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Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Are you a do-it-yourselfer that just needs help finding a part? Or do you need a professional to take care of it for you? Spring is on its way and we only have a few weeks left to get things completed before the launch period. No matter if you need supplies and parts, a little guidance, or want to schedule a tech to take care of your

by: Jeff Wilson, Co-Owner & General Manager of Marine Tech Concepts

tags: Engines, Spring Commissioning

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

We have it all – a spacious v-bunk, a roomy aft cabin, a galley that can accommodate our family of four, and a full head! Being out on the water for days on end is no problem if we never left the cabin, but what die hard boater goes boating to just stay in the cabin? Not many. If you’re anything like our captain and crew,

by: Nicole Hartshorn

tags: Accessories, Do It Yourself (DIY)

Monday, March 18, 2019

A nationwide survey of some 2,000 boaters conducted by Progressive Insurance last season resulted in some interesting differences between boaters in various parts of the United States and the mishaps they experience while on the water. It’s a little unsettling to see how well-represented boaters in Great Lakes states are in the

by: Dan Armitage

tags: Spring Commissioning

Monday, March 18, 2019

Since 1859, Edson has proudly carried on the American manufacturing tradition. From pouring molten bronze to the final polish of a stainless weld, each member of the Edson team takes pride in what they do; to them, every detail counts! With a strong passion for boating, Edson’s team and its products have brought boaters around

tags: Accessories, Anniversaries, Sailing

Friday, March 15, 2019

2019 marks three decades of service in the marine industry for Great Lakes Charter Training, a group that helps turn recreational boaters into licensed Captains. Offering training and test proctoring across the United States, Great Lakes Charter Training has given thousands of boating individuals new opportunities to turn passions for

by: Jim Neumann

tags: Education

Friday, March 15, 2019

Nauticus Incorporated recently announced a promotion offering customers the opportunity to receive $100.00 in exchange for a review of SMART TABS, an automatic trim system for small boats. Each month from February 1 until December 31, 2019, one randomly-selected reviewer will receive $100.00 for submitting a product performance

tags: Promotions & Giveaways

Friday, March 15, 2019

The 34th annual Palm Beach International Boat Show takes place Thursday, March 28 through Sunday, March 31 along Flagler Drive in downtown West Palm Beach, directly across the Intracoastal Waterway from Palm Beach Island. The show will feature more than $1.2 billion worth of yachts and accessories, including hundreds of boats

tags: Boat Show, South Coast

Friday, March 15, 2019

Marine refrigeration manufacturer Frigibar® LLC featured its newest line of packaged condensing units for use in marine refrigeration and freezer systems at the 2019 Miami International Boat Show. Polar Cube™, Polar Cub™, and Polar Cub+™ packaged condensing units are the newest addition to the Frigibar®

tags: Accessories

Thursday, March 14, 2019

With boating season just around the corner, now could be the best time to learn new skills by taking an online course from the comfort of your own home – and save some money. The nonprofit BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water offers boaters, anglers and sailors a slew of online courses at 50 percent off regular

tags: Coupons & Discounts, Education

Thursday, March 14, 2019

The 2019 Lake Ontario Fisheries Symposium with fish movement as a theme will be held at the Fingerlakes Mall, 1579 Clark Street Road, Auburn, N.Y., on March 23 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The symposium is open to the public; people of all ages can attend to learn about fishing on Lake Ontario and its tributaries from professional

tags: Event, Events, Fishing, Lake Ontario