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Friday, July 10, 2020

Whether we’re out on the water or nestled in our homes, we enjoy dreaming about great getaway places and planning our next voyages. The Marinalife 2020 Summer Book Club is officially titled “Adventures from your Couch” because you can kick back in your living room, curl up with these eight gorgeous coffee table

by: Aimee Stern

tags: Books & Charts

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Axiom+ Offers Superior Visibility and Upgraded Performance; Raymarine LightHouse Charts Bring Heightened Levels of Clarity and Control to Marine Navigation FLIR Systems (NASDAQ: FLIR) recently announced Raymarine Axiom+, a powerful new series of multifunction displays (MFDs) for anglers, cruisers and sailors, plus updated Raymarine

tags: Books & Charts, Electronics, Fishing, Navigation, Travel

Wednesday, June 24, 2020

C-MAP, a leader in digital marine cartography and cloud-based mapping, announced today the launch of the new C-MAP website catered to recreational boaters. The new website, www.c-map.com, features rich content covering the entire C-MAP range, is optimized for mobile devices, and delivers an enhanced user experience – making it

tags: Books & Charts, Navigation, Travel

Tuesday, January 28, 2020

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced in November 2019 that they plan to cease providing the raster nautical chart (RNC) files that are currently used to produce and print traditional paper nautical charts for U.S. waters. In place of the raster files, NOAA is transitioning to a new system called the

tags: Books & Charts

Friday, January 17, 2020

The all-new HOOK Reveal makes fishing easier, delivering powerful performance with proven fish-finding tools including, Autotuning Sonar, SideScan and DownScan Imaging™ and now FishReveal™.

tags: Books & Charts, Electronics, Fishing

Friday, November 29, 2019

Enhance the life of a boater that you love! Here are some perfect ideas for making sure the next gift-giving occasion is smooth sailing. Many have special pricing with Great Lakes Scuttlebutt-specific coupon codes. Make sure to use them before checkout! Scroll to view, or click to jump right to each item. Dry Tote by Bitter End

tags: Accessories, Boat Club, Books & Charts, Cleaners, Clothing & Shoes, Electronics, Gift Ideas, Paddleboards, Water Toys

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Mary McKSchmidt’s second book, “Uncharted Waters: Romance, Adventure, and Advocacy on the Great Lakes,” offers valuable lessons about creating balance in your life, finding and following your passion and standing up for what you believe in. It also taught me not to judge a book by its cover. We all know that adage,

by: Amber Stark

tags: Books & Charts, Great Lakes, Sailing, Women in Boating

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) recently released the Ohio Coastal Atlas Third Edition, a 14-by-10-inch document that illustrates and discusses many of the historical, cultural, physical and natural resources of Ohio’s Lake Erie coastal region. The 267-page Ohio Coastal Atlas is an informative and easy-to-use

tags: Books & Charts, Dept of Natural Resources, Lake Erie

Monday, November 19, 2018

San Francisco, Calif. – iNavX, the benchmark mobile marine navigation application, announced today that it will be releasing an entirely new backend system on December 1, 2018. Designed for speed, stability and security, the new iNavX backend system will replace the legacy Fugawi system, and better support iNavX users by

tags: Books & Charts, Company Expansions, Navigation, Software & Apps, Travel

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Navico – the world’s largest manufacturer of marine electronics and C-MAP – a leading supplier of digital navigation products to the recreational and commercial marine market – announced today that they have merged. Effective immediately, C-MAP will become another powerful brand in the Navico portfolio --

tags: Books & Charts, Company Expansions, Electronics

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