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Friday, August 30, 2019

In Sandusky, Ohio, it was “damn the high water, full speed ahead” for the Progressive Cedar Point Boat Show when EZ-Docks were installed by Cornerstone Landscaping, Inc., to bridge the high water and enable show visitors to access the 300-plus show boats in the Cedar Point Marina. “Our Diamond Waterfronts group

tags: Boat Show, Lake Erie

Friday, August 30, 2019

Anyone who's come in contact with even a mild jolt of electricity knows the muscle spasms it can generate. Complete immersion after falling or unknowingly jumping into water that's been electrified by a boat's faulty wiring can trigger total body immobility and even stop a heart, tragically resulting in a drowning fatality. The cause

tags: Electronics, Safety

Thursday, August 29, 2019

Northport Boat Yard located in Grand Traverse Bay is now hiring for the following positions: Marine Paint & Fiberglass - We are looking for a full-time painter. Must be able to repair and fabricate all phases of fiberglass. Be able to match gel coat and spray. Stringer Layup. Must have at least 3 years of experience. Marine

tags: Job Opportunities, Lake Michigan

Thursday, August 29, 2019

Any of three historic lighthouses on the Great Lakes could be yours. Let’s face it, living in a lighthouse could be fun, or at least different. If you’ve ever fantasized about it, a real chance is now at hand. If your boat isn’t enough, a lighthouse could also be your summer escape place. Specifically, three

by: Norm Schultz

tags: Real Estate, Great Lakes, History

Thursday, August 29, 2019

Arksen is a technology and innovation company building the most authentic, capable, and efficient explorer vessels of their kind. The brainchild of UK tech entrepreneur Jasper Smith, the Arksen product and ethos is driving a new wave of innovation within the marine industry. With the objective to provide a positive impact through

tags: Beyond the Lakes, Environmental Impact

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Literal tons of protective shrink wrap covers are torn off boats coming out of winter storage every year across the Midwest. It’s a superb material for protecting our vessels from the ravages of northern winters. But, it also means huge amounts of this plastic could end up in our already rapidly-filling landfills and take

by: Norm Schultz

tags: Boating 101, Environmental Impact

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Burger Boat Company, one of the oldest and most respected custom yacht builders in America, is pleased to announce the sale and delivery of its newest Burger 48 Cruiser, Hull 512. This Burger 48 Cruiser is a specially built 48’ (14.63 m) aluminum cruiser developed in conjunction with Vripack Naval Architects and features an

tags: Great Lakes, New Boat Models

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Newport Exhibition Group announced today that its 49 th Annual Newport International Boat Show will take place September 12-15, 2019 at the Newport Yachting Center in downtown Newport, Rhode Island. One of the largest in-water boat shows in the country and the premier show in New England, the Newport International Boat Show

tags: Boat Show, East Coast

Monday, August 26, 2019

If your vacations include being out on the water and getting back to nature, reap the benefits of a blissful getaway in a premier destination while staying “green.” New to chartering or experienced, it’s never too late to practice healthy eco-friendly habits on board. Think Global, Buy Local One of the best and

tags: Charter, Engines, Sailing, Travel

Friday, August 23, 2019

Since opening in 1997, Marina Staff Training has focused on providing educational services to new staff, often as a prerequisite for employment in the premier marinas around the Great Lakes. The training that future and current staff members receive results in higher customer satisfaction throughout the boating world. Environmental

tags: Education, Job Opportunites