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Thursday, April 18, 2019

New management officially took hold of Maumee Bay of Oregon, OH, in February 2018, and since then, we have embarked on many improvements in both renovations and new construction. The improvements began with the complete remodeling of the dining room and public space areas. Currently, all 120 bathrooms and vanities in our guest rooms

by: Chad Egan, General Manager of Maumee Bay Lodge and Conference Center

tags: Company Expansions, Lake Erie

Thursday, April 18, 2019

Home to thousands of recreational boats, Milwaukee has never had affordable 24/7 on-water assistance available to boaters — until now. Capt. Gareth Stamm, owner of four TowBoatUS locations, including nearby Racine, has opened TowBoatUS Milwaukee just in time for the summer boating season. Boaters needing routine assistance with

tags: Safety, Towing, Company Expansions, Lake Michigan

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Erie Islands Sailing School and Riverfront Yacht Sales and Service will partner to bring American Sailing Association (ASA) sailing classes to the Cleveland area again in 2019. Tim McKenna, founder of Erie Islands Sailing School in 2012, says, “This partnership will provide Cleveland-area sailors with more options for all levels

tags: Company Expansions, Education, Lake Erie, Sailing

Monday, April 15, 2019

Our Trent Port Marina (TPM) crew is slowly coming down from the rush brought on by exhibiting at the Toronto International Boat Show (TIBS) over a 10-day stint in late January. “It creates such an amazing feeling when we hear how many people are impressed with our facility and staff, and are excited about visiting Trent Port

tags: Marina, Company Expansions, Lake Ontario

Friday, April 5, 2019

BENETEAU America and Annapolis Yacht Sales (AYS) unveiled the first Oceanis 46.1 sailboat built in the United States at the AYS Spring Sailboat Open House on March 23, 2019. “We’ve been fortunate to see the Oceanis 46.1 quickly become one of our most popular sailboats ever, and I’m proud to announce that we are now

tags: Company Expansions, East Coast, New Boat Models, Sailing

Monday, April 1, 2019

We’re pleased to announce the opening of our two new bases in Newport, Rhode Island, and Lake Champlain, New York, in partnership with Navtours. Both of these two new cruising destinations offer summer sailing in some of the most beautiful destinations in the United States. Newport, a historic sailing town, is your gateway to

tags: Charter, Company Expansions, East Coast, Travel

Thursday, March 28, 2019

In a monumental move that continues to build upon the enhancements to the largest in-water boat show in the world, the 2019 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show will unveil Superyacht Village, a newly dedicated marina and on-land exhibition space that will display the most spectacular yachts in the show. Informa U.S. Boat Shows, in

tags: Boat Show, Company Expansions, South Coast

Monday, March 11, 2019

STINGRAY Boats is proudly celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2019. The company began in 1979 in the small southern town of Hartsville, South Carolina, with little more than two molds, a few skilled craftsmen, and a man with a passion to build great boats that families could afford. A few things have changed at STINGRAY over the

tags: Company Expansions, History

Friday, March 1, 2019

HydroHoist Boat Lifts, leading manufacturer of marine dock equipment, recently announced the release of the most versatile hydro-pneumatic boat lift available – HarborHoist. HarborHoist is the most versatile, free-floating boat lift on the market. Built to protect the value of a vessel in adverse weather conditions and the harsh

tags: Company Expansions, Lifts & Hoists

Friday, February 8, 2019

Sunsail, a worldwide leader in the luxury charter industry, is delighted to welcome the award-winning Lagoon brand of catamarans to its charter fleet in 2019. Lagoon is an industry leader in cruising catamarans built for a spacious life aboard. The addition of Lagoon to the Sunsail charter fleet is testament to Sunsail’s

tags: Caribbean Islands, Catamaran, Charter, Company Expansions, Sailing, Travel