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Tuesday, March 17, 2020

As boaters, we walk a fine line when it comes to the environment. Whatever focus you have for your time on the water, the very nature of our enjoyment of our sports rely on a safe and healthy environment—whether in regard to the fish and bird population for hunting, fishing, and diving, or clean air and water for sailing,

by: Jordan Balbresky

tags: Environmental Impact, Fuel Treatments

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

CMP Group Ltd, a leading manufacturer and distributor of marine products today announced the acquisition of MarineTech Products, Inc. based in Vadnais Heights, MN. MarineTech is a long standing and well respected provider of boating products and solutions under the Panther™, TROLLMaster™, EZ Steer®, Navigator® and

tags: Canada, Company Expansions

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

With the inclusion of offshore sailing into the 2024 Olympics, a new spotlight shines onto a previously established area of our sport. Veteran doublehanded offshore sailors can now fight for Gold, and Olympic hopefuls can forge a new pathway to their dream. A vast majority of sailors may also see a fresh opportunity to get out on the

by: Kate Wilson

tags: Sailing, Law & Politics, Racing

Monday, March 16, 2020

Have you heard the term “experiential marketing,” meaning hands-on participation in learning something new? Now this trend has transitioned to “experiential travel,” where more and more adventure-seekers are expecting a totally immersive, hands-on learning opportunity. That’s the very definition of our US

by: Beth Oliver

tags: Education, Sailing

Monday, March 16, 2020

The cold, fresh waters of the Great Lakes are literally littered with shipwrecks – pieces of history capturing chapters of a time when transport by water was as important as transport by land. Some, like the Syracuse, recall the Great Lakes’ sailing heyday, when goods and people routinely plied the lakes along well-used

tags: Shipwrecks, Software & Apps, Dept of Natural Resources, History

Monday, March 16, 2020

Pursuit Boats continues to expand its popular Sport Series line to include the all new S 378. The company debuted the S 378 to marine media professionals, dealers and boat show attendees during the 2020 Miami International Boat Show. “The newest addition to our Sport family not only possesses the quality, fishability and

tags: Awards, New Boat Models

Friday, March 13, 2020

Sirena Yachts is proud to announce that their all-new addition to the fleet, the Sirena 58 Coupé, made her public debut at the 2020 Miami Yacht Show at Biscayne Bay’s Sea Isle Marina. The 58 Coupé is the direct result of Sirena’s response to customers who have expressed a preference for an

tags: New Boat Models

Friday, March 13, 2020

In an effort to better serve the Great Lakes boating community, Spring Brook Marine and Catawba Moorings have partnered to expand Catawba Moorings’ product offerings to include Pardo Yachts, Sirena Yachts, and Fairline Yachts throughout the eastern Great Lakes. Catawba Moorings has a long history of success in the Lake

tags: Company Expansions, Dealerships, Lake Erie

Friday, March 13, 2020

The Zenlite range is the final addition to the exciting revamped dinghy collection from Gill Marine. As part of the brand’s adaptable ‘Performance’ line, which is engineered to keep you comfortable and protected, Zenlite boasts a complete offering from a Skiff Suit, Top, Trousers and Shorts for Juniors, Men and

tags: Clothing & Shoes, Sailing

Thursday, March 12, 2020

Voters aren’t the only ones with the power of choice this year. Now MJM Yachts and noted naval architect Doug Zurn team up to offer boaters the power of Mercury Verado 300 or 400 hp engines, or Volvo’s 500 or 650 IPS pod driven inboards in the MJM 43z. Each offers distinct advantages. For boaters looking for more weather

tags: New Boat Models