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Monday, September 24, 2018

Century Boats, a classic American boat company established in 1926 and based in Zephyrhills, Fla., today announced that it became the first boat manufacturer to incorporate Sileather™ Marine silicone leather fabric into its full production line for all upholstered pieces across all boat models. As a 100-percent silicone

tags: Canvas & Upholstery, Company Expansions, New Boat Models

Monday, September 24, 2018

Do you yearn to sail away, explore exotic locales, relax under sail with no schedule in place? Maybe you wish to build on sailing skills you already have, or win more races? At Offshore Sailing School, we have been living the dream for nearly 55 years, teaching more than 150,000 adults and families to sail, race, and enjoy sailing

by: Beth Oliver, Director of Marketing, Offshore Sailing School

tags: Charters, Education, Sailing, Travel

Monday, September 24, 2018

Jeanneau America and Harken are teaming up at the 2018 United States Sailboat Show in Annapolis to launch "Demo Afloat," a hands-on opportunity to experience Harken sailing products aboard a 2019 Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 419 - without even leaving the dock. Sailors can try Harken electric winches, a Reflex® Top-Down kite furler, a

tags: Accessories, Boat Show, East Coast, Sailing

Friday, September 21, 2018

Sadly, the fall season is quickly approaching already and it is time to begin thinking about “winterizing” your boat and servicing your trailer. Most boaters are in a routine already for the necessary “winter to-do list” to ensure their boat is properly taken care, but many often fail to keep up with the

by: Megan Meisler, Co-Owner of Loadmaster Trailer Co. Ltd

tags: Service & Repair, Trailers, Winterization

Friday, September 21, 2018

Kasco is celebrating its 50th year as a world leading manufacturer of decorative fountains, surface and diffused aerators, de-icers, and more. Common applications for such products include residential ponds and lakes, water treatment plants, retention ponds, marinas, and docks. This family-owned company is based in Prescott, WI, with

tags: Anniversaries, Feel Good Story

Friday, September 21, 2018

Marlow Yachts is very proud to announce a highly innovative evolution in high technology yacht construction with the new 70E Mk2 model to debut at the Ft. Lauderdale Boat Show. Since 2002 our very popular 70E model has led the industry in fast offshore and very long distance cruisers. That industry hallmark has been reimagined using

tags: New Boat Models

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Did you know that you can extend the life of your inflatable boat? Sirocco Marine, the Lake Erie dealership for BRIG RIBs, is offering the following tips for keeping your inflatable in good condition: 1. Keep it clean! Washing your inflatable with liquid soap while using a soft bristle brush will remove most dirt, stains, and water

tags: Inflatable Boats, Lake Erie, Service & Repair

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Weems & Plath, celebrating its 90th year as the leading manufacturer of fine nautical instruments, will host its 27th annual Tent Sale during the Annapolis Boat Shows, October 4 – 14. This event, held at their headquarters at 214 Eastern Ave, in Annapolis, MD, offers savings on discounted, overstock & sample items. These

tags: Accessories, Charity, Coupons & Discounts, Decorative, East Coast

Thursday, September 20, 2018

A total of $75,000 in grants are now available under a new Department of Natural Resources initiative aimed at helping local governments, organizations and others recruit new anglers, particularly adult women and other groups underrepresented in the activity. The Angler Recruitment, Retention, and Reactivation (Angler R3) grant

tags: Dept of Natural Resources, Education, Fishing

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

By this time of year, we all typically have a list of the service we would like to have done on our boat before next season as well as a list of what we “have” to do. At times, our budget allows for all of these items to be accomplished; and often, not many at all. One thing we know is that if we provide pure fuel to our

tags: Engines, Fuel Treatments, Service & Repair