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Friday, August 23, 2019

The National Sailing Hall of Fame (NSHOF) recently announced the 10 people who will make up its 2019 class of inductees: A passionate sailor whose leadership in establishing safety protocols has had a global impact on offshore sailing, Capt. John Bonds (Annapolis, Md./Charleston, S.C.); Founder, in 1906, of The Newport Bermuda Race

tags: Sailing, Awards

Friday, August 9, 2019

On August 9, 2019, Ohio Sea Grant and Stone Lab join boating safety advocates around the world in hosting a Ready, Set, Wear It Life Jacket event in their local community. These events are part of the yearlong Safe Boating Campaign to promote boating safety and voluntary, consistent wear of life jackets. The local event,

tags: Awards, Event, Events, Lake Erie, Safety

Friday, June 14, 2019

The Coast Guard Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to the education and well-being of all Coast Guard members and their families, announced today that it was presented with the Coast Guard’s Distinguished Public Service Award. The award, presented by Admiral Charles Ray, Vice Commandant, and Admiral Karl Schultz,

tags: Awards, Charity, Feel Good Story

Thursday, June 13, 2019

More than 100 women sailors gathered recently at Corinthian Yacht Club (CYC) for the National Women’s Sailing Association (NWSA) 18th annual Women’s Sailing Conference and honored one of their own, Pat Dieselman of Ipswich, Massachusetts, with the 2019 BoatUS/NWSA Leadership in Women’s Sailing Award. The honor

tags: Awards, Sailing, Women in Boating

Friday, May 31, 2019

Tyler Fisher of St. Charles, Michigan, caught a record-breaking bigmouth buffalo, unseating the previous state-record fish that was caught in 2017. Fisher caught his fish – weighing in at 32.01 pounds and measuring 38 inches – while bowfishing in the Shiawassee River in Saginaw County. Kathrin Schrouder, a DNR fisheries

tags: Awards, Fishing

Monday, April 8, 2019

New York Sea Grant (NYSG) is among the most recent recipients of support from the Disney Conservation Fund (DCF) for its work to support lake sturgeon recovery efforts in New York and lead outreach and education programs to inspire appreciation for this prehistoric freshwater fish and state Threatened Species. The fund has been

tags: Awards, Environmental Impact, Fishing

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: Lake Erie, Law & Politics, Safety, Awards

Friday, March 8, 2019

The Cruising Club of America (CCA) recently announced the 2018 recipients of the international organization’s most prestigious awards, including Bruce Halabisky and Tiffany Loney of Orcas Island, Wash., Stan Honey of Palo Alto, Calif., and Ellen and Seth Leonard of Laupahoehoe, Hawaii. Selected for their outstanding

tags: Awards, Beyond the Lakes, Lifestyle, Travel

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

During the Innovation Breakfast on Friday, February 15 th at the 2019 Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show, Monterey Boats was presented with the 2018 Marine Industry Customer Satisfaction Index (CSI) Award for Excellence in Customer Satisfaction. Monterey Boats was recognized for our Cruisers, Cuddy’s, large and

tags: Awards

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Llebroc Industries was recognized with the 2019 Fabrication Excellence Awards for design excellence in marine fabric applications, that took place Jan. 12 at the 2019 Marine Fabricators Conference in Long Beach, CA. Llebroc Industries received an Award of Excellence and an Award of Distinction Interior for its project titled

tags: Awards, Canvas & Upholstery

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