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Wednesday, May 27, 2020

This is a story of classic meets contemporary, teak meets Kevlar®, and a respect for heritage meets a maverick vision to build a new legacy—timeless. At San Juan Yachts, they believe that a yacht is a work of art. This philosophy drives everything they do. It is who they are. It is why, for instance, every material, system,

tags: New Boat Models

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Newark, N.Y. New York Sea Grant has redesigned, enhanced access, and added resources to the New York State Invasive Species Clearinghouse website at http://nyis.info to support NY's watercraft inspection steward programs as well as water enthusiasts and recreational boaters. The site is also now a mobile-friendly gateway to

tags: Boating 101, Company Expansions, Education, Environmental Impact, Lake Ontario

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Today’s multifunction display (MFD) isn’t your daddy’s chartplotter. What used to be a simple electronic chart with a GPS lat/lon position has morphed into a comprehensive window into and outside your vessel. Integration falls into three buckets: tying together a comprehensive range of components, providing vessel

by: Zuzana Prochazka

tags: Electronics, Smart Technology, Travel

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Raymarine’s family of Axiom Multifunction Displays offers an ever-expanding array of unique capabilities and technologies that make spending time on the Great Lakes safer, more rewarding, and a whole lot more fun. These valuable capabilities give captains immediate access to information about their vessel and the environment

tags: Electronics, Smart Technology

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

The Coast Guard Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to strengthening the Coast Guard community and service by supporting members and families, announced today that through the 2020 spouse scholarship and grant program, they distributed 265 awards. These 2020 grants and scholarships represent a total of $147,500 in support

tags: Charity, Education, Feel Good Story, Job Opportunities, Promotions & Giveaways

Monday, May 25, 2020

When you ask members what they like best about the Rochester Yacht Club (RYC), most will say ‘the people’. RYC is a place to establish lifelong friendships while sharing the love of the water. Whether you own a boat or not, race sailboats or cruise in a power boat, RYC is your waterfront home. Incorporated in 1877,

tags: Destination, Lake Ontario, Travel, Yacht Club

Monday, May 25, 2020

Truck-Lite Holdings today announced that it has changed its corporate name to Clarience Technologies, LLC. The name change reflects the company's broader focus on providing total visibility to the commercial and recreational transportation industry through its family of technology-driven brands. The name Clarience is formed by

tags: Company Expansions, Lighting

Sunday, May 24, 2020

As anglers look forward to the Memorial Day weekend, world-class fishing continues to exceed expectations on Lake Erie in 2020, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife. Walleye harvest rates set records for the second straight year in 2019, and numerous large hatches point to an increasingly

tags: COVID-19, Fishing, Lake Erie, Law & Politics

Friday, May 22, 2020

Memorial Day is fast approaching and the summer solstice is right behind. That means boating season is near with lots of activity on the water. Now is the time to check your navigation equipment and make sure it’s good to go. It’s especially important to prepare for situations where you or someone on your boat could be

by: Robin G. Coles

tags: Boating 101, Safety, Travel

Friday, May 22, 2020

Offshore Sailing School’s founder and owners Steve and Doris Colgate, are offering free 2-hour sailing lessons for first responder/frontline healthcare workers and their families of up to five on Wednesdays in May from the Pink Shell Beach Resort and Marina on Fort Myers Beach, Fla. “We appreciate everything our selfless

tags: COVID-19, Education, Feel Good Story, Promotions & Giveaways, Sailing, South Coast

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