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ValvTect Partners with the Association of Marina Industries

ValvTect Partners with the Association of Marina Industries

24-Sep-2014

Marinas that are Certified ValvTect Marinas and new marinas joining the ValvTect Marine Fuels program can get a yearlong membership to the Association of Marina Industries (AMI), funded by ValvTect Petroleum Products. The partnership allows new ValvTect Marinas to submit a special AMI applicat...
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Boating & Outdoor Fest Set for Sept. 11-14

Boating & Outdoor Fest Set for Sept. 11-14

27-Aug-2014

Need a fun, family-friendly event to attend this month? The fifth annual Boating and Outdoor Festival, taking place September 11-14 at Lake St. Clair Metropark in Harrison Township, Michigan, will feature hundreds of boats (up to 60 feet) for sale, both in-water and on-land. A wide variety of ...
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Liberty Aviation Museum Hosts Final Reunion

Liberty Aviation Museum Hosts Final Reunion

19-Aug-2014

On September 27, the Liberty Aviation Museum in Port Clinton, Ohio will honor the remaining crewmembers that flew the Grumman TBM Avenger Torpedo Bombers. They will reunite and tell stories of their courageous experiences 70 years ago. The TBM Avenger was a workhorse torpedo bomber developed f...
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Take the Hunt Challenge

Take the Hunt Challenge

07-Aug-2014

Interested in purchasing a new, high-performance powerboat? Want to enjoy the boating lifestyle but need a little push to jump on board? Hunt Yachts, manufacturer of semi-custom luxury yachts from 25 to 80 feet, invites you to “Take the Hunt Challenge,” where you can privately...
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New Dates for Michigan City, Cedar Point Shows

New Dates for Michigan City, Cedar Point Shows

06-Aug-2014

Two of the most prominent Great Lakes in-water boat shows, the Progressive Insurance Michigan City In-Water Boat Show, and the North American Demo Boat Show at Cedar Point have both changed dates this summer. Michigan City, the regions longest-running in-water show, will take place two weeks e...
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Fort Lauderdale Show Celebrates 55th Anniversary

Fort Lauderdale Show Celebrates 55th Anniversary

31-Jul-2014

The world’s largest in-water boat show, the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, is scheduled for October 30-November 3 and celebrates over a half-century of providing attendees with the largest display of boats and marina gear in the U.S. This year’s show will include enha...
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Sturgeon Bay Celebrates Maritime Week

Sturgeon Bay Celebrates Maritime Week

28-Jul-2014

The city of Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin honors its maritime heritage July 31-August 10 during “Sturgeon Bay Maritime Week: A Salute to the U.S. Coast Guard.” This annual waterfront event features entertainment such as the Sail Thru the Avenues Sidewalk Sale July 31 and the Door County C...
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Gold Cup Stay in Detroit

Gold Cup Stay in Detroit

19-Jun-2014

The DYC Detroit APBA Gold Cup recently signed a 10-year agreement to keep the prestigious annual Gold Cup races in Detroit. The extension of the Gold Cup in Detroit was signed by the Detroit River Regatta Association (DRRA) and the American Power Boat Association (APBA). The event has been hos...
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Operation Dry Water Tackles Boating Under the Influence

Operation Dry Water Tackles Boating Under the Influence

19-Jun-2014

In 2013, there were a total of 236 boating accidents in the United States; 75 deaths resulting from these accidents were caused by alcohol use, according to the USCG 2013 Recreational Boating Statistics (http://www.uscgboating.org/assets/1/AssetManager/2013RecBoatingStats.pdf). Boating under th...
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Circumnavigating the Great Lakes by Land and Writing

Circumnavigating the Great Lakes by Land and Writing

18-Jun-2014

Poet and performance artist Moheb Soliman has spent the past two years working on a project called Circumnavigating the Great Lakes by Land and Writing where he explores the intersection of geography, nature and culture. Soliman will present his latest work at the Door County Maritime Museu...
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