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World Records Broken at Evinrude Event

World Records Broken at Evinrude Event

29-Oct-2019

Several single-boat waterskiing world records were set at an event hosted by Evinrude in late October. Using boats powered by two and three 300-hp Evinrude E-TEC G2 engines, the Evinrude-sponsored Big Pull team set four certified and pending records in the Ballet, Barefoot, Conventional Couples ...
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Design Your Own Pontoon Deck Online With Veada

Design Your Own Pontoon Deck Online With Veada

25-Oct-2019

Indiana-based Veada Industries — a boat seating and RV tent manufacturing company — has redesigned its website to include a new Pontoon Boat Deck Designer application tool. This new drag-and-drop online deck designer allows customers to easily visualize their pontoon boat and purchas...
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Grand Opening of SkipperBud’s Cass Lake Location

Grand Opening of SkipperBud’s Cass Lake Location

25-Oct-2019

SkipperBud’s celebrated a ribbon-cutting grand-opening event in August for its newest location on Cass Lake in Waterford, Michigan. The new boat sales, storage, marina and service complex project began in 2018 and cost $10 million to complete. The Cass Lake dealership is SkipperBud’s ...
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Yamaha Marine Creates Device to Prevent Marine Pollution

Yamaha Marine Creates Device to Prevent Marine Pollution

23-Oct-2019

In a partnership with Clearwater Mills, Yamaha Marine is creating a device that picks up trash and plastic in efforts to reduce and prevent marine pollution. The land-based and electrically operated device, derived from Clearwater Mills’ popular Mr. Trash Wheel, will debut in 2020. The o...
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Southwest Florida Yachts Adds New Charter Yacht

Southwest Florida Yachts Adds New Charter Yacht

21-Oct-2019

Uptick, a Grand Banks 36 Motor Yacht, is the newest addition to Southwest Florida Yachts’ charter fleet. The twin-engine vessel features air-conditioning, two heads, a generator, dinghy with outboard, bow thruster and more. “Uptick includes two queen cabins, fore and aft, mak...
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SureShade Installs 12-foot Shade on a Scout 380

SureShade Installs 12-foot Shade on a Scout 380

17-Oct-2019

SureShade, the manufacturer of marine retractable sunshade systems, has installed the largest SureShade shade extension to date — a 12-foot bow shade — on a 2019 Scout demo boat. SureShade’s Shady Lady II Scout 380 LXF demo boat is factory-equipped with the company’s ATF...
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Coast Guard Awards Grants to Sea Tow Foundation Programs

Coast Guard Awards Grants to Sea Tow Foundation Programs

12-Oct-2019

The Sea Tow Foundation is set to receive $330,000 in grants from the U.S. Coast Guard’s Sport Fish Restoration & Boating Trust Fund in order to further its education and awareness campaigns. A $210,000 grant will be given to the Life Jacket Loaner Program for the 2019-2020 year, and ...
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New York Gov. Signs Safe Boating Law into Effect

New York Gov. Signs Safe Boating Law into Effect

11-Oct-2019

In August, New York Governor Andrew Coumo signed a new law into effect, named Brianna’s Law, requiring all operators of motorized watercraft to complete a state-approved safety course. The new law is named after Brianna Lieneck, who was only 11 years old when she died in a boating accident in ...
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Kingston's Marine Museum back in Former Building

Kingston's Marine Museum back in Former Building

04-Oct-2019

The Marine Museum of the Great Lakes in Kingston, Ontario is back in its former building on Ontario Street. The museum was relocated several years ago after the building was sold to a developer. After receiving an anonymous donation, the museum was able to buy back the property and reopen in its per...
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2019 National Marine Electronics Association Award Winners Announced

2019 National Marine Electronics Association Award Winners Announced

03-Oct-2019

Recipients of the 16 NMEA Awards for 2019 were announced at the NMEA/RTCM Marine Electronics Conference & Expo in late September. NMEA members voted for the Product of Excellence Awards. Those winners include: • Marine VHF: ICOM M605 • Satellite TV Antenna: KVH TracVision TV...
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