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Monday, May 6, 2019

As the leading lifestyle travel magazine and cruising club that helps plan members' next adventures, Marinalife recently announced a new partnership with Priceline Partner Network (PPN), one of the most successful online travel programs. Marinalife, which offers marina reservation and planning services for members, will now assist

tags: Boat Club, Company Expansions, Travel

Friday, May 3, 2019

As the refit season draws to a close and summer is nipping at our heels, it’s the last chance rush to get all the boat-fixes done before every weekend is spent blissfully on the water. One of the many refits gaining popularity among Great Lakes boaters is the installation of Seakeeper, a gyro stabilizer capable of eliminating up

tags: Company Expansions, Electronics, Lake Erie, Stabilization

Thursday, May 2, 2019

Highfield Boats, the world’s largest manufacturer of aluminum-hull rigid inflatable boats (RIBs), is proud to announce its appointment as the Official RIB Sponsor of the 2019 Helly Hansen National Offshore One-Design Regatta Series. With the partnership, Highfield will provide the media boat for the NOOD Regattas at each of the

tags: Company Expansions, Inflatable Boats, Racing, Sailing

Thursday, May 2, 2019

CMP is excited to announce important developments as part of its efforts towards continuous growth and expansion of its global brands. On October 10, 2018, Canada Metal (Pacific) Limited and Dock Edge + Inc. was amalgamated, retaining the Canada Metal (Pacific) Limited name. Since then, all North American facilities have continued to

tags: Company Expansions

Thursday, April 18, 2019

New management officially took hold of Maumee Bay of Oregon, OH, in February 2018, and since then, we have embarked on many improvements in both renovations and new construction. The improvements began with the complete remodeling of the dining room and public space areas. Currently, all 120 bathrooms and vanities in our guest rooms

by: Chad Egan, General Manager of Maumee Bay Lodge and Conference Center

tags: Company Expansions, Lake Erie

Thursday, April 18, 2019

Home to thousands of recreational boats, Milwaukee has never had affordable 24/7 on-water assistance available to boaters — until now. Capt. Gareth Stamm, owner of four TowBoatUS locations, including nearby Racine, has opened TowBoatUS Milwaukee just in time for the summer boating season. Boaters needing routine assistance with

tags: Company Expansions, Lake Michigan, Safety, Towing

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Erie Islands Sailing School and Riverfront Yacht Sales and Service will partner to bring American Sailing Association (ASA) sailing classes to the Cleveland area again in 2019. Tim McKenna, founder of Erie Islands Sailing School in 2012, says, “This partnership will provide Cleveland-area sailors with more options for all levels

tags: Company Expansions, Education, Lake Erie, Sailing

Monday, April 15, 2019

Our Trent Port Marina (TPM) crew is slowly coming down from the rush brought on by exhibiting at the Toronto International Boat Show (TIBS) over a 10-day stint in late January. “It creates such an amazing feeling when we hear how many people are impressed with our facility and staff, and are excited about visiting Trent Port

tags: Company Expansions, Lake Ontario, Marina

Friday, April 5, 2019

BENETEAU America and Annapolis Yacht Sales (AYS) unveiled the first Oceanis 46.1 sailboat built in the United States at the AYS Spring Sailboat Open House on March 23, 2019. “We’ve been fortunate to see the Oceanis 46.1 quickly become one of our most popular sailboats ever, and I’m proud to announce that we are now

tags: Company Expansions, East Coast, New Boat Models, Sailing

Monday, April 1, 2019

We’re pleased to announce the opening of our two new bases in Newport, Rhode Island, and Lake Champlain, New York, in partnership with Navtours. Both of these two new cruising destinations offer summer sailing in some of the most beautiful destinations in the United States. Newport, a historic sailing town, is your gateway to

tags: Charter, Company Expansions, East Coast, Travel