Toronto wraps successful 2023 boat show

The 65th edition of the Toronto International Boat Show recently wrapped and celebrated the return of a successful show. The show marked its return to an in-person consumer show, January 20 – 29 at the Enercare Centre to debut more than 150 product innovations, thousands of recreational boats and watersports accessories and more electric boats than […]

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Great Lakes Ice Coverage is Down

Lake Huron, January 13, 2023 PHOTO COURTESY OF NOAA COASTWATCH GREAT LAKES Mild temperatures this year have impacted ice coverage and thickness on all the Great Lakes, reports CBC, a trend that is consistent with years over the past decade. According to Jay Austin, who studies Lake Superior at the University of Minnesota Duluth’s Large […]

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Sponsored Content: United States Warranty Corporation

Content provided by United States Warranty Corporation For many in the boating industry January is a regroup, reassess, redesign opportunity. Penetrating markets and exploring forces affecting business models are top of mind. If you fall into this group, read on. With the market fluctuations these days, owners and F&I administration are looking toward full-service contract […]

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RORC Transatlantic Race

The New Year heralds a big season for the Royal Ocean Racing Club, including the 14th edition of the RORC Transatlantic Race. The longest race in the 2023 RORC Season’s Points Championship starts from Marina Lanzarote on January 8th. The RORC Transatlantic Race is once again supported by Calero Marinas, the International Maxi Association and […]

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Great Lakes Tourism Experience the Focus of New Binational Partnership

By 2024, Windsor, Ontario, and Detroit, Michigan, hope to develop and complete a binational trail destination experience, linking existing trail networks for residents and visitors. Trans Canada Trail (steward of the longest recreational trail network in the world and largest investor in trail infrastructure projects in Canada), the Waterfront Regeneration Trust (WRT) in Ontario, the […]

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Take a Hovercraft Across Lake Ontario Next Summer

There will be a new way to travel next summer. Hoverlink Ontario Inc. will be launching its rapid transit route between Toronto and the Niagara Region. This large-scale hovercraft service will move passengers across Lake Ontario, from Toronto to St. Catharines, in only 30 minutes — a journey that typically takes up to three hours […]

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2023 Fishing Boat Buyer’s Guide

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5 Steps to Catch More Steelhead

Finding and catching more steelhead on the Salmon River, or anywhere else for that matter, starts with good planning and an understanding of your quarry. Here are five tips to help you do just that. 1. Think Like a Steelhead When a steelhead enters the Salmon River, it’s on a mission. To accomplish that, it […]

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Early Winter Fishing for Big Niagara Lake Trout

This lake trout was sporting a fresh wound from a lamprey above its pectoral fin. In the 1900’s, lampreys contributed to the eradication of lakers in Lake Ontario. Since the 1970s, stocking efforts and lamprey population-control methods have allowed the lakers to thrive in Ontario once again. In early winter, the Niagara Bar and River […]

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