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Monday, December 31, 2018

Trump has officially moved to allow E15 (15 percent ethanol) gasoline sales year-round – a fuel prohibited for use in recreational boats and a decision that recreational boating groups say will needlessly put 142 million American boaters at risk. Protecting Boaters at the Gas Pump is a new website with a series of photos of gas

tags: Boating 101, Environmental Impact, Law & Politics

Friday, December 28, 2018

More boats, more time, more activities, and more entertainment will mark the 2019 Progressive Cleveland Boat Show in the I-X Center, January 17-21. The show will run for five days this year with Monday’s Martin Luther King Jr. holiday declared ‘KIDSday’ with special features added. In fact, more than 400 new boats,

tags: Boat Show, Lake Erie

Friday, December 28, 2018

There will be more than 400 gleaming new boats, 150 accessory exhibits, dozens of fishing and cruising clinics, but the most excitement may surround the return of a small squirrel that has agreed to come out of retirement to don her water skis at the Progressive Cleveland Boat Show on January 17-21, 2019 Perhaps the most popular

by: Norm Schultz

tags: Boat Show, Lake Erie

Thursday, December 27, 2018

Eight waterways totaling 540-plus miles that flow through more than a dozen counties have been selected as the first state-designated water trails in Michigan, the Department of Natural Resources recently announced. The DNR and the Office of the Great Lakes partnered on the effort to finalize this first round of designations, which

tags: Beyond the Lakes, Dept of Natural Resources, Inland Boating, Water Toys

Thursday, December 27, 2018

It may be cold outside, but summer will be in full swing as the Windy City’s BIGGEST marine and outdoor sales event brings the best in boating, sailing, and RVing to McCormick Place. See and board boats for every on-water activity imaginable‚ from fishing to cruising to water sports. With options ranging from pontoons,

tags: Boat Show, Lake Michigan

Wednesday, December 26, 2018

Michigan’s first look at new 2019 boat designs, technology, and styling will be in early January at the Lansing Boat Show in downtown Lansing, Michigan. The boat show, which is in its 21st year — offers boating enthusiasts a nice break from the winter weather with over 40 manufacturers represented by up to 10 Michigan boat

tags: Boat Show, Inland Boating

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

Tuesday, December 25, 2018

Many view winter as a quiet time for the fishing industry in the Great Lakes region. While most fishing boats in the region have been put away until spring, that doesn’t mean that no fishing-related activity is going on. With the arrival of winter weather in January and February, many anglers are waiting for temperatures cold

by: Chad Lapa

tags: Fishing, Great Lakes

Monday, December 24, 2018

The MRAA Annual Conference & Expo will embark on an exciting transformation in 2019, introducing a new name, relocating to a new location and delivering an all-new immersive event experience, the likes of which the marine industry has never participated in before. The 2019 MRAA Annual Conference & Expo will relocate to

tags: Event, South Coast

Friday, December 21, 2018

I have been a long time resident of Mount Clemens/Harrison Township, Michigan. I always knew that working with electronics was my passion and owning my own business was something I always wanted to do. So, when I saw my dreams come true, my dreams of running my own business right here in Michigan, it was truly amazing. To make it even

by: Greg Gronley

tags: Electronics