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Sunday, September 20, 2020

Voters like you can make sure that the Great Lakes and clean water are part of the election-year conversation. Right now, we have an opportunity to encourage candidates to stand up for the Great Lakes and hold them accountable once elected. To help you get involved this election season, we’ve developed a new toolkit – The

tags: Great Lakes, Law & Politics

Saturday, September 19, 2020

After ten years in development, this breakthrough in marine care technology will change the way you take care of your boat—forever! The ProMAXX® Marine Restoration Compound is completely synthetic, unlike competitive products, which use pumice to sand your boat’s luster out of the vessel and can make your boat age

tags: Polishes & Waxes

Saturday, September 19, 2020

“It doesn’t get any better than this” is a favorite saying among boaters at Fair Point Marina, a beautiful 100-slip marina nestled on a peninsula between Lake Ontario and Little Sodus Bay in the small resort village of Fair Haven, New York. Water views abound in all directions from the marina and the seemingly

tags: Destination, Lake Ontario, Marina

Saturday, September 19, 2020

September is the start of nation’s boat haulout and winter storage season. As boaters prepare their vessels for a long winter nap it’s time to check the boat’s insurance policy for “Ice and Freeze” coverage. This coverage is sometimes offered as a policy rider or endorsement and is affordable, so you may

tags: Insurance, Winterization

Friday, September 18, 2020

The summer of 2020 will go down in history as the great staycation, with rocketing boat sales and a spike of first-time boat buyers. Baird Equity Research’s reports reveal this season’s unusually strong sales. Dealers, surveyors, and mechanics felt the boom, scrambling to meet overwhelming demand and also facing customers

by: Melissa Walsh

tags: Dealerships, Financing, Boating 101, Brokerage

Friday, September 18, 2020

ePropulsion, the global leader in marine electric propulsion systems and services, announced today the E-Series Lithium Iron Phosphate (LFP) high-performance batteries for the pinnacle of performance in electric boating. The most affordable marine batteries on the market and designed precisely to complement ePropulsion’s lines

tags: Batteries & Chargers

Friday, September 18, 2020

Details of the International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX) Special Events and Keynote Sessions, being held virtually September 29 – October 2, 2020, are now available. IBEX Online: A Virtual Experience is a free trade event designed to allow the industry to come together in a safe and productive

tags: Events, COVID-19, Education

Thursday, September 17, 2020

Having a boat or yacht on the Great Lakes has always been special. Many people have especially appreciated their marine craft this summer. With people working remotely, social distancing with family, and having many summer venues closed, our boats and yachts have been a welcome haven. As this season winds down, this is the perfect

tags: Decorative, Furniture

Thursday, September 17, 2020

Buffalo Shrink Wrap is a full-service, complete line shrink wrap supplier. Serving the marine industry for over 25 years, Buffalo Shrink Wrap offers all of the products needed to shrink wrap boats for protection during shipping and storage. Widely used throughout the industry to protect boats, Buffalo Shrink Wrap extends their

Thursday, September 17, 2020

Oswego, N.Y. With the significant increase in boat sales and new boat owners this year, New York Sea Grant is encouraging all boat owners to be thinking ahead about boat storage and winterizing needs. New York Sea Grant Coastal Recreation and Tourism Specialist David G. "Dave" White II suggests that, even while boaters are still

tags: Boating 101, Lake Ontario, Safety, Storage, Winterization

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