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Tie Up in the Heart of Chicago with Downtown Docks

Tie Up in the Heart of Chicago with Downtown Docks

01-Jul-2016

Lake Michigan boaters looking to make a day trip to Chicago this season don’t need to stick to lakefront marinas: Downtown Docks, which opened for the season in May, provides transient dockage on Chicago’s Riverwalk for anyone who wants to spend a few hours in the city. Downtown Doc...
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Sea Tow Foundation Adds 31 Life Jacket Stands

Sea Tow Foundation Adds 31 Life Jacket Stands

30-Jun-2016

Boating just got a little bit safer; the Sea Tow Foundation announced 31 new life jacket loaner stands throughout the country. The life jacket loaner stands hold extra life jackets that boaters can borrow for an entire day free of charge. Life jackets are available from infant to adult extra-large s...
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Evinrude Expands G2 Line With Mid-Range Models

Evinrude Expands G2 Line With Mid-Range Models

28-Jun-2016

Evinrude recently announced an expansion of its E-TEC G2 line-up with some new mid-range engines, making Evinrude’s next generation of G2 engines available to a wider range of boats and boaters. The new engine models range from 150 to 200 hp, and include the G2 150, 150 High Output (H.O.),...
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The Moorings Launches New Blog

The Moorings Launches New Blog

28-Jun-2016

Avid readers of The Moorings’ Mainsheet magazine will be pleased to hear that the publication is making the move online and coming out with a blog. The Mainsheet: The Moorings Vacation Blog will feature content for the yacht chartering community similar to the print magazine, including behind-...
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Premier Marine’s Lori Melbostad Wins STEP Award

Premier Marine’s Lori Melbostad Wins STEP Award

28-Jun-2016

This April, Premier Marine president Lori Melbostad was honored at the 4th Annual Women in Manufacturing STEP (Science, Technology, Engineering and Production) Ahead Awards as one of the top women in U.S. manufacturing in 2016. Melbostad and fellow honorees were recognized for their impact in me...
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Seakeeper Partners with Boston Whaler

Seakeeper Partners with Boston Whaler

27-Jun-2016

Old meets new through a partnership between Seakeeper and Boston Whaler. As Boston Whaler’s new exclusive stabilization partner, Seakeeper will provide the veteran boat-builder with its innovative gyroscope technology. The computer-controlled gyroscopes, which sit directly inside the hull with...
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Premier Sailing League USA Gets Venue

Premier Sailing League USA Gets Venue

24-Jun-2016

Premiere Sailing League USA announced that it’s partnering with Grosse Pointe Yacht Club (GPYC), as the first of 24 planned stadiums to hold nationwide Qualification Regattas. Premiere Sailing League USA plans on dividing the nation into four districts (North, South, East, West), with four...
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FUSION and Tiara Yachts Team Up

FUSION and Tiara Yachts Team Up

21-Jun-2016

Owning a Tiara yacht just got a little bit sweeter, thanks to a new partnership between the yacht builder and FUSION, the marine audio engineering company. Depending on the boat model, all new Tiaras will be outfitted with the FUSION MS-UD750 stereo with internal UNI-Dock, the MS-AV750 or the BB...
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Hotel Indigo Opens in Traverse City

Hotel Indigo Opens in Traverse City

21-Jun-2016

Six years after the original plans were put forward, Hotel Indigo is now open in Traverse City, Michigan. The 107-room boutique hotel features 100 standard rooms with 7 suites, and is the first new hotel built in the West Grand Traverse Bay community since 2009. The Indigo has the usual hote...
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Sun Safe Boating Initiative Launches in June

Sun Safe Boating Initiative Launches in June

14-Jun-2016

SureShade is spearheading a new initiative to raise awareness about improved sun protection on the water. The Sun Safe Boating initiative launched the week of June 5-11 to coincide with National Sun Safety Week and National Fishing & Boating Week. The campaign aims to educate boaters on ho...
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