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Thursday, October 15, 2020

Laborde Products, headquartered in Covington, Louisiana, will be taking lead of all sales, service, and dealer development for Scania marine engines, ranging from 220 to 1,150 hp, for the Gulf Coast and Inland Waterways Regions. These regions are comprised of Alabama, Arkansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Southern

tags: Company Expansions, Engines, South Coast

Friday, October 2, 2020

Oye! The end of summer is almost upon us. Time to discuss fall and winter boating. The Great Loop is always a fascinating choice, just not enough days. Why not trailer your boat? You could certainly drive alongside and over (via bridges) the Great Loop. It’s a lot faster. Think about it—the Great Loop is approximately

tags: Beyond the Lakes, Destination, Hauling, The Great Loop, Travel

Monday, September 14, 2020

The Marine Industries Association of South Florida (MIASF), owners of the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS), along with show producer, Informa U.S. Boat Shows, are pleased to announce that the 61st annual FLIBS will go on with support from government officials in both Broward County and the City of Fort Lauderdale. At

tags: Boat Show, South Coast

Sunday, September 13, 2020

Through 56 years of teaching sailing and powerboating, we’ve managed to stay afloat, weathering hurricanes that affected all of our bases (Irma in 2017), a few recessions, and now a global pandemic. This, too, shall pass. As Coronavirus swept the nation, everyone went online to learn and stay connected, and sailors and boaters

by: Beth Oliver

tags: COVID-19, Education, Sailing, South Coast

Friday, September 4, 2020

I just had my brain swabbed, or at least that’s how it felt. I had a COVID-19 test done in order to be able to travel to the Bahamas to charter in the Exumas with Dream Yacht Charter (DYC). The good news is that I tested negative. The bad news is that my form, which I have to submit to get my Bahamian health visa, looks like I

tags: Beyond the Lakes, Caribbean Islands, Charters, COVID-19, Travel

Thursday, September 3, 2020

Aspiring anglers can learn, practice skills and go fishing at the award-winning "Ladies, Let's Go Fishing!®" Keys University, Oct. 23-25 in the Sport Fishing Capital of the World. Hosted by the nonprofit Ladies Let’s Go Fishing Foundation, the “No-Yelling School of Fishing” offers classroom presentations, two

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

Tuesday, August 25, 2020

Australian motor yacht manufacturer, Maritimo's team in the Americas is about to start a Grand Tour of nine individual East and West Coast locations to showcase an exciting line up of both X Series and flybridge models at VIP events. Maritimo's Americas' President, Dave Northrop, said enquiry rates had been high across the board in

tags: East Coast, New Boat Models, South Coast, West Coast

Tuesday, August 18, 2020

With the move to phase 2 of the Rhode Island Fiberglass Vessel Recycling (RIFVR) Pilot Program to address the disposal issue of recreational boats, project managers have released “Facing the Legacy: Lifecycle Solutions for Fiberglass Boats.” The short video shares the compelling story of how those efforts have evolved into

tags: Beyond the Lakes, Environmental Impact, Law & Politics

Wednesday, August 12, 2020

The International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX), announced today the details of its first ever virtual tradeshow, IBEX Online: A Virtual Event. Scheduled to launch September 29, the free digital tradeshow will be built around the concepts of Connection, New Products and Innovation, and Education, and will allow

tags: Events, South Coast

Tuesday, August 11, 2020

The International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX), announced today the judges for the 2020 Innovation Awards Program. Due to IBEX transitioning to a virtual format, the program, managed by the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) and judged by Boating Writers International (BWI), will also follow a

tags: Awards, Events, South Coast

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