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Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Visitors to South Bass Island this summer have the chance to explore Lake Erie science and history at the South Bass Island Lighthouse, Aquatic Visitors Center and Gibraltar Island. The South Bass Island Lighthouse, which was completed in 1897, is located at the southwest tip of the island and was in operation until 1962. The

tags: Education, Lake Erie

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

In government, data counts. If you can’t measure it, your chances of getting legislative support are nil. That’s why Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) applauds recent congressional action to authorize $1.5 million in funding to continue to measure the economic impact of the outdoor recreation industry

tags: Law & Politics, Lifestyle

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Take cruising from dream to reality with The Boat Galley Podcast, a new podcast that features tips, advice, and how-tos for your cruising adventure. Three experienced cruising women share their best stories in weekly episodes, each with their own individual flair. If you’ve ever had questions about this whole cruising lifestyle,

by: Carolyn Shearlock

tags: Company Expansions, Lifestyle

Monday, June 25, 2018

Canyon 456 by Grady White Center Console Beam Amidships: 14' (4.27 m) Center Line Length w/o Engines: 45' (13.72 m) Bridge Clearance: 10' 5" (3.18 m) Hull Draft: 30" (.76 m) Transom Deadrise: 21 degrees (SeaV2® progression) Fresh Water Capacity: 80 gallons (303 liters) Livewell Capacity: 70 gallons (265 liters) Fuel Capacity:

tags: New Boat Models

Monday, June 25, 2018

Boats Made in Holland: A Michigan Tradition is a new book featuring the men and women who produced watercraft with creativity, skillful hands, financial resources, and cooperation. It also illustrates the area’s rich and long history of successful companies that produced pleasure boats, working boats, and military craft out of

tags: Antique & Classic Boats, Books & Charts, History, Lake Michigan

Friday, June 22, 2018

CAPTAIN’S CUCUMBER BITES Stock your galley with: 1 large cucumber 1 container of your favorite hummus 1 cup of freshly chopped chives 1 fresh lemon Instructions: Wash cucumber and cut into 1/4 inch slices; you should get about 20 slices or so. Lay cucumber slices flat on a serving platter and top each one with a tbsp of

by: Nicole Hartshorn

tags: Recipes

Friday, June 22, 2018

The U.S. House of Representatives will vote on the Modern Fish Act (included in H.R. 200) on Tuesday, June 26, 2018. The U.S. Senate is currently considering the Modern Fish Act (S. 1520). It is imperative that you contact your Member of Congress today and strongly urge them to support the Modern Fish Act. The Modern Fish Act

tags: Fishing, Law & Politics

Thursday, June 21, 2018

Combining a timeless New England profile with the latest in high-tech design, and using veteran artisans, steeped in the art of hand-crafted boat building, the Vanquish 26 Center Console is already a head-turning modern classic. Back in the day, I began my love affair with all things nautical on my first boat, a Maine-built, 42-foot

by: Capt. Ken Kreisler

tags: New Boat Models

Thursday, June 21, 2018

The fishing apparel brand RepYourWater and conservation organization National Wildlife Federation have announced a partnership to raise awareness of the threat that invasive Asian carp pose to the Great Lakes and their connected fisheries, as well as to mobilize anglers to support solutions to stop Asian carp from getting into the

tags: Charity, Clothing & Shoes, Environmental Impact, Fishing

Thursday, June 21, 2018

WHAT: The New York Senate and Assembly are considering legislation, SB 9092 and AB 9806a, that would require all boat operators in the Empire State to complete a boating safety course within one year. Currently only those born after May 1996 must meet this requirement. While Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) firmly

tags: Education, Lake Ontario, Law & Politics