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Monday, October 1, 2018

It’s hard to top last year’s United States Powerboat Show, which saw nearly 600 boats, 500 exhibitors, 20 percent growth, and attendance numbers that eclipsed any show since 2007, but the 2018 United States Powerboat Show, October 11-14, is on pace to do just that. Preview Day - Thursday, October 11th - is a special day

tags: Boat Show, East Coast

Sunday, September 30, 2018

HCB Center Console Yachts™ launched its new flagship—the 65-foot Estrella—which is now the world’s largest center console yacht. The boat takes that distinction from its sister ship; the 53-foot Sueños, giving HCB the top two spots in a category it now clearly dominates. The new Estrella will make its

tags: New Boat Models

Saturday, September 29, 2018

Miller Ferries to Put-in-Bay and Middle Bass Island, Ohio has contracted with Fraser Shipyards of Superior, Wisconsin to build a new drive-on, drive-off passenger/vehicle ferry for delivery in fall 2019. The new ferry will be delivered from Lake Superior to Lake Erie and her new home port of Put-in-Bay, Ohio. The vessel will be

tags: Ferries, Lake Erie, Company Expansions

Friday, September 28, 2018

Greece has always been one of the world’s top sailing destinations. Sailing the Greek islands by yacht is the best way to explore some of the 4500 islands, but there is a confusing number of sailing choices dependent on budget, level of skill, and personal preference, of course! 1. Bareboat Charter – Sail where and when

tags: Travel, Beyond the Lakes, Charter

Friday, September 28, 2018

We all need people — others to help fill our lives with adventure, fun, and passion. Of course, we all have some form of a family that we inherit at birth to share our lives for good or bad. However, it seems that many of the happiest people I know create a circle of friends that enjoy similar activities. Their common interests

by: Ken Quant

tags: Boat Club, Racing, Sailing

Friday, September 28, 2018

Beneteau pre launched their latest sailboats last week in Newport, RI. This occasion was ideal for Press and VIP Clients to attend this intimate and exclusive event. In addition, it was a great opportunity to meet the Beneteau’s Design Team who came especially from France. Beneteau gathered an impressive fleet of five newest

tags: East Coast, New Boat Models, Sailing

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Hi, I’m Zoe. I am 14 years old and would like to consider myself a “junior sailor.” I’ve been sailing since practically the day I was born and sailing has been a huge part of my life for some time. So, when my mom asked me if I would like to take a sailing camp, I was all for it. She told me Sandusky Yacht Club

by: Zoe Kyle

tags: Education, Kids & Pets, Lake Erie, Sailing

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Newport Exhibition Group, owners and producers of the Newport International Boat Show, announced today the results of this year’s Newport For New Products™ (NFNP) Awards. Judged on Thursday, opening day and announced at an awards ceremony on Friday, September 14th, 2018. The thirteenth-annual NFNP winners are: Best New

tags: Awards, Boat Show, East Coast

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Less than three years after Brig Boats began distributing its rigid-hull inflatables in the United States, it’s safe to say that American boaters officially have caught RIB fever. Not only has Brig USA signed a whopping 15 dealers in the last 11 months, it was just named the No. 2 distributor worldwide for the Kharkov,

tags: Company Expansions, Dealerships, Inflatable Boats, New Boat Models

Thursday, September 27, 2018

The Predator family is now joined by an all-new Predator 50, the new entry point for this definitive range. Setting a new benchmark for the smaller performance format, the innovative Predator 50 is remarkable in offering both open and closed capabilities complete with tender garage; no compromises required. Exemplifying the latest in

tags: New Boat Models