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Monday, October 22, 2018

The members of the Wisconsin Boating Club in southeastern Wisconsin would all raise their hands in a positive salute to that question. The WBC is located in the Milwaukee area, but its members hail from many of the surrounding suburbs and outlying communities. This family-friendly organization has been in existence for more than 60

by: Katie Kolberg Memmel

tags: Boat Club, Lake Michigan, Lifestyle

Friday, September 28, 2018

We all need people — others to help fill our lives with adventure, fun, and passion. Of course, we all have some form of a family that we inherit at birth to share our lives for good or bad. However, it seems that many of the happiest people I know create a circle of friends that enjoy similar activities. Their common interests

by: Ken Quant

tags: Boat Club, Racing, Sailing

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

The very nature of boating is social. A crew is vital for safe docking, sail handling, and watchkeeping on all but the shortest of trips and in all but the smallest of boats. Plus, it is more fun to share your time on the water with friends. One of the best ways to meet other boaters and build that community is to join a club. One

tags: Boat Club, Education

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

United States Power Squadrons® – America’s Boating Club®, the country’s largest nonprofit boating organization, recently announced the release of digital assets to enhance boating education with the launch of America’s Boating Channel on YouTube and americasboatingchannel.com. Funded by grants from the

tags: Boat Club, Do It Yourself (DIY), Education

Monday, September 10, 2018

 

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by: Zuzana Prochazka

tags: Boat Club, Education, Lifestyle, Racing, Yacht Club

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Weego, innovators of compact, safe and reliable portable jump starting power packs, heats up boating season by recently launching a powerful new online offer for boaters – a free 1-year BoatU.S. Membership with the purchase of any Weego jump starter. “We’ve already seen synergies from our partnership with BoatU.S.,

tags: Batteries & Chargers, Boat Club, Coupons & Discounts

Friday, June 8, 2018

Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) is the nation’s largest recreational boating advocacy, services and safety organization, making boating better for America’s recreational boaters since 1966. A look at a few numbers behind the more-than-half-million-member association gives insights into its impact on

tags: Boat Club, Lifestyle

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

TowBoatUS Detroit, the on-water towing and assistance service for recreational boaters has a new owner, but the face may be familiar. Local boaters may recognize Capt. Jeff Pidcock, owner of Damark Marine Specialties in Gibraltar for more than 20 years, as the new owner of the boater-assistance service that’s part of a network

tags: Lake Erie, Lake St. Clair, Towing, Boat Club, Employment News

Monday, April 2, 2018

With a Fractional Yachting Program, this is possible! It is perfect for people that have dreamed about owning a yacht but could not justify the expense, or for those that would like to try out the yachting lifestyle and explore if the family would also like it. Many people are simply too busy and don’t have the time to look

by: Greg Marlo

tags: Boat Club, Canada, Company Expansions, Georgian Bay, Lake Huron, Lake Ontario

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

In the fall of 2016, upon having just had their boats hauled for the winter slumber in Ontario, long time Great Lakes boaters Scott Leclerc and Lyndon Greene pondered why so many boaters were actually using their boats as floating cottages, rather than as they were intended. Throughout the summer of 2016, they had spoken with boaters

tags: Lake St. Clair, Travel, Boat Club, Canada, Georgian Bay, Great Lakes, Lake Huron, Lake Ontario