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Tuesday, November 27, 2018

The National Sailing Hall of Fame (NSHOF) celebrated its eighth class of Inductees on Sunday, November 11, at Lauderdale Yacht Club (LYC), concluding three days of activities that included a symposium for junior sailors with Inductees, a boat tour of LYC’s hidden neighborhood off the Intracoastal Waterway and social events at

tags: Awards, Racing, Sailing

Monday, November 26, 2018

The walleye was among the largest, if not the biggest, of the season and would end our final autumn outing on a positive note and provide a welcome entree for that evening’s dinner. Problem was, the massive fish was still in the water off the starboard side of the idling boat, stubbornly shaking its head to free the colorful

by: Dan Armitage

tags: Boating 101, Fishing

Monday, November 26, 2018

Lumishore, manufacturer of high-performance underwater LED lighting systems, announced today the integration of its advanced LED lighting solutions with the latest Raymarine Axiom and Axiom Pro series multifunction navigational displays. Offering complete control of Lumishore EOS and SUPRA* series lighting systems, Axiom users can

tags: Company Expansions, Electronics, Lighting

Friday, November 23, 2018

Protecting your boat from scratches and dents is a basic concept, but not always so easy. Some are perfect for pontoons, while others are needed for deep V-style hulls, while still others may be needed for differing dock designs. Some install at the dock permanently and then others are needed for travel. They can be heavy or awkward,

tags: Accessories, Hull

Thursday, November 22, 2018

Since the inclusion of Edson’s ComfortGrip in the PowerWheel in 2003, countless hands have been saved from rough days out on the water. However, the wheel isn’t the only place where boaters grab to keep themselves steady while underway. Introducing Edson’s iconic ComfortGrip™️ now in 8” and

tags: Accessories, Safety

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Chafe-Pro®’s patented Fender Hook is a new and improved method to secure fenders and fender lines to handrails on yachts Installed in a convenient wrap-around manner, the Fender Hook uses Velcro® hook & loops to close and secure itself around the piping or handrails. With an interior liner of our proprietary

tags: Accessories, Decorative, Gift Ideas

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Lake Ontario Offshore Racing (LOOR) held their 2018 Awards Banquet on Saturday, November 10th, celebrating offshore racers and their accomplishments this past season during the Susan Hood Trophy Race and the Lake Ontario 300/600 Challenges. During the event it was announced that Humberview Chevrolet Buick GMC & Motorsports Brands

tags: Awards, Lake Ontario, Racing, Sailing

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Carved Lake Art is passionate about providing gifts and heirloom quality wood art to boating and nautical lovers. Inspired by the love of the water, Carved Lake Art creates 3D laser cut depth charts of the lakes and oceans of the world. From the Great Lakes to the Gulf of Mexico and beyond, Carved Lake Art most likely has

tags: Coupons & Discounts, Decorative, Gift Ideas

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

With just a touch of a button, your tender can be launched and retrieved using the FreedomLift Tender Lift System… and now, the Michigan-based company is offering optional, lightweight Carbon Fiber Lift Arms — an industry first. These arms are made of structural carbon fiber and are 45% lighter (only 15 lbs.) than the

tags: Inflatable Boats, Lifts & Hoists

Monday, November 19, 2018

Whether you need a gift idea now for the holidays, later for a birthday, for Father's/Mother's Day, or for no real reason at all, here are some of the BEST products for that boater in your life. Body Glove Dynamo Rapid Hybrid Shoes A staple for many boaters, the Body Glove Dynamo Rapid shoe is a comfortable, high performance hybrid

tags: Gift Ideas