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Wednesday, November 6, 2019

There’s nothing wrong with cleaning your boat yourself, or paying a good ol’ boy from your neighborhood to do it for you – as long as you remember that you get what you pay for. Maybe you pay for your own time or your own products, or your ol’ boy’s efforts, but you always pay for something. Get Something

tags: Service & Repair

Tuesday, November 5, 2019

If you like to write and have ever read a boating article in Great Lakes Scuttlebutt and thought to yourself, “I’d love to do that!” - we can help. The annual BWI Scholarship Fund was created by GLS Columnist Dan Armitage and fellow pros to honor undergraduate college students from any major who demonstrate a

tags: Awards, Education

Monday, November 4, 2019

The extreme conditions of the Great Lakes have always kept us looking for a new extreme boat to carry in our line, one that can handle the vast and typically rough waters around us. As soon as we saw the level of quality Extreme Boats puts into producing these heavy gauge alloy boats, we quickly realized they needed to be here in the

by: Parma Marine and Great Lakes Boats & Brokerage

tags: Company Expansions, Fishing, New Boat Models

Friday, November 1, 2019

Renowned designer Ray Drea, who for 27 years has helped lead the evolution of Harley-Davidson’s brand by designing motorcycles and progressing its iconography is bringing his talents to the boating industry. A multidisciplinary artist who works in a variety of mediums, he possesses an innate artistic genius which goes well

tags: Decorative

Thursday, October 31, 2019

Since 1892, Columbia Yacht Club has been known as more than just a ship on the lake, a sailing organization, or a dining room. It has been known and continues to be celebrated as the club that fosters a deep sense of pride and camaraderie among its members, officers, and staff. More than this, the Columbia Yacht Club is proud to serve

tags: Yacht Club, Boat Club, Charity, Education, Feel Good Story, Kids & Pets, Lake Michigan

Thursday, October 31, 2019

Anglers may use a maximum of three fishing lines on Ohio’s portion of Lake Erie and the Ohio River starting on Jan. 1, 2020, following new regulations passed by the Ohio Wildlife Council, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife. The council approved the use of three lines per person

tags: Fishing, Lake Erie, Law & Politics

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Every hurricane season, some boat owners are faced with the need to file insurance claims and get their boats repaired. To make that process easier, MarineMax has now become a Repair Provider for BoatUS Marine Insurance Program members, who may get help with insurance claim repair work from the nation’s largest recreational boat

tags: Company Expansions, Insurance, Service & Repair

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Albemarle Boats is pleased to announce that construction is now underway on a new 31-foot Dual Console model. The Albemarle 31 DC will debut in the Fall of 2019 as the company enters its forty-second year in business. This will be Albemarle’s second Dual Console model, as the company introduced the 27 DC last October at the Fort

tags: New Boat Models

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Hurley Marine’s rugged dinghy davit designs allow you to winch your dinghy on for easy storage or just push-off for launching. No more towing or leaving your tender behind! The Hurley H3O Dinghy Davit systems come in two different configurations. The H3O Davit has a weight capacity of up to 400 lbs and has an adjustable and

tags: Inflatable Boats, Lifts & Hoists, Water Toys

Monday, October 28, 2019

Boat Fix, a leading telematics service for boat owners, recently announced the launch of its unique vessel monitoring system and Boat Fix Advisors service worldwide. Boat Fix offers the boat owner 24/7/365 customer support. Designed for vessels of all types, ages, and sizes, the Boat Fix service offers remote monitoring of all of the

tags: Electronics, Smart Technology