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Sunday, September 27, 2020

A short drive from Cleveland or Toledo and just six miles south of the famous Bass Islands is one of the best kept secrets on the Great Lakes—Catawba Island Club and Marina. Founded to be a sportsmen’s haven with a focus on family, CIC’s roots date back to the powerboating surge of the late 1920s. In the more modern

tags: Boat Club, Destination, Lake Erie

Friday, August 28, 2020

Whether heading out on the water for an overnight or going on an extended summer cruise, a new partnership will help boaters get more out of the journey. Waterway Guide, the interactive cruising and boater guide featuring mile-by-mile navigation, marina and anchorage listings, fuel pricing and boating news, has teamed up with Boat

tags: Boat Club, Books & Charts, Navigation, Promotions & Giveaways, Travel

Monday, August 10, 2020

A bunch of cruisers had gathered in Biloxi for our Advanced Cruising seminar and, in a conversation during the reception, Jody was talking to a couple that was planning to set sail on a cruise. They were discussing if the group they were about to join wasn't more of a community rather than a lifestyle. Not that this is a real

by: Bob Bitchin

tags: Boat Club, Lifestyle, Sailing

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

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

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