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Friday, November 15, 2019

America’s Boating Club® recently announced the launch of its new website. Designed to be a better resource for current and future members, the new website has been streamlined for easier navigation and a more intuitive page flow. The culmination of a two-year re-branding campaign, the new website features a streamlined

tags: Boating 101, Company Expansions, Education, Boat Club

Thursday, October 31, 2019

Since 1892, Columbia Yacht Club has been known as more than just a ship on the lake, a sailing organization, or a dining room. It has been known and continues to be celebrated as the club that fosters a deep sense of pride and camaraderie among its members, officers, and staff. More than this, the Columbia Yacht Club is proud to serve

tags: Kids & Pets, Lake Michigan, Yacht Club, Boat Club, Charity, Education, Feel Good Story

Friday, October 11, 2019

Freedom Boat Club, a division of Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC) and the nation’s oldest and largest boat club and premiere boat club franchisor, has announced its 200th franchise location. The official announcement was made during the 2019 IBEX Marine Trade show in Tampa. Glenn Bergoffen, owner of the Tampa area franchise

tags: Boat Club, Company Expansions, Rentals, South Coast

Thursday, June 27, 2019

When boats break down on the water, run aground or run out of fuel, many recreational boaters use the free BoatUS App to summon TowBoatUS for routine on-water assistance. The app’s new Connect feature will automatically link app users with the closest local TowBoatUS captain, eliminating the need to call to BoatUS national

tags: Boat Club, Safety, Software & Apps, Towing

Monday, June 24, 2019

Recently named the Best Coastal Small Town by USA Today, Sandusky’s waterfront has long been popular with recreational boaters. With the increased density of boats come more unexpected boat breakdowns that require a tow back to the marina or launch ramp. For 17 years, Capt. James “Jimmer” Kennedy has managed

tags: Boat Club, Company Expansions, Lake Erie, Towing

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

As Spring arrived, the staff at Marlow Marine was full speed ahead in preparations for their annual Spring Rendezvous being held at the Faro Blanco Resort and Yacht Club on Marathon in the Florida Keys. A record number of guests arrived by boat, plane and car to attend this exciting event! For our members arriving by boat, our select

tags: Boat Club, Events, South Coast

Friday, May 31, 2019

Long-time Central New Yorkers Capt. Grant Langheinrich and his wife Karla Langheinrich are the new owners of two 24-hour on-water towing ports, TowBoatUS Rochester and TowBoatUS Oneida Lake. Much like an auto club for boaters, the locations are part of a nationwide network of 300 ports and 600 towing response vessels across the

tags: Boat Club, Company Expansions, Lake Ontario

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Airbnb has shown that the sharing economy can work. A new report says, in 2018, the peer-to-peer rental company’s annual sales surpassed Hilton, based on data from U.S. travelers (excluding business spending). For boat owners looking to make extra money renting their boats on peer-to-peer boat rental networks like Boatsetter,

tags: Boat Club, Insurance, Rentals

Monday, May 6, 2019

As the leading lifestyle travel magazine and cruising club that helps plan members' next adventures, Marinalife recently announced a new partnership with Priceline Partner Network (PPN), one of the most successful online travel programs. Marinalife, which offers marina reservation and planning services for members, will now assist

tags: Boat Club, Company Expansions, Travel

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

If you’re a member of the military and enjoy boating, the nation’s largest recreational boating advocacy, services, and safety group has an offer that will make your off-duty boating life better. Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) in partnership with GEICO Military is offering active-duty U.S. Armed

tags: Boat Club, Coupons & Discounts

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