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    MBIA Speaks Out Against Lake Erie Turbines

    Lake Erie Energy Development Corporation (LEEDCo). is seeking permits to build the wind farm, dubbed “Icebreaker.” Michigan petitioners believe the approval of project Icebreaker on Lake Erie will stimulate economic interest in developing more.

  • Etsy Finds

    Support small businesses that share your love for our favorite lakes without leaving the comforts of your home. We know you’ll be thanking us later.

  • Update on the Industry’s Status and Where It’s Going From Here

    Global Marketing Insights, Inc. recently released a U.S. Recreational Boating Market report. According to the report, North America dominated the global recreational boating industry market in 2016 in terms of revenue at $16.60 billion.

  • Quick Boating Snacks for Every Boater

    Spend a few minutes browsing our top five quick-to-make snack recipes for the weekend.

  • Leave The Kitchen Sink Home

    How to pack for a day on the lake without trying to cram my entire house into the pontoon’s storage space?

  • Got Labor Day Plans?

    Although many schools now start in August, Labor Day remains the day that we all look forward to—it’s a goodbye to summer and a great way to recharge for the upcoming season, where there is at least one holiday per month and you’re always reaching for you

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    Much Needed Grants Go to Great Lakes Area

    Last Wednesday, the Great Lakes Commissions (GLC) awarded seven local organizations nearly $900,000 in grants to reduce the runoff of sediment, nutrients, and other pollutants into the Great Lakes.

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    MBIA Speaks Out Against Lake Erie Turbines

    Lake Erie Energy Development Corporation (LEEDCo). is seeking permits to build the wind farm, dubbed “Icebreaker.” Michigan petitioners believe the approval of project Icebreaker on Lake Erie will stimulate economic interest in developing more.

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    Boat Buyers Attend the Metro Boat Show

    The Metro Boat Show, held September 13-16, at the Lake St. Clair Metropark was deemed a success by producer Michigan Boating Industries Association, exhibitors, sponsors, and attendees.

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    Miller Boat Line Announces New Ferry Construction and Vessel Name

    Miller Ferries to Put-in-Bay and Middle Bass Island, Ohio has contracted with Fraser Shipyards of Superior, Wisconsin to build a new drive-on, drive-off passenger/vehicle ferry for delivery in fall 2019.

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    Brunswick Makes Difference with Scholarships

    Brunswick recently announced the winners of the 2018 Brunswick Foundation Dealer Sons and Daughters Scholarship program.

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    Future of Bavaria Yachtbau Secured

    It was recently announced that CMP Capital Management-Partners will acquire Bavaria Yachtbau. It will also acquire all shares in French subsidiary BavariaCatamarans S.A.S at an undisclosed price.

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    Hispanic American Anglers Increase

    The fishing and boating community has a record number of Hispanic American anglers – 4.2 million – so why do these anglers feel like the industry is still overlooking them?

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    S2 Yachts Promotes Whitney Vishey

    We are excited to share that our friend, Whitney Vishey, has recently been promoted to Director of Marketing and Communications for S2 Yachts, parent company of both Tiara Yachts and Tiara Sport.

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    Are you up for the challenge?

    Today, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T), in collaboration with the U.S. Coast Guard Research and Development Center (RDC), launched the U.S. Coast Guard Ready for Rescue Challenge, a $255,000 prize co

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    Meet the new Great Harbour Trawler from Mirage Manufacturing

    The new Great Harbour Trawler TT35 from Mirage Manufacturing is a unique, outboard-powered liveaboard cruiser. When the father and son design team of Ken and Travis Fickett went looking for the ideal power solution, they turned to Mastry Engine Center and

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    Two New Members Join RBFF Board of Directors

    The Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation announced the appointment of two new members to its Board of Directors. Dirk Hyde and Libby Yranski will work closely with RBFF leadership to meet its mission, including its goal to increase participation from

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    Ready to show off your patriotism?

    On August 13, 2018, Trump signed legislation that will now allow americans owning yachts of 300 GT or more to fly the American flag on their vessels.

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    Much Needed Grants Go to Great Lakes Area

    Last Wednesday, the Great Lakes Commissions (GLC) awarded seven local organizations nearly $900,000 in grants to reduce the runoff of sediment, nutrients, and other pollutants into the Great Lakes.

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    Ralph Maloon, An Industry Icon

    It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of boating hall of fame member and industry icon Ralph C. Meloon at the age of 100.

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    Who Stole the Race?

    Chicago Yacht Club hosted a multinational fleet of 102 boats competing across three race circles in ten separate divisions for the 26th running of the storied Verve Cup.

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    Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show Revamped

    From the moment guests arrive at the 59th annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS), a variety of enhancements to form and function will offer a fresh approach to enjoying the largest in-water boat show in the world and an even more successfu

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