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Wednesday, May 1, 2019

The term “glass ceiling” may be commonly used these days. But as another boating season kicks off on on the nation’s lake and rivers, perhaps women breaking through the “BASS CEILING” should be the better message. So says Stephanie Vatalaro, vice president of the Recreational Boating and Fishing

by: Norm Schultz

tags: Coupons & Discounts, Fishing, Great Lakes, Kids & Pets, Women in Boating, Canada

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

If you’re a member of the military and enjoy boating, the nation’s largest recreational boating advocacy, services, and safety group has an offer that will make your off-duty boating life better. Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) in partnership with GEICO Military is offering active-duty U.S. Armed

tags: Boat Club, Coupons & Discounts

Thursday, March 14, 2019

With boating season just around the corner, now could be the best time to learn new skills by taking an online course from the comfort of your own home – and save some money. The nonprofit BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water offers boaters, anglers and sailors a slew of online courses at 50 percent off regular

tags: Coupons & Discounts, Education

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Ready to experience some of the finest fishing around? Check out the 2019 Winter Free Fishing Weekend Saturday, Feb. 16, and Sunday, Feb. 17. Those two days, everyone – residents and non-residents – can fish without a license, though all other fishing regulations still apply. During this weekend, the DNR also will waive

tags: Coupons & Discounts, Fishing, Kids & Pets

Friday, December 7, 2018

PlasDECK, Inc., the industry leader of synthetic teak boat decking, recently launched the Eco Series. This decking contains the same look and feel as classic PlasDECK and is made of the same high-quality, patented flexible PVC, but has a base layer that is made from recycled PlasDECK material. All made and produced in the USA, the

tags: Coupons & Discounts, Environmental Impact, Flooring

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Carved Lake Art is passionate about providing gifts and heirloom quality wood art to boating and nautical lovers. Inspired by the love of the water, Carved Lake Art creates 3D laser cut depth charts of the lakes and oceans of the world. From the Great Lakes to the Gulf of Mexico and beyond, Carved Lake Art most likely has

tags: Coupons & Discounts, Decorative, Gift Ideas

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

The Association of Bahamas Marinas (ABM), in partnership with Marinalife, recently announced the launch of Voyager, a membership program that offers participating boaters exclusive benefits such as discounts, cruising guides and invitations to special events. The program, which is designed to encourage and support personal cruising

tags: Boat Club, Coupons & Discounts, Travel, Applicable Everywhere

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Weems & Plath, celebrating its 90th year as the leading manufacturer of fine nautical instruments, will host its 27th annual Tent Sale during the Annapolis Boat Shows, October 4 – 14. This event, held at their headquarters at 214 Eastern Ave, in Annapolis, MD, offers savings on discounted, overstock & sample items. These

tags: East Coast, Accessories, Charity, Coupons & Discounts, Decorative

Friday, August 3, 2018

If you want to heat your boat, cook aboard, or perhaps, run your refrigerator when you are away from shore power, propane is a common fuel source. But what are the most important safety concerns that boaters should know about this heavier-than-air gas? The new online course “Propane Systems on Your Boat” gives boaters a

tags: Coupons & Discounts, Education, Safety

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Weego, innovators of compact, safe and reliable portable jump starting power packs, heats up boating season by recently launching a powerful new online offer for boaters – a free 1-year BoatU.S. Membership with the purchase of any Weego jump starter. “We’ve already seen synergies from our partnership with BoatU.S.,

tags: Batteries & Chargers, Boat Club, Coupons & Discounts