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  • Sailing the Great Lakes Part Two

    One of the good things about sailing in and around the Islands in Lake Erie is that you have both easy and beautiful sailing as well as some navigational challenges if you want them. The sail between Middle Bass and North Bass Islands often reminds me of

  • Sailing the Great Lakes Part One

    The Great Lakes, from Ontario to Superior and all in between, provide us with a variety of sailing and cruising grounds unrivaled anywhere on the planet, but I imagine most of our readers are already aware of this.

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    RBFF Boat Registration Program Brings More Than 50,000 Boats Back to the Water

    The Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation (RBFF) announced yesterday that its Boat Registration Reactivation Program enticed 50,462 boat owners with lapsed registrations to renew their registration and get back on the water. This year’s program saw le

  • 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.

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    West Marine Hires Veteran Retailer Ken Seipel as CEO

    West Marine, the world’s largest premier boating supply retailer, has hired retail executive Ken Seipel as CEO. Seipel is an experienced leader with a strong track record helping grow privately held retail companies, as well as Fortune 500 brands. He was

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    Scout's New Plant Is Up and Running

    The new plant at Scout Boats’ South Carolina campus is up and running, and has already cranked out hull No. 1 of the new 530 LXF, which won’t officially debut until the Miami International Boat Show in February.

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    Moores Yachts Introduces the New M30

    James P. Moores, founder and president of Moores Marine, a premier vintage yacht restoration yard, is delighted to announce the opening of his new company, Moores Yachts, and the inception of its first yacht, the new M30.

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    Azimut Yachts Grows in the U.S.

    After a few weeks of negotiations, prompted by the activity at the Fort Lauderdale Boat Show, the shipyard announces a US sales success of US $50 million. The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, the leading boat show in the United States, confirms th

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    Evinrude Dealers on the Great Lakes Recipients of Yearly Award

    Evinrude announced today the recipients of their Program Year 2018 Dealer of the Year awards; recognizing the Evinrude dealer network in the U.S. and Canada for excellence in sales and support. Award categories are further broken down into district, regio

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    RBFF Boat Registration Program Brings More Than 50,000 Boats Back to the Water

    The Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation (RBFF) announced yesterday that its Boat Registration Reactivation Program enticed 50,462 boat owners with lapsed registrations to renew their registration and get back on the water. This year’s program saw le

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    Don't Miss the 2019 Progressive Chicago Boat, RV & Sail Show

    The 2019 Progressive® Chicago Boat, RV & Sail Show drops anchor at McCormick Place from January 9 – 13, 2019 and you don't want to miss it. This year’s show is packed with more than 600 boats, 100 RVs, sailing and boating educational opportunities, plus t

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    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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