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Wednesday, November 13, 2019

With more ethanol than ever before being served up at the nation’s gas station pumps this Labor Day holiday weekend, Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) cautions America’s recreational boaters to avoid filling up with “Regular 88” fuel on recreational boating’s traditional last summer

tags: Coupons & Discounts, Education

Tuesday, November 5, 2019

If you like to write and have ever read a boating article in Great Lakes Scuttlebutt and thought to yourself, “I’d love to do that!” - we can help. The annual BWI Scholarship Fund was created by GLS Columnist Dan Armitage and fellow pros to honor undergraduate college students from any major who demonstrate a

tags: Awards, Education

Thursday, October 31, 2019

Since 1892, Columbia Yacht Club has been known as more than just a ship on the lake, a sailing organization, or a dining room. It has been known and continues to be celebrated as the club that fosters a deep sense of pride and camaraderie among its members, officers, and staff. More than this, the Columbia Yacht Club is proud to serve

tags: Lake Michigan, Yacht Club, Boat Club, Charity, Education, Feel Good Story, Kids & Pets

Monday, October 28, 2019

US Sailing welcomes you to register for the Fall 2019: Great Lakes Regional Symposium at the Bay City Yacht Club in Bay City, MI on Saturday, November 9, 2019. Join leaders from the region that will set you and your organization up for success next year. Regional Symposiums are an opportunity come together and share ideas while

tags: Education

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Since its inception in 2014, the Michigan Invasive Species Grant Program has allocated over $18.5 million in grants to universities, non-profits, and units of government to prevent, detect, and manage invasive species in Michigan. Now, you can see all 112 grant-funded projects in one place with the MISGP story map, a digital

tags: Dept of Natural Resources, Education, Environmental Impact

Thursday, October 3, 2019

Want to learn the basics of powerboating or brush up on your behind-the-helm skills? The nonprofit BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water together with the United States Powerboat Show and Freedom Boat Club of Maryland will offer a choice of three fun on-water powerboat training courses taught aboard single engine

tags: Women in Boating, Boating 101, East Coast, Education, Event, Events

Thursday, September 26, 2019

For more than 55 years, Steve and Doris Colgate’s Offshore Sailing School has taught over 150,000 adults and families how to sail. More than a statistic though is the impact that learning to sail has had on so many lives. Grandparents return to take courses with their grandchildren, providing the opportunity for three family

by: Beth Oliver, Director of Marketing, Offshore Sailing School

tags: Education, Sailing

Thursday, September 12, 2019

Ohio Sea Grant and partners have set up four interactive kiosks at popular tourist locations along the lakeshore that introduce visitors to 31 Lake Erie shipwrecks, 22 lighthouses, and nine maritime museums that help tell the story of Ohio’s rich maritime history. The kiosks parallel Ohio Sea Grant’s Shipwrecks and

tags: Dept of Natural Resources, Education, History, Lake Erie

Friday, August 23, 2019

Since opening in 1997, Marina Staff Training has focused on providing educational services to new staff, often as a prerequisite for employment in the premier marinas around the Great Lakes. The training that future and current staff members receive results in higher customer satisfaction throughout the boating world. Environmental

tags: Education, Job Opportunites

Thursday, August 22, 2019

United States Power Squadrons® – America’s Boating Club® announced that it has launched its dedicated educational facilities – the America’s Boating Club Learning Centers. The first Learning Center will be located at the Fisherman’s Cove Resort in Tavares, Florida, with additional locations to be

tags: Company Expansions, Education, South Coast

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