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Friday, December 8, 2017

Nothing evokes the historic romance of the sea like the natural beauty of teak decking. But the marine environment is one of the toughest environments on earth — meaning significant exposure to sun, storms, salt, and spray. Teak Life, a new family of products from Sansin, was born from a passion for the sea — and a passion

tags: Cleaners, Flooring

Friday, December 8, 2017

In 2013 Nocqua introduced the pioneering Pro Series, a rechargeable underwater LED lighting system for stand-up paddleboards, kayaks and canoes. Nocqua’s quest to provide a lighting solution for outdoor adventurers led to the development of a lightweight and waterproof power kit that not only addressed the needs of paddlers but

tags: Batteries & Chargers, Lighting

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Ralph Morley, Sr. Vice President for Meeco Sullivan, announced the appointment of Matt Kress as the company’s new Midwest Region Sales Manager with responsibility for business development and customer service in Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin and Minnesota. Mr. Kress will be based in

tags: Employment News

Thursday, December 7, 2017

MarineMax has recently announced the promotion of Jay Rasmusson to Regional President. He will oversee the MarineMax stores in Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, Oklahoma, and Georgia. “Jay has a proven track record of success and focused commitment to his team,” stated Brett McGill, MarineMax Chief Operating Officer. “I am

tags: Employment News

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

It’s a common scenario at many marina fuel docks — splashing fuel all over your boat, your clothes, and even fuel spilling into the water. If you’re a recreational boat owner, chances are your boat’s fuel tank has “burped” while refueling, and the start of a pleasant day of boating has turned into a

tags: Accessories, Environmental Impact

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

The Maritime Speaker Series returns to the Door County Maritime Museum for the 2017-2018 season. This year boasts an impressive lineup of speakers to educate and entertain maritime enthusiasts. The series runs the first Thursday of each month and kicks off on November 2 with award-winning columnist and author of ten books, Rochelle

tags: History, Lake Michigan

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

As always, MarineMax is committed to constant improvement. After renovating the service area at their facility, they continue with upgrades to the face of the building with fresh, new signage being installed. In addition to improvements, they are continually in touch with customer’s needs. Whether it's a proprietary course such

tags: Company Expansions

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

We are looking for a P/T Sales Account Manager in the Chicago/Great Lakes area with some experience in the marine industry to generate sales; follow-up with sales inquiries; work local area boat shows; handle incoming leads and inquiries from shows, magazines and website. Do on-site boat measures and make paper patterns with ability

tags: Job Opportunities, Lake Michigan

Monday, December 4, 2017

American Muscle Docks is proud to announce our new patent-pending aluminum gangway is now available for sale. The design of our gangway beams, end plates, mounting plate, handrail uprights, and supports all work in concert to disperse the load (force) on the gangway efficiently. The patent-pending beam profile design is optimized to

tags: Boat Docks

Monday, December 4, 2017

The State of Michigan today called on Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P. to give the Pipeline Safety Advisory Board (PSAB) a full accounting of the status of the Line 5 pipeline in light of new information released today by Enbridge that additional coating gaps were discovered during the company’s most recent inspection of the dual

tags: Environmental Impact, Lake Huron, Lake Michigan