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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

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

The International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX), announced today the details of its expanded IBEX Education Conference Seminar Series. Held October 1-3 at the Tampa Convention Center, the IBEX Seminar Series offers a range of courses providing fundamental skills to cutting-edge advanced training for the

tags: Boat Show, Education, Events, South Coast

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Well, this summer will be a trying one for those of us living on bodies of water attached to a Great Lake. As I write this article in early June, ALL FIVE Great Lakes are now above their record high water levels for the month of May and are forecasted to stay at this level or even rise some, over the summer boating season. This will

by: Captain Dennis J. Mykols

tags: Antique & Classic Boats, Safety

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Results are in for the first round of environmental DNA testing for invasive bighead and silver carp in tributaries of Lake Michigan. None of the 336 water samples collected in the Kalamazoo River, Spring Lake and Lake Macatawa tested positive for the genetic material (eDNA) of invasive carp. The eDNA surveillance program – a

tags: Dept of Natural Resources, Environmental Impact, Fishing

Monday, July 8, 2019

The new Mercury Racing 450R outboard is purpose designed for the high-performance disciple craving unrelenting power. Steeped in Mercury Racing DNA, the 450R features a 4.6-liter V8 FourStroke powerhead boosted by an exclusive Mercury Racing supercharger to produce 450 peak propshaft horsepower and 40 percent higher torque than the

tags: Company Expansions, Engines, Racing

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