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Tuesday, July 21, 2020

New York Sea Grant (NYSG) is providing New York State's freshwater marine industry for-hire boating sector with a series of six decals to encourage public compliance with boating-specific COVID-19 safety precautions. The outreach is part of the 2020 edition of NYSG's nationally-recognized Discover Clean and Safe Boating campaign. The

tags: COVID-19, Promotions & Giveaways, Safety

Sunday, July 19, 2020

Surrounding Father's Day, the Virtual Palm Beach International Boat Show and the MIAPBC worked with MarineMax to offer one Frontline Hero a "Father's Day on the Water." The lucky winner was a deserving father who also doubles as a police officer and community philanthropist. Early on Tuesday, June 16, Sergeant James McDowell of the

tags: Charity, Feel Good Story, Promotions & Giveaways, South Coast

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: Awards, Education, Job Opportunities, Promotions & Giveaways

Friday, July 10, 2020

The National Museum of the Great Lakes is proud to announce the launch of their Luck of the Lakes raffle—a mission-based fundraiser providing one lucky winner and up to 5 friends the trip of a lifetime on an Interlake Steamship Company freighter in the 2021 sailing season or the option of $10,000. “This is an experience

tags: Charity, Great Lakes, History, Promotions & Giveaways

Monday, June 8, 2020

As more anglers get out on the water this summer, the DNR reminds them that catching a trout or salmon with an adipose fin clip could be worth a $100 reward. The adipose fin is the small, fleshy lobe on the fish's back, just forward of the tail fin. Most trout and salmon with an adipose fin clip also have a coded-wire tag in the

tags: Dept of Natural Resources, Environmental Impact, Fishing, Promotions & Giveaways

Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Mercury Marine is offering a rebate and three years of additional factory‑backed coverage on portable outboard engines (2.5hp – 30hp) sold in the U.S. between May 21 and June 21, 2020, by participating Mercury Authorized Dealers and Retailers. Consumer rebates for the Pick Up 6 & Save promotion range from $50 to $200,

tags: Coupons & Discounts, Engines, Promotions & Giveaways

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

The Coast Guard Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to strengthening the Coast Guard community and service by supporting members and families, announced today that through the 2020 spouse scholarship and grant program, they distributed 265 awards. These 2020 grants and scholarships represent a total of $147,500 in support

tags: Charity, Education, Feel Good Story, Job Opportunities, Promotions & Giveaways

Friday, May 22, 2020

Offshore Sailing School’s founder and owners Steve and Doris Colgate, are offering free 2-hour sailing lessons for first responder/frontline healthcare workers and their families of up to five on Wednesdays in May from the Pink Shell Beach Resort and Marina on Fort Myers Beach, Fla. “We appreciate everything our selfless

tags: COVID-19, Education, Feel Good Story, Promotions & Giveaways, Sailing, South Coast

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

Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Nineteen companies who make marine-related merchandise have come together to raise money for those affected financially by the coronavirus pandemic. Nineteen for 19, organized by ugo wear, a maker of waterproof electronics cases, is a fundraiser to benefit Modest Needs Foundation, a nonprofit that provides emergency relief for

tags: Charity, Promotions & Giveaways

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