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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

NOAA and its research partners are forecasting that western Lake Erie will experience a significant harmful algal bloom (HAB) this summer. This year’s bloom is expected to measure 7.5 on the severity index, but could possibly range between 6 and 9. An index above 5 indicates blooms having greater impact. The severity index is

tags: Environmental Impact, Lake Erie, Safety

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Our revolutionary product, DockEZ, is an important tool in the everyday safety of boating life. Everyone is aware of the fun, unforgettable experiences that can be had on a boat. Whether it’s tooling around in the bay, inviting friends over for drinks, or setting sail to a far-away location; however, many are unaware of the

by: Chase White, Co-Founder of Boat-EZ, LLC

tags: Accessories, Boat Docks

Monday, July 15, 2019

Boating season is in full swing. Have you given thought to what would you do if you broke down out on the water? Could you do a quick fix on something aboard your boat should you experience a malfunction? While in many cases of breakdown you could get a quick tow back to where you presumably have more in the way of tools and parts,

by: John Tiger

tags: Boating 101, Safety, Service & Repair

Friday, July 12, 2019

Gill, the marine-focused performance and lifestyle brand, are set to launch their latest range, inspired by over 40 years of engineering apparel that protects you on and around the water. The new collection of clothing and accessories, available online (www.gillmarine.com) and in store from July 15th, grows their popular range even

tags: Clothing & Shoes, Company Expansions

Friday, July 12, 2019

It’s called the Game Changer Pad because this new pad, by Aqua Lily Products, will change what the market requires when considering a floating pad. Kids and families already have fun playing on the original Aqua Lily Pads, but the development team wanted to kick that fun up to the next level. A competitive bunch, the team has

tags: Accessories, Company Expansions, Kids & Pets, Water Toys

Thursday, July 11, 2019

Newport Exhibition Group, owners and producers of the Newport International Boat Show, announced today educational courses, seminars and presentations for attendees of its 49th annual Show, September 12-15, 2019. The Show offers a wealth of both fun and educational activities for boating enthusiasts of all ages and experience.

tags: Boat Show, East Coast, Education

Thursday, July 11, 2019

Impact CBS, Inc. was founded by lifelong water-skiing boat owners who found themselves looking at impacting the boating industry in a big way. Many hours of experience on the water combined with a passion for both skiing and the marine industry allowed Brian and Courtney to come up with marine products that would, finally, take the

tags: Accessories, Boat Docks

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

ShoreMaster, LLC (“ShoreMaster”) and HydroHoist Marine Group, Inc. (“HydroHoist”) are excited to announce the merger of their businesses. The combined product offering of these industry-leading brands covers the broadest spectrum of boat types, sizes and marine environments in the industry across all major

tags: Company Expansions, Lifts & Hoists

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Evinrude recently announced the expansion of the revolutionary Evinrude E-TEC G2 product line to include 115 H.O., 140HP, and 150HP models. Evinrude’s extended line-up is designed to give more boaters confidence on the water – in any situation. Confidence Through Innovation and Performance Shattering the paradigm for

tags: Company Expansions, Engines

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Evinrude and Alumacraft recently announced the donation of an Alumacraft boat powered by an Evinrude E-TEC engine to the Milwaukee Riverkeeper. The boat and engine will be used to support Milwaukee Riverkeeper’s mission to protect and restore Milwaukee’s waterways. The boat’s maiden voyage was part of Evinrude

tags: Charity, Environmental Impact, Lake Michigan