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Friday, October 23, 2020

Nearly one year has passed since Maritimo Racing crossed the finish line of a Powerboat Grand Prix - The year 2020 and the Covid-19 pandemic has seen almost all classes of international powerboat racing put on hold until further notice. Even with no international racing on the horizon for 2020, Maritimo Racing are busily preparing

tags: COVID-19, Racing, Sailing

Tuesday, October 13, 2020

The new IBEX Online: A Virtual Experience, launched by IBEX LLC, held virtually September 29 – October 2, 2020 ended the week with positive feedback from exhibitors and visitors alike. For the first-ever IBEX Online, nearly 3,000 visitors registered from 25 countries to take part and over 1,650 exhibitor representatives

tags: COVID-19, Events

Monday, October 12, 2020

The 13 unique parks comprising the Huron-Clinton Metroparks system in Southeast Michigan generate more than $90 million in direct visitor spending as well as millions more in other economic, environmental and health benefits each year across the five counties and hundreds of communities it serves, a new study by the Trust for Public

tags: COVID-19, Environmental Impact, Lake Huron, Lake St.Clair, Lifestyle

Thursday, October 8, 2020

The boating season is drawing to a close, but the cold weather buying season will heat up soon. On snowy nights, potential boat buyers will hunch over computers and cellphones looking at boats for sale, dreaming of sugarplums and their first boat, while current owners with two-footitis seek a larger boat and look to sell. Nearly all

tags: Boating 101, COVID-19, Education, Financing, Safety, Used Boats

Monday, September 21, 2020

During these uncertain times, the United States Power Squadrons® – America’s Boating Club® has provided a way for recreational boaters to make use of their time, while improving their skills for a safer and more enjoyable boating experience. The organization now offers an online boating safety course that allows

tags: Boating 101, COVID-19, Education

Sunday, September 20, 2020

The National Sailing Hall of Fame (NSHOF) announced today that on Saturday, September 12th, it celebrated its 10th annual induction in a virtual format. While COVID-19 prevented everyone from gathering in person, the virtual platform allowed friends, family and a host of Hall of Famers and VIPs to join from across the country –

tags: Awards, COVID-19, Events, Sailing

Friday, September 18, 2020

Details of the International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX) Special Events and Keynote Sessions, being held virtually September 29 – October 2, 2020, are now available. IBEX Online: A Virtual Experience is a free trade event designed to allow the industry to come together in a safe and productive

tags: COVID-19, Education, Events

Monday, September 14, 2020

Details of the International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX) 2020 Education Conference, being held virtually September 29 – October 2, 2020, are now available. IBEX Online: A Virtual Experience is a free trade event designed to allow the industry to come together in a safe and productive environment. The

tags: COVID-19, Education, Events

Sunday, September 13, 2020

Through 56 years of teaching sailing and powerboating, we’ve managed to stay afloat, weathering hurricanes that affected all of our bases (Irma in 2017), a few recessions, and now a global pandemic. This, too, shall pass. As Coronavirus swept the nation, everyone went online to learn and stay connected, and sailors and boaters

by: Beth Oliver

tags: COVID-19, Education, Sailing, South Coast

Friday, September 4, 2020

I just had my brain swabbed, or at least that’s how it felt. I had a COVID-19 test done in order to be able to travel to the Bahamas to charter in the Exumas with Dream Yacht Charter (DYC). The good news is that I tested negative. The bad news is that my form, which I have to submit to get my Bahamian health visa, looks like I

tags: Beyond the Lakes, Caribbean Islands, Charters, COVID-19, Travel

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