront on Main Street, as well as an in-water slip to show inventory and offer s...
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Harbour Town Yacht Basin wins ValvTect Award

Harbour Town Yacht Basin wins ValvTect Award

19-May-2016

Harbour Town Yacht Basin in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, is perhaps best known for its iconic red and white striped lighthouse. However, it can now add ValvTect 2015 Marina of the Year award-winner to its list of achievements. Contenders for the ValvTect Award must exhibit exemplary cus...
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Killarney Mountain Lodge is a Perfect Getaway

Killarney Mountain Lodge is a Perfect Getaway

18-May-2016

Situated on the Killarney Channel, between Georgian Bay and Killarney Bay, is a well-kept secret: The Killarney Mountain Lodge. Under new ownership since January 2015, Killarney Mt. Lodge has embarked on an ambitious three-year plan to renovate, reinvigorate and expand the property. In phase o...
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Southport Boats Adds Dealer in Michigan

Southport Boats Adds Dealer in Michigan

17-May-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 coast com...
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Brig Boats Adds 650 Eagle to Lineup

Brig Boats Adds 650 Eagle to Lineup

17-May-2016

Brig Boats continues its U.S. debut this year with the addition of the 650 Eagle to its line of rigid-hull inflatable boats (RIB). The 650 joins five other models in the classic Eagle series, which range from 11 to 26 feet. The 650 Eagle was first introduced at this year’s Miami Internatio...
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MyTaskit Teams Up With Dometic

MyTaskit Teams Up With Dometic

17-May-2016

Thanks to a new partnership between MyTaskit and Dometic, you might have a few less chores to remember. The companies are teaming up to offer digital operating manuals and automated service reminders for Dometic products, including icemakers, water purification and HVAC equipment, and refrigerators....
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U.S. Coast Guard Foundation President Retires

U.S. Coast Guard Foundation President Retires

11-May-2016

After nine years of service with the U.S. Coast Guard Foundation, president Anne Brengle will retire in December. During her time at the Foundation, Brengle racked up quite a list of achievements, including expanding the organization’s reach to recreational boaters and maritime companies. ...
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