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  • Top 5 Extraordinary Boats For Sale

    We have teamed up with Boats Group to show you the top 5 extraordinary boats that you could own today!

  • Hooked on Lifejackets

    This initiative will focus on promoting the most basic of safe boating behaviours and one that has the greatest potential to save lives…wearing a lifejacket.

  • Water safety quiz: Are you ready for summer?

    With the high water on the Great Lakes, homes and businesses all along the shoreline are a little more mindful of the potential dangers the water can pose, and the awareness of danger is the first and most important step to adequately addressing it

  • Suzuki Unveils New 350hp!

    Great Lakes Boating magazine was just one of the many media outlets invited to see first hand the DF350A that is a fuel-injected V-6 with innovative features that include twin counter-rotating stainless steel propellers.

  • Canada C3 Sets Sail

    One week ago on June 1, the historic journey of Canada C3 began in Lake Ontario.

  • 50 Cantius Shines with Webasto Sunroof

    Contributing to the yacht's open concept is the Series 80 Marine Sunroof from Webasto Thermo & Comfort North America, Inc.

  • BoatUS Foundation Makes It Easy to Start Your Own Local Life Jacket Loaner Site

    Discounted jackets, free signage, and how-to guide for every step along the way.

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    New boating bill signed this week, reversing U.S.-Canada woes

    An important boating bill that would once again allow U.S. fishermen to enter into Canadian waters to fish without calling into Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) – like it was previously – has now passed both the Senate and the House of Commons in Cana

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    Stone Lab sites for South Bass Island visitors

    Visitors to South Bass Island this summer have the chance to explore Lake Erie science and history at the South Bass Island Lighthouse, Aquatic Visitors Center and Gibraltar Island, which all open for tours this week.

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    Yamaha Announces New 4.2-liter F300 V6 Offshore “Mechanical” Outboard

    Yamaha’s popular F300 now comes with mechanical control, offers perfect repower solution for larger craft

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    Ohio Sea Grant Releases Reprint of Lake Erie Shipwrecks Guide

    Ohio Sea Grant has released an updated version of its Lake Erie Shipwrecks & Maritime Tales brochure, a guide to shipwrecks along the Lake Erie coast for divers and snorkelers.

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    Hooked on Lifejackets

    This initiative will focus on promoting the most basic of safe boating behaviours and one that has the greatest potential to save lives…wearing a lifejacket.

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    The High Water Might Last Longer than Expected

    In an article posted by the Weather Channel, the word from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and other water monitoring offices indicates that the current high water levels on the Great Lakes are the highest they have been since 1988, and the water is like

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    Corrosion Protection

    Struggling with corrosion on your vessel caused by water, humidity, condensation, salt air and environmental contaminants?

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    New Owner of TowBoatUS Mentor Ready to Assist Lake Erie Boaters 24/7

    TowBoatUS Mentor covers Lake Erie from just east of Cleveland to the Pennsylvania border, with service on the Canadian side of the lake as well – some 900-square-miles of water, according to Hardy.

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    Lake Erie Island Partners to Release Paddling Guide at Today's Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

    The Put-in-Bay Township Park District has announced the release of the new “Lake Erie Islands Water Trails guide.”

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    Suzuki Unveils New 350hp!

    Great Lakes Boating magazine was just one of the many media outlets invited to see first hand the DF350A that is a fuel-injected V-6 with innovative features that include twin counter-rotating stainless steel propellers.

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    Canada C3 Sets Sail

    One week ago on June 1, the historic journey of Canada C3 began in Lake Ontario.

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    ITC Judge Determines Garmin Violated Cease-and-Desist Orders and Recommends Historic $37 Million Fine

    Determination Is the Third Finding in Favor of Navico in Its Legal Disputes with Garmin in the International Trade Commission

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    Chaparral Boats, Inc. and Robalo Boats LLC Award 2017 Scholarships

    Chaparral Boats, Inc. and Robalo Boats LLC have recently awarded $60,000 in college scholarships to six graduating seniors within the Chaparral and Robalo family.

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    New Taco Marine Transom Cross Tie Cleat

    The new Taco Marine Transom Cross Tie Cleat gets dock lines up and away from outboard motors when tying off at the stern.

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    Does your Dad need a $500 waterlife makeover?

    Post your best Dad photo on Instagram or Facebook with the hashtags #DeckOutDad, #WestMarine and #TestedTough for your chance to win.

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    Hooked on Lifejackets

    This initiative will focus on promoting the most basic of safe boating behaviours and one that has the greatest potential to save lives…wearing a lifejacket.

  • Multimedia

    Canada C3 Sets Sail

    One week ago on June 1, the historic journey of Canada C3 began in Lake Ontario.

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    Close to Hand when You Need It Most.

    No one plans to end up like the Edmund Fitzgerald, but, then again, that included the crew of the Edmund Fitzgerald.

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    Video: BoT RoP offers flush mount docking solution

    BoT RoP solves the problem of messy dock lines and bulky, toe-jamming cleats with its convenient and safe retractable mooring system.

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    Video: Versatile SlideMoor Floating Dock Bracket on Ship Shape TV

    With SlideMoor’s Floating Dock Bracket, your dock is affixed to one side only, eliminating the instability typically experienced on floating docks secured with PVC pipe.

  • Raymarine Introduces Evolution EV-150 Hydraulic Autopilot System

    Affordable autopilot system designed specifically for small- to medium-sized vessels

  • Boston Whaler introduces the 240 Dauntless Pro, an exciting new inshore/offshore fishing platform

    “It’s a tremendous fishing platform with all the strengths quintessential to a Whaler: superior ride quality, ease of operation, durability and comfort.”

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    Video: Anchor Windlass Installation

    This informative video from Jamestown TV walks through the entire installation of an electric Lewmar windlass into a small anchor locker, including both the glasswork and electrical.

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    708 Km by canoe on Lake Huron

    The video below features Edward George being interviewed about this journey before its completion in July of 2016.