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Thursday, July 26, 2018

Tediously light winds made for one of the slowest Bell’s Beer Bayview Mackinac Races in decades. In fact, the 94-year-old distance race, which started Saturday, July 14 on lower Lake Huron, was so slow that at Tuesday’s final party at Mackinac Island’s Grand Hotel, awards were handed out as some competitors were

tags: Racing, Sailing, Awards, Lake Huron

Friday, July 20, 2018

Nominations for the 2018 Sailing Industry Distinguished Service Award are being accepted as of today. Created by the Annapolis Boat Shows in 2014, the award recognizes members of the sailing industry for their high standards of excellence, service, and commitment. Each year the Annapolis Boat Shows honors someone who has distinguished

tags: Awards, Sailing

Friday, July 20, 2018

The results are in. The Team Challenge winners for the Lake Ontario 300 are: In the Main Duck course, sponsored by Sperry First Place - Bronte Harbour Yacht Club with a team composed of: ‘Ruffian’ - Peter Wells ‘It's a Conspiracy’- Adrian Hanley ‘Suspect’- Bryan Sims Second Place - ABYC Team

tags: Racing, Sailing, Awards, Lake Ontario

Thursday, July 19, 2018

Evinrude® recently announced a Guinness World Records(TM) title for the most barefoot water-skiers pulled behind a single boat. Powered by three 300-horsepower Evinrude E-TEC® G2® engines, 32 performers entered the water at Wolf River in Shawano, Wisconsin, to break the record. Completed on September 10, 2017, the official

tags: Awards

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

The National Marine Representatives Association (NMRA) awarded its 2018 NMRA Maritime Trades Scholarship of $2,500 to Kaila Kotkiewicz of Sayville, New York. Established in 2008, it's given to an outstanding student pursuing education that will lead to a career in the marine industry. Robert Guerrieri of Atlantic Marketing Company

tags: Kids & Pets, Awards, Education

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Lowrance®, a world-leader in fishing electronics since 1957, scored a trifecta this weekend as Lowrance professional anglers – led by Ish Monroe, who notched his fifth Elite Series career victory – took the top three spots at the 2018 Bassmaster Elite at the Mississippi River in La Crosse, Wisconsin. Monroe, the

tags: Awards, Fishing

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Today, the US Water Alliance awarded its prestigious US Water Prize to winners in six categories. Awarded on an annual basis, the US Water Prize celebrates outstanding achievement in the advancement of sustainable, integrated, and inclusive solutions to our nation's water challenges. It is the pre-eminent national recognition program

tags: Awards, Environmental Impact

Monday, June 11, 2018

Sheila McCurdy of Middletown, Rhode Island, was awarded the BoatUS/National Women’s Sailing Association (NWSA) 2018 Leadership in Women's Sailing Award at the NWSA Women’s Sailing Conference held Saturday in Marblehead, Massachusetts. The award, which recognizes an individual with a record of achievement in inspiring,

tags: Awards, Women in Boating

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Chris-Craft is pleased to announce that 25 dealer partners have been honored with The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA)’s 2017 Marine Industry Customer Satisfaction Index (CSI) Awards on May 2, 2018. The Awards honor boat dealers for excellence in customer satisfaction and excellence in customer service.

tags: Awards

Monday, April 30, 2018

After a lengthy survey gathering data from millions of online guest reviews covering all types of Canadian lodging, Australian-based HotelsCombined has awarded The Sportsman’s Inn their official Recognition of Excellence for 2018. This award is in recognition of consistently achieving the highest standards, representing the top

tags: Lake Huron, Awards, Georgian Bay