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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

Thursday, October 18, 2018

The nation’s largest advocacy, services and safety group for recreational boaters, Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS), reacted negatively to the recent news of the Administration’s plan to permit the sale of E15 (15 percent ethanol) fuel year-round. E15 is prohibited by federal law for use in

by: Boat US

tags: Environmental Impact, Law & Politics, Service & Repair

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Evinrude, a global manufacturer of marine engines headquartered in Sturtevant, Wisconsin, recently received the ‘Business Friend of the Environment’ award presented by Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce, the state’s chamber of commerce and largest business trade association. Evinrude was recognized for their

tags: Awards, Engines, Environmental Impact

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

According to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR), the Bay Point Marina in Marblehead earned Ohio’s first platinum Ohio Clean Marina certification, which is now the highest certification available in the state. Bay Point Marina is the first marina statewide to participate in the new tiered certification structure

tags: Awards, Dept of Natural Resources, Environmental Impact, Lake Erie, Marina

Friday, September 7, 2018

Ever seen one of those cool colored, jet age styled vintage fiberglass outboards — you know, the ones from the late 1950s and early 1960s — and say to yourself, “Man, I would love to get behind the wheel of that beauty”? Well, do I have the answer for you! Now, you can fulfill your dreams… at least for

by: Captain Dennis J. Mykols

tags: Antique & Classic Boats, Environmental Impact, Lake Michigan, Rentals

Friday, September 7, 2018

The Sansin Corporation, a global leader in environmentally friendly, high-performance wood protection, will showcase its expanded line of Teak Life deck products at the Newport International Boat Show being held in Newport, RI, Sept. 13-16. To meet market demand, Sansin has released a warm natural tone for teak wood protection called

tags: Environmental Impact, Polishes & Waxes

Thursday, August 30, 2018

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) will be accepting new grant applications for the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) until Thursday, Nov. 15. Local government entities, such as villages, counties, park districts and cities, may now apply for up to $500,000 for the acquisition, development and rehabilitation of

tags: Dept of Natural Resources, Environmental Impact, Lake Erie

Thursday, August 16, 2018

Mercury Marine, the world leader in marine propulsion and technology, was presented a Wisconsin Business Friend of the Environment Award on Wednesday in Madison. This is the second time in four years that Mercury has won the award, also winning the honors in 2014. The Business Friend of the Environment Awards highlights the actions

tags: Awards, Engines, Environmental Impact

Monday, August 13, 2018

WHAT: The battle to protect your boat's engine is not over. Right now, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is seeking public comments on the amount of ethanol that must be blended into the nation's fuel supply for 2019 under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) is asking all

tags: Environmental Impact, Fuel Treatments, Law & Politics, Service & Repair

Thursday, August 2, 2018

Sirius Signal, the company that designs and engineers the highly awarded SOS Distress Light Beacon is excited to announce a significant milestone in their effort to provide an environmentally-conscious legal alternative to toxic marine flares. e to toxic marine flares. During the month of September, the team will be celebrating the

tags: Accessories, Environmental Impact, Safety

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