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Monday, February 17, 2020

The new Mercury Racing 60R outboard is a brilliant performance solution for technical flats skiffs. The only outboard in its class with a 15-inch midsection, the Mercury Racing 60R fits perfectly on the transom of these compact performance skiffs and offers the added benefits of a high-thrust gearcase. This lightweight, compact

tags: Engines, Racing

Monday, February 17, 2020

Navico, parent company to the Lowrance®, Simrad®, B&G® and C-MAP® brands recently announced the launch of the WM-4 Marine Satellite Receiver for SiriusXM® weather and audio. Delivering vital weather and fishing information to Lowrance HDS LIVE and HDS Carbon, Simrad NSS evo3 and NSO evo3, and B&G Zeus3 and

tags: Electronics, Fishing, Safety, Smart Technology, Travel

Friday, February 14, 2020

Waters Edge Dock & Hoist is pleased and excited to announce a very special partnership with Golden Boat Lifts. The 2020 vision is to bring the best of the best to Michigan and its Great Lakes! For more than a decade, Waters Edge, headed up by brothers Jerry and Garrick Wilson, have been servicing Michigan’s waterfront

tags: Company Expansions, Lifts & Hoists

Friday, February 14, 2020

The annual US Sailing Association Award winners were celebrated the evening of February 6 aboard the USS Midway in San Diego at the US Sailing Awards Night Celebration. Award winners were honored for their contributions to the sport of sailing in the United States. To celebrate the accomplishments of these individuals and

tags: Sailing, Awards, Events

Friday, February 14, 2020

Volva Penta announces the start of production and assembly of Seven Marine outboards in Lexington, Tennessee facility.

tags: Engines, Beyond the Lakes, Company Expansions

Friday, February 14, 2020

Pontoons, runabouts, fishing gear & seminars - check out what new things The 4th Annual Progressive Akron Boat & Water Sports Show has to bring!

tags: Boat Show, Lake Erie

Thursday, February 13, 2020

Torqeedo will debut two new additions to its market-leading lineup of emission-free drive systems at the Miami International Boat Show. In addition, two new electric sportsboats will be displayed in-water at the show’s main docks on Virginia Key, and the Miami Yacht Show will host a solar-electric motor yacht powered by

tags: Beyond the Lakes, Boat Show, Environmental Impact, New Boat Models, South Coast

Thursday, February 13, 2020

Throughout 2019, the whole North Sails machinery has been focused on advancing the 3Di concept. Designers, engineers, and material experts were challenged to refine the sail structures, to redefine the 3Di offer under a new focus: Rightweight. As a result, the latest 3Di sails are lighter and offer better shape-holding and higher

tags: Sailing

Thursday, February 13, 2020

Everyone’s invited to join in the DNR’s annual Winter Free Fishing Weekend, Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 15 and 16. No fishing license is needed, although all other fishing regulations still apply. The weekend coincides with the DNR’s move to a new license sales system. Due to the changeover, which will run Saturday,

tags: Fishing, Coupons & Discounts, Dept of Natural Resources

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

A fixture on Lake Erie since 1928, Mentor Harbor Yachting Club is currently accepting applications for all levels of membership. Mentor Harbor is a multi-generational, family oriented club as well as a premier cruising destination for boaters from around the world. Our harbor features floating docks, which leave us unaffected by

tags: Lake Erie, Yacht Club