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Sunday, November 15, 2020

What’s the best time to get the 2021 Huron-Clinton Metroparks annual park pass? Right now. That’s because the parks system is providing a special discounted offer of just $35 for annual passes purchased by Dec. 31, 2020. That one pass can be used to access each of the 13 Metroparks across Southeast Michigan all year long.

tags: Lake Erie, Coupons & Discounts

Wednesday, October 7, 2020

The US Sailboat Show would have kicked off in Annapolis, MD, on October 8 but like most events in 2020 that attract a large audience, the Show has been postponed until October 2021. However, Offshore Sailing School’s founder/owners Steve and Doris Colgate are pleased to announce their company’s 2020 Boat Show Bonanza just

tags: Coupons & Discounts, Education, Sailing

Tuesday, October 6, 2020

Every boat and boater benefits from having an autopilot system onboard. No longer considered a luxury, modern autopilots conserve fuel, help keep eyes forward, and aid in getting to destinations safely and efficiently. Raymarine offers autopilot systems for boats of all sizes and styles. Whether cruising, racing, fishing or working

tags: Retrofitting, Coupons & Discounts, Electronics

Friday, June 26, 2020

US Sailing, the National Governing Body for the sport of sailing, and the BoatUS Foundation who aim to keep boating safe through reduced boating accidents and fatalities, and increase stewardship of our waterways, have joined together to provide unique online educational opportunities for their respective members. During the month of

tags: Coupons & Discounts, Education, Sailing

Thursday, June 4, 2020

Simrad Yachting – a leader in the design and manufacture of world-class marine navigation, autopilot, radar, communications and fishfinding systems – has extended its promotion offering up to $200 cash back on Simrad® GO XSE or XSR displays through July 8, 2020. During the promotion – previously scheduled for

tags: Coupons & Discounts, Electronics, Fishing, Navigation, Travel

Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Mercury Marine is offering a rebate and three years of additional factory‑backed coverage on portable outboard engines (2.5hp – 30hp) sold in the U.S. between May 21 and June 21, 2020, by participating Mercury Authorized Dealers and Retailers. Consumer rebates for the Pick Up 6 & Save promotion range from $50 to $200,

tags: Promotions & Giveaways, Coupons & Discounts, Engines

Thursday, May 14, 2020

The problem of what to do with discontinued products has long plagued marine apparel manufacturers. Their options are limited. They can sell it at a discount on their own websites but these items compete with their current offerings and confuse their brand image. They can offer it at discounts to their dealers, however, this ties up

tags: Coupons & Discounts, Gift Ideas, Clothing & Shoes, Company Expansions

Monday, May 4, 2020

2020 will forever be remembered for the accelerated rate of communication changes; not just in technology and “salty dogs having to learn new tricks,” but in how we have had to meld the “way we’ve always done things” with the way communication and personal interaction had to change. Sailors and boaters

by: Beth Oliver Director of Marketing, Offshore Sailing School

tags: COVID-19, Education, Promotions & Giveaways, Sailing, Company Expansions, Coupons & Discounts

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Offshore Sailing School founders Steve and Doris Colgate collaborated with the BoatUS Foundation in 2013 to create a comprehensive Online Learn to Sail Course for beginner sailors. Complete with animation and the ability to start, pause and resume, this course offers great preparation for an on-water certification course; and is a

tags: Coupons & Discounts, Education, Sailing

Friday, April 24, 2020

For recreational boaters who are staying off the water during the coronavirus pandemic, there’s certainly more free time during what should be the busy spring launch season. So if boaters can’t get to their boats, what are they to do? Here are eight ways from Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) to keep

tags: COVID-19, Education, Service & Repair, Spring Commissioning, Boating 101, Coupons & Discounts

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