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Thursday, September 5, 2019

All good things come to an end. When it is time for that last cruise of the year, most owners already have a solid plan of how to get their boat safely through the winter. Boaters who have just completed their first season, however, regularly ask us at Pantaenius what to look out for in winter storage. The following tips provide a

by: John Bishara, Director, Newport, Rhode Island office, Pantaenius America Ltd.

tags: Insurance, Storage

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Scandinavian design is generally understood to be an environmentally conscious, holistic view in which functionality is central. Proportion, form, function, and materials in combination should fulfill a clear purpose; to ensure that the comfort, safety, and sea keeping abilities of every boat are as good as they can possibly be when

tags: Brokerage, Dealerships

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS), with its ever expanding fleet of superyachts, sport fishing vessels, go-fast boats, submersibles, and everything in between, will soon be pulling into port. Besides a flotilla of over-the-top vessels from a Mansion Yacht made entirely of stainless steel, to the largest mega-yacht in

tags: Boat Show, South Coast

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

The best blind sailors in the world will gather on Lake Ontario at the start of September to compete for the 2019 Blind Fleet Racing World Championship. The teams will race on Shark 24 keelboats, all equipped with North Sails inventories, and representatives of the North Sails Toronto loft will be onsite supporting the event and

tags: Canada, Event, Events, Lake Ontario, Racing, Sailing

Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Ready to dive in maritime history? Look no further than the Wisconsin Maritime Museum in Manitowoc, Wisconsin. Manitowoc’s rich shipbuilding heritage forms the foundation of the region’s largest maritime museum on the shores of Lake Michigan. Area shipyards were building graceful wooden sailing schooners in the 19th

tags: Event, Events, History, Lake Michigan

Tuesday, September 3, 2019

After receiving multiple tips from local anglers about possible over-fishing on Gladwin County’s Lake Lancer, Michigan Department of Natural Resources conservation officers spoke with the suspected man twice in one day while he was at the lake. The second contact of the day led to a voluntary search of the 67-year-old Gladwin

tags: Dept of Natural Resources, Fishing, Law & Politics

Monday, September 2, 2019

Take two charming towns connected by one stunning stretch of Lake Michigan and the combination just begs for you to “coast for a while.” We bring you Manitowoc and Two Rivers, where things to do are as plentiful as water. Located 60 minutes north of Milwaukee and 30 minutes south of Green Bay, centrally on the west coast

tags: Destination, Lake Michigan

Monday, September 2, 2019

When boating season starts to wind down, most Great Lakes boaters begin the process of winterizing their boat. Whether they have to prepare the boat for winter storage or for the long trek down south if they are fortunate enough to be “snow birds”, the boat needs to be properly maintained. The mental checklist begins with

by: Megan Meisler, Co-Owner of Loadmaster Trailer Co. Ltd.

tags: Hauling, Service & Repair, Trailers, Travel, Winterization

Monday, September 2, 2019

Harris Pontoons has officially announced that it will offer the Mercury Marine 450R outboard engine on its Grand Mariner and Crowne models effective immediately. In addition, both models will now offer Nautic-On as an option in addition to 7” and 9” screens (Simrad GO7 and GO9 series), an upgrade from the current 5”

tags: Company Expansions, New Boat Models

Sunday, September 1, 2019

Visitors to the Keweenaw, whether by air, car, bike, foot, or boat, don’t come by accident. Located hundreds of miles from the nearest interstate, the region is known for its abundant natural beauty, copper mining legacy, spectacular waterways, and vibrant fall colors. For those who make the trek, their journey is rewarded with

by: Brad Barnett, Keweenaw Convention & Visitors Bureau

tags: Destination