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Friday, September 21, 2018

Kasco is celebrating its 50th year as a world leading manufacturer of decorative fountains, surface and diffused aerators, de-icers, and more. Common applications for such products include residential ponds and lakes, water treatment plants, retention ponds, marinas, and docks. This family-owned company is based in Prescott, WI, with

tags: Anniversaries, Feel Good Story

Monday, February 5, 2018

Weems & Plath, one of the oldest marine companies in the United States, is proud to announce its 90th anniversary. Over the course of 90 years, Weems & Plath has always been headquartered in Annapolis. What started modestly in the home of Captain Philip Van Horn Weems and Margaret Thackray Weems on State Circle (only 3-miles

tags: Anniversaries

Friday, January 5, 2018

On an early summer day, in front of a white gazebo overlooking Lake Independence, spirited women who had taken on the challenge of improving their outdoor skills assembled on the lawn for a group photograph. These pink-shirted ladies, some who were here for the first time, and others who had returned on several occasions, gathered

tags: Anniversaries, Dept of Natural Resources, Lifestyle

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Ohio has long been recognized as a leading boating state. So, it should come as no surprise that the Buckeye State is the first in the nation to permanently declare a boating month. If you hadn’t heard yet, officially, June will now always be recognized as “Ohio Goes Boating Month,” and the state’s marine

by: Norm Schultz, Soundings Trade Only Today

tags: Anniversaries, Lake Erie

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Ours is a story of drive, of passion, of legacy. Ours is a journey of setting Van Dam apart as builders of the finest wooden boats in the world. We are excited to take our clients on this journey with us. To what end? Van Dam Custom Boats has spent 40 years hand-crafting wooden boats that can be called “the only one.”

tags: Anniversaries, Antique & Classic Boats

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Wow, what a year 2017 has been in the ‘Antique and Classic Boat Show’ world. So many shows have hit major milestones in their longevity of providing outstanding venues for exhibitors and spectators alike. The efforts put forth year after year after year is a testament to all the dedicated members found in A.C.B.S. Chapters

tags: Anniversaries, Antique & Classic Boats, Boat Show

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Thirty-Eight Kadey-Krogen yachts arrived in Newport Harbor, Newport, Rhode Island on June 29th, and filled the piers and floating docks at Fort Adams State Park to attend the Kadey-Krogen Yachts 40th Anniversary Rendezvous. Steps from the Fort Adams State park piers, and with its Newport Harbor view and waterfront lawn, the Sail

tags: Anniversaries

Friday, June 2, 2017

International Propeller Supplier Turning Point Propellers announced today that it is celebrating 20 years of Business in May 2017. Established in 1997, Turning Point has built an enviable reputation and brought to market an impressive array of Industry First’s in Marine Propulsion for the last two decades. “Our team takes

tags: Anniversaries, Propellers

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

It was 50 years ago that Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) got its start as the result of one man’s desire to make recreational boating better for boaters, sailors, and anglers. To celebrate this milestone, the nation’s largest recreational boat owner advocacy, services and safety organization announced

tags: Anniversaries

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Turning 50 is a big event for anyone or anything. But for a business to turn 50, in this day and age, is certainly cause for celebration. Forespar® Products Corp. is proud to announce they have reached that very special 50th Anniversary milestone and are prepared to launch a year-long celebration! In April 1966, with modest

tags: Accessories, Anniversaries, Boat Show