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Thursday, November 5, 2020

Hylas Yachts is busy these days. The Hylas facilities at Queen Long Marine in Taiwan, are currently working on six between sailing and motorboats. "The global pandemic has affected us all in some way and each of us have to modify his own behavior a little," commented Andy Huang, CEO of Hylas Yachts. "We have been fortunate in Taiwan

tags: New Boat Models, Sailing

Thursday, November 5, 2020

Happy Days Boating, Co. in Port Clinton, Ohio, is pleased to announce the new addition of Duckworth boats! Happy Days Boating has been a family-owned fishing dealership for over 50 years. The Duckworth boat brand will add to an already-steller line-up of fishing boats such as Parker, Robalo, and Cape Horn. Renaissance Marine Group

tags: Brokerage, Dealerships, Used Boats

Wednesday, November 4, 2020

Sun, ozone, embedded dirt, sweat and temperature extremes are hard on flexible outdoor materials like vinyl, rubber, leather and isinglass. They become dry and prone to cracking, as well as old-looking due to color fading. Vinyl and Leather Cleaner & Conditioner from Iosso Products helps prevent recreational equipment from aging

tags: Cleaners, Winterization

Tuesday, November 3, 2020

The Coast Guard is reminding mariners and outdoors enthusiasts of the dangers presented by cold weather as temperatures drop in the Great Lakes region. Cold air and freezing water temperatures significantly decrease survival time for persons immersed in the water or exposed to the elements. Units throughout the Coast Guard Ninth

tags: Great Lakes, Safety

Tuesday, November 3, 2020

Prior to the opening of the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show last weekend, Albemarle Boats and Spencer Sportfish announced a newly formed partnership between the two companies. The businesses held a special event this morning that was attended by the media, the Albemarle dealer network, and several of their key

tags: Company Expansions, New Boat Models

Monday, November 2, 2020

Pontoon and tritoon owners have struggled with generic anchoring solutions for years. Problems start with the lack of a rope locker, which limits the boater’s storage capacities. Then, above-deck solutions currently on the market tend to be plastic, bulky tripping hazards with protruding bow rollers that get in the way of the

tags: Anchors, Retrofitting

Friday, October 30, 2020

Sunseeker International are delighted to introduce Sunseeker On-Show and the exclusive Sunseeker Showcase, a unique experience set in the beating heart of Sunseeker on West Quay Road, Poole. The permanent Sunseeker On-Show is a year-round boat show display featuring five models on the hard with at least five others, moored on

tags: Boat Show

Friday, October 30, 2020

Ranger Boats pro angler Jason Przekurat won the National Walleye Tour presented by Bass Pro Shops & Cabela's (NWT) Championship event on Lake Erie, October 16. The win marks the first time a pro angler has won the NWT championship twice. Przekurat adds this championship win to his 2016 NWT Championship victory on the Missouri

tags: Lake Erie, Awards, Fishing

Thursday, October 29, 2020

Following recent announcements from World Sailing regarding changes to the dates and venues for the 2021 and 2022 Youth Sailing World Championships, US Sailing is planning an expanded training schedule and regimen to continue raising the bar for high-performance sailing in 2021. With support from the America One Foundation and Quantum

tags: COVID-19, Education, Sailing

Thursday, October 29, 2020

More than 40 anglers came from Florida as well as other states to learn from the pros and go fishing at the award winning "Ladies, Let's Go Fishing!®" Keys University, October 23-25 at the Elks Lodge, Tavernier, FL. On Sunday, awards were presented for the LLGF Fishing Fever tournament with a total of 180 fish caught and 101

tags: Awards, Fishing, South Coast

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