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Tuesday, February 6, 2018

February 15-19, 2018 marks the 51st Anniversary of the DULUTH BOAT, SPORTS, TRAVEL & RV SHOW at the DECC in Duluth, Minn. As always, the show will be held in conjunction with the Northland Outdoors Duluth Deer Classic. One ticket gains you admission to both of these great shows making this event the best entertainment value in

tags: Boat Show, Lake Superior

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Stillwater, Minnesota, is located 30 minutes east of the Twin Cities, Minneapolis and St.Paul, on the border of Wisconsin and Minnesota along the National Scenic Riverway and Byway of the St. Croix River. The St. Croix River connects to the Mississippi River 25 miles south in Hastings, Minnesota… so, technically, you can travel

Monday, February 5, 2018

Weems & Plath, one of the oldest marine companies in the United States, is proud to announce its 90th anniversary. Over the course of 90 years, Weems & Plath has always been headquartered in Annapolis. What started modestly in the home of Captain Philip Van Horn Weems and Margaret Thackray Weems on State Circle (only 3-miles

tags: Anniversaries

Monday, February 5, 2018

Looking to explore some of the bluest crystal water this side of the equator? You’ve come to the right coast. Located two and a half hours southwest of Toronto and one hour north of Detroit, find out what has thousands of boaters setting their sails for Sarnia-Lambton. Home to the largest Canadian city on Lake Huron, here

tags: Destination, Lake Huron

Monday, February 5, 2018

The Weems & Plath CrewWatcher man overboard (MOB) system (CrewWatcher) received the prestigious DAME Design Award in the Lifesaving and Safety category at the METSTRADE show in Amsterdam. In choosing CrewWatcher for this award the DAME Jury said, “CrewWatcher should be the winner because of the particularly simple and

tags: Awards, Safety, Software & Apps

Friday, February 2, 2018

Port Whitby Marina is an award winning 420 slip facility. Located within Whitby Harbour, the marina can handle vessels small and large, up to 70 feet in length. The marina has been in existence since 1978 and has undergone major improvements in recent years, including a modern 6100 sqft clubhouse, new floating piers, and new barbecue

tags: Destination, Lake Ontario

Friday, February 2, 2018

The anticipated Horizon PC74 will make its global debut alongside the brand new RP11 superyacht and head-turning FD85 motoryacht at the 2018 Miami Yacht Show. PC74 Three Horizon yacht models will make their Miamidebut along Collins Avenue at the 2018 Miami Yacht Show. This year marks the 30th anniversary ofthe annual in-water luxury

tags: Boat Show, New Boat Models

Thursday, February 1, 2018

"I hate boats!" I shouted at no one in particular. But, since Jody was the only other person aboard the Lost Soul when I said it, she responded. "Okay, what happened now?" “That's it. We're selling this piece of junk! After spending close to $200,000 fixing the silly boat, I just found some dry rot in the crew quarters!" And

by: Bob Bitchin

tags: Lifestyle, Sailing

Thursday, February 1, 2018

If a boater has an emergency on the water, there’s no better way than to call for help than with a Digital Selective Calling (DSC) VHF radio which can give rescuers critical GPS location information. But that doesn’t mean these technologies come without a few quirks, especially when buying or selling a boat with DSC-VHF

tags: Boating 101

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Ingredients 8 oz Chorizo, cooked 8 oz Monterey Jack Cheese, shredded (See Note) 8 oz Pepper Jack Cheese, shredded (See Note) 8 oz Cream Cheese, softened 1/2 Cup Milk 1/2 Cup Salsa 1/2 Cup Cilantro, finely diced Scallions for garnish Instructions Cook chorizo in a skillet on medium-high heat, drain and set aside. Spray a large

by: Rebecca Lopez, The Crafted Sparrow

tags: Recipes

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