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Monday, October 16, 2017

As cooler weather arrives, New York Sea Grant Extension of Cornell University offers eight tips that water enthusiasts, particularly those who kayak, canoe or use a rowboat as well as stream and ice anglers, can follow to enhance their seasonal water safety. Water that is less than 70 degrees Fahrenheit can lower body temperature and

tags: Applicable Everywhere, Great Lakes, Safety

Thursday, August 10, 2017

INGREDIENTS 1 1/2 lb. Raw Shrimp, peeled and deveined 1 1/2 Cup Cucumber, peeled and diced (1/2 inch pieces) 1 1/2 Cup Tomatoes, seeded and diced (1/2 inch pieces) 3 Jalapeños, seeded and finely chopped 1 Cup Red Onion diced (1/2 inch pieces) 4 Tablespoons Fresh Cilantro, finely chopped Juice of 4 Limes (About 8 Tablespoons)

tags: Applicable Everywhere, Recipes

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Weighing only 15 pounds, the Mantus Scuba System is designed to be compact, light, and portable – perfect for life on a boat. Everything fits into the included back pack so that you can have scuba gear with you on every adventure. It is an ideal system for cruisers and liveaboards. The small profile tank fits easily into small

tags: Applicable Everywhere, Diving

Monday, August 7, 2017

The birth of the Gas Dingo came about when two high school buddies got tired of hauling gas cans to refuel their boats, PWCs, ATVs, and lawn equipment. They wanted a quick, efficient, and safe way to keep their toys full of gas and spend more time with their families on the water. Now, easily pull Gas Dingo right along your dock,

tags: Accessories, Applicable Everywhere

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

The Great Lakes Chart Company is proud to announce the launching of the Great Lakes Chart Initiative. The goal is to assist in educating school-age children about the importance of the Great Lakes as a valuable, but threatened, resource. Recent algal blooms have been a major concern for drinking water as well as recreational

tags: Applicable Everywhere, Charity, Education

Monday, July 31, 2017

Tired of trying to find somewhere to buy K100 Fuel Treatment? Well, that’s all changing. NAPA Auto Parts announced to their stores that both the gas and diesel versions of K100 Fuel Treatment will now be available through their Balkamp Distribution Centers. NAPA has offered K100 on a regional basis for the past several years

tags: Applicable Everywhere, Fuel Treatments

Monday, July 31, 2017

VersaChock, is a just-launched, new product to the boating market. VersaChock is the only removable chock tie down system of its kind. It has a very unique design that consists of multiple base brackets, which are permanently installed to the boat deck with #10 x ½” stainless steel screws (included). Once the base

tags: Accessories, Applicable Everywhere