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Friday, November 3, 2017

The State of Michigan announced today that the Great Lakes Invasive Carp Challenge, which sought innovative solutions to stop the movement of invasive carp, received 353 entries from 27 countries. The challenge, hosted by global crowd-sourcing company InnoCentive, netted new ideas and raised the global profile of this important

tags: Awards, Dept of Natural Resources, Environmental Impact, Fishing

Friday, October 27, 2017

Summerville, SC – Scout Boats, the leading independent marine manufacturer, has been named a Roaring Twenties award recipient - one of the 20 best-performing large companies in South Carolina for 2017, for the fourth year in a row. Scout secured the eighth-place spot out of the top large 20 companies chosen for the illustrious

tags: Awards, Beyond the Lakes, East Coast

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Lumitec’s powerful new Power Line Instruction (PLI) technology was recently awarded the prestigious Innovation Award for electronics at the recent International Boatbuilders Exhibition and Conference (IBEX) show in Tampa, FL. Power Line Instruction (PLI) is an innovative, proprietary communication protocol used to send control

tags: Awards, Lighting

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Ohio Sea Grant and the NOAA Marine Debris Program’s Great Lakes office invite students in grades 9-12 from the Lake Erie region of Ohio to participate in the 2018 Ohio Marine Debris Challenge “Communicating for a Clean Future.” Student groups will create public service announcement (PSA) videos that focus on

tags: Awards, Environmental Impact, Lake Erie

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Ohio Sea Grant has completed reviews for its 2018-2020 research grants program, funding seven projects at universities across Ohio and along the Lake Erie coast. The selected projects focus on various aspects of harmful algal blooms, fisheries, pharmaceutical residues and tourism, in an effort to continue to help solve critical issues

tags: Awards, Environmental Impact, Lake Erie

Monday, October 23, 2017

The Simrad® GO9 display was recognized at the West Marine Very Important Vendor (VIV) Awards presented at this year’s 2017 VIV Conference. The chartplotter was selected as the “Best New Product of the Year”, and Navico – parent company to the Simrad brand of marine electronics – was selected for

tags: Awards, Electronics, Navigation

Friday, October 13, 2017

The National Sailing Hall of Fame (NSHOF) celebrated its seventh class of Inductees on Sunday, September 24, during ceremonies hosted by New York Yacht Club at their magnificent Harbour Court clubhouse in Newport. The backdrop for the Induction could not have been more fitting: a busy Newport harbor on a glorious early fall afternoon.

tags: Awards, Sailing

Monday, August 21, 2017

The Coast Guard Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to the education and welfare of all Coast Guard members and their families, announced that in 2017, it has awarded a record 166 new scholarships. Combined with ten multi-year scholarship recipients and three Fallen Heroes Scholars, the Foundation is currently assisting

tags: Awards, Beyond the Lakes

Friday, August 4, 2017

HydroHoist Marine Group continues to receive accolades for its newest product – the HP Extreme. The product was awarded 2017 Top Product of the Year Award by Boating Industry. “The HP Extreme is the easiest load and launch of any PWC docking platform on the market, with features unmatched by any in the boatlift

tags: Awards, Lifts & Hoists

Friday, May 5, 2017

South Shore Marine is pleased to announce that Brendan Sexton recently completed the Yamaha Master Technician Certification. This certification is the highest level of training a Yamaha outboard service technician can achieve. Brendan is among the elite 294 Master Technicians in the United States. The test is extensive and

tags: Awards, Lake Erie