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Saturday, June 27, 2020

The National Sailing Hall of Fame (NSHOF) announced today nine sailors comprising its 10th anniversary class of inductees. The Class of 2020 includes: James E. Buttersworth, the renowned 19th century maritime painter; Gordon Douglass, designer of the Thistle, Highlander and Flying Scot one-design boats; Robbie Haines. Jr., Olympic

tags: Awards, Sailing

Friday, June 26, 2020

US Sailing, the National Governing Body for the sport of sailing, and the BoatUS Foundation who aim to keep boating safe through reduced boating accidents and fatalities, and increase stewardship of our waterways, have joined together to provide unique online educational opportunities for their respective members. During the month of

tags: Coupons & Discounts, Education, Sailing

Friday, June 26, 2020

Wildlife officials in Ohio and Tennessee combined in early June to apprehend a suspected poacher who reportedly took an over limit of walleye on Lake Erie, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife. The investigation is ongoing with multiple state agencies involved in the case; charges have yet

tags: Environmental Impact, Fishing, Lake Erie, Law & Politics

Thursday, June 25, 2020

Volunteers for this year’s Aquatic Invasive Species Landing Blitz will be on hand at nearly 30 locations across the state to remind watercraft owners they should follow best practices and clean their boats, trailers and equipment to help prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species. The Landing Blitz corresponds with Aquatic

tags: Dept of Natural Resources, Environmental Impact

Thursday, June 25, 2020

On a hot, sunny day, a bimini top offers cooling shade and protection from harmful UV rays. But one lost screw or pin can mean the entire assembly stays in storage. With Accon Marine's innovative 401 Quick Release Bimini Hinge, the top is ready to offer respite from the heat of the day in a matter of seconds, all without tools and

tags: Accessories, Retrofitting

Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Dubbo based truck dealer Cliff Swane lives a long way from the ocean, but that has not diminished his love of blue water boating and especially game fishing and he plans to be doing a lot more of both from here on. Cliff is set to take delivery of a highly customised Maritimo M59 motor yacht that has been designed specifically to his

tags: Fishing, New Boat Models

Wednesday, June 24, 2020

C-MAP, a leader in digital marine cartography and cloud-based mapping, announced today the launch of the new C-MAP website catered to recreational boaters. The new website,, features rich content covering the entire C-MAP range, is optimized for mobile devices, and delivers an enhanced user experience – making it

tags: Books & Charts, Navigation, Travel

Tuesday, June 23, 2020

JBYS is thrilled to welcome Josh Northrop to our team of incredible marine industry professionals! Josh has been an avid boater his entire life; growing up on Lake Erie and boating throughout the Great Lakes. After graduating college Josh decided to make boating a career and has spent the last 17 years guiding his clients to the

by: Jefferson Beach Yacht Sales

tags: Employment News, Lake Erie

Tuesday, June 23, 2020

Want an exciting career working around boats, watercraft, and the marine industry around Lake Erie? EHOVE Career Center’s Marine Trades Technician Program is the place to jump start your career. No experience? No problem. This hands on 600 hour course will start you with the basics and advance your skill level to begin your

by: EHOVE Career Center

tags: Education, Job Opportunities, Lake Erie

Tuesday, June 23, 2020

I don't know why it is, but there are a lotta folks out there who say they want to take off on a major voyage, but in reality, have no desire whatsoever to actually take off. You know them. You see them every day on the dock, people who have been planning a voyage and keep setting the departure back because their new kathorple valve

by: Bob Bitchin

tags: Feel Good Story, Lifestyle, Travel

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