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Hotel Walloon Offers Military, Emergency Responders Discount

Hotel Walloon Offers Military, Emergency Responders Discount

14-Feb-2018

To express its gratitude for members of the military and emergency responders, Hotel Walloon is offering a special two-for-one discount in the months of March and November 2018. This offer applies to all military personnel and military responders, including firefighters, EMS and law enforcement....
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U.S. Power Squadron Unveils New Logo

U.S. Power Squadron Unveils New Logo

14-Feb-2018

The United State Power Squadrons, also called America’s Boating Club, has just unveiled a new logo. The U.S. Power Squadrons is one of the country’s largest nonprofit boating organizations. The group is undergoing a massive rebranding process, and the new logo is one of the first of many...
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Pelee Island Launches New Ferry

Pelee Island Launches New Ferry

08-Feb-2018

By spring 2018, visitors will have a new mode of transportation to Pelee Island, a spot of land that sits in Lake Erie between Ontario and Ohio. The Pelee Islander II is a 222-foot ferry that can transport 34 vehicles and 399 passengers. Controversy swirled around the ferry after the Ontario M...
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Boating Podcast Shares Tips and Tricks

Boating Podcast Shares Tips and Tricks

07-Feb-2018

Boaters looking for some quick advice should tune in to “The Boat Galley,” a podcast that provides tips, reviews and how-tos for the cruising lifestyle. The podcast is an extension of The Boat Galley blog, run by boating enthusiast Carolyn Shearlock. The Boat Galley podcast divides...
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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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