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Catawba Moorings Honored by Regulator Marine

Catawba Moorings Honored by Regulator Marine

22-Feb-2018

Regulator Marine applauded Catawba Moorings and its sales staff for their outstanding sales achievements in the 2017 model year. Regulator Marine is a manufacturer of center console sportfishing boats. The company awarded Catawba Moorings with its Platinum Dealership award for selling $2.4 million w...
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Navionics Launches Post-Irma Remapping Effort

Navionics Launches Post-Irma Remapping Effort

19-Feb-2018

Navionics is partnering with fellow industry leaders and the South Florida boating community to remap marine and inland waterways impacted by Hurricane Irma. When the hurricane passed through the area, some marine resources were affected, as well as shorelines and bottom contours. By working to...
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Pat O’Brien Opens New Charlevoix Office

Pat O’Brien Opens New Charlevoix Office

17-Feb-2018

On Christmas Eve 2016, the Pat O’Brien & Associates Real Estate office in the Cherry Republic building burned down, leaving the staff with nowhere to go. The company approached a nearby powerhouse real estate firm known for its community activism with a proposal to join forces. By March 20...
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Maritime Trades Scholarship Available

Maritime Trades Scholarship Available

14-Feb-2018

The National Marine Representatives Association (NMRA) is again offering a scholarship to a student pursuing a career in the maritime trades. The $2,500 scholarship application is open to high school seniors, college students and vocational students. The NMRA acts as the industry voice, a netwo...
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USPS Life Jacket Video Teaches Basics

USPS Life Jacket Video Teaches Basics

14-Feb-2018

A new video by the United States Power Squadrons (USPS) presents boaters with the information necessary to select the correct life jacket for their day out on the water. The video, “Choosing the Best Life Jacket,” is streaming on America’s Boating Channel. “Choosing the ...
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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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