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Rent Your Boat Through Cruzin.com

Rent Your Boat Through Cruzin.com

Boat owners looking to make a few bucks off their hard-earned investment have a brand-new opportunity to do so — through the recently-launched website cruzin.com. (http://www.cruzin.com) The site allows boat owners to open their vessel up to a nationwide network of interested charterer...
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Safety First

Safety First

Summer is the height of boating season... and it’s also a key time to be concerned about electrical safety on board. Download a FREE copy of the Electrical Safety Foundation International’s (ESFI) Boating and Marina Safety manual. The guide educates boaters with important tips a...
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Facts About Fuel

Facts About Fuel

Don’t be a fool and mis-fuel! Michigan Boating Industries Association (MBIA) reminds boaters this summer to pay attention to the fuel that they put in their gas tanks. Don’t use gasoline with an ethanol content above 10 percent (E10). Anything higher (E15) is dangerous! ...
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Traverse City’s Clinch Park Renovations Complete

Traverse City’s Clinch Park Renovations Complete

An almost $3 million renovation of Clinch Park in Traverse City, Michigan was recently completed. Updates and enhancements include: A terraced lawn area with stone sitting walls; interactive playground equipment; new furniture and lighting; kayak launch; rebuilt and relocated TART trail; sp...
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Solar-powered Boat Becomes Research Vessel

Solar-powered Boat Becomes Research Vessel

The world’s first solar-powered boat to circumnavigate the globe has just signed up for a new assignment: Scientific research vessel. According to a recent report in The New York Times, Turanor PlanetSolar, a 100-foot, $17 million catamaran, will spend the summer cruising the Gulf Stre...
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Larsen, Bay Marine Announce Joint Venture

Larsen, Bay Marine Announce Joint Venture

Larsen Marine of Waukegan, Illinois and Bay Marine of Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin announced a new joint sales and service agreement to serve boaters from Chicago to Door County. Each will support the brands the other carries. For more info, call Larsen at 847-336-5456 or Bay Marine at 920-743-6...
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Art Exhibit Opens in Toledo

Art Exhibit Opens in Toledo

The 200th anniversary of the Battle of Lake Erie — among the most famous naval encounters of the War of 1812 — will be commemorated with a special exhibition this fall at the Toledo Museum of Art in Toledo, Ohio. “Perry’s Victory: The Battle of Lake Erie,” a free ex...
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MarineMax Hires New, Promotes Employees

MarineMax Hires New, Promotes Employees

MarineMax has announced the hire of a new employee in the Great Lakes region, as well as the promotion of an existing one. Industry veteran Jeff Pierce was named sales associate for MarineMax in the Chicago market, offering new Azimut and brokerage sales. MarineMax is now the exclusive deale...
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Catawba Moorings Takes on Key West

Catawba Moorings Takes on Key West

Catawba Moorings of Port Clinton, Ohio, recently announced it will carry the Key West line of boats. “We are excited to offer a value boat line that delivers the quality our customers expect,” says Paul Ochs, Catawba Moorings sales manager. Since 1986, Key West has built high...
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FREE Fuel Price Updates

FREE Fuel Price Updates

Receive free weekly fuel price updates (both gas and diesel) for every south Lake Michigan fuel dock from Wilmette, Illinois through Chicago and up to Whitehall, Michigan. Just text “FUELDOCK” to 33733 to register. Text updates will arrive weekly, either Thursday or Friday, befor...
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