Niagara Residents Have Free Admission to Niagara-on-the-Lake Museum Throughout February

PHOTO COURTESY OF NIAGARA-ON-THE-LAKE MUSEUM If you’re a Niagara resident, you have the opportunity to explore the Niagara-on-the-Lake museum throughout the month of February at no cost. The “Free February” campaign offers locals a chance to explore the area’s long and varied history through a series of permanent and temporary exhibitions, including the temporary “All […]

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MMTA names Joan Meschino Legislator of the Year

The Massachusetts Marine Trades Association (MMTA) has recognized Representative Joan Meschino (D – 3rd District Plymouth) as the 2022 MMTA Legislator of the Year. Presented by Cherie Rudzinsky, MMTA President and Randall Lyons, MMTA Executive Director, Representative Meschino was recognized for helping to support training and growth within the boating industry to address the significant […]

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Kenta Kimura – Featured on Bass Edge Radio Podcast

Kenta Kimura Featured on Bass Edge Radio Podcast Bass Edge Radio, presented by Megaware KeelGuard flows into Feb. 2023 featuring BASS Elite Series angler Kenta Kimura in the Angler Spotlight for this top-rated podcast.  Bass Edge hosts Aaron Martin and Kurt Dove dive into some exceptional Japanese fishing tactics education as Kenta details his best […]

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California offers Spanish boating courses

California State Parks’ Division of Boating and Waterways (DBW) announced today the availability of a boating safety course in Spanish. Like its English counterpart, the Curso de California para Navegación home study eBook is free and helps Californians be compliant with the mandatory boating education law that requires power boat operators to carry a California Boating Card […]

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Five Mercury Marine facilities achieve ‘zero waste to landfill’ designation

Mercury Marine announced the addition of five facilities to its list of zero-waste-to-landfill (ZWTL) operations. Starting in December 2022, sustainability teams at these locations across the U.S. began reporting that their months-long initiatives aimed at reducing, reusing and recycling waste materials have brought their facilities into compliance with widely accepted ZWTL standards.  The newly designated […]

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Eight Steps to Owning Your First Boat

Taking the plunge and purchasing a boat for the first time can be an exciting and rewarding experience, and there’s no better time to do this than in the heart of boat show season. However, it’s essential to take the time to research and choose the right boat for your lifestyle needs and budget. Below […]

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Gill Fishing Signs Multi-Year Sponsorship of MLF Toyota Series and Phoenix Bass Fishing League

BUFORD, Ga. (Jan. 24, 2023) — Gill Fishing, maker of premium foul weather and performance fishing apparel, announces today the company has signed a multi-year agreement with Major League Fishing, the world’s premier tournament-fishing organization, to become an official sponsor of the MLF Toyota Series and MLF Phoenix Bass Fishing League. “Gill Fishing is rooted […]

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Toronto Boat Show Returns In-Person

PHOTOS COURTESY OF TORONTO INTERNATIONAL BOAT SHOW The Toronto International Boat Show is back, this year in-person for the first time since the pandemic. January 20-29, 2023, the show will feature over 450 exhibitors, debut over 100 product innovations, and connect attendees with boat dealers and manufacturers offering boat displays of all sizes and styles, […]

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ABYC appoints new team members

EPG Media LLC wants you to have a positive experience in connection with our products and services. We want you to know that we respect the privacy and security of our users. Our goal is to provide you with an experience that delivers the information, resources and services that are helpful to you. In order […]

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Recreational Boating Maintains Momentum Heading into 2023

Recreational Boating Maintains Momentum Heading into 2023  Recreational Boating Maintains Momentum Heading into 2023 as Americans Continue Prioritizing Outdoor Recreation in Record Numbers according to the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) 2023 – The start of a new year brings the beginning of boat show season for the $170 billion U.S. recreational boating industry and […]

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Yamaha donates life jackets to Sea Tow Foundation program

The Sea Tow Foundation, facilitated the generous donation of nearly 800 brand new adult-sized life jackets from Yamaha Motor Corporation to Life Jacket Loaner Stations in California, Georgia and Wisconsin. The Sea Tow Foundation’s Life Jacket Loaner Program, with over 1,000 stands across the US, allows boaters to borrow and return life jackets for a safe […]

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NMLA announces new board members

The National Marine Lenders Association (NMLA) recently announced that Jeff Backus, Lauren Key and Caroline Mantel have all been elected to serve on the NMLA Board of Directors through 2025. Jeff Backus has over 25 years of marine industry experience, with the past 10 focused on marine lending with First Approval source, a company he […]

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NMEA announces new board members

The National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) has announced the newly elected board members and officers who will serve a three-year term that began with the new year. The following individuals have volunteered their time to serve as board members and on various committees within the organization. New to their posts are Brian Kane from GOST-Chairperson, […]

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NMMA reports momentum heading into 2023

The start of a new year brings the beginning of boat show season for the $170 billion U.S. recreational boating industry and the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA), which represents 85 percent of the country’s recreational boat, marine engine and accessory manufacturers. The recreational boating industry is preparing to welcome an estimated two million Americans to dozens […]

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New Year-New You! – Bass University 2023 Classes

The Bass University Catches Top Bass Fishing Professionals back in the Classroom in Anderson, SC – Gadsden, AL and Athens, TX! Founded in 2009 by Mike Iaconelli and Pete Gluszek, The Bass University (BU) offers acclaimed bass fishing education programs in three formats: online, in the classroom, and on the water.  The Bass University builds […]

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Safe Boating: Understanding Right of Way

Many outdoor enthusiasts associate boating with fun in the sun, and rightfully so, but it should never be forgotten that safety must always remain the utmost priority. Safety measures taken by responsible boaters include possession of up-to-date safety equipment required by the United States Coast Guard, refusal of drugs and alcohol, avoidance of shallow depths […]

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