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Thursday, August 2, 2018

Industry leading online chart service fugawi.com, announced today that in collaboration with world-renowned OpenCPN (opencpn.org), that their extensive portfolio of raster charts is now available to OpenCPN Android App users. Building upon its experience in computer software, OpenCPN is now offering its quarter million OpenCPN users

tags: Company Expansions, Navigation, Software & Apps, Travel

Friday, July 27, 2018

Chris-Craft is pleased to announce its appointment of South Shore Marine to its global dealer network, located in Huron, Ohio. South Shore Marine is a full service marine dealership dedicated to providing premium products and services to boaters in the Great Lakes region. Operating since 1989, South Shore Marine has represented

tags: Company Expansions, Dealerships, Lake Erie

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Navico – the world’s largest manufacturer of marine electronics and C-MAP – a leading supplier of digital navigation products to the recreational and commercial marine market – announced today that they have merged. Effective immediately, C-MAP will become another powerful brand in the Navico portfolio --

tags: Books & Charts, Company Expansions, Electronics

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Seakeeper, Inc., the leader in marine stabilization, announced standardization partnerships with two key industry partners, Scout Boats and Bertram Yachts. “Every day we’re seeing more and more builders adding Seakeeper to their models, not just as options, but as standard equipment,” said Andrew Semprevivo,

tags: Company Expansions, Stabilization

Friday, June 29, 2018

Colgate 26 keelboat designer and company owner Steve Colgate, announced that the website to support the Colgate 26 has been updated with new content, photos, and owner testimonials. “We’ve had the same website for many years and knew it was time to update the design and content to make it more contemporary, easy to

tags: Company Expansions, Education, Sailing, South Coast

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Take cruising from dream to reality with The Boat Galley Podcast, a new podcast that features tips, advice, and how-tos for your cruising adventure. Three experienced cruising women share their best stories in weekly episodes, each with their own individual flair. If you’ve ever had questions about this whole cruising lifestyle,

by: Carolyn Shearlock

tags: Company Expansions, Lifestyle

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

The Moorings, the world’s premier yacht charter company, is proud to welcome the newest additions to their industry-leading charter fleet — the Moorings 4500 and Moorings 5000 sail catamarans — as crewed yachts in their flagship British Virgin Islands location. The Moorings all-inclusive Crewed charters offer guests

tags: Caribbean Islands, Charters, Company Expansions

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Bay Marine, Chicago and Door County’s premier yacht dealer, is pleased to announce the addition of Monte Carlo Yachts to its all-star lineup of product offerings. Monte Carlo Yachts is a luxury custom-yacht manufacturer out of Monfalcone, Italy, that builds custom flybridge yachts from 65’ to 105’. At a time when

tags: Company Expansions, Dealerships, Lake Michigan, New Boat Models

Thursday, May 31, 2018

This week SkipperBud’s will hold a ceremonial ground breaking in Waterford on the site where SkipperBud’s will open a new boat sales and service dealership in the fall of 2018. Mike Pretasky JR, President of SkipperBud’s will be joined by members of the Waterford Chamber of Commerce, Roncelli Inc.,

tags: Company Expansions, Inland Boating, Lake St. Clair

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

World Cat recently added Catawba Moorings to its current dealer roster. Thedealership - located in Port Clinton, Ohio – was established in 1987 and offers sales and service, and deep access to Lake Erie with 200 docks up to 60’. “We’re pleased to be partnered with this family-oriented and reputable

tags: Company Expansions, Employment News