• Monsters of the Deep Part Two

    It’s said that for over 250 years, the local Ojibway have talked about a giant reptilian creature stalking the mouth of the Serpent River. To this day, it’s reported that locals at the mouth of the Serpent River still believe a giant serpent lives in a ca

  • Monsters of the Deep Pt. One

    Maybe you’re a seasoned Great Lakes boater with nothing to fear—nothing that’s water-bound and serpentine, anyway—and you’re reading this with eye rolls and shakes of your head. But after doing some digging, it has to be said there are enough locals who a

  • The Benefits of Boating

    To us boating isn’t just a hobby, it’s a lifestyle. But are we getting anything out of being on the water? Here are four ways that boating can benefit your health.

  • Top 7 Odd Attractions Near the Great Lakes

    The Great Lakes are a marvel attraction themselves but here are a few odd attractions to check out on the days you aren’t on the water.

  • Garmin Product Updates

    Garmin International, Inc. recently released a new line of products, including the BlueChart g3, LakeVü g3, GPSMAP 8600/8600xsv Series, inReach Mini Marine Bundle, and more. These many updates are being announced at the 2018 Fort Lauderdale International

  • Burlington, Ontario Part Two

    The city of Burlington is also well-known for its birding. Something pretty exciting is that bald eagles are making a comeback since they were all but locally extinct since the 1980s. Several bald eagles have overwintered consistently in the Cootes Paradi

  • Burlington, Ontario Part One

    The dazzling city of Burlington sits in a prime position between Toronto and Niagara Falls, right in the center of Ontario’s Golden Horseshoe. It’s been named the Best City of Its Size in Canada for the last five years running and was also recognized as M

  • News

    Sea Ray Celebrates Kickoff

    Sea Ray is celebrating a successful kickoff to boat show season following the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. Sea Ray and its dealers realized significant increases in sales compared to the prior year.

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    Mercury Sees Record Number of Engines at FLIBS

    Mercury Marine continues to grow its presence in key saltwater markets including a record-setting presence at the 2018 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. Mercury outboards accounted for almost half of all engines in the on-water display at last wee

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    DNR Recognizes Huron Waterloo Pathways

    The Michigan Department of Natural Resources presented a 2018 Partners in Conservation Award to the Huron Waterloo Pathways Initiative and its board chairman, Jeff Hardcastle, for the group’s positive impact on nonmotorized trail development projects in s

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    Brunswick CEO Retires

    Brunswick Corporation recently announced that Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Mark Schwabero will retire at the end of 2018, and will be succeeded by David Foulkes, president - Brunswick Marine Consumer Solutions and Chief Technology Officer.

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    US Sailing Board Names New Members

    The US Sailing Nominating Committee named new members of the National Governing Body’s Board of Directors who were officially elected on Thursday, at US Sailing’s Annual Meeting in San Francisco, hosted by the St. Francis Yacht Club. Cory Sertl (Rocheste

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    Techron Protection Plus from Chevron Hits the Market

    Just in time for the winterizing season, the new Techron Protection Plus Marine Fuel System Treatment is now available following extended development and testing. While Techron Marine stabilizes fuel up to an impressive 24 months – it is not just a storag

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    Azimut Yachts Sets Eyes on FLIBS

    Azimut yachts will be taking a total fleet of 17 yachts to the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. Three models are being debuted in the United States: the S6, a pure sports coupé featuring unprecedented technology; the Grande 25 Metri, a superyacht

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    Brunswick Begins Exciting New Endeavor with Boat Club

    Boating Services Network, the new boating services division of marine leader Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC), has launched OnBoard Boating Club and Rentals ("OnBoard"), a state-of-the-art, turnkey business platform empowering marine dealers and marinas t

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    2018 Innovation Awards

    The 2018 Innovation Awards, managed by the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) and judged by Boating Writers International (BWI), were presented at the International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX) during the annual Industry Br

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    IBEX 2018 Arrives

    IBEX 2018 is ready to open its doors. As co-owners of the event, Metstrade is ready for a week of good business and productive networking at the 28th International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX) in Tampa, Florida. More than 700 exhibitors

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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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