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Wednesday, August 30, 2017

The battle to protect your boat’s engine is not over. Right now, the Environmental Protection Agency is asking for public comments on the amount of ethanol that must be blended into the nation’s fuel supply for 2018, and Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) is urging recreational boaters to speak up and be

tags: Fuel Treatments

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Wow, what a year 2017 has been in the ‘Antique and Classic Boat Show’ world. So many shows have hit major milestones in their longevity of providing outstanding venues for exhibitors and spectators alike. The efforts put forth year after year after year is a testament to all the dedicated members found in A.C.B.S. Chapters

tags: Antique & Classic Boats, Boat Show, Anniversaries

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: East Coast, Boat Show

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

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: Great Lakes, Software & Apps, Beyond the Lakes

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: Sailing, South Coast, Education

Thursday, August 24, 2017

The Department of Natural Resources invites Michigan residents to contribute to conservation efforts by reporting their fish and wildlife observations with the new Eyes in the Field application. Available at michigan.gov/eyesinthefield, the application replaces 15 separate observation forms the DNR had been using to gather important

tags: Great Lakes, Software & Apps, Dept of Natural Resources

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Summer is here and that means boating season is in full swing. As the weather continues to warm up, more owners will be taking their boats out on the waves. If you haven’t taken your boat out for a while, it's a good idea to put your watercraft through a full safety inspection to make sure all the working parts are still

tags: Great Lakes, Fuel Treatments

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Offshore Sailing School and Jeanneau America have joined together to provide a premium learning experience for those who want to own or charter sailing yachts. At the 2017 U.S. Sailboat Show in Annapolis, Maryland, Offshore Sailing School will take delivery of the newest addition to its cruising course fleet - a four-cabin Jeanneau

tags: Sailing, Education

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: Beyond the Lakes, Awards