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New Bill Will Help to Ensure Taxes Paid by Boaters Fund Boating Programs

New Bill Will Help to Ensure Taxes Paid by Boaters Fund Boating Programs

15-Nov-2019

A piece of legislation — called the Sport Fish Restoration and Recreational Boating Safety Act of 2019 — has been introduced, which would extend the the Sport Fish Restoration and Boating Trust Fund to 2024. The Sport Fish Restoration Program was created in 1950 and ensures that...
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MarineMax Becomes a Repair Provider for BoatUS Marine Insurance Members

MarineMax Becomes a Repair Provider for BoatUS Marine Insurance Members

07-Nov-2019

BoatUS has announced the addition of MarineMax to its list of repair and service facilities available for members. The BoatUS Marine Insurance Program includes many repair providers, and with the inclusion of MarineMax locations, the total number of locations increases by 45. “This is...
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Bertram to Start Building Outboard Models

Bertram to Start Building Outboard Models

07-Nov-2019

In a recently released statement (https://www.bertram.com/news/bertram-to-expand-into-outboard-sportfish-products), Bertram CEO Mark Paulhus announced the brand will start producing outboard-powered offshore fishing boats, in addition to revealing the company’s partnership with Mercury Mar...
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Charlevoix Yacht Club Breaks Ground on New Property

Charlevoix Yacht Club Breaks Ground on New Property

06-Nov-2019

In September, construction of Charlevoix Yacht Club’s new two-story, 10,000-square-foot facility designed by Andre M. Poineau officially began. The building on Lake Charlevoix has been a vision for 30 years and will include an events center, marina facilities, bathhouse, clubhouse and storage....
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Sea Tow Foundation Launches National Boating Industry Safety Awards

Sea Tow Foundation Launches National Boating Industry Safety Awards

01-Nov-2019

Sea Tow Foundation’s North American Sober Skipper advisory council has created a new awards program to recognize top safety promoters exclusively in the for-profit recreational marine segment. The inaugural National Boating Industry Safety Awards ceremony will be held the opening night of...
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World Records Broken at Evinrude Event

World Records Broken at Evinrude Event

29-Oct-2019

Several single-boat waterskiing world records were set at an event hosted by Evinrude in late October. Using boats powered by two and three 300-hp Evinrude E-TEC G2 engines, the Evinrude-sponsored Big Pull team set four certified and pending records in the Ballet, Barefoot, Conventional Couples ...
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Design Your Own Pontoon Deck Online With Veada

Design Your Own Pontoon Deck Online With Veada

25-Oct-2019

Indiana-based Veada Industries — a boat seating and RV tent manufacturing company — has redesigned its website to include a new Pontoon Boat Deck Designer application tool. This new drag-and-drop online deck designer allows customers to easily visualize their pontoon boat and purchas...
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Grand Opening of SkipperBud’s Cass Lake Location

Grand Opening of SkipperBud’s Cass Lake Location

25-Oct-2019

SkipperBud’s celebrated a ribbon-cutting grand-opening event in August for its newest location on Cass Lake in Waterford, Michigan. The new boat sales, storage, marina and service complex project began in 2018 and cost $10 million to complete. The Cass Lake dealership is SkipperBud’s ...
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Yamaha Marine Creates Device to Prevent Marine Pollution

Yamaha Marine Creates Device to Prevent Marine Pollution

23-Oct-2019

In a partnership with Clearwater Mills, Yamaha Marine is creating a device that picks up trash and plastic in efforts to reduce and prevent marine pollution. The land-based and electrically operated device, derived from Clearwater Mills’ popular Mr. Trash Wheel, will debut in 2020. The o...
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Southwest Florida Yachts Adds New Charter Yacht

Southwest Florida Yachts Adds New Charter Yacht

21-Oct-2019

Uptick, a Grand Banks 36 Motor Yacht, is the newest addition to Southwest Florida Yachts’ charter fleet. The twin-engine vessel features air-conditioning, two heads, a generator, dinghy with outboard, bow thruster and more. “Uptick includes two queen cabins, fore and aft, mak...
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