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Monday, May 25, 2020

When you ask members what they like best about the Rochester Yacht Club (RYC), most will say ‘the people’. RYC is a place to establish lifelong friendships while sharing the love of the water. Whether you own a boat or not, race sailboats or cruise in a power boat, RYC is your waterfront home. Incorporated in 1877,

tags: Destination, Lake Ontario, Travel, Yacht Club

Monday, May 25, 2020

Truck-Lite Holdings today announced that it has changed its corporate name to Clarience Technologies, LLC. The name change reflects the company's broader focus on providing total visibility to the commercial and recreational transportation industry through its family of technology-driven brands. The name Clarience is formed by

tags: Company Expansions, Lighting

Sunday, May 24, 2020

As anglers look forward to the Memorial Day weekend, world-class fishing continues to exceed expectations on Lake Erie in 2020, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife. Walleye harvest rates set records for the second straight year in 2019, and numerous large hatches point to an increasingly

tags: COVID-19, Fishing, Lake Erie, Law & Politics

Friday, May 22, 2020

Memorial Day is fast approaching and the summer solstice is right behind. That means boating season is near with lots of activity on the water. Now is the time to check your navigation equipment and make sure it’s good to go. It’s especially important to prepare for situations where you or someone on your boat could be

by: Robin G. Coles

tags: Boating 101, Safety, Travel

Friday, May 22, 2020

Offshore Sailing School’s founder and owners Steve and Doris Colgate, are offering free 2-hour sailing lessons for first responder/frontline healthcare workers and their families of up to five on Wednesdays in May from the Pink Shell Beach Resort and Marina on Fort Myers Beach, Fla. “We appreciate everything our selfless

tags: COVID-19, Education, Feel Good Story, Promotions & Giveaways, Sailing, South Coast

Friday, May 22, 2020

Propspeed, leading innovator of coatings that protect underwater assets, announced today that its award-winning Lightspeed has been tested thoroughly by Lumishore to confirm that it protects the underwater lights and does not degrade light quality or interfere with the color of the underwater lighting. Using its TIX803 EOS light,

tags: Lighting, Polishes & Waxes

Thursday, May 21, 2020

Nearly 24 hours before the Edenville Dam in Midland County collapsed Tuesday, conservation officers from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources began evacuating people in homes and businesses positioned downriver of the dam. With historic flood levels expected, the officers remain on scene and are providing emergency response as

tags: Dept of Natural Resources, Inland Boating, Lake Huron, Safety

Thursday, May 21, 2020

Manitowoc Marina is thrilled to announce their exclusive representation of Baltic Yachts on the Great Lakes, in close partnership with Rodgers Yacht Sales of Connecticut. Baltic Yachts of Finland has entered into the new partnership to represent their impressive line of high-performance yachts across the United States. With the

tags: Company Expansions, Dealerships, Lake Michigan

Thursday, May 21, 2020

The popular “Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing!” University returns to the Gulf Coast June 27-28, 2020 for their saltwater inshore fishing seminar weekend at Bass Pro Shops Fort Myers. Hosted by the nonprofit Ladies Let's Go Fishing Foundation, the event offers classroom instruction, hands-on fishing activities, conservation,

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

Thursday, May 21, 2020

A local small business with two locations is changing hands, TowBoatUS Lorain and TowBoatUS Vermillion. The 24-hour, on water towing ports on Lake Erie new owner is longtime manager and lead towing captain John Piskura. The Gulf War veteran and retired fireman/paramedic purchased the locations, which provide routine on-water

tags: Safety, Towing, Boat Club, Employment News

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