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

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

There was tremendous excitement at this year’s Minneapolis Boat Show in late January as Avalon & Tahoe Mfg., a vertically integrated builder of luxury pontoon boats, introduced a world-first wakesurf pontoon boat called Waketoon Surf Series. As pontoon boat sales have grown exponentially and wakesurf boats have gained in

tags: Inland Boating, New Boat Models, Towables, Water Toys

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 25, 2020

Palm Beach Motor Yachts launched their next flagship—the high-performance, high-tech GT60—at the Miami Yacht Show (February 13-17) at Sea Isle Marina on Biscayne Bay. This new creation from the mind of yacht designer and CEO Mark Richards displays all the power, unmatched efficiency and smooth-running capabilities for

tags: Boat Show, New Boat Models, South Coast

Friday, February 21, 2020

Mastervolt is proud to congratulate the team at Sea Ray Boats for winning the Innovation Award for the Cuddy Cabin and Bow Rider Category at the Miami International Boat Show. The new SLX-R 400e, which was first introduced at the 2020 CES show in Las Vegas, incorporates breakthrough innovations in both design and functionality,

tags: Awards, Batteries & Chargers, Boat Show, New Boat Models, South Coast

Thursday, February 20, 2020

Mercury Racing and Sea Ray, both part of Brunswick Corporation (NYSE:BC), each won an NMMA Innovation Award at the 2020 Miami International Boat Show. Mercury Racing was honored for its 450R engine in the outboard category while Sea Ray won an award for its groundbreaking SLX-R 400e outboard which debuted at CES earlier this year.

tags: Awards, Boat Show, Engines, South Coast

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

Friday, February 14, 2020

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

tags: Engines, Beyond the Lakes, Company Expansions

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

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Bayliner, a division of Brunswick Corporation (NYSE:BC), is expanding its center console offering with the launch of its new Trophy Series, which will officially debut at the Miami International Boat Show this week. The six-model series will help new boaters enter the segment without a steep learning curve and at an affordable price

tags: Boat Show, New Boat Models, South Coast

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