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New Kayak Launch Coming to Muskegon

New Kayak Launch Coming to Muskegon

17-Nov-2018

A new cleaner and more accessible launch will be available for kayakers near downtown Muskegon, Michigan, at Heritage Landing park. The dock will allow paddlers the opportunity to enter and exit Muskegon Lake and Lake Michigan easier. Funding was approved by the Muskegon County Board of Comm...
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West Marine Raises More Than $100,000 for Leukemia

West Marine Raises More Than $100,000 for Leukemia

16-Nov-2018

In September, West Marine raised $108,000 for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS). Customers donated money through in-store purchases of paper sailboats at all store locations. The West Marine in Charleston, South Carolina, was the top-selling store after the location raised over $7,300. ...
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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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