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Wednesday, January 16, 2019

The 46 Cantius is a new design from Cruisers Yachts’ engineering group in collaboration with Facheris Designs. The 46 Cantius will replace the 45 Cantius in their new 32 – 60 feet line-up. Starting at the transom, the 46 features a hydraulic swim platform capable of lifting 650 lbs. When lowered, an integrated staircase

tags: New Boat Models

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

With President Trump’s December 31 signing of the Modernizing Recreational Fisheries Management Act of 2018 (Modern Fish Act), saltwater recreational anglers just got a big leg up when it comes to the federal management of the nation’s fish stocks. “The Modern Fish Act is a big step forward in recognizing the value

tags: Beyond the Lakes, Fishing, Law & Politics

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

A sign of the times, the U.S. Coast Guard reports that it’s common for recreational boaters today to use cellphones to call during a boating emergency. While Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) urges every vessel to have a working VHF radio with DSC (digital selective calling), the nation’s recreational

tags: Law & Politics, Safety

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

North America’s largest indoor boat show is back January 18 to 27, 2019 at Enercare Centre in Toronto, and Pride Marine Group - a division of Canada’s largest boat dealer and show sponsor - will host the biggest marina display. Featuring models from eight brands, including the debut of two new brand releases: Princess

tags: Boat Show, Canada, Lake Ontario, New Boat Models

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

With the federal government shutdown now in its fourth week, Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) is supporting bipartisan legislation to immediately restore pay for U.S. Coast Guard members. S. 21, “Pay Our Coast Guard Act,” recently introduced in the Senate by Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.), and its companion

by: Boat Owners Association of The United States

tags: Law & Politics

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Fishing is the number one use of a boat. Indeed, surveys show up to 70 percent of all recreational boats are used to fish at least some of the time. It’s why there will be a myriad of fishing models at winter boat shows this year, like at the Progressive Cleveland Boat Show this weekend (January 17-21). But for angling lovers

by: Norm Schultz

tags: Environmental Impact, Fishing, Lake Erie

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Grady-White’s new model Freedom 235 has better engineered features, more options, and more detail in construction and finish than any other 23-foot dual console. When you look at this boat from Grady, it’s evident what sets it apart. From your first step into the cockpit, you see big-boat amenities: luxurious seating,

tags: New Boat Models

Monday, January 14, 2019

Prestige Yachts are manufactured in France and lead the industry in almost all of the size classifications from 46’ to 63’. With a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility that incorporates an efficient manufacturing process second to none, the Prestige yard is among the largest and most productive in the marine industry.

tags: Dealerships, New Boat Models

Monday, January 14, 2019

Different Island. Different Bar. Different DJ, but the same girl giving that DJ $10 to request the same song…with the same loud chorus, “Born and raised in South Detroit!” A collective group of the current who’s-who in sailing – Volvo Ocean racers, TV/movie stars, corporate sponsors, crew members from

by: Brett Langolf

tags: Beyond the Lakes, Caribbean Islands, Feel Good Story, Lifestyle, Racing, Sailing

Monday, January 14, 2019

The 2019 edition of the Watercraft Inspection Program Leader educational webinar series developed by New York Sea Grant and featuring coastal science and AIS specialists begins on January 17 and will connect participants from multiple states. Four sessions in the webinar series will address issues associated with recreational boating

tags: Education, Environmental Impact, Law & Politics

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