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BoatUS and Dockwa Create "OpenTable" for Transient Docking

BoatUS and Dockwa Create "OpenTable" for Transient Docking

07-Oct-2015

(Press Release) Booking a slip, dock or mooring just got a lot easier for the 500,000+ members of Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS). A new partnership with Dockwa, an award-winning unified booking and marketing platform that greatly simplifies the transient slip booking proce...
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Premier Invents "Ricochet" Self-Retracting Ladder

Premier Invents "Ricochet" Self-Retracting Ladder

01-Oct-2015

Pontoon manufacturer Premier Marine (https://www.pontoons.com/) has announced the introduction of their newest innovation, the Ricochet self-retracting ladder. “This ladder is one of Premier’s proudest accomplishments,” says Dave Grovender, product development manager at Prem...
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Four Tips for Buying a Used Boat Trailer

Four Tips for Buying a Used Boat Trailer

30-Sep-2015

As the boating season ends in the northern climates, some boaters may be looking to find a trailer to store the boat for the winter. If you’re looking to buy a used boat trailer now or planning on buying a boat that comes with a used trailer, Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatU...
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Newport for New Products Awards Winners

Newport for New Products Awards Winners

22-Sep-2015

The votes are in and the winners of the 2015 Newport for New Products (NFNP) have been announced. Showcased at the Newport International Boat Show on September 17–20, the NFNP program was open to all domestic boats and marine products launched in the U.S. recreational boating market betwee...
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BoatUS Offers No-Cost “Boater’s Guide To Winterizing”

BoatUS Offers No-Cost “Boater’s Guide To Winterizing”

22-Sep-2015

Water expands in volume by about nine percent when it freezes, creating a staggering force that can crack a boat engine block, damage fiberglass, split hoses, or destroy a boat’s refrigeration system overnight. As cold weather approaches, Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) d...
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BoatUS Life Jacket Design Competition Winners Announced

BoatUS Life Jacket Design Competition Winners Announced

18-Sep-2015

The winners of the 2015 “Innovation in Life Jacket Design Competition” were announced at the International Boat Builders Exhibition and Conference in Louisville. Sponsored by the BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water and the Personal Floatation Device Manufacturers Ass...
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2015 IBEX Innovation Award Winners Announced

2015 IBEX Innovation Award Winners Announced

16-Sep-2015

During the International BoatBuilders' Exhibition and Conference (IBEX) Industry Breakfast, judges from Boating Writers International announced winners of the 2015 IBEX Innovation Awards. The winners are: Boatbuilding Methods & Materials: Xtreme Tower Products/ Marine Accessories Corp., Mi...
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GetMyBoat Announces “Boat and Breakfast” Feature

GetMyBoat Announces “Boat and Breakfast” Feature

10-Sep-2015

There is nothing like the rock of a boat to fall asleep to — especially when it is half the price of a hotel room and packs a one-of-a-kind experience. The search for truly unique accommodations is over with Sleep Aboard, GetMyBoat (http://GetMyBoat.com)’s newest feature. Sleep Aboar...
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Bay City River Roar

Bay City River Roar

07-Sep-2015

The race begins on the Saginaw River, as the Formula One tunnel boats compete deck-to-deck at the 28th Annual Bay City River Roar in Michigan. Boat No. 16, Tim Seebold, was the eventual winner. — Paul Kemiel Photo by Paul Kemiel...
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IBEX: New features

IBEX: New features

03-Sep-2015

The International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition & Conference (IBEX), September 15–17, will feature several new display areas, including: a 3D Digital Workshop to teach attendees about 3D printing; the Connected Boat display that features 20 marine products in a dynamic, interactive demons...
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