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Monday, April 1, 2019

We’re pleased to announce the opening of our two new bases in Newport, Rhode Island, and Lake Champlain, New York, in partnership with Navtours. Both of these two new cruising destinations offer summer sailing in some of the most beautiful destinations in the United States. Newport, a historic sailing town, is your gateway to

tags: Travel, Charter, Company Expansions, East Coast

Friday, March 29, 2019

Freedom Boat Club (FBC) delivers an exclusive boating experience like no other. FBC owns and maintains a fleet of 2,200+ boats at 180+ locations nationwide, creating memories for over 22,000 members. FBC is exactly as it sounds; Freedom to boat without the hassles or expense of trailering, docking, or maintaining a boat, leaving its

tags: Education, Feel Good Story, Women in Boating

Friday, March 29, 2019

Twenty-three Ohio communities will receive a total of $572,366.87 from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) to support local marine patrol units. Provided by the ODNR Division of Parks and Watercraft, these assistance funds represent a continuing effort to keep Ohio waterways safe and enhance recreational boating

tags: Safety, Awards, Lake Erie, Law & Politics

Friday, March 29, 2019

Committed to helping shrink wrap users recycle their wrap, Dr. Shrink announces their 10th Annual Recycling Run Program in partnership with Bay Area Recycling for Charities of Traverse City, Michigan. This program offers an environmentally friendly option to all Michigan boat storage facilities, marinas, and boat owners, asking them

tags: Environmental Impact, Spring Commissioning

Thursday, March 28, 2019

Question: Do you have some suggestions for things I can do to help ensure trouble-free boating this season? Answer: Regardless of whether you haul out for the winter or are fortunate enough to live in a climate with year-round access to the water, whether you are a do-it-yourselfer or hire marine professionals to work on your yacht,

by: Kristina Cherubino, Senior Underwriter, Pantaenius America Ltd.

tags: Insurance, Spring Commissioning

Thursday, March 28, 2019

Stand out from the crowd with the latest watertight team luggage collection from Gill. The stylish roller bags and backpack combine style, form and function, tapping into Gill’s cutting-edge fabric and product technology developed for their premium RACE line. The RACE Team Bag, which comes in both 30-liter and 60-liter sizes,

tags: Clothing & Shoes, Racing

Thursday, March 28, 2019

In a monumental move that continues to build upon the enhancements to the largest in-water boat show in the world, the 2019 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show will unveil Superyacht Village, a newly dedicated marina and on-land exhibition space that will display the most spectacular yachts in the show. Informa U.S. Boat Shows, in

tags: Boat Show, Company Expansions, South Coast

Thursday, March 28, 2019

Today’s Sailfish acknowledges that anglers demand more from their boating investment by offering the premium family, entertainment and comfort features to complement the brand’s strong fishing heritage. As a Sailfish owner, you'll enjoy the built-in versatility of a serious fishing machine, a venue for family fun and a

tags: Fishing, New Boat Models

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Whenever I arrive with a group at a charter base, some guy walks up to the nearest greybeard, sticks out his hand, and says, “You must be the captain.” The base manager’s surprise is hard to hide when he finds out it’s me. Women on boats are still few and far between so maybe a bit of inspiration will help. It

tags: Education, Feel Good Story, Sailing, Women in Boating

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) reminds Ohioans that small numbers of dead fish may be common in ponds and small lakes this spring. Winter die-offs of fish that result from long periods of heavy ice and snow cover on small waters are referred to as “winterkills.” Winterkills may occur in some Ohio waters

tags: Dept of Natural Resources, Environmental Impact, Fishing, Lake Erie

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