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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

Monday, September 18, 2017

Maximo Marina is sited on St. Petersburg, Florida's quiet southwest side, in the Skyway Marina District. The historic harbor is going through a multi-phase, $25M renovation. The overhaul includes revised infrastructure and a slip reconfiguration with state-of-the-art 4-Post Boat Lifts from market leader Golden Boat Lifts. The

tags: South Coast, Company Expansions, Lifts & Hoists, Marina

Friday, September 1, 2017

With Hurricane Harvey finally headed inland, the storm has left behind damaged recreational boats in its wake. The BoatUS Catastrophe Team now on the ground in Texas reports that Aransas Pass, Port Aransas, and Rockport are the hardest hit areas for recreational boats and salvage operations have begun. To help affected boat owners

tags: Environmental Impact, Salvage, South Coast

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Freedom Boat Club, North America’s oldest and largest boat club with 16,000+ members in 23 states and Canada, is pleased to announce the recent addition of Jeanneau Outboard Powerboats to its approved and preferred roster of boat brands. Jeanneau joins a growing list of leading boat and engine brands featured in Freedom Boat

tags: Lake Erie, Beyond the Lakes, Boat Club, Company Expansions

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

The TrawlerFest boat show and seminar series returns to the Chesapeake Bay for five days this fall. TrawlerFest-Bay Bridge happens Tuesday through Saturday, Sept. 26–30, and includes signature in-depth seminars and a boat show dedicated to the cruising lifestyle. Dozens of new and used cruising powerboats will be featured on

tags: Boat Show, East Coast

Monday, August 28, 2017

The Moorings, the world’s premier yacht charter company, has been participating in the Leukemia Cup Regatta for more than 10 years. This year, they are proud to serve as an official national sponsor of this charitable sailing event. The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s annual Leukemia Cup Regatta is a series of lively

tags: Racing, Sailing, Beyond the Lakes, Charity, Charters

Friday, August 25, 2017

Snag-A-Slip, an online boat slip reservation company, today announced the launch of its apps for iOS and Android mobile devices. The new apps cement the company’s dedication to mobile development and improving the customer experience while on the water. In addition to its mobile app launch, Snag-A-Slip today also rolled out its

tags: Beyond the Lakes, Great Lakes, Software & Apps

Friday, August 25, 2017

Offshore Sailing School President and CEO, Doris Colgate, announced that the company has formalized a relationship with Freedom Boat Club’s 17 SW Florida – Corporate-Owned Clubs to offer members 40% savings on Offshore Sailing’s Learn to Sail certification course tuition. Freedom Boat Club is the largest and oldest

tags: Education, Sailing, South Coast

Monday, August 21, 2017

The Coast Guard Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to the education and welfare of all Coast Guard members and their families, announced that in 2017, it has awarded a record 166 new scholarships. Combined with ten multi-year scholarship recipients and three Fallen Heroes Scholars, the Foundation is currently assisting

tags: Awards, Beyond the Lakes