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Monday, October 28, 2019

Boat Fix, a leading telematics service for boat owners, recently announced the launch of its unique vessel monitoring system and Boat Fix Advisors service worldwide. Boat Fix offers the boat owner 24/7/365 customer support. Designed for vessels of all types, ages, and sizes, the Boat Fix service offers remote monitoring of all of the

tags: Electronics, Smart Technology

Monday, October 28, 2019

US Sailing welcomes you to register for the Fall 2019: Great Lakes Regional Symposium at the Bay City Yacht Club in Bay City, MI on Saturday, November 9, 2019. Join leaders from the region that will set you and your organization up for success next year. Regional Symposiums are an opportunity come together and share ideas while

tags: Education

Monday, October 28, 2019

Dometic has reason to celebrate: The company succeeded in the Red Dot Award: Brands & Communication Design 2019 to win over the international jury with its well-designed brand communication. Based on the high design quality and creative accomplishment, the jurors awarded the sought-after Red Dot to the brand Dometic. The experts

tags: Awards

Friday, October 25, 2019

When I was growing up, my mother had a lot of “motherly quotes” she would refer to in fitting situations. One of her more frequently used sayings has a deeper meaning and life message, but it can most certainly be applied to this issue of GLS! It is a great message that can apply to a person’s self worth, the

by: Nicole Hartshorn

tags: Recipes

Friday, October 25, 2019

Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC) today announced the launch of its new corporate website at The site’s new design offers visitors richer insight into the company’s marine focus with easy access to essential information about Brunswick and its industry-leading brands and technology. The redesign

tags: Company Expansions

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Cruising life is rife with contradictions. One night, you’re the lone boat anchored in a bay, only the moon to keep you company. The next, you’re sandwiched between vessels in a marina like sardines on buttered rye bread, able to peer into your neighbor’s galley from your cockpit. While this latter setting could

by: Tina Petrick

tags: Lifestyle

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

I own what, in the Florida Keys, we used to refer to as a “white” boat, a generic term for the ever-popular white, outboard-powered center console style of fishing craft that dominates those coastal waters. The designation covered boats from 17 to 27 feet in length and any light colored hue from beige to stark white. Mine

by: Dan Armitage

tags: Decorative, Do It Yourself (DIY)

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

When you set out on a cruise, it's a lot like any journey. It begins with the first step, or in this case, the first day. One of the first things that a new cruiser has to overcome is that feeling of needing to accomplish something. To cruise and look for results would be sentencing yourself to constant frustration. The only sure

by: Bob Bitchin

tags: Feel Good Story, Lifestyle, Sailing

Monday, October 21, 2019

As boaters, we want our time on the water to be easy and enjoyable, and our boat should feel homey and inviting. Aside from the most recent builds, most boats have been built with either incandescent or halogen bulb lighting. Inevitably, these bulbs burn out and the fixtures start to age and look dated. Sometimes, after a few years

by: Jordan Balbresky

tags: Decorative, Do It Yourself (DIY), Lighting

Friday, October 18, 2019

Influenced by both shifting tastes and new technology, the design of boat and yacht interiors changes on average every five years and this has repercussions on the sale of new vessels as well as the resale value of pre-owned boats. Here’s what’s new from large yachts to pontoon and towboats that’s made vessels of

by: Zuzana Prochazka

tags: Decorative