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Friday, May 22, 2020

Offshore Sailing School’s founder and owners Steve and Doris Colgate, are offering free 2-hour sailing lessons for first responder/frontline healthcare workers and their families of up to five on Wednesdays in May from the Pink Shell Beach Resort and Marina on Fort Myers Beach, Fla. “We appreciate everything our selfless

tags: COVID-19, Education, Feel Good Story, Promotions & Giveaways, Sailing, South Coast

Thursday, May 21, 2020

Nearly 24 hours before the Edenville Dam in Midland County collapsed Tuesday, conservation officers from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources began evacuating people in homes and businesses positioned downriver of the dam. With historic flood levels expected, the officers remain on scene and are providing emergency response as

tags: Safety, Dept of Natural Resources, Inland Boating, Lake Huron

Thursday, May 21, 2020

The popular “Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing!” University returns to the Gulf Coast June 27-28, 2020 for their saltwater inshore fishing seminar weekend at Bass Pro Shops Fort Myers. Hosted by the nonprofit Ladies Let's Go Fishing Foundation, the event offers classroom instruction, hands-on fishing activities, conservation,

tags: Education, Events, Fishing, South Coast, Women in Boating

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

Thursday, April 23, 2020

The New York State Canal System has long been recognized as essential transportation infrastructure, important to irrigation and flood control, the upstate economy, and communities that line its 524-mile length. However, the Canal Corporation’s parent agency, New York Power Authority (NYPA), ordered a work stoppage in March that

tags: COVID-19, Inland Boating, Law & Politics

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Chaparral Boats is excited to share that its parent company Marine Products Corporation (NYSE: MPX), through The O. Wayne Rollins Foundation controlled and funded by Marine Products’ majority shareholder, is donating $100,000 to The Caring Place. In addition, Chaparral Boats has donated hundreds of N95 masks to local medical

tags: Charity, East Coast, Feel Good Story

Thursday, April 9, 2020

Following Governor Ron DeSantis’ executive order issuing a Stay-At-Home directive through April 30, the Palm Beach International Boat Show has been postponed until further notice. Our primary concern continues to be the safety and well-being of our staff, exhibitors, partners, and attendees. We are closely monitoring the latest

tags: Boat Show, COVID-19, South Coast

Monday, April 6, 2020

In anticipation of the eventual easing of social distancing restrictions and the country’s inevitable return to work, Newport Exhibition Group announced today that the Newport International Boat Show will take place September 17th through 20th, 2020 at the Newport Yachting Center in downtown Newport, Rhode Island. “We

tags: Boat Show, East Coast

Friday, April 3, 2020

With more people working remotely and spending quality time with their families, we want to remind you about our video Sailing Tips available on our YouTube channel. Click here to learn everything from What Knot to Know, to creature comforts aboard a yacht. From docking in close quarters, to properly setting a spinnaker. Take time to

tags: Air Purification, Coupons & Discounts, COVID-19, Education, Kids & Pets, Sailing, South Coast

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Suzuki Motor of America, Inc. recently announced plans for its future Suzuki Marine Technical Center USA, scheduled to be built on a 20-acre waterfront property in Panama City, Florida. While the official launch date for this project is still unknown, Suzuki is currently finishing renovations on existing building sites on the

tags: Company Expansions, Engines, Job Opportunities, South Coast

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