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MasterCraft Acquires NauticStar
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MasterCraft Acquires NauticStar

08-Dec-2017

MasterCraft has acquired NauticStar, LLC, a leading manufacturer and distributor of 18- to 28-foot bay boats, deck boats and offshore center console boats. This acquisition launches MasterCraft into the saltwater fishing and outboard propulsion segment. For more information, visit nauticstarbo.... Read More

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Sanctuary of the Great Lakes

Sanctuary of the Great Lakes

Alpena, MI
01-Jan-2017

The largest city in the northeast corner of Michigan’s Mitten, Alpena’s appeal is rooted in what it isn’t, according to Mary Beth Stutzman, president and CEO of the Alpena Convention and Visitors Bureau. “This is not the place for massive shopping sprees or jumping out of a plane,” she says with a laugh. “Our big thing is just getting outdoors. We’re for people who are looking for the relaxed adventure: Stand-up paddleboarding, kayaking, hiking, bicycling, fat tire biking in the winter, cross-country skiing and fishing — including ice fishing. Sometimes I think we overcomplicate life. Sometimes a simple walk in the woods with your kids is enough; it’s creating a memory you won’t forget.” A river runs through it Alpena’s first industry was fishing, and its earliest settlement was on the Thunder Bay River, which cuts through the city on its way to Lake Huron. It’s not unusual to see anglers of all ages perched on piers, bridges, the riverbank and the shores of inland lakes and ponds. The summer’s major event, the Michigan Brown Trout Festival, now includes walleye and bass tournaments in ad.....

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Azimut 50 Fly (Galley up configuration)

Azimut 50 Fly (Galley up configuration)

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