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Thursday, May 14, 2020

The problem of what to do with discontinued products has long plagued marine apparel manufacturers. Their options are limited. They can sell it at a discount on their own websites but these items compete with their current offerings and confuse their brand image. They can offer it at discounts to their dealers, however, this ties up

tags: Clothing & Shoes, Company Expansions, Coupons & Discounts, Gift Ideas

Monday, May 4, 2020

2020 will forever be remembered for the accelerated rate of communication changes; not just in technology and “salty dogs having to learn new tricks,” but in how we have had to meld the “way we’ve always done things” with the way communication and personal interaction had to change. Sailors and boaters

by: Beth Oliver Director of Marketing, Offshore Sailing School

tags: Coupons & Discounts, COVID-19, Education, Promotions & Giveaways, Sailing, Company Expansions

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Offshore Sailing School founders Steve and Doris Colgate collaborated with the BoatUS Foundation in 2013 to create a comprehensive Online Learn to Sail Course for beginner sailors. Complete with animation and the ability to start, pause and resume, this course offers great preparation for an on-water certification course; and is a

tags: Coupons & Discounts, Education, Sailing

Friday, April 24, 2020

For recreational boaters who are staying off the water during the coronavirus pandemic, there’s certainly more free time during what should be the busy spring launch season. So if boaters can’t get to their boats, what are they to do? Here are eight ways from Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) to keep

tags: Boating 101, Coupons & Discounts, COVID-19, Education, Service & Repair, Spring Commissioning

Friday, April 3, 2020

With more people working remotely and spending quality time with their families, we want to remind you about our video Sailing Tips available on our YouTube channel. Click here to learn everything from What Knot to Know, to creature comforts aboard a yacht. From docking in close quarters, to properly setting a spinnaker. Take time to

tags: Air Purification, Coupons & Discounts, COVID-19, Education, Kids & Pets, Sailing, South Coast

Thursday, February 13, 2020

Everyone’s invited to join in the DNR’s annual Winter Free Fishing Weekend, Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 15 and 16. No fishing license is needed, although all other fishing regulations still apply. The weekend coincides with the DNR’s move to a new license sales system. Due to the changeover, which will run Saturday,

tags: Coupons & Discounts, Dept of Natural Resources, Fishing

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

The new Wind Instrument RB™ is available with a special Black Friday Bonus Pack and free shipping. With the current waiting list from being sold out, we are currently shipping new orders in the first week of December. Orders ship out in the sequence received, so order now for earliest delivery. The Bonus Pack accessories

tags: Travel, Coupons & Discounts, Gift Ideas, Navigation, Sailing, Software & Apps

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

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

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