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Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Over 50 marina owners, operators, and other members of the boating community gathered at Sandusky Yacht Club on Wednesday February 21 st for the Second Annual Ohio Clean Marinas Conference and Awards Ceremony. The Ohio Clean Marinas Program (OCMP) invited marinas and boaters from across the state to attend the one-day conference

tags: Awards, Environmental Impact

Monday, April 9, 2018

Offshore Sailing School CEO and President, Doris Colgate, announced the appointment of three new members to its Executive Management team, and several additions and promotions in its sales and operations staff at headquarters and its branch teaching locations. Colgate commented, “We are delighted to add experienced, dynamic

tags: Awards, Company Expansions, Sailing

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Edem Tsikata of Boston, Massachusetts accepts the grand prize at the Carp Tank from Gov. Rick Snyder, David Lodge, Jeff DeBoer and Dr. Denice Shaw. Governor Rick Snyder today announced the grand prize winner of the Great Lakes Invasive Carp Challenge. The solution proposed by Edem Tsikata, a software consultant at Harvard Medical

tags: Fishing, Awards, Dept of Natural Resources, Environmental Impact

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

MarineMax Fort Myers, MarineMax Port Clinton, and MarineMax Naples were recently named as the top three U.S. dealers of Galeon Yachts. Established in 1982, Galeon remains a privately-owned company specializing in constructing luxury yacht and motorboats. With clear vision and steady growth, they have reached employment of over 800

tags: Awards

Friday, March 23, 2018

Lowrance®, a world-leader in fishing electronics since 1957, continued its domination of America’s tournament-fishing circuit as Lowrance Pro Jordan Lee mounted an epic comeback to claim the 2018 Bassmaster Classic Championship. Held on South Carolina’s Lake Hartwell, March 16-18, Lee’s winning three-day total of

tags: Awards, Electronics, Fishing

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

BRP, a world leader in powersports, recently announced Evinrude will be inducted into the Space Technology Hall of Fame® during the Space Foundation’s 34th Space Symposium in Colorado Springs, Colo., on April 19. As a 2018 Organization Inductee, Evinrude will be honored for the company’s role in commercializing the

tags: Awards, Engines

Monday, March 19, 2018

The Manufacturing Institute has announced that Valerie Harriell, vice president of human resources for Volvo Penta of the Americas, has been named one of the top women in U.S. manufacturing for 2018. Harriell and the other honorees will be recognized at the 6th Annual Women in Manufacturing STEP (Science, Technology, Engineering and

tags: Awards

Monday, March 19, 2018

The Manufacturing Institute is recognizing Shelley Tubaugh, marketing vice president at Grady-White Boats, as one of the marine industry’s honorees for 2017 STEP Ahead Awards at a gala in Washington, D.C., April 20, 2018. The institute is affiliated with the National Association of Manufacturers. This is the second year in a row

tags: Awards

Friday, March 16, 2018

During the month of January each year, ValvTect Petroleum Products acknowledges and awards one of their growing family of certified marinas marketing ValvTect Marine Fuels with the Marina of the Year Award. The award recognizes a single marina not only for its commitment to business and to the community, but also for the exceptional

tags: Awards, Lake Michigan

Monday, March 5, 2018

After a lengthy survey gathering data from millions of online guest reviews covering all types of Canadian lodging, Australian based HotelsCombined has awarded The Sportsman’s Inn their official Recognition of Excellence for 2018. This award is in recognition of consistently achieving the highest standards, representing the top

tags: Awards, Destination