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TowBoatU.S. Comes to Drummond Island

TowBoatU.S. Comes to Drummond Island

25-Aug-2016

BoatU.S. members can boat easier knowing there is a new 24-hour on-water TowBoatU.S. open in Drummond Island, Michigan. Drummond Island is the last U.S. port before Canada, located off of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. It is a popular area for fishers, “Loopers” and those headed f...
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Ohio Man Completes 'Lake Erie Aquathon'

Ohio Man Completes 'Lake Erie Aquathon'

23-Aug-2016

Earlier this summer, Cleveland, Ohio, resident Stephen Wargo put nine months of training to the test and set out on the Lake Erie Aquathon — a roughly 51.5-km swim/run through the western basin and Lake Erie islands. Wargo concocted the Aquathon in order to raise money for the aid organiza...
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Chicago Transient Slips

Chicago Transient Slips

22-Aug-2016

Stopping by Chicago for a quick slice of deep-dish pizza is easier than ever with the new “Dock at Navy Pier” — a 200-foot transient dock that opened Memorial Day weekend. Reservations can be made through Dockwa, the mobile docking app (dockwa.com). (http://www.dockwa.com) ...
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NMMA Releases Annual Boating Statistics Abstract

NMMA Releases Annual Boating Statistics Abstract

16-Aug-2016

Each year the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) releases a report chock-full with statistics, data points and insights on the recreational boating industry. This year’s report, the 2015 U.S. Recreational Boating Statistical Abstract, is now available in print and online. ...
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Fort Lauderdale Boat Show Undergoes Tweaks

Fort Lauderdale Boat Show Undergoes Tweaks

16-Aug-2016

Returning boat show attendees might notice a few changes to this year’s 2016 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, which takes place November 3-7. Organizers told the Sun-Sentinel that they have made a few tweaks to improve upon last year’s event. Boat show attendees should keep ...
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Kannad Marine Issues Global Recall

Kannad Marine Issues Global Recall

15-Aug-2016

Boaters who have stocked their boats with Kannad Marine’s SAFELINK EPRIB (automatic or manual) models take note: The company has issued a global recall. Kannad Marine discovered that the beacon’s yellow body plastic might age prematurely under certain environmental conditions, which ...
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Clemons Boats Turns 50

Clemons Boats Turns 50

10-Aug-2016

This year marks the big 5-0 for Clemons Boats in Sandusky, Ohio. This fourth-generation family-run business was first opened in 1966 by Bob Clemons and began selling Bayliners, Thompson and Thunderbird/Formula boats. Over the next few decades, the company weathered periods of high gas prices, market...
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Seakeeper Offers Trade-In Program

Seakeeper Offers Trade-In Program

09-Aug-2016

Seakeeper customers that have been debating upgrading to a newer model are in luck: The company has announced a trade-in program that offers substantial discounts. Current Seakeeper customers may receive up to a 50 percent discount by trading in for newer Seakeeper models. The company has taken ...
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Electric Tour Boat Launches in Ottawa

Electric Tour Boat Launches in Ottawa

09-Aug-2016

Ottawa continues to live up to its “most sustainable city in Canada” reputation this summer with the introduction of a new, emission-free electric tour boat. The Queen Elizabeth Dr. will wind through the Rideau Canal from Chateau Laurier to Dow’s Lake, passing more than 30 Ottawa l...
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Smoker Craft Dealer Meeting Showed Off 2017 Models

Smoker Craft Dealer Meeting Showed Off 2017 Models

08-Aug-2016

Smoker Craft Inc. hosted its annual 2016 Dealer Meeting, inviting dealers from around the world to view the new 2017 models from the Sylvan, Starcraft, Smoker Craft and Sunchaser brands. Smoker Craft's Steve Huber said the turnout for the meeting was great. Lakeland Boating had a chance to see t...
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