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Tuesday, October 17, 2017

In our continuing efforts to enhance our growing portfolio of manufacturing facilities I am very pleased to announce the promotion of Theo Vanden Hoven to the position of Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Theo has been with CMP for over 9 years and in that time has been responsible for Finance, IT and Supply Chain. As CFO, Theo will

by: Michelle Tian, Marketing Manager of CMP

tags: Employment News

Monday, October 16, 2017

Great Lakes Yacht Club is a diverse sail and power boat club offering yachting amenities at an affordable price in a supportive, enjoyable, family-friendly environment. A hidden paradise in the heart of the Nautical Mile, close to nearby freeways, Great Lakes Yacht Club has quick access to Lake St. Clair making it easy to enjoy your

tags: Lake Erie, Yacht Club

Monday, October 16, 2017

As cooler weather arrives, New York Sea Grant Extension of Cornell University offers eight tips that water enthusiasts, particularly those who kayak, canoe or use a rowboat as well as stream and ice anglers, can follow to enhance their seasonal water safety. Water that is less than 70 degrees Fahrenheit can lower body temperature and

tags: Safety, Applicable Everywhere, Great Lakes

Friday, October 13, 2017

Larsen Marine’s 16th Annual Jeanneau Rendezvous was a well-attended event brought together Jeanneau owners throughout the Midwest for a summer celebration. Hosted in different ports on Lake Michigan each year by Larsen Marine, this year’s destination was in beautiful Holland, Mich. at Eldean Shipyard. A total of 15

tags: Events, Lake Erie

Friday, October 13, 2017

Spring Brook Marina proudly hosted their 3rd Annual Prestige Owners’ Getaway this year on July 21– 23 in Sheboygan, Wis. Building on the success of the last two trips, Spring Brook’s trip has proven to be the event of the summer and continues to grow. With 21 Prestige Yachts and 76 guests in attendance, Sheboygan

tags: Events, Lake Michigan

Friday, October 13, 2017

The National Sailing Hall of Fame (NSHOF) celebrated its seventh class of Inductees on Sunday, September 24, during ceremonies hosted by New York Yacht Club at their magnificent Harbour Court clubhouse in Newport. The backdrop for the Induction could not have been more fitting: a busy Newport harbor on a glorious early fall afternoon.

tags: Awards, Sailing

Thursday, October 12, 2017

So, while the news says the current state of the economy is improving, you’re still in no position to buy a new rig? Many are in the same boat. Even if you’re doing okay, you might tend to be more cautious about your lifestyle, your spending habits, and yes, even your favorite passions… boating and fishing. While

by: John Tiger

tags: Do It Yourself (DIY), Electronics

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources' Fisheries Division has released its draft five-year strategic plan that will guide its future management activities. This draft plan expands on the division's 2013-2017 effort, “Charting the Course: Fisheries Division’s Framework for Managing Aquatic Resources.” It can be

tags: Law & Politics, Dept of Natural Resources, Fishing

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show®, the top annual boating event for the global marine industry and consumers, is about to elevate the show experience even further. Informa Exhibitions, the company that manages and produces the show, has announced plans to enhance the five-day event and support year-round interaction

tags: Boat Show, South Coast

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, called FLIBS for short, is the largest in-water boat show in the world, attracting a global audience of approximately 100,000 boating enthusiasts who share a common interest in life on the water. The show draws an impressively diverse, international crowd of buyers, sellers and new

tags: Boat Show, South Coast