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  • What Lies Beneath

    Finding the perfect flooring for your boat can be difficult. Weather conditions, especially in the Great Lakes region, mean it is important to find flooring that is resistant to damage caused by water and UV rays.

  • These Are A Few Of My Favorite Things

    There are a few things that are required by the USCG to be on a boat such as flares, life jackets, fire extinguishers, etc. There are other safety related items that are required by various states. Ohio, for example, requires an anchor on most vessels. Bu

  • Romp’s Lake Erie Marina, Vermillion, Ohio

    Robb and Laura Romp were planning on spending time with friends when they were invited to dinner at the Lagoons in Vermillion, Ohio, in 1956. What they walked away with was a legacy of a marina that would be kept in the family for years to come.

  • All-new PRESTIGE 590 Released

    At the Fort Lauderdale Boat Show, Groupe Beneteau and its boat division’s 11 brand offerings – with over 200 recreational models – had plenty to showcase. The Florida show last November, affectionately referred to in the boating industry as FLIBS, has bec

  • Harbor Centre Marina, Sheboygan, Wis.

    Harbor Centre Marina is the perfect stop for Great Lakes boaters exploring Lake Michigan.

  • New Techron Marine Storage Video

    This new video takes a look deep inside a boat’s fuel system and engine and addresses the issues boaters need to know when storing their boats over the winter or anytime it’s going to be “on the hard” for a while. It ties in the benefits of Techron Marin

  • Boat or Car, Carrying a SUP Has Never Been Easier

    For pleasure or exercise, stand-up paddleboards (SUPs) are a fun and easy way to get out onto the water. But being rather large and heavy, transporting them on a car or boat can be tricky. With SeaSucker's Board Rack and Ozy Mount, it's simple to carry SU

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    Fresh Air From Webasto in New Coastal Craft

    When Coastal Craft drew the lines for its new 33 Express, it included a Series 60 sunroof and FCF Platinum air conditioning system from Webasto.

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    New Bill Helps Boaters' Taxes Fund Boating Programs

    A newly introduced bipartisan bill aims to examine and report on the increasing use of non-motorized vessels and their impacts on recreational boat launches, and look at user conflicts and how funds are used to support non-motorized boating safety progra

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    Argos Nautic 396 Yachting

    In a world of imitation, the Argos Nautic 396 Yachting stands apart. As a RIB tender, it's an overachiever that'll outperform all comers in its class. But its uniqueness lies in its striking lines and panther-like stance.

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    Boston Whaler to debut all-new 405 Conquest at the 2019 Ft. Lauderdale International Boat Show

    With a bold new model making its world premiere, an increased presence on-water at the Bahia Mar, and twenty boats on display across two locations, Boston Whaler plans to make a big impression on visitors to the 2019 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Sho

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    Getting Onto and Off a Boat Has Never Been Safer

    Getting onto and off a boat is difficult, especially when it's moving or for those with limited mobility. Falls are common and can be quite dangerous. With the Safashor Dock Model, boarding and exiting a vessel has never been safer. Permanently mounted to

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    OSS Audio Features New Touchscreen Bluetooth Marine Gauge Digital Media AM/FM Receiver

    Ideal for marine and powersports applications, the multi-functional and weatherproof IPX6-rated MGV550B features internal 60W, 4-channel amplification and numerous wireless and hard wired Options to play your music anywhere

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    MarineMax Becomes a Repair Provider for BoatUS Marine Insurance Members

    Every hurricane season, some boat owners are faced with the need to file insurance claims and get their boats repaired. To make that process easier, MarineMax has now become a Repair Provider for BoatUS Marine Insurance Program members, who may get help

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    A New Partnership

    Premier Marine and Scanstrut Inc today announced their wireless technology partnership that will enable a new generation of pontoon boaters to keep their cell-phones safe and charged onboard.

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    Something Big is Coming to Fort Lauderdale - The Aquila 70

    Aquila, the global leader in the power catamaran market, announces plans for a 21-meter (70-foot) luxury yacht built for exploring the world.

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    Grady-White's Canyon 336

    Grady-White Redesigns the Canyon 336 Making an Exceptional Family Sportfisher Even Better

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    Grady-White's Freedom 285

    Grady-White introduces the totally redesigned Freedom 285–a deluxe 28- foot dual console that has been, and continues to be, a phenomenal boat for families who enjoy water sports, leisure activities, fishing and cruising to dinner on the waterfront. The n

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    Grady-White's Canyon 326

    Grady-White’s New Canyon 326 Emerges as a Modern Center Console with Sleek Style, Innovative Design, and Ultimate Comfort.

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    Git-Rot Restores Wood to Original Strength

    Classic boats are renowned for gleaming brightwork, but even modern fiberglass boats can still utilize wood in structural elements. In a moist environment, fungi can easily take hold and begin to rot the fibers. To stave off serious and expensive damage,

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    Pop-Up LED Bow Lights Update the Look of Any Boat

    One quick and easy way to update the look of a boat is to replace an old, dated bow light. When upgrading to a compact LED Pop-Up Bow Light from Accon Marine, owners get the added safety of retractable hardware.

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    BOSS Audio Systems Launches New Bluetooth Amplifier and Complete All-Terrain/Marine Speaker System

    Ideal for the trail or the water, the weatherproof 4-Channel 500-Watt (MAX) BPS4B amplifier includes Bluetooth audio streaming; the BPS4BSK. It also includes a pair of MR6B 180 Watt (MAX) 6.5-Inch marinized full range speakers.

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    Sea Ray Introduces Brand-New Sundancer 320 Coupe Outboard Model

    Continuing its celebration of 60 years of remarkably crafted boats, Sea Ray will officially debut the newest addition to the Sundancer family, the Sundancer 320 Coupe Outboard, at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, Oct. 30–Nov. 3. Prior to the o

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  • Great Lakes Ice Cutter

    Winter time is rough because we aren't able to get out on our favorite lakes the way we normally enjoy - our boats lazily crawling across the water as we take in the summer sun. Our boats are hidden away and winterized and some of us hide away in our home

  • Sea Ray Releases New Video: We Are Sea Ray

    A few days ago, Sea Ray released a video called “We Are Sea Ray” to celebrate their upcoming 60th anniversary in 2019 and the reinvention of their brand by Brunswick. This video comes after difficult times for the boat manufacturer and what seemed like an

  • Great Lakes Ghost Stories

    The world’s most treacherous lakes are no stranger to the ghosts and spirits we love to hear about this time of year. With Halloween just around the corner, you may want to remember these tales of haunted ships, ghost sightings and spooky lighthouses to s

  • GLB's December Gift Guide Gives Back To Veterans

    Sword & Plough works with veterans to repurpose thousands of pounds of military surplus into fashionable bags for men and women. The company recycles military surplus, incorporates that fabric into stylish bag designs and donates 10 percent of profits bac

  • With The Gales Of November Remembered

    With cold moving into the Great Lakes well before November this year, the 42 year anniversary of the loss of the Edmund Fitzgerald and 29 crew members is fresh on our minds.

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    View from Above: Port of Newcastle, Ontario

    Looks like Port of Newcastle, Ontario, is beautiful even in the winter months! Check out this great drone footage from Tim Reesor, taken in January 2017. Keep an eye out for the full Guided Tour of this cozy spot on Lake Ontario in our December issue of G

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    National Weather Service Simplifies Winter Hazard Warnings

    Beginning this winter, the NWS will issue shorter messages following a shorter format that will address the what, where and when of winter hazards. The hazard and its impacts will always be found at the top of the message, including actions you can take.

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    Tips For Fall Boating Safety

    From the Canadian Safe Boating Council comes a few good tips on safely extending your boating season.