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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: Software & Apps, Beyond the Lakes, Great 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: South Coast, Education, Sailing

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

Friday, June 16, 2017

Boats Group, the leading global classifieds marketplace and marketing software solutions provider to marine brokers and dealers, today announced they are moving their corporate headquarters to Miami, Florida. Currently based in Norfolk, Virginia, the company anticipates the move to be complete by mid-summer, adding 80 new direct jobs

tags: Company Expansions, South Coast

Thursday, January 26, 2017

The 35z utilizes MJM’s unique pre-preg epoxy composite construction for a stronger, lighter, longer-lasting hull. As the Soundings technical editor commented, “Those MJMs are built like the Boeing Dreamliner, they’ll last 100 years!” This Eco-Smart™ boat will deliver performance, efficiency, and

tags: Hull, Inland Boating

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Offshore Passage Opportunities (OPO) has announced that registration for its “Rally to the Cup” is now open. The Rally departs from several East Coast ports on June 7th, 2017 to allow enough time for arriving in Bermuda before the June 17 start of the finals for the 35th America’s Cup. It will provide dock space at

tags: South Coast, America's Cup World Series, Racing

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

The Wawasee Boat Company of Syracuse, Indiana, one of Indiana’s largest marinas, is now an official authorized representative for the Hacker-Craft brand. Wawasee Boat Company, founded in 1929, is located on a 25 acre campus on the north shore of Lake Wawasee, Indiana's largest natural lake. Since becoming an authorized

tags: Inland Boating, New Boat Models

Monday, July 25, 2016

CarbonTV has introduced a live webcam from the Show Pond at the Department of Natural Resources' Wolf Lake State Fish Hatchery Visitor Center. The Wolf Lake Fish Cam offers a real-time, round-the-clock view of Chinook salmon, steelhead trout, northern pike, northern muskellunge, walleye, largemouth bass, a variety of sunfish and two

tags: Inland Boating, Dept of Natural Resources, Fishing

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

The Michigan Natural Shoreline Partnership recently launched a program to help lakefront homeowners understand best practices to protect their shoreland and inland lakes. The new Michigan Shoreland Stewards Program will recognize inland lake property owners who are using healthy property management practices to protect their inland

tags: Inland Boating, Dept of Natural Resources, Destination

Friday, July 8, 2016

The Nautical Mile in St. Clair Shores is the place to be for fun Friday, Saturday and Sunday, July 15-17, as the St. Clair Shores AquaFest Event returns to this legendary mile-long stretch of coastal businesses, restaurants, marinas, outfitters and shops. The 2016 St. Clair Shores AquaFest on the Nautical Mile features more

tags: Events, Inland Boating