June 30, 2019
Web Exclusive IBEX Announces Details of 2019 Industry Breakfast and Awards Ceremony: Sam Potolicchio to Keynote Annual Industry Breakfast at International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition & Conference in Tampa, Florida
The International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX), announced today the details of its annual Industry Breakfast and Awards Ceremony. Scheduled for opening day of this year’s show in the Grand Ballroom of the Tampa Waterside Marriott Hotel,
June 27, 2019| Published in the June 2018 issue
Brady L. Kay Eagle Pointe Harbor: How the Watt family put this marina on the map
For most boaters the main purpose for heading to the marina is to escape work stress, everyday worries and anything else that may bog us down during a typical work week. If you’re not able to relax and unwind when you head to your boat, then you’re probab
June 26, 2019
Web Exclusive Pat Dieselman Honored with BoatUS/NWSA 2019 Leadership in Women’s Sailing Award at Women’s Sailing Conference: More than 100 women gathered to learn, network and celebrate
More than 100 women sailors gathered recently at Corinthian Yacht Club (CYC) for the National Women’s Sailing Association (NWSA) 18th annual Women’s Sailing Conference and honored one of their own, Pat Dieselman of Ipswich, Massachusetts, with the 2019 B
June 23, 2019
Web Exclusive Trade Only Today Editors Fortress anchors offering direct-to-consumer sales
Fortress Marine Anchors launched a direct-to-consumer sales platform on its new website, which features a selection guide and informational videos.
June 22, 2019
Web Exclusive MBIA Chair represents boating for new Office of Outdoor Recreation Industry
Patti Smith, VP of Silver Spray Sports in Fenton, Mich., and Chairperson of the Michigan Boating Industries Association, represents the boating industry on the Outdoor Recreation Advisory Council, now responsible for making recommendations to the newly cr
June 20, 2019
Capt. James “Jimmer” Kennedy Takes the Helm of 5 Local TowBoatUS Locations: Service provides on-water assistance in the heart of a Great Lakes recreational boating mecca
June 19, 2019| Published in the October 2018 issue
Emily FitzPatrick Kincardine Marina, Kincardine, Ontario: Three reasons to get away
Do you ever dream of escaping town and running away to a place where you could get lost and simply be a tourist? Well, you might not be able to get lost in Kincardine since it’s a small town, but you can certainly enjoy the touristy feel and the array of
June 16, 2019| Published in the February 2018 issue
Emily FitzPatrick Gem Beach Marina, Port Clinton, Ohio: A resort-like atmosphere
Who doesn’t dream of relaxing on the beach after a nice long day of boating over the summer on the Great Lakes? That’s right, no one. We all want to take part in the joys of perfecting tan lines, scrounging the shoreline for shells, and enjoying some seri
June 15, 2019
ASA Electronics Introduces New App Ready Marine Audio Stereo
ASA Electronics is bringing modern technology and style to the boating industry with the Marine Audio MA110 App Ready Bluetooth Stereo. The MA110 supports up to four speakers with 160 watts of power to pump up the volume on the water.
June 13, 2019| Published in the October 2018 issue
Legendary Waters Resort & Casino, Red Cliff, Wisconsin: Is it your turn to get lucky?
Legendary Waters Resort & Casino not only has a hotel, restaurant, and marina, welcoming boaters from all over, but also a casino where you can see if the slots are falling in your favor.
June 12, 2019
Help Your Local Boating Community Be Safe and Clean With a BoatUS Foundation Grant: Grassroots Grants applications accepted year-round
Would you like to help boaters be safe and keep waters clean in your local area? Begun over 25 years ago and one of the longest-running boating community grant programs, the BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water Grassroots Grant program pro
June 11, 2019
Web Exclusive Argos Nautic Tenders are an Expression of Quality
There's nothing wrong with a knock-about wristwatch, but it doesn't fit with a made-to-measure Savile Row suit. The same holds true with a tender. It may be utilitarian in nature, but like a fine timepiece, it's part an overall expression of quality, repr
June 10, 2019
Web Exclusive Daughter Donates Dad's Boat for Safety Education Campaign: Gift Honors WWII Veteran and Career Educator
Barbara Wood's dad the late Robert H. Wood, a WWII veteran and career educator, loved teaching and boating, and, so, she has donated his 1967 Evinrude Playmate runabout for New York Sea Grant's award-winning Discover Clean and Safe Boating public educatio
June 09, 2019
Web Exclusive Boaters Aren’t the Only Ones Getting Heavier: Outboard Engines Catch Up: BoatUS says be careful when repowering
One year ago the U.S. Coast Guard required new recreational boats to have more floatation to support the increased weight of newer four-stroke outboards if the boat becomes swamped. Now the agency is implementing those changes as reported in the Spring 20
June 08, 2019
Be like Eco Evie
Have you ever wanted to make a difference? Eight-year-old “Eco Evie” makes it look easy. Evie and her Girl Scout troop came through for clean water last month. The crew joined an Adopt-a-Beach cleanup at Milwaukee’s Bradford Beach, where they removed buck
June 07, 2019
Web Exclusive Loyalist Cove Marina
April 2019 marked the 20th anniversary of Dave and Michelle Hinton operating Loyalist Cove Marina, located in the quaint, historical Village of Bath, just west of the entrance to the St Lawrence River and Thousand Islands in Ontario.
June 06, 2019
On the Watch for Whitehawk: A 105’ Ketch Has Entered the Bell’s Beer Bayview Mackinac Race and Will Make the Great Lakes her Unlikely Home
With an entry deadline of June 4, more than 205 sailboats have registered for the July 20 Bell’s Beer Bayview Mackinac Race, and the largest of them is the 105’ custom ketchWhitehawk. When she was built in 1978 in Rockland, Maine, the timeless, clipper-bo
June 05, 2019| Published in the June 2019 issue
Brady L. Kay All-New Regal 38 XO: Commanding a new segment of the marketplace
To take command by definition is to exercise a dominating influence or direct authority and Regal Boats has clearly taken charge with its latest offering in the company’s revolutionary XO Series. While some manufacturers simply convert a popular sterndriv
June 05, 2019
Web Exclusive Nova Luxe Yachts Responds Proactively to Chinese Tariffs
With trade talks between the US and China stalled and heavy tariffs being levied on imported goods, Nova Luxe Yachts has taken a proactive, multi-pronged approach to counter the situation. It modifies how the company would work in the future with Chinese-
June 04, 2019
Web Exclusive Registration Opens for IBEX 2019: International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition & Conference to Display the Latest Products, Technology, and Innovation in the Marine Industry this October in
Registration is now open for the 29th International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX), being held October 1-3 at the Tampa Convention Center. North America’s largest trade event for recreational marine industry professionals, IBEX is owned an
June 03, 2019
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Help us out by taking a short survey and watch your answer be featured in our next issue of Great Lakes Boating.
June 02, 2019
Web Exclusive Coastguard Seeks Participants: Coast Guard seeks participants for Straits of Mackinac ports and waterways assessment worksho
The U.S. Coast Guard is soliciting for members of the public to participate in a Ports and Waterways Safety Assessment (PAWSA) workshop for the Straits of Mackinac that will take place in St. Ignace, Michigan, July 24 and 25.
June 01, 2019
Evinrude Takes Part in American Boating Congress
Evinrude announced today that Tracy Crocker, president of the BRP Marine Group; Jeff Wasil, engineering manager in Emissions Testing, Certification and Regulatory Development for BRP Evinrude; and James Irwin, president of Alumacraft attended the American