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Sunday, July 1, 2018

Lake life on Minnetonka means year round active fun. The summer is filled with boating, fishing, water sports, grilling, swimming, while winter brings ice fishing, skating, iceboating, snowmobiling and lots more. Lake Minnetonka is defined as friendly sophistication. Over 110 miles of shoreline welcome visitors with unique street

tags: Destination, Inland Boating, Lake Superior

Friday, June 29, 2018

Colgate 26 keelboat designer and company owner Steve Colgate, announced that the website to support the Colgate 26 has been updated with new content, photos, and owner testimonials. “We’ve had the same website for many years and knew it was time to update the design and content to make it more contemporary, easy to

tags: Company Expansions, Education, Sailing, South Coast

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Newport Exhibition Group, owners and producers of the Newport International Boat Show, announced today the 2018 Education Series for this year’s Boat Show. Through establishing new partnerships and building upon proven curriculum, the Newport International Boat Show will offer in-water courses, seminars and demonstrations to

tags: Boat Show, East Coast, Education

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

More and more people are seeking experiences instead of accumulating more things. What better way to close out the year than to give back to the environment and feed your soul. Travel experiences provide memories that will last a lifetime, as opposed to items that get tossed aside by the next holiday season. Bee + Hive, a

tags: Beyond the Lakes, Environmental Impact, Travel

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Not all tropical sailing vacations are alike. Sometimes the fun is the blue water and rum drinks of the destination, but, other times, the journey is the adventure. This was the case during a recent trip to help two cruising couples bring their boats through the Panama Canal. This was a ‘bucket list’ trip for my wife and

by: Ken Quant, Broad Reach Marketing

tags: Lifestyle, South Coast, Travel

Thursday, June 7, 2018

If you are not one of the 1500+ sailors wrapping up preparations for the start of the 51st Newport Bermuda Race onFriday, June 15, 2018, then you have less than a week to plan how to watch one of the greatest sailing spectacles held on Narragansett Bay. Organized by the Cruising Club of America and the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club, the

tags: East Coast, Racing, Sailing

Monday, May 28, 2018

Offshore Sailing School CEO and President, Doris Colgate, announced the company is running a Summer Sizzler with up to 20% off Learn to Sail and the popular Fast Track to Cruising® bareboat charter cruising courses at all four of its Florida resort locations. The Summer Sizzler special is available on new sailing course package

tags: Coupons & Discounts, Education, South Coast

Friday, May 11, 2018

Whether going on vacation or as part of the boat testing I do for fishing magazines, a couple of times each year I equip a boat for temporary saltwater angling. It may be the family boat, a pleasure craft designed for use in freshwater, a freshwater fishing boat, or a watercraft designed for use in saltwater but a stock model that has

by: Dan Armitage, Buckeye Sportsman Radio

tags: Beyond the Lakes, East Coast, Fishing, South Coast, Travel, West Coast

Monday, May 7, 2018

Bee + Hive, a not-for-profit sustainable tourism association based in Canada, unites hotels, restaurants and parks that embrace sustainable practices and experiences. The association continues to expand around the world and has announced the addition of Little St. Simons Island in Georgia to its roster. Additional members are Sal

tags: Beyond the Lakes, East Coast, Environmental Impact, Travel

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

For Captain Jeff Lorass, a 1985 Mound Westonka High School graduate, his path in life took him from Minnesota to Florida for a career in service-related work and family. Now he’s back to Lake Minnetonka as the new owner of the 24-hour on water towing service TowBoatUS Lake Minnetonka. Joining him in the family-run business are

tags: Company Expansions, Inland Boating, Lake Superior, Towing