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Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Want to learn the basics of powerboating or brush up on your skills? The nonprofit BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water together with Freedom Boat Club Grand Haven offer a choice of two fun on-water boat training courses taught aboard single-engine powerboats: Intro to Boating and Women Making Waves, Saturday, August

tags: Lake Michigan, Women in Boating, Boating 101, Education, Event, Events

Thursday, June 13, 2019

More than 100 women sailors gathered recently at Corinthian Yacht Club (CYC) for the National Women’s Sailing Association (NWSA) 18th annual Women’s Sailing Conference and honored one of their own, Pat Dieselman of Ipswich, Massachusetts, with the 2019 BoatUS/NWSA Leadership in Women’s Sailing Award. The honor

tags: Sailing, Women in Boating, Awards

Friday, May 24, 2019

Want to learn the basics of powerboating or brush up on your skills? The nonprofit BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water together with Fleet Boat Club offer a choice of two fun on-water boat training courses taught aboard single-engine powerboats: Intro to Boating and Women Making Waves, Saturday, June 8, at the

tags: Education, Lake Ontario, Women in Boating

Friday, May 24, 2019

Women, men and teens are invited to a non intimidating LLGF Fishing Screamin’ Reels tournament with education June 21-23 in Islamorada, FL. Hosted by the nonprofit Ladies Let’s Go Fishing Foundation, the tournament kicks off on Friday with a class on offshore fishing and conservation conducted by Capt. Skip Bradeen, plus

tags: Women in Boating, Beyond the Lakes, Events, Fishing, South Coast

Thursday, May 16, 2019

Want to learn the basics of powerboating or brush up on your skills? The nonprofit BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water together with Freedom Boat Club Chicago offer a choice of two fun on-water boat training courses taught aboard single-engine powerboats: Intro to Boating and Women Making Waves, Saturday, June 1 at

tags: Education, Events, Lake Michigan, Women in Boating

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

The term “glass ceiling” may be commonly used these days. But as another boating season kicks off on on the nation’s lake and rivers, perhaps women breaking through the “BASS CEILING” should be the better message. So says Stephanie Vatalaro, vice president of the Recreational Boating and Fishing

by: Norm Schultz

tags: Kids & Pets, Women in Boating, Canada, Coupons & Discounts, Fishing, Great Lakes

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Registration is open for this summer’s “Becoming an Outdoors Woman” program, which is set for May 31 – June 2, in Marquette County. This will mark the 22nd annual summer BOW gathering for women, 18 and older, who are seeking an opportunity to improve their outdoor skills in a relaxed, noncompetitive

tags: Dept of Natural Resources, Events, Women in Boating

Friday, April 12, 2019

In the Spring Issue (Mar/Apr) 2019, we focused on “Women in Boating”. In the world of classic boating, women have a long history of leadership in the hobby of antique and classic boats. As many of our readers know, the Antique and Classic Boating Society, (ACBS) is made up of 53 Chapters, each with their own board of

by: Captain Dennis J. Mykols

tags: Antique & Classic Boats, Women in Boating

Thursday, April 11, 2019

At the risk of self-promotion (wife promotion?), this writer’s wife and partner, Laura Tiger, certainly fills a unique niche in the boating world. Our little business in Virginia Beach restores and rebuilds two-stroke outboards. Not antiques or show engines usually, though we do a few custom special (race and classic) engines

by: John Tiger

tags: Engines, Service & Repair, Women in Boating

Thursday, April 11, 2019

While she remains my favorite fishing partner, with whom I’ve shared countless hours of angling enjoyment, my wife has her limits. For example, Maria refuses to board our boat if she sees a downrigger atop the transom. Early in our quarter-century relationship, Maria recognized the threat the device represents to maintaining

by: Dan Armitage

tags: Fishing, Women in Boating