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Monday, May 16, 2016

Great Lakes Scuttlebutt has teamed up with Bavaria Yachts to help increase awareness of Bavaria’s beautiful German built motor yachts here in the Great Lakes region. Some of you may have seen us skippering Bavaria Yachts’ Virtess 420 at the Catawba Island Show, and we will continue to show it off this spring and summer at

tags: New Boat Models, Boat Show

Friday, May 6, 2016

The Great Loop is one of the best known and most rewarding cruising adventures in North America, and rightly so. Generations of boaters have enjoyed the challenge this 5,000 to 7,500 mile cruising expedition offers. For many it is the premier achievement of their boating careers, and certainly on the bucket list for many others. MJM

tags: New Boat Models

Thursday, April 28, 2016

SeaDek by SC Wake is comfortable while standing, sitting, walking, or leaning on boat surfaces. SeaDek custom swim platforms serve as extra seating for your sunbathing guests. The noise reduction characteristics help when you are fishing on a sunny day or watching wildlife on one of the Great Lakes we all enjoy. SC Wake certified

tags: New Boat Models, Accessories

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Great Lakes Scuttlebutt has teamed up with Bavaria Yachts to help increase awareness of Bavaria’s beautiful German built motor yachts here in the Great Lakes region. To help do this, we’ll be skippering Bavaria Yachts’ Virtess 420 this spring and summer to many of the Great Lakes boat shows that we attend. The first

tags: New Boat Models, Boat Show

Thursday, April 14, 2016

MJM made it a primary objective that all MJMs would be certified at the highest level of safety possible… which meant those models under 40 feet are ISO CE Certified Category B “Offshore”, while the 40z and 50z are Certified ISO CE Category A “Ocean”. There are no other boats of their type, of any

tags: New Boat Models

Friday, March 11, 2016

Creating an open flow, spacious entertaining areas, and live aboard comfort meant pushing conventional layouts aside. The MJM Yachts concept is to address the way owners can best use and enjoy a cruising motoryacht. First priority was a flush deck from the stern forward to the helm to create a large space encompassing two social

tags: New Boat Models

Monday, February 29, 2016

Absolute North America is pleased to announce the appointment of Jefferson Beach Yacht Sales (JBYS) as its exclusive dealer for the Great Lakes region. JBYS is the latest addition to the growing family of dealers in North America proudly representing Absolute yachts. Made with passion and pride in Piacenza Italy, the Absolute range

tags: New Boat Models, Jefferson Beach Yacht Sales

Friday, September 25, 2015

On August 19, 2015 at the annual Tiara Yachts Dealer Meeting in Holland, Michigan, Walstrom Marine was again recognized as one of Tiara Yachts Top Ten Dealers, worldwide. As the longest standing Tiara dealer, Walstrom Marine considers it truly an honor to achieve this status. In addition to the Walstrom Marine Top Ten Dealer

tags: New Boat Models

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Tiara Yachts engineers and designers introduce the first plan, profile and layouts of the all-new Q 44. The adventure yacht, first revealed to the market as a concept during the 2015 Miami International Boat Show, now comes to life with real lines in the form of renderings and a video discussion featuring President, Tom Slikkers

tags: New Boat Models

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Craft will be at the Palm Beach International Boat Show, March 26‐29, at Land 1913. The company will display the first ever Hacker‐Craft with a fiberglass hull. “Over the years prospective customers have asked if we make a fiberglass hull, and we decided to introduce this model to meet that demand”, said

tags: New Boat Models