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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

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

When a natural disaster strikes, Team Rubicon can now rely on Weego’s innovative Jump Starting Power Packs to help them provide disaster relief across the United States. Weego has partnered with and donated high-performance Weego 66 products to Team Rubicon disaster response teams in anticipation of another active season of

tags: Batteries & Chargers, Charity, Safety

Friday, August 31, 2018

Weego announces its Gold Level sponsorship of the 2018 Spirit Ride, America’s “Traveling Memorial Day” honoring first responders nationwide. Weego’s innovative, compact, safe, and reliable portable Jump Starting Power Packs are used by tow operators, who make up 60 percent of all fallen first responders. The

tags: Charity, Safety

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Freedom Boat Club, the nation's oldest and largest boat club with 17,000+ members in 31 states and Canada, recently announced the third year of a major national partnership to benefit Big Brothers, Big Sisters of America. During the summer months, Freedom Boat Clubs throughout the country will host special events for Big Brothers Big

tags: Charity, Event, Lake Michigan

Thursday, June 28, 2018

Since 2015, 11th Hour Racing Ambassadors have worked to foster systemic change in the maritime and sailing communities focused on restoring ocean health. As representatives of the organization, they help promote sustainable operations at regattas, engage in community outreach, and identify potential partners and solutions to reduce

tags: Charity, Environmental Impact, Racing

Thursday, June 21, 2018

The fishing apparel brand RepYourWater and conservation organization National Wildlife Federation have announced a partnership to raise awareness of the threat that invasive Asian carp pose to the Great Lakes and their connected fisheries, as well as to mobilize anglers to support solutions to stop Asian carp from getting into the

tags: Charity, Clothing & Shoes, Environmental Impact, Fishing

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

KONG Coolers, an American manufacturer of rugged, rotomolded coolers, will support veterans throughout the month of May. For each KONG Cooler sold now through May 31, Elkhart Plastics Inc., KONG’s parent company, will donate $10 to a veterans hospital near its five United States manufacturing facilities, including: Ridgefield,

tags: Charity

Monday, March 26, 2018

The three major charity sailing events in Annapolis, Maryland are pleased to announce the sponsorship of the Triple Crown of Charity Sailing by Weems & Plath. The CRAB Cup, The Leukemia Cup, and The Hospice Cup will jointly promote participation in their three sailing races and the awarding of the Weems & Plath Triple Crown of

tags: Charity, Events, Sailing

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

The former U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Acushnet, having been retired from Coast Guard service in 2011, has now been re-acquired by a non-profit organization and is being re-fitted and re-purposed to meet new global challenges in environmental protection and law enforcement. “This noble ship, the Acushnet, will now become the

tags: Charity, Company Expansions

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

The BoatUS Foundation’s boating safety course is the only free online educational tool that helps boaters obtain their state’s boating safety education certification easily and affordably. To help keep the course free, the 501(c)(3) nonprofit is asking for tax-deductible donations to help educate the next generation of

tags: Charity, Education, Safety