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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

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Thursday, July 12, 2018

The year was 1859, Oregon was becoming the 33rd state in the US, and James Buchanan was President. In Boston, Jacob Edson was hard at work, developing a solution for the coastal and offshore Gloucester schooner fishing fleet – a solution known today as the diaphragm pump! This invention proved to be a huge success for the

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Friday, March 16, 2018

The anticipation for the upcoming boating season is growing, and it won’t be long before chilly days on the lake become warm, sunny ones. As the season gets underway it can be tempting to try to soak up as much sun as possible, but Great Lakes boaters need to be careful about the dangers of too much sun – even in early

tags: Canvas & Upholstery, Decorative, Safety

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Chafe-Pro Fender Hooks are one of the easiest solutions for attaching your fenders to your hand rails. Lightweight and flexible, this new patented design will revolutionize the fender hook market! Handmade with black or brown leather and other high quality materials, these fender hooks will also complement your vessel’s

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Thursday, March 15, 2018

As a boater, you have a keen eye for quality and you can tell what looks right and what doesn’t. One thing you know for sure, it’s all about the details. When it comes to putting the finishing touches on home or office decoration, the details certainly matter. Getting it right can make or break your plans for having a

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Monday, February 26, 2018

Fourteen years ago, John Hartenburg established Knot & Rope Supply to specifically address the needs of the unique rope market in the Great Lakes region. At that time, there were no accessible ways for individuals or small companies to efficiently source rope for their boating requirements. “When this company started, there

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