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Wednesday, December 26, 2018

Evinrude announced today that for the second year, it has received recognition as a Green Master, the highest sustainable business rating from the Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council’s Green Masters Program. Recognizing sustainable actions by businesses from across the state of Wisconsin, the Green Masters Program works to

tags: Awards, Engines, Environmental Impact

Friday, December 7, 2018

Albemarle Boats, The Carolina Classic held their 2018 Dealer Sales Meeting in Edenton, NC on November 13-14. The event was well attended, and the dealers toured the 103,000 square foot manufacturing facility, sea-trialed several models including the new 27 Dual Console, gained in-depth product knowledge, and enjoyed the camaraderie

tags: Awards

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

The National Sailing Hall of Fame (NSHOF) celebrated its eighth class of Inductees on Sunday, November 11, at Lauderdale Yacht Club (LYC), concluding three days of activities that included a symposium for junior sailors with Inductees, a boat tour of LYC’s hidden neighborhood off the Intracoastal Waterway and social events at

tags: Awards, Racing, Sailing

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Lake Ontario Offshore Racing (LOOR) held their 2018 Awards Banquet on Saturday, November 10th, celebrating offshore racers and their accomplishments this past season during the Susan Hood Trophy Race and the Lake Ontario 300/600 Challenges. During the event it was announced that Humberview Chevrolet Buick GMC & Motorsports Brands

tags: Awards, Lake Ontario, Racing, Sailing

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Rocna Anchors, a subsidiary of the CMP Group, announced an expansion of its global patent portfolio, demonstrating its ongoing commitment to innovation as well as being a world-class leader in the marine industry. Peter Smith, designer of the Rocna Anchors range, has been granted six patents by the Canadian and New Zealand

tags: Anchors, Awards, Beyond the Lakes, Company Expansions

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Evinrude, a global manufacturer of marine engines headquartered in Sturtevant, Wisconsin, recently received the ‘Business Friend of the Environment’ award presented by Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce, the state’s chamber of commerce and largest business trade association. Evinrude was recognized for their

tags: Awards, Engines, Environmental Impact

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

According to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR), the Bay Point Marina in Marblehead earned Ohio’s first platinum Ohio Clean Marina certification, which is now the highest certification available in the state. Bay Point Marina is the first marina statewide to participate in the new tiered certification structure

tags: Awards, Dept of Natural Resources, Environmental Impact, Lake Erie, Marina

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

The 2018 Innovation Awards, managed by the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) and judged by Boating Writers International (BWI), were presented at the International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX) during the annual Industry Breakfast on Tuesday, October 2. Eight BWI judges with various technical

tags: Accessories, Awards, Boat Cover, Boat Docks, Decorative, Electronics, Engines, Events, Lighting, Propellers

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Newport Exhibition Group, owners and producers of the Newport International Boat Show, announced today the results of this year’s Newport For New Products™ (NFNP) Awards. Judged on Thursday, opening day and announced at an awards ceremony on Friday, September 14th, 2018. The thirteenth-annual NFNP winners are: Best New

tags: Awards, Boat Show, East Coast

Monday, September 17, 2018

State fish records have been falling fast this summer but none faster than for an invasive species shot with a bow and arrow and hauled from the Mississippi River. Michael Mahnke of Waukesha shot a 38-1/4 inch, 34 pound, 7.2 ounce grass carp on August 5 from the Mississippi River in Grant County. The fish broke the existing record by

tags: Awards, Dept of Natural Resources, Fishing