Shores & Islands Ohio Announces New Website

PHOTO COURTESY OF SHORES & ISLANDS OHIO Shores & Islands Ohio, Erie and Ottawa Counties’ destination marketing organization, has launched a newly redesigned website as dynamic as the region’s destinations. Launched in September, 2022, the new website features an updated brand look, Custom Relations Management system and a new sitemap experience, making it easy for […]

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Herb Eldean Awarded Lifetime Achievement Award

PHOTO COURTESY OF ELDEAN SHIPYARD Chicago native and MBIA Hall of Fame inductee Herb Eldean of Eldean Shipyard in Lake Macatawa was posthumously awarded the Ray L. Underwood Lifetime Achievement Award for 2022 from MBIA for his contribution to the recreational boating industry throughout his lifetime. He will be honored at the Recreational Boating Educational […]

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Blackfin Boats Celebrates 50th Anniversary

PHOTO COURTESY OF BLACKFIN BOATS This year marks 50 years since Blackfin Boats started supplying boaters with exceptional models to create great memories. The family-owned and operated company celebrated its 50th anniversary on November 9, 2022 with a company-wide employee celebration in the corporate office, where a catered lunch from Hills Barbeque was served by […]

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Candela C-8 to Debut at CES

PHOTO COURTESY OF CANDELA After the release of its electric Candela C-7 in 2019, the Swedish company is back with the first production day cruiser equipped with Candela’s electric hydrofoil system that reduces water friction by 80%, the Candela C-8. The 28-foot electric hydrofoil is set to debut at CES in Las Vegas on January […]

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ACR Electronics Announces Mobile Connected EPIRBs and ResQLink AIS PLB Offering Global and Local Rescue

PHOTOS COURTESY OF ACR ELECTRONICS Global and local rescue is now available in one compact beacon with the launch of ACR Electronics’ new Cospas-Sarsat-approved ResQLink AIS Personal Locator Beacon, which combines multiple levels of integrated signal technology. “ACR Electronics is proud to answer the demand from boaters for AIS man overboard and Cospas-Sarsat technology in […]

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Manitowoc Marina Expands

Manitowoc Marina is expanding into Michigan with the opening of Manitowoc Marina Yacht Sales of Traverse City. Located in the Centerpointe Office and Marina Complex, this new location will offer Axopar Boats, BRABUS Marine, Cutwater Boats, Rossiter Boats, X-Yachts and Baltic Yachts. manitowoc marina.com/michigan. Source: https://lakelandboating.com/manitowoc-marina-expands/

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Crewsaver Embraces New Processes to Reduce Environmental Impact

PHOTO COURTESY OF CREWSAVER Lifejacket manufacturer Crewsaver is implementing a new shift in the design and production of its life jackets to embrace a more environmentally conscious approach, starting with its new-for-2023 EXO lifejackets showcased at Metstrade in Amsterdam in November, which will adopt a three-pronged approach to decrease environmental impact. Users will have the […]

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Mercury Marine Opens New Distribution Center in Indiana

PHOTO COURTESY OF MERCURY MARINE A new 512,000 square foot facility outside Indianapolis, Indiana, will be home to Mercury Marine’s new parts and accessories distribution center, helping to better connect Mercury’s global customers and improve delivery and service as well as add capacity for scale, stability and reduced logistics cost. “We are excited to officially […]

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Advanced Marine Electrical Online Course Now Available

PHOTO COURTESY OF BOATHOWTO Boat system experts Nigel Calder and Dr. Jan Athenstädt have released their new Advanced Marine Electronics online course which offers 13 modules covering a wide array of topics focused on boats’ electrical systems, and goes beyond compliance with the safety standards promulgated by the American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC) and […]

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Jaguar Powerboats Introduces 37 Offshore Series

PHOTO COURTESY OF JAGUAR POWERBOATS The new 37 Offshore Series from Jaguar Powerboats incorporates key racing elements courtesy of the company’s long race boat building history. Premium build quality and design make for a stable, smooth ride and exceptional performance, whether offshore fishing or enjoying a luxurious day on the water with family. The extremely […]

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DutchCraft to Launch Electric Catamaran Dayboat

PHOTO COURTESY OF DUTCHCRAFT The builder behind the all-electric, carbon-fibre DC25 monohull is back with its first unit of the DC25 e-cat, set to be launched this month. “The DC25 e-cat is the culmination of our search for an environmentally clean and exceptionally efficient electric dayboat that is rugged and adaptable enough to suit a […]

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Four Winns Announces New Twin Hull TH36

The new TH36 from Four Winns marks the start of a whole new catamaran range that exudes comfort, casual elegance and timeless design. “At a glance, the all-new outboard catamaran stands out from its peers,” says Martin Meyer, product manager. Drawing inspiration from the brand’s HD series, Italian Garroni Design studio incorporated a spacious bow […]

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