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Ohio Sea Grant benefits from the Clean Lake 2020 Plan

Ohio Sea Grant benefits from the Clean Lake 2020 Plan

14-Nov-2018

Ohio Sea Grant’s Stone Lab on Gibraltar Island has received $2.65 million thanks to the Clean Lake 2020 Plan. The money will be used to construct new lab space and purchase additional research equipment. ...
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Yacht-Listing Website from Boathouse Auctions Now Live

Yacht-Listing Website from Boathouse Auctions Now Live

08-Nov-2018

A new way to shop for a yacht is here. Boathouse Auctions announced its new yacht multiple-listing website, which helps speed up the process of buying or selling a boat. Some high-quality boats spend up to a year on the market, while some more than 80 feet sometimes see multiple years, accor...
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Operation Vet Sail Promotion Available at Southwest Florida Yachts

Operation Vet Sail Promotion Available at Southwest Florida Yachts

25-Oct-2018

You can now get the American Sailing Association’s Operation Vet Sail discount at Southwest Florida Yachts. Its basic Keelboat Sailing Course is now only $545 through November 11, 2019, and allows veterans and active military to receive the “Sailing Challenge” sailing applicati...
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Larsen Marine to Offer Jeanneau Outboard Powerboats

Larsen Marine to Offer Jeanneau Outboard Powerboats

24-Oct-2018

Larsen Marine — a leading Jeanneau Sailboat dealer with locations in Waukegan and Milwaukee, Wisconsin — will now also represent the Jeanneau outboard powerboat line. “All of us at Larsen Marine are excited about adding Jeanneau’s outboard powerboats to our lineup,&rdq...
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Text a Great Lakes Buoy!

Text a Great Lakes Buoy!

22-Oct-2018

Thanks to new technology, you can now get up-to-date wind speed, water and air temperature, wave height and more, by texting a buoy — yes, a buoy! By simply texting 734-418-7299 or 734-201-0750 with the ID of one of the 68 buoys that are part of the Great Lakes Observing System, you will...
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Victory Cruises Launches <em>Victory II</em> on Great Lakes

Victory Cruises Launches Victory II on Great Lakes

20-Oct-2018

Now booking for the 2019 cruising season, Victory Cruises has launched the “French Canada and Great Lakes” tour aboard the M/V Victory II. The nine-day cruise visits Detroit; Cleveland; Niagara Falls; Toronto; Kingston, Ontario; St. Lawrence Seaway; Quebec City; and Montreal. Those...
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New Boat Shopping Experience Launched by Boats Group

New Boat Shopping Experience Launched by Boats Group

18-Oct-2018

With the new boats.com, Boats Group has recreated the boat-shopping experience. One of the main drivers for the new online platform was to keep first-time boat buyers engaged during the process by giving activity-based search capability, up-to-date information about boat brands and types, and a ...
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On-Demand Fuel Service Now Available

On-Demand Fuel Service Now Available

18-Oct-2018

Thanks to a new service, boaters will now be able to order fuel and have it delivered to them. Wahii LLC is similar to ride-sharing apps such as Uber, allowing someone with an empty boat tank to have a specific amount (in gallons) of either ethanol-free REC-90 gas or off-road low-sulfur dies...
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LeBoat Launches North American Operation

LeBoat Launches North American Operation

17-Oct-2018

LeBoat, a European charter operator, has launched its first North American operation in the town of Smiths Falls on the Rideau Canal — the oldest continually operating canal in North America. LeBoat’s headquarters are located alongside the canal in a remodeled lock keeper’s h...
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Southwest Florida Yachts Offers Discounts, Celebrates 35th Anniversary

Southwest Florida Yachts Offers Discounts, Celebrates 35th Anniversary

13-Oct-2018

To celebrate its 35th Anniversary, Southwest Florida Yachts is offering discounts for 2019/2020 sail and power charters, and sail and power classes through Florida Sailing and Cruising School. “Vic [Hansen] and I are delighted to be commemorating the 35th anniversary of our maritime busi...
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