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Friday, May 11, 2018

Whether going on vacation or as part of the boat testing I do for fishing magazines, a couple of times each year I equip a boat for temporary saltwater angling. It may be the family boat, a pleasure craft designed for use in freshwater, a freshwater fishing boat, or a watercraft designed for use in saltwater but a stock model that has

by: Dan Armitage, Buckeye Sportsman Radio

tags: Beyond the Lakes, East Coast, Fishing, South Coast, Travel, West Coast

Friday, May 11, 2018

The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation recently announced its 2017 Recreational Boating Report. The state reported 22 fatalities in 2017 – the same as 2016 – which had placed the Empire State 31st in the nation for boating fatalities. In 2017, unregistered craft (kayaks, canoes, stand-up

tags: Safety

Thursday, May 10, 2018

‘Intro to Boating’ and ‘Women Making Waves’ courses to be offered at Freedom Boat Club Annapolis Want to learn the basics of powerboating or brush up on your skills? The nonprofit BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water together with Freedom Boat Club Annapolis offer a choice of two fun on-water

tags: Boating 101, Education, Events

Thursday, May 10, 2018

New 303® Mold & Mildew Cleaner + Blocker quickly and safely cleans and removes tough mold and mildew stains from virtually any water-safe surface. Not only does this product clean unsightly mold and mildew stains that have already formed, it will also help prevent mold and mildew stains from reoccurring on the treated surface.

tags: Cleaners

Thursday, May 10, 2018

When the Col. James M. Schoonmaker opens for the season on May 1, 2018, we are also launching our new smartphone tour app, available free for download by searching for “schoonmaker” in your app store. Now, you can experience a tour of the Schoonmaker with added content from the palm of your hand. The app will offer a

tags: History, Lake Erie, Software & Apps

Thursday, May 10, 2018

May 31 deadline to win fishing trip and three additional grand prizes If you’re an angler or know someone who is, the countdown begins now for a chance to win big. Showing off your “best catch” could get you an action-packed fishing trip with Mark Zona, former pro angler, co-host of the Bassmaster Elite Series, and

tags: Events, Fishing

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

HydroHoist Boat Lifts, the industry leader, is seeking new dealers for several markets throughout the United States and internationally. “Our dealer network is, by far, the best in the industry,” said HydroHoist Marine Group CEO Mick Webber. “We are fortunate to have more than 500 dealers across the world –

tags: Lifts & Hoists

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

RCR now has seven locations with additions of Sandusky and Cleveland RCR Yachts, a boat dealer since 1972, has made a splash in Ohio recently by adding two new sales locations – Sandusky and Cleveland. New hires Dave Regnet and Mark Corson enter the scene as brokers, just in time for the spring rush in the boating business.

tags: Brokerage, Company Expansions, Dealerships, Lake Erie, Used Boats

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Over April 21-22, Bayview Yacht Club, organizer of the ever-popular Bell’s Beer Bayview Mackinac Race, hosted (with help from Detroit Yacht Club) a US Sailing Safety at Sea Course that literally swept away its 130 participants with a loaded schedule of activities geared toward managing risk and avoiding danger during racing or

tags: Education, Events, Safety

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Killarney Mountain Lodge has had boaters of all sorts stop at their Killarney Channel resort over the years...then there’s Mike Ranta. 47 year old Ranta would like to see Killarney become the “Paddling Capital of Canada” since his own adventures are something of history. Now residing in Killarney, Ranta took the

tags: Canoes & Kayaks, Employment News, Georgian Bay, Lake Huron