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Wednesday, July 22, 2020

BRP recently launched a new pilot program, Uncharted Society, that will offer more than 40 expertly curated experiences using powersports vehicles in the United States. From the Grand Canyon, Zion National Park, the Gulf of Mexico, the Rockies, Joshua Tree, and many more bucket-list destinations, you will be able to live out unique

tags: Boat Club, Company Expansions, Lifestyle, Personal Watercraft, Rentals, Travel, Water Toys

Thursday, July 2, 2020

At the nation’s largest 24/7 on-water towing and assistance service for recreational boaters, TowBoatUS, it’s all hands on deck. The 600-plus boat fleet responds to more than 70,000 requests annually, but this Independence Day holiday weekend the towing service is expected assist more than 3500 boaters with a tow, battery

tags: Boat Club, Events, Safety, Towing

Monday, June 29, 2020

Lower Michigan’s ‘Mitten Tip,’ where the waters of lakes Huron and Michigan swirl in the Straits of Mackinac, now has professional 24-hour on-water assistance available to recreational boaters. The newly opened TowBoatUS Mackinaw City is the 12th TowBoatUS location for owner Richard Lenardson, who began his company

tags: Boat Club, Company Expansions, Lake Huron, Lake Michigan, Towing

Friday, June 5, 2020

The job of the nation’s largest recreational boating advocacy, services and safety group, Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS), is to make boating better for America’s recreational boaters. To help understand how they do it, here’s an annual look at some noteworthy numbers behind the boating

tags: Boat Club

Thursday, May 21, 2020

A local small business with two locations is changing hands, TowBoatUS Lorain and TowBoatUS Vermillion. The 24-hour, on water towing ports on Lake Erie new owner is longtime manager and lead towing captain John Piskura. The Gulf War veteran and retired fireman/paramedic purchased the locations, which provide routine on-water

tags: Boat Club, Employment News, Safety, Towing

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Recreating outdoors has become an important survival tool in the era of the coronavirus pandemic, and recreational boaters are no different. The nationwide on-water towing fleet with more than 600 red response vessels, TowBoatUS, expects this Memorial Day holiday weekend to be a busy one, responding to an increased number of requests

tags: Boat Club, Safety, Towing, Travel

Saturday, May 2, 2020

Zephyr Boating is a Denver-based company focused on enhancing the boating-on-demand space. Our leadership team includes experienced individuals from technology, boating-on-demand, and marketing disciplines. Our mission is to be the best on-demand boat rental platform. Zephyr Boating matches riders with vetted, licensed captains,

tags: Boat Club, Job Opportunities

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

America’s Boating Channel™, the highly rated producer of safe boating and boater education videos, is launching a weekly online magazine show designed to help recreational boaters cope with sheltering at home to prevent the spread of coronavirus. The first episode of "America’s Boating Channel LIVE" will premiere

tags: Boat Club, COVID-19, Education, Safety

Thursday, March 12, 2020

Challenge the Wind Youth Sailing Program board of directors are pleased to make the following announcement: Effective immediately the Challenge the Wind Youth Sailing Program is expanding to create the Detroit Community Sailing Center (DCSC). The center will be open to the public. It will expand sailing opportunities for Detroit area

tags: Sailing, Boat Club, Education, Kids & Pets, Lake Erie, Lake St. Clair

Monday, February 3, 2020

United States Power Squadrons® – America’s Boating Club® announced today it has partnered with DAN Boater to offer a greater array of services and travel safety benefits to its current members. New and renewing members now have the option to add DAN Boater benefits to their membership at a discounted annual rate of

tags: Boat Club, Company Expansions, Education, Safety

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