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Burger Boat Company Christens 48 Cruiser

Burger Boat Company Christens 48 Cruiser

03-Aug-2018

Burger Boat Company christened its newest project, the 48 Cruiser, in June at its Manitowoc, Wisconsin headquarters. “On behalf of the entire team at Burger, we are thrilled to christen this beautiful yacht for her owner,” says Jim Ruffolo, president of Burger Boat Company. “T...
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1904 Document Being Used in Michigan Dune Property Dispute

1904 Document Being Used in Michigan Dune Property Dispute

01-Aug-2018

A deed from April 27, 1904 is being used in a title action case against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers by the North Shores of Saugatuck LLC. The developers of homes near Saugatuck Dunes State Park are arguing that they own property next to the Army Corps Kalamazoo River channel. The deed f...
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Australian Sailor Becomes First Woman to Win A Round-the-World Yacht Race

Australian Sailor Becomes First Woman to Win A Round-the-World Yacht Race

01-Aug-2018

Wendy Tuck, a sailor from Australia, is the first woman to ever win a round-the-world sailing competition by completing the Clipper 2017-18 Race. Going into the final race of the Clipper 2017-18, which finished at the Royal Albert Dock in Liverpool, United Kingdom, Tuck was already in the le...
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SkipperBud’s Mega Dealership Coming to Cass Lake Marina

SkipperBud’s Mega Dealership Coming to Cass Lake Marina

01-Aug-2018

SkipperBud’s has broken ground on its new boat sales and service dealership that will open this fall in Waterford, Michigan. The 46,000-square-foot facility will boast a 20,000-square-foot showroom for new and used boats, full-service maintenance and repair, new floating docks, year-roun...
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Chicago Cycleboats Launches on Chicago River

Chicago Cycleboats Launches on Chicago River

27-Jul-2018

BYOB and get ready to pedal! Chicago Cycleboats is the city’s first-ever pedal-powered boat, which offers passengers an active way to explore the branches of the Chicago River. “We are thrilled to introduce Chicago Cycleboats to the Chicago River,” says Ron Silvia, Chicago Cyc...
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America’s Boating Club Launches YouTube Channel and Website

America’s Boating Club Launches YouTube Channel and Website

26-Jul-2018

In order to promote better boating education, America’s Boating Club has announced it now has a channel on YouTube and a website: americasboatingchannel.com (http://www.americasboatingchannel.com). Funds were granted by the United States Coast Guard. The channel and site have videos av...
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Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail in Top 20 for Best Wine Region Contest

Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail in Top 20 for Best Wine Region Contest

26-Jul-2018

One local area in Michigan has been named one of the top 20 best wine regions in the country by USA Today. The Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail in western Michigan is now asking people to vote to help them reach the next stage, the 10Best Readers’ Choice travel awards. “We are thril...
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Scout and Bertram Standardize Seakeeper

Scout and Bertram Standardize Seakeeper

26-Jul-2018

Seakeeper is on a roll (no pun intended). The leader in gyro stabilization has announced standardization partnerships with Scout Boats and Bertram Yachts. “Every day we’re seeing more and more builders adding Seakeeper to their models, not just as options, but as standard equipment,...
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Chris-Craft Adds South Shore Marine to Dealer Network

Chris-Craft Adds South Shore Marine to Dealer Network

20-Jul-2018

Huron, Ohio-based South Shore Marine is the newest Great Lakes Chris-Craft dealer. Operating since 1989, South Shore Marine is a full-service marine dealership. Its team of highly-trained sales and service specialists and modernized facility provide a convenient one-stop-shop to accommodate all...
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New Ottawa Beach Marina Offering Lottery for Slips

New Ottawa Beach Marina Offering Lottery for Slips

18-Jul-2018

Due to a high demand for slips at the Ottawa Beach Marina in Holland, Michigan — which begins construction mid-October for a spring 2019 opening — a lottery has been created to assign the last seven seasonal slips and two moorings for the 2019 season. The Lake Macatawa marina wil...
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