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Monday, September 21, 2020

During these uncertain times, the United States Power Squadrons® – America’s Boating Club® has provided a way for recreational boaters to make use of their time, while improving their skills for a safer and more enjoyable boating experience. The organization now offers an online boating safety course that allows

tags: Education, Boating 101, COVID-19

Friday, September 18, 2020

Details of the International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX) Special Events and Keynote Sessions, being held virtually September 29 – October 2, 2020, are now available. IBEX Online: A Virtual Experience is a free trade event designed to allow the industry to come together in a safe and productive

tags: Events, COVID-19, Education

Monday, September 14, 2020

Details of the International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX) 2020 Education Conference, being held virtually September 29 – October 2, 2020, are now available. IBEX Online: A Virtual Experience is a free trade event designed to allow the industry to come together in a safe and productive environment. The

tags: Events, COVID-19, Education

Sunday, September 13, 2020

Through 56 years of teaching sailing and powerboating, we’ve managed to stay afloat, weathering hurricanes that affected all of our bases (Irma in 2017), a few recessions, and now a global pandemic. This, too, shall pass. As Coronavirus swept the nation, everyone went online to learn and stay connected, and sailors and boaters

by: Beth Oliver

tags: Sailing, South Coast, COVID-19, Education

Thursday, September 3, 2020

Aspiring anglers can learn, practice skills and go fishing at the award-winning "Ladies, Let's Go Fishing!®" Keys University, Oct. 23-25 in the Sport Fishing Capital of the World. Hosted by the nonprofit Ladies Let’s Go Fishing Foundation, the “No-Yelling School of Fishing” offers classroom presentations, two

tags: Fishing, South Coast, Women In Boating, Education, Events

Thursday, August 27, 2020

2020 Reach Youth Engagement Grant Recipients Congratulations to Green Bay Sail & Paddle, Milwaukee Community Sailing Center, The Foundry Sailing Association, and the Oregon Youth Sailing Foundation for being awarded Youth Engagement Grants in 2020 from US Sailing. The Youth Engagement Grant program provides individual

tags: Education, Feel Good Story, Kids & Pets, Sailing, Awards, Charity

Sunday, August 16, 2020

Great Lakes Boat Building School is accepting applications for both part-time and full-time Admissions Advisor(s). The Admissions Advisor(s) role is to build Great Lakes Boat Building School student enrollment through recruitment and marketing. This position may be remote with travel during key recruitment

tags: Education, Job Opportunities

Sunday, August 2, 2020

In this era of social distancing, many people are discovering, or rediscovering, the pleasure of time on the water. Paddle sports are a great way to explore the beauty of Michigan’s lakes and rivers, and now they also can be an opportunity to protect these precious resources. With support from the Michigan Invasive Species

tags: Education, Environmental Impact, Paddleboards, Water Toys, Canoes & Kayaks, Dept of Natural Resources

Saturday, July 18, 2020

The National Marine Representatives Association (NMRA) awarded its 2020 NMRA Maritime Trades Scholarship of $3,000 to Matthew Reynolds of Brohman, Michigan. Established in 2008, the scholarship awards students of excellence who are pursuing a marine industry career. A 2019 graduate of White Cloud High School, White Cloud, Michigan,

tags: Job Opportunities, Promotions & Giveaways, Awards, Education

Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Oswego, N.Y. H. Lee White Maritime Museum of Oswego and New York Sea Grant have announced a Virtual Exhibit Experience freely accessible at https://hlwmm.org/path_his tory.php and showcasing New York State's lighthouses, shipwrecks, naval military battles, and 100 years of freshwater boating. Teachers may contact the museum for

tags: Lake Erie, Lake Ontario, Shipwrecks, Education, History

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