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Tuesday, February 27, 2018

The former U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Acushnet, having been retired from Coast Guard service in 2011, has now been re-acquired by a non-profit organization and is being re-fitted and re-purposed to meet new global challenges in environmental protection and law enforcement. “This noble ship, the Acushnet, will now become the

tags: Charity, Company Expansions

Monday, February 26, 2018

The leading independent marine manufacturer – and Garmin – the global leader in satellite navigation – have unveiled something truly unique; the ability to receive smart notifications at the helm on the integrated touch screens of Scout’s 380 LXF luxury center console model thanks to the new Garmin

tags: Company Expansions, Software & Apps

Monday, February 19, 2018

Saugatuck Douglas Area Convention & Visitors Bureau website highlights the unique character and magic of visiting the "Art Coast of Michigan" Exploring the Saugatuck, Michigan, region just got a lot easier as the Saugatuck Douglas Area Convention & Visitors Bureau launched its newly re-designed official website,

tags: Company Expansions

Saturday, February 17, 2018

Volvo Penta’s Easy Connect mobile app will make its North American debut at the 2018 Miami International Boat Show. The new Easy Connect interface and app allows boat owners to view boat, engine and route data right on their mobile devices, both onboard and at home. When used onboard, Easy Connect gives a convenient concise

tags: Company Expansions, Software & Apps

Friday, February 16, 2018

Previous to the expansion, Hall’s Sport Center (HSC) only offered outside storage and inside, cold storage. Indoor, heated storage has always been in high demand in west Michigan and now HSC can finally offer this upgrade to the west Michigan marketplace. HSC now has a total of 36,500 sq. ft. of indoor, HEATED storage! The new

tags: Company Expansions, Lake Michigan

Friday, February 16, 2018

Seven Marine today unveiled its Seven Outboard Portfolio in a press conference at the Miami International Boat Show, including two brand new models, running at 527 and 577hp, and a redesigned and enhanced 627hp model. Amidst a growing market interest in high-power outboards for larger boats, this innovative portfolio provides more

tags: Company Expansions, Engines, Events

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Boatsetter has launched its new website succeeding the Boatbound acquisition which was completed on Aug. 1, 2017. Following the largest acquisition in the U.S., Boatsetter has now expanded its market presence to a staggering 600+ rental locations domestically and 66 locations internationally - and the startup is still growing. The

tags: Company Expansions

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

The 2018 Real Racine Activities Guide is better than ever! This 70-page, full-color magazine is loaded with photos and stories about year-round family fun all over Racine County. New features include "Meet Me There," a look a favorite casual meeting spots, and "Racine County Makers," a set of short profiles on products hand-crafted

tags: Company Expansions, Destination, Lake Michigan

Friday, January 19, 2018

North South Nautical Group Inc. is pleased to announce the expansion of their yacht brokerage services to the Province of Quebec, with the addition of Richard Poirier to the North South team. Operating under the North South Yacht Sales (NSYS) banner, Montreal will be the newest office for NSYS, which currently has brokerage

tags: Company Expansions

Thursday, January 18, 2018

The Catawba Moorings is proud to announce the addition of World Cat to their new boat lineup. World Cat is a builder of express, dual console and center console catamarans, built for the rugged water of Lake Erie. They range in sizes from 23’ to 32’. See the new 2018 295 DC World Cat at the Progressive, Mid America Boat

tags: Catamaran, Company Expansions, Lake Erie