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TowBoatUS Opens Milwaukee Location

TowBoatUS Opens Milwaukee Location

19-Apr-2019

Milwaukee has joined the ranks of cities across the Great Lakes with 24/7 on-water assistance with dead batteries, ungroundings, empty fuel tanks, or a tow through TowboatUS, according to a press release. Their services can now be reached by hailing VHF channel 16, through the Boat US Towing app...
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Mercury Named Wisconsin Manufacturer of the Year

Mercury Named Wisconsin Manufacturer of the Year

17-Apr-2019

Mercury Marine was named Wisconsin Manufacturer of the Year in the Mega category at the Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce annual awards ceremony. This is the third time the Fond du Lac-based company has won the prestigious award. ...
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MarineMax Vacations Expands to the Bahamas

MarineMax Vacations Expands to the Bahamas

15-Apr-2019

MarineMax Vacation welcomes the Abacos to its portfolio of base location. This Caribbean destination is known for its relaxed hassle-free attitude, miles of beautiful beaches, excellent fishing and diving, and famous watering holes like Nipper’s Bar. MarineMax Vacations has selected the Bahama...
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First Bulk Carrier Built in 35 Years Will Travel the Great Lakes

First Bulk Carrier Built in 35 Years Will Travel the Great Lakes

12-Apr-2019

It's been quite some time since the U.S. has seen a new bulk carrier ship in production, but the Great Lakes will see its newest freighter since 1983. The Interlake Steamship Company recently awarded a contract to Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding to build this new bulk carrier. The new River-Cla...
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Dream Boat Club Launches in U.S.

Dream Boat Club Launches in U.S.

08-Apr-2019

Dream Yacht Charter has introduced Dream Boat Club in North America in partnership with boat manufacturers Beneteau and Zodiac Nautic. The Dream Boat Club is a reflection of the growing sharing economy that exists today. Members select a usage package and have access to a new and well-equipped fleet...
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2019 Miami Boat & Yacht Show Recap

2019 Miami Boat & Yacht Show Recap

05-Apr-2019

The sun was hot, the crowd was buzzing and the docks were jam-packed at yet another successful pair of Miami boat shows. This hub for product reveals did not disappoint, with plenty of new boats, engines and accessories being showcased at both the Miami International Boat Show and the concurrent Mia...
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Wave WiFi and 4ocean to Tackle Ocean Litter

Wave WiFi and 4ocean to Tackle Ocean Litter

04-Apr-2019

Marine network company Wave WiFi is partnering with the ocean-cleanup organization 4ocean to reduce the amount of plastic in the world’s oceans. The new conglomerate means Wave WiFi will support 4oceans’ ocean-cleanup efforts by keeping their boats connected to the internet while the...
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New Cleveland Boat Launch Fees Will Go Toward Lake Erie Improvements

New Cleveland Boat Launch Fees Will Go Toward Lake Erie Improvements

04-Apr-2019

Cleveland Metroparks will charge a $5 daily fee to launch a boat at its four Lake Erie ramps this summer, but all the money will go toward Lake Erie shore improvements, according to Cleveland.com. The four boat ramps located at Edgewater Park, Gordon Park, Wildwood Park and Rocky River Reservati...
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Miami Innovation Award Winners

Miami Innovation Award Winners

03-Apr-2019

The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) and Boating Writers International (BWI) sorted through 66 product entries across 26 categories to decide the most groundbreaking, innovative marine products on the market. The 2019 Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show Innovation Awa...
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Davis Instruments Celebrates its 50th Anniversary

Davis Instruments Celebrates its 50th Anniversary

29-Mar-2019

Davis Instruments, the manufacturer of marine, fishing and outdoor products, as well as weather monitoring equipment, is celebrating its golden birthday this year. Bob Selig and Jim Acquistapace started the business in 1969 after graduating from business school with their MBAs. Throughout the ye...
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