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Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Following a devastating tragedy in 2017, the Annapolis Boat Shows launched a fundraising effort for hurricane relief called “Hands Across the Transom”. Following the destructive outcome of Hurricane Dorian in The Bahamas – a known boating destination and home to many of the show’s exhibitors – Annapolis

tags: Charity, East Coast

Monday, October 7, 2019

Preliminary results from surveys in the western basin of Lake Erie indicate more great news for Ohio anglers, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife. For the second straight year, Ohio’s data points to an exceptional walleye hatch, the second-highest in the history of the survey, and

tags: Dept of Natural Resources, Fishing, Lake Erie

Monday, October 7, 2019

Newport Exhibition Group, owners and producers of the Newport International Boat Show, announced today the ugo tablet, presented by ugo wear, was named the 2019 Newport International Boat Show Newport For New Products TM (NFNP) award winner for Best New Product for Operations, Safety and Maintenance and Best Product Overall. The NFNP

tags: Accessories, Awards, Boat Show, East Coast

Monday, October 7, 2019

NOAA will fund 12 new research projects around the country to better understand and predict harmful algal blooms (HABs) and improve our collective response to them. NOAA’s National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science (NCCOS) is allocating $10.2 million in FY 2019 to fund HAB research across the nation. Approximately $8.4 million

tags: Awards, Environmental Impact, Great Lakes, Law & Politics

Friday, October 4, 2019

It sounds simple, but there is a right and a wrong way to perform this essential task. In freshwater lakes and rivers, debris such as sand, muck, wood flotsam, and garbage are always problems for engine-cooling systems. In coastal areas, salt and brackish water raise havoc with corrosion. No matter your boating locale, flushing your

by: John Tiger

tags: Do It Yourself (DIY), Engines, Service & Repair

Friday, October 4, 2019

Cruising their way across the Atlantic Ocean are over 15 world-class yachts, poised to splash onto the U.S. boating scene as they premiere at this year’s 60th Annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS), set to take place Oct. 30 through Nov. 3. FLIBS, the largest in-water boat show in the world, will unveil some of

tags: Boat Show, New Boat Models, South Coast

Friday, October 4, 2019

Debbie Missiaen recalls the moment she heard that the Blue Sea Systems warehouse, where she has worked for the past decade, was lost in a fire. “I had to go to the building myself to see if it was true,” recalls Missiaen. Kelli Teichman, a 17-year employee of Blue Sea Systems, a division of Power Products LLC, remembers

tags: Electronics, Feel Good Story

Thursday, October 3, 2019

What comes standard with 13- and 60-gallon livewells, a 7-foot, 175-gallon insulated fish box, sports 29 rod holders, and a 20-gallon freshwater system? This serious fishing machine – the Cape Horn 32XS – brings a no nonsense approach to offshore fishing. The newly designed models available from Cape Horn offer

tags: Brokerage, Company Expansions, Dealerships, Lake Erie

Thursday, October 3, 2019

Each year, Offshore Sailing School offers just one new boat for display at a super discount. Purchasing a new Colgate 26 sailboat will cost $54,950 but one lucky buyer will save $10,000 on the C26 that will be displayed at the US Sailboat Show in Annapolis in October. The lucky buyer may take delivery from Annapolis on October 15,

tags: Brokerage, Sailing

Thursday, October 3, 2019

Want to learn the basics of powerboating or brush up on your behind-the-helm skills? The nonprofit BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water together with the United States Powerboat Show and Freedom Boat Club of Maryland will offer a choice of three fun on-water powerboat training courses taught aboard single engine

tags: Events, Women in Boating, Boating 101, East Coast, Education, Event

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