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Monday, June 17, 2019

United States Power Squadrons® – America’s Boating Club® announced that its comprehensive, all-encompassing America’s Boating Course is now offered in Spanish. Produced under a grant from the Sport Fish Restoration and Boating Trust Fund, administered by the U.S. Coast Guard, the Course provides

tags: Company Expansions, Education

Friday, May 31, 2019

Long-time Central New Yorkers Capt. Grant Langheinrich and his wife Karla Langheinrich are the new owners of two 24-hour on-water towing ports, TowBoatUS Rochester and TowBoatUS Oneida Lake. Much like an auto club for boaters, the locations are part of a nationwide network of 300 ports and 600 towing response vessels across the

tags: Company Expansions, Lake Ontario, Boat Club

Thursday, May 30, 2019

FLIR is pleased to announce the addition of Yamaha Command Link and Command Link Plus integration into Raymarine’s family of Axiom® multifunction displays. This new capability is one of many new features introduced with the recent release of the LightHouse Annapolis 3.9 operating system for Axiom. Certified by Yamaha,

tags: Company Expansions, Electronics, Engines, Smart Technology, Software & Apps

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

HydroHoist is proud to announce the receipt of orders from the U.S. Navy to provide HarborHoist boat lifts to protect Navy security and patrol boats. The contracts for installations include ports in Virginia, New Jersey, Connecticut, and New Hampshire to be completed this spring. HydroHoist was selected through a strong vetting

tags: Company Expansions, Lifts & Hoists

Friday, May 24, 2019

Seakeeper, the leader in marine stabilization, announces that SeaHunter Boats will standardize the Seakeeper 2 on all new SeaHunter 31 and 33 models, making the largest standardization to date of Seakeeper’s smallest model. SeaHunter will also standardize Seakeeper on new 35, 39 and 45 models. “Seakeeper is becoming a

tags: Company Expansions, Electronics, Stabilization

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Mercury Marine, the world leader in marine propulsion and technology has officially broken ground on a new 30,000 square foot addition to its propeller casting facility. When complete, Mercury’s propeller facilities total footprint will encompass 90,000 square feet. The expansion, which was officially announced during an event

tags: Company Expansions, Lake Michigan, Propellers

Friday, May 10, 2019

The National Vessel Registry Center, an online portal for Canadian vessel documentation, recently enhanced the security of the forms on their website. By offering new more-secure forms, they hope to help their customers feel even more confident in submitting their boat registry certificate applications and others. In the past,

tags: Canada, Company Expansions, Law & Politics, Software & Apps

Friday, May 10, 2019

IMTRA, the leading manufacturer and importer of quality solutions and products for the marine, energy, and transportation markets, recently announced a restructuring of key management to add new roles, ensure an industry-leading customer experience, and enable continued growth. Colby Chevalier has been added to the IMTRA Leadership

tags: Company Expansions, Employment News

Monday, May 6, 2019

As the leading lifestyle travel magazine and cruising club that helps plan members' next adventures, Marinalife recently announced a new partnership with Priceline Partner Network (PPN), one of the most successful online travel programs. Marinalife, which offers marina reservation and planning services for members, will now assist

tags: Boat Club, Company Expansions, Travel

Friday, May 3, 2019

As the refit season draws to a close and summer is nipping at our heels, it’s the last chance rush to get all the boat-fixes done before every weekend is spent blissfully on the water. One of the many refits gaining popularity among Great Lakes boaters is the installation of Seakeeper, a gyro stabilizer capable of eliminating up

tags: Company Expansions, Electronics, Lake Erie, Stabilization

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