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Friday, October 18, 2019

Sail America’s Industry Breakfast kicked off the second day of the 50th United States Sailboat Show (October 10-14). With clear blue skies on the horizon, the Annapolis Boat Shows announced Robert Lipkin, aka Bob Bitchin, as the winner of the 6th annual Sailing Industry Distinguished Service Award. Trading in his Harley wheels

tags: Awards, Lifestyle, Sailing

Thursday, October 17, 2019

Clemons Boats is a ‘Boating Industry Top 100’ dealer, still family owned and operated, and in into the 4th generation of ownership. We have been in business for 53 years, and we look forward to the next 53 years of serving our wonderful customers and community. Our longevity and stability have enabled us to have the most

by: Jason Clemons, 4th Generation Owner

tags: Company Expansions, Dealerships, Lake Erie

Thursday, October 17, 2019

Newport Exhibition Group, owners and producers of the Newport International Boat Show, announced today that, even with site changes and construction, the 2019 Show ended on a positive note. “Ticket sales were on par with last year, which was a banner year at NIBS,” said Nancy Piffard, show director, Newport Exhibition

tags: Boat Show, East Coast

Thursday, October 17, 2019

Spring Brook Marine and Sirena Yachts are thrilled to announce a joint venture to create the ultimate Great Loop boat. The all new Sirena 58 HT, Great Lakes Edition, is set to debut at the 2020 Miami Yacht Show and will undoubtedly be a show stopper. This Class A rated range cruiser is incredibility well-finished and has one of the

tags: New Boat Models

Thursday, October 17, 2019

The United States Sailboat Show closed the gates on a successful 50th edition in historic downtown Annapolis on Monday, October 14. The gates flooded – in more ways than one – over the holiday weekend as the show hit record numbers. Educational programs and workshops sold out in advance of the show, proving the sailing

tags: Boat Show, East Coast, Sailing

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

There was a time when most sailboats were created from the outside in. This meant that naval architects would carefully draw up designs based on how a boat would react to the water and looked at from the dock. They would then stuff whatever they could fit inside for living accommodations. Narrow hulls, sweeping overhangs, and low

by: Ken Quant, Broad Reach Marketing

tags: Decorative, Sailing

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

The Moorings, the world’s premier yacht charter company, is introducing a new luxury powercat to its power yacht fleet. The fourth generation of Moorings power catamaran, the Moorings 534PC, has been completely reimagined with modern interiors and state-of- the-art finishes. Offering the best of both worlds, the Moorings 534PC

tags: Catamaran, Charter, Company Expansions

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

XPS is introducing a new line of care products that have been expertly engineered to extend the life of all types and brands of boats - from aluminum to fiberglass and canvas to vinyl – XPS has developed the right formula. Dealers that carry any BRP brand will be able to use all 21 of these new products providing customers with

tags: Canvas & Upholstery, Cleaners, Polishes & Waxes

Monday, October 14, 2019

Where can you watch the sunrise on the beach, eat breakfast at a friendly cafe, catch one of Michigan's Top Ten Farmers Markets, enjoy live music, have lunch at a local diner, visit the local history center, walk the breakwall, go fishing, kayaking, or paddleboarding, charter a boat to the Reef Lighthouse, enjoy dinner at another

tags: Destination, Lake Huron

Monday, October 14, 2019

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Don Hambly as our new President and Chief Executive Officer following John Mitchell’s retirement earlier this year. Don has held executive positions in companies such as Cap Gemini, Ernst & Young, A.O. Smith and Olon Industries. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical

tags: Employment News