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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

Monday, June 25, 2018

Boats Made in Holland: A Michigan Tradition is a new book featuring the men and women who produced watercraft with creativity, skillful hands, financial resources, and cooperation. It also illustrates the area’s rich and long history of successful companies that produced pleasure boats, working boats, and military craft out of

tags: Antique & Classic Boats, Books & Charts, History, Lake Michigan

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

A journey of discovery on the water begins with one step; buying the most specific, comprehensive, and current guidebook. Waterway Guide Media, LLC announces the release of two newly updated editions of the Waterway Guide: Northern 2018 and Great Lakes 2018. Updated annually, Waterway Guide Great Lakes 2018 edition is the

tags: Books & Charts, Great Lakes

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Waterway Guide Media has formed a strategic partnership with two iconic boat brands. Ranger Tugs and Cutwater Boats are working with Waterway Guide to make their Midwest and East Coast customers’ experiences even better. New owners of Ranger Tugs or Cutwater Boats, sold in the Midwest and on the East Coast, will have their

tags: Books & Charts, Coupons & Discounts, East Coast, Great Lakes

Rec'd Oct 2019