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Thursday, May 7, 2020

Many Great Lakes boaters harbor the same dream: to sail away to distant ports and see the world from the comfort of their cockpit. The problem with this dream is that COVID-19 may have turned it into a nightmare for the foreseeable future. With many countries understandably closing their borders, it may be a while until cruisers are

by: Ken Quant

tags: Beyond the Lakes, Charters, COVID-19, Sailing, Travel

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

When you have a lakeside home, a waterfront business, a marina, or a beautifully manicured grassy knoll alongside a pond, you have a gorgeous view, but you also have a problem: BIRDS. Seagulls, geese, and other birds are just part of the package, right? “Not any more!” explained Greg Thompson, the Founder and CEO of

tags: Beyond the Lakes, Decorative, Lifestyle, Rentals, Service & Repair

Monday, March 2, 2020

The Moorings, the world’s premier yacht charter company, has expanded its operations to include a new partner base in Paraty, Brazil. Surrounded by towering jungles plummeting into the waters of Baia Carioca, this charter cruising region features bays peppered with islands and world-famous beaches. Paraty adds to the charter

tags: Beyond the Lakes, Charters, Travel

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Following a successful mediation, the America’s Cup Defender and Challenger of Record have come to an agreement on the Match Conditions for the 36th America’s Cup presented by Prada. The two sides came to a consensus after engaging in an official mediation process run by the America’s Cup Arbitration panel chairman

tags: Sailing, America's Cup World Series, Beyond the Lakes, Events, Racing

Friday, February 14, 2020

Volva Penta announces the start of production and assembly of Seven Marine outboards in Lexington, Tennessee facility.

tags: Beyond the Lakes, Company Expansions, Engines

Thursday, February 13, 2020

Torqeedo will debut two new additions to its market-leading lineup of emission-free drive systems at the Miami International Boat Show. In addition, two new electric sportsboats will be displayed in-water at the show’s main docks on Virginia Key, and the Miami Yacht Show will host a solar-electric motor yacht powered by

tags: Beyond the Lakes, Boat Show, Environmental Impact, New Boat Models, South Coast

Thursday, August 29, 2019

Arksen is a technology and innovation company building the most authentic, capable, and efficient explorer vessels of their kind. The brainchild of UK tech entrepreneur Jasper Smith, the Arksen product and ethos is driving a new wave of innovation within the marine industry. With the objective to provide a positive impact through

tags: Beyond the Lakes, Environmental Impact

Thursday, August 15, 2019

Coupling luxurious travel with a love for the planet can be challenging to say the least. Bee + Hive makes sustainable exploration possible and simple, acting as an association of hotels, parks, and restaurants that are committed to ecological, socio-economic, and cultural sustainability. These travel resources promote preserving the

tags: Beyond the Lakes, Environmental Impact, Travel

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Travelopia Yachts, the world’s premier yacht charter business and parent company to charter brands The Moorings, Sunsail and Footloose, has announced unprecedented investment into its charter products in 2020. Following the devastation of Hurricane Irma in the fall of 2017, Travelopia moved quickly to reestablish operations in

tags: Company Expansions, Travel, Beyond the Lakes, Caribbean Islands, Charter

Friday, May 24, 2019

Women, men and teens are invited to a non intimidating LLGF Fishing Screamin’ Reels tournament with education June 21-23 in Islamorada, FL. Hosted by the nonprofit Ladies Let’s Go Fishing Foundation, the tournament kicks off on Friday with a class on offshore fishing and conservation conducted by Capt. Skip Bradeen, plus

tags: South Coast, Women in Boating, Beyond the Lakes, Events, Fishing

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