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Friday, March 1, 2019

HydroHoist Boat Lifts, leading manufacturer of marine dock equipment, recently announced the release of the most versatile hydro-pneumatic boat lift available – HarborHoist. HarborHoist is the most versatile, free-floating boat lift on the market. Built to protect the value of a vessel in adverse weather conditions and the harsh

tags: Company Expansions, Lifts & Hoists

Friday, March 1, 2019

Blackfin Boats is proud to announce that the recently debuted Blackfin 332CC was chosen as the winner of the 2019 Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show innovation awards for Center Consoles / Walkaround Fishing Boats. The Award winners were announced during the 2019 Miami International Boat show at this year’s

tags: Awards, New Boat Models

Friday, March 1, 2019

Long-known in the industry as a leader in customer satisfaction, it’s no surprise Grady-White Boats has again been named a recipient of the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) Marine Industry Customer Satisfaction Index (CSI) Award. In its 17th year, the award is the trade association’s top recognition for

tags: Awards

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Lumitec, a leading designer and manufacturer of extreme environment LED lighting solutions, officially announces the launch of the all- new Razor Light Bar. Introducing Razor - the world’s first flush-mount LED light bar specifically designed for marine application. Razor is carefully designed to be easily integrated into most

tags: Accessories, Lighting

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

There are a lot of ways that people come into the sailing lifestyle. Some are brought up in the life by parents who love to sail, and some enter it through friends when they are young. There are a myriad of ways to find sailing, and each of us has come to that place in life from a different direction, but we have all made it. When it

by: Bob Bitchin

tags: Feel Good Story, Lifestyle, Sailing

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Michigan Department of Natural Resources The multi-agency Buffalo Reef Task Force is moving forward on several fronts in its efforts to protect the underwater natural reef off the Keweenaw Peninsula from being smothered by migrating copper mine tailings. The problem was created roughly a century ago, when dark-colored mine tailings,


tags: Law & Politics, Dept of Natural Resources, Environmental Impact, Lake Superior

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

New York Yacht Club American Magic, U.S. Challenger for the 36th America’s Cup, recently appointed PRO-SET, Inc. as an Official Supplier. The team will use PRO-SET epoxies in the construction of the AC75, a 23-meter monohull designed to sail above water on advanced hydrofoils. PRO-SET, Inc. will supply American Magic with their

tags: America's Cup World Series, Racing, Sailing

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

During an immersive experience at the Miami International Boat Show, Thursday, Feb. 14, Sea Ray unveiled a limited-edition SLX-R package of the brand new SLX 350 Outboard. The exclusive reveal was presented as part of Sea Ray’s celebration of 60 years of remarkably crafted boats. As a first-of-its-kind model, the SLX-R features

tags: New Boat Models

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Regal Boats launched its all new outboard-powered 38 XO Sport Yacht at the Miami International Boat Show, the third in the company’s revolutionary XO Series. According to CEO Duane Kuck, the 38 XO is considered a true game-changer, the first to command a new segment in the marketplace. The 38 XO follows in the highly

tags: New Boat Models, South Coast

Monday, February 25, 2019

The Annapolis Boat Shows, Inc. is excited to announce their 2019 schedule, including four in-water sail and power boat shows taking place in Annapolis and the surrounding region. Along with producing boat shows, the Annapolis Boat Shows, Inc. also coordinates several educational and training programs for boating enthusiasts of all

tags: Beyond the Lakes, Boat Show, East Coast

March 2019