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

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

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: Sailing, Company Expansions, Coupons & Discounts, COVID-19, Education, Promotions & Giveaways

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

Friday, April 24, 2020

The mission of Furuno USA has always been to deliver exceptional products and outstanding services that enhance the safety and well-being of boaters. With an understanding of and appreciation for the many concerns of their customers in these turbulent times, Furuno USA is offering a significant extension to their standard marine

tags: Electronics, Promotions & Giveaways

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Suntex Marina Investors, LLC (Suntex), the premier owner and operator of best in-class marina properties, announced today that at its recent General Manager’s Conference it recognized Hank Spencer of CrossTimbers Marina as the 2019 Ron TenEyck General Manager of the Year. “With all that is happening in the world right

tags: Awards, Marina, Promotions & Giveaways

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

"After we hung up, I was torn between disbelief and excitement," explained Amy of the February 10 phone call wherein she was informed she was the U.S. winner of Great Lakes Scuttlebutt's 3rd Annual Vacation Giveaway. Recounted Patty of her notification as the Canadian winner of the same, “I couldn't believe it. At first, I

tags: Promotions & Giveaways, Travel

Monday, February 10, 2020

Syracuse, N.Y. On Saturday, February 22, 2020, from 9 am to 5 pm, the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary and New York Sea Grant will offer youth ages 10 to 17 the boater safety course required from them to legally operate a motorboat or personal watercraft on waters in NY. The training will be held at the 2020 Central New York Boat Show at

tags: Boat Show, Boating 101, Education, Inland Boating, Kids & Pets, Lake Ontario, Promotions & Giveaways

Thursday, February 6, 2020

The Coast Guard Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to the education and well-being of all Coast Guard members and their families, announced today that it has kicked off its 2020 scholarship season. Accepting applications from February 1 through March 15, children of Coast Guard members may apply for annual scholarships

tags: Education, Promotions & Giveaways

Monday, November 25, 2019

Boating Writers International (BWI) is now accepting submissions for its Annual Writing Contest, recognizing exceptional creativity in boating journalism, photography and videography. Entries are being accepted through Dec. 31, 2019 in 15 categories, which translates to $15,000 available in prize awards. Details about the contest are

tags: Awards, Education, Promotions & Giveaways

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