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Thursday, June 4, 2020

In our current world, far-flung adventures are limited but boating is still here for us, satisfying the adventurer in us while still keeping our distance from the new realities that face us. So, let’s have some fun revisiting the pioneering adventures that Avalon & Tahoe Pontoon boats have taken over the last 15 years.

tags: Lifestyle, Travel

Thursday, June 4, 2020

Simrad Yachting – a leader in the design and manufacture of world-class marine navigation, autopilot, radar, communications and fishfinding systems – has extended its promotion offering up to $200 cash back on Simrad® GO XSE or XSR displays through July 8, 2020. During the promotion – previously scheduled for

tags: Coupons & Discounts, Electronics, Fishing, Navigation, Travel

Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Designed with the help and suggestions from many dock and waterfront property owners, Seahorse Fender and Docking’s new Light Craft Launch and Stow was designed to give you back your dock space by storing your kayaks and paddleboards in a convenient, safe, and compact location. Property owners with a bulkhead, seawall, or dock

tags: Boat Docks, Canoes & Kayaks, Storage, Water Toys

Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Women, men and teens are invited to tackle offshore fishing skills at the South Florida "Ladies, Let's Go Fishing!" University, August 21-23 at the International Game Fish Association, Dania Beach., FL. Hosted by the nonprofit organization, the “No Yelling School of Fishing” offers classroom presentations, networking,

tags: Education, Fishing, South Coast, Women in Boating

Tuesday, June 2, 2020

We carry spare batteries, flashlights, flares, sunscreen, and many other items to enjoy the water safely. Similarly, part of our car’s safety equipment always includes a spare tire or another way to deal with a flat. We cannot know when we will run over something that causes a flat tire and we must be sure we can somehow get

by: Professionals of Henry H. Smith Co.

tags: Propellers, Safety

Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Mercury Marine is offering a rebate and three years of additional factory‑backed coverage on portable outboard engines (2.5hp – 30hp) sold in the U.S. between May 21 and June 21, 2020, by participating Mercury Authorized Dealers and Retailers. Consumer rebates for the Pick Up 6 & Save promotion range from $50 to $200,

tags: Coupons & Discounts, Engines, Promotions & Giveaways

Tuesday, June 2, 2020

The iconic maritime events that have become Annapolis institutions over the past half century are slated to return to City Dock this October. The United States Powerboat Show will run Thursday through Sunday, October 1 – 4 and the United States Sailboat Show will run the following weekend, October 8 – 12, Thursday through

tags: Boat Show, COVID-19, East Coast

Monday, June 1, 2020

Leading Australian luxury motor yacht manufacturer Maritimo, unveiled an exciting addition to their internationally acclaimed M-Series flybridge motor yacht range today, with a virtual reveal of the revolutionary new M55 flybridge motor yacht, set for its world premiere early 2021. In virtual attendance were Maritimo VIP clients and

tags: New Boat Models

Monday, June 1, 2020

SureShade may be best known to boaters for their telescoping boat shade systems for center consoles and cruisers, but they are making waves in the marine industry once again by introducing their latest product: the SureShade Power Bimini. Leveraging SureShade’s extensive expertise designing premium shade solutions for the

tags: Boat Cover, Do It Yourself (DIY), Retrofitting

Friday, May 29, 2020

Retreating to the boat to relax and escape can be ideal, but would you leave your phone on the dock and go for an extended trip? Like it or not, internet connectivity is an important necessity today. While I advocate for turning the internet off at times—particularly on the boat—I also understand the importance of staying

by: Capt. Arnie Hammerman

tags: Electronics, Travel

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