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Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Whether it’s the nauseating effects of motion sickness from travel, vertigo, or virtual reality that’s holding you back, you will now feel confident to stay in forward motion with the Reliefband® wearable wristband. As a proven, effective, drug-free solution for nausea, retching, and vomiting, the Reliefband wearable

tags: Clothing & Shoes

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Lowrance®, a world-leading brand in fishing electronics since 1957, recently announced the new HOOK2 series of fishfinders/chartplotters, delivering a new standard for ease of use and affordability. At the heart of the world’s easiest-to-use HOOK2 fishfinder/chartplotter series is Lowrance Autotuning sonar – a new,

tags: Electronics

Monday, November 20, 2017

As you shop for the boater in your life, whether for the holidays, a birthday, or other special occasion, here are some gift ideas that any water enthusiast would love to receive: Mantus Backpack Features: • 100% Waterproof Main Compartment • 50 Liters of Storage • High Quality Waterproof TPU Material • 1 Way

tags: Accessories, Books & Charts, Clothing & Shoes, Furniture, Safety

Monday, November 20, 2017

Catchable rainbow and brown trout were released today at Malabar Farm in Lucas as part of a pilot project to evaluate both species’ suitability for future stockings in the area, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). The Inn Pond across from Malabar Farm Restaurant received 300 rainbow trout, and Switzer

by: Ohio DNR

tags: Fishing, Lake Erie

Friday, November 17, 2017

A product that every boater should have, the patented Hydro-Shield is a skeg-mounted hydro-foil that protects a boat’s propeller, improves its performance, and protects marine mammals from injury or death. The skeg-mounted hydro-foil gets a boat up on plane quicker, improving visibility, fuel economy, and handling for all kinds

tags: Accessories, Environmental Impact, Propellers

Thursday, November 16, 2017

It’s hard to believe this is my 36th edition of the “Classic Corner” since I started writing this column in the Winter Issue of 2012. At that time, I had one goal in mind: to entice our Great Lakes Scuttlebutt readership to consider giving the antique and classic boating hobby some consideration. Maybe our readers

by: Captain Dennis J. Mykols

tags: Antique & Classic Boats

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Protect your investment! Maintain the gorgeous look of your SC Wake SeaDek installation with SC Wake Boat Juice. SC Wake partnered with a professional factory with 50+ years of chemical experience to create this safe, effective, non-toxic, and environmentally friendly (CA Prop 65 compliant) cleaning option formulated for removing the

tags: Cleaners

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS), the nation’s largest advocacy, services and safety group for recreational boaters, estimates that more than 63,000 recreational boats were damaged or destroyed as a result of both Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma, with a combined dollar damage estimate of $655 million

tags: Environmental Impact, Insurance, Salvage, South Coast

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

The boats are now out and boaters in the greater Toledo, Detroit, and southeast Michigan areas are wondering where to get their props repaired. With Wolverine Propellers/Ron Jacobs’ recent retirement (we wish you well, Ron), NorthCoast Prop Tech in Huron, Ohio, can provide you with Prop Scan propeller repair technology and

tags: Lake Erie, Propellers

Monday, November 13, 2017

If you love the thrill of the chase and the sensation of victory, then add a twist to your next vacation charter and join in the racing regattas held annually throughout the Caribbean. These events will allow you to immerse yourself into the heart of the action, whether you choose to race or watch the excitement from your yacht.

tags: Charters, Destination, Sailing