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Friday, August 21, 2020

Burger Boat Company has released its newest yacht concept, the Burger 63 Sportfishing Motor Yacht. Burger’s new yacht concept is the perfect option for those who desire a motor yacht designed for sportfishing and water sports, all combined with the holistic approach to luxury for which Burger is known. This new yacht concept is

by: Burger Boat Company

tags: New Boat Models

Friday, August 21, 2020

Highfield Boats, the world’s leading manufacturer of aluminum RIBS and tenders, is pleased to announce major warranty extensions for its boats beginning with the 2021 model year, offered to customers who purchase their new Highfield from an authorized dealer and register their warranty online within 60 days of purchase.

tags: Inflatable Boats, New Boat Models

Wednesday, August 19, 2020

If you’re fishing for lake sturgeon and muskellunge this season, don’t forget to register your harvest within 24 hours — it’s required. You can register two ways: online at, or by calling the new number at 906-287-0816. “Anglers who register their catch provide important

tags: Dept of Natural Resources, Fishing, Law & Politics

Tuesday, August 18, 2020

With the move to phase 2 of the Rhode Island Fiberglass Vessel Recycling (RIFVR) Pilot Program to address the disposal issue of recreational boats, project managers have released “Facing the Legacy: Lifecycle Solutions for Fiberglass Boats.” The short video shares the compelling story of how those efforts have evolved into

tags: Beyond the Lakes, Environmental Impact, Law & Politics

Monday, August 17, 2020

This line of BENETEAU day boats is currently in its 6th generation and has a strong history! Now, more than ever, the pleasure of taking helm on this boat is combined with comfort of life on board and ease of navigation. The Flyer 9 completes the BENETEAU range of day boats. The new model perpetuates the dynamic and elegant features

tags: New Boat Models

Sunday, August 16, 2020

Great Lakes Boat Building School is accepting applications for both part-time and full-time Admissions Advisor(s). The Admissions Advisor(s) role is to build Great Lakes Boat Building School student enrollment through recruitment and marketing. This position may be remote with travel during key recruitment

tags: Education, Job Opportunities

Saturday, August 15, 2020

2020 has seen struggles of historic proportions, especially for museums. A recent survey conducted by the American Alliance of Museums (AAM) suggests up to one-third of U.S. museums may not survive the year. This chilling statistic is one of many driving factors behind the National Museum of the Great Lakes (NMGL) upcoming virtual

tags: Charity, COVID-19, Events, Great Lakes, History, Promotions & Giveaways

Friday, August 14, 2020

After twelve years of trustful cooperation with boat and yacht owners in the USA, Pantaenius announces that it will cease business activities in America at the end of the year. One of the reasons for this is shrinking capacity for yacht insurance within the US after major carriers left the market in recent years. Martin Baum,

tags: Insurance

Friday, August 14, 2020

Kayak owners can secure their kayak to a rooftop rack or trailer to protect it from theft with BOLT Lock’s “Breakthrough One-Key Lock Technology” Cable Locks. BOLT Locks operate using the vehicle ignition key. Specially crafted tumblers permanently learn the vehicle ignition key the first time it is inserted into the

tags: Accessories, Canoes & Kayaks, Water Toys

Thursday, August 13, 2020

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Friday signed legislation creating more opportunities for quality outdoor recreation by authorizing $28.7 million in Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund grants. "Over the past months as Michigan continues to combat COVID-19, we've seen just how important having access to public land, developed parks, trails

tags: Dept of Natural Resources, Environmental Impact, Law & Politics

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