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Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Whether you are a Great Looper, a Chicago-to-Mackinac racer in search of the perfect tender, or you’re looking for a versatile day boat to take you on a wide range of waterborne adventures, the new Highfield Boats Sport collection has the right RIB for you. Reflecting the next generation of design and engineering from the

tags: Inflatable Boats, New Boat Models

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Lowrance®, a world-leader in fishing electronics since 1957, announced today the expansion of its award-winning Lowrance Ghost® freshwater trolling motor design with the new Ghost 52 and 60. The new Ghost 52 and 60 models – with 52- and 60-inch shafts, respectively – bring all the benefits and features of the

tags: Company Expansions, Electronics, Engines, Fishing

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

The Valhalla Boatworks V-33 is an ideal choice for owners looking to get into their first Viking-built boat and experience all of its inherent benefits. The same robust standard equipment list and nearly all of the options for the V-37 and V-41 are available on this twin-outboard, high-performance center console. With four different

tags: Dealerships, New Boat Models

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Whether you are selling a previously owned boat or looking to purchase a new boat, Travis Smith’s enthusiasm and professionalism will make the selling or buying process an effortless and enjoyable experience. With great pride in his work, Travis excels in creating knowledgeable relationships with his clients, which allows him to

tags: Brokerage, Dealerships, Employment News, Used Boats

Monday, September 14, 2020

Kenosha is the name of the county that’s located in the far southeast corner of the state. It’s also the name of the county seat—the City of Kenosha. The county stretches from the scenic Lake Michigan shore to the rural countryside. Among Kenosha's most attractive features is Lake Michigan, with nearly 90 percent

by: Kenosha Area Convention & Visitors Bureau

tags: Destination, Lake Michigan

Monday, September 14, 2020

Details of the International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX) 2020 Education Conference, 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 environment. The

tags: COVID-19, Education, Events

Monday, September 14, 2020

The Marine Industries Association of South Florida (MIASF), owners of the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS), along with show producer, Informa U.S. Boat Shows, are pleased to announce that the 61st annual FLIBS will go on with support from government officials in both Broward County and the City of Fort Lauderdale. At

tags: Boat Show, South Coast

Sunday, September 13, 2020

Through 56 years of teaching sailing and powerboating, we’ve managed to stay afloat, weathering hurricanes that affected all of our bases (Irma in 2017), a few recessions, and now a global pandemic. This, too, shall pass. As Coronavirus swept the nation, everyone went online to learn and stay connected, and sailors and boaters

by: Beth Oliver

tags: COVID-19, Education, Sailing, South Coast

Sunday, September 13, 2020

Offshore Sailing School founder and Colgate 26 sailboat concept designer Steve Colgate is pleased to announce that new Colgate 26 keelboats are being built by Waterline Systems. Steve said, “We are delighted to work with Randy Borges’ Waterline Systems of North Kingstown, Rhode Island, and Hubert, North Carolina, to

tags: New Boat Models, Sailing

Sunday, September 13, 2020

US Harbors, a free online resource for boaters and coastal communities, announced today the second annual National Harbormaster Appreciation Day will be celebrated on October 8th, 2020. The holiday, registered with the National Day Archive, is intended to bring recognition to the vital public servants in coastal communities that often

tags: Events

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