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Wednesday, April 4, 2018

The Third Outboard Express Cruiser in the company’s unique new line up. Bob Johnstone, founder and CEO of MJM Yachts, and son Peter, Director of Product Development, announced introduction of a quad-powered 53-foot yacht for summer 2019. With quad Mercury Verados, it is expected to reach speeds of 50 mph while offering the

tags: New Boat Models

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Surrounded by water, Wisconsin’s Door County peninsula has long been a hot spot for boaters and vacationers. Beaches, limestone bluffs, waterfront villages, and 34 named islands help give this Midwestern destination a distinctly coastal vibe. Located off the tip of the peninsula lies Washington Island, Door County’s

tags: Lake Michigan, Destination

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Edem Tsikata of Boston, Massachusetts accepts the grand prize at the Carp Tank from Gov. Rick Snyder, David Lodge, Jeff DeBoer and Dr. Denice Shaw. Governor Rick Snyder today announced the grand prize winner of the Great Lakes Invasive Carp Challenge. The solution proposed by Edem Tsikata, a software consultant at Harvard Medical

tags: Dept of Natural Resources, Environmental Impact, Fishing, Awards

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

The Moorings, the world’s premier yacht charter company, has partnered with Tropic Ocean Airways, the leading seaplane operator in the eastern United States, to offer a one-of-a-kind travel experience to guests visiting the Bahamas. The “Fly & Sail” service allows yacht charter guests to reserve a private flight

tags: Company Expansions, Destination, Travel, Caribbean Islands

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

185 organizations urge U.S. House, Senate to continue support for programs that protect drinking water for more than 30 million people Days after the passage of the fiscal year 2018 budget, which contained strong support for Great Lakes restoration programs, 185 organizations urged the U.S. Congress to continue their support for

tags: Law & Politics, Environmental Impact

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Building on the previously reported restoration of the area, The Moorings and Sunsail, two of the most trusted names in the yacht charter industry, announced the reopening of charter operations in St. Martin, beginning February 1st, 2018, just a little over four months after the Caribbean’s record-breaking hurricane activity and

tags: Charters, Travel, Caribbean Islands

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

The Toledo Yacht Club’s history dates back to the 1800’s. After a devastating fire in 1906, the old frame building was totally destroyed. In 1908, the new masonry structure was erected, which still stands today in all its history and glory. Few clubs can provide the sheltered, yet convenient, access to the Great Lakes that

tags: Yacht Club, Lake Erie

Monday, April 2, 2018

Lowrance®, a world-leading brand in fishing electronics since 1957, is starting the season with unbeatable deals on Elite-Ti fishfinder/chartplotters. Running from March 1 through May 31, 2018, the Lowrance Catch A Great Deal promotion offers up to $100 off select Elite-Ti displays. Throughout the promotion, anglers can claim a

tags: Electronics, Coupons & Discounts

Monday, April 2, 2018

With boatyards, backyards, marinas, and clubs now coming to life, spring commissioning time has arrived. Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) has a Spring Commissioning Checklist to help boaters start the season right: Before You Launch: Hose clamps should be inspected and replaced as necessary. Double clamp

tags: Engines, Safety, Boating 101

Monday, April 2, 2018

With a Fractional Yachting Program, this is possible! It is perfect for people that have dreamed about owning a yacht but could not justify the expense, or for those that would like to try out the yachting lifestyle and explore if the family would also like it. Many people are simply too busy and don’t have the time to look

by: Greg Marlo

tags: Canada, Company Expansions, Georgian Bay, Lake Huron, Lake Ontario, Boat Club

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