Latest Boating Stories

2010-05-10 07:10:00

LIVONIA, Mich., May 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Memorial Day traditionally marks the start of boating season in Michigan. On this weekend, many of Michigan's more than 900,000 registered boats will be launched and families all around the state will start their summer fun.

2010-05-10 07:10:00

LIVONIA, Mich., May 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As of April 1, 2009, the Secretary of State reports Michigan has more than 921,773 registered boats on file and Michigan State University estimates there are another 200,000 - 300,000 legally unregistered boats in the state.

2010-05-10 07:10:00

LIVONIA, Mich., May 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Understanding the need for boaters to have their own voice, the Michigan Boating Industries Association (MBIA), which serves marine retailers and manufacturers, has created the Boaters' Association of Michigan (BAM). BAM's members are boat owners, boating enthusiasts and those who simply want to support boating in Michigan.

2010-05-07 07:10:00

LIVONIA, Mich., May 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Michigan Boating Industries Association (MBIA) is offering, free to the public, the 2010 edition of the Michigan Boating Annual Directory and a Boating Safety Information Kit.

2010-04-27 08:50:00

BRISTOW, Va., April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- On May 20, 2010 at 11:00 AM EDT / 8:00 AM PDT, the National Safe Boating Council (NSBC), in partnership with the Canadian Safe Boating Council (CSBC) invites boating safety professionals, the boating community, and the media to participate in this year's "Inflatable Life Jacket World Record Inflation Day!" Throughout North America, participants will simultaneously inflate their life jackets to set an unprecedented world record. This World Record Day...

2010-04-14 17:02:00

CLEARWATER, Fla., April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Le Boat, part of TUI Marine, the marine division of the Activity Sector of TUI Travel Plc, the world's largest vacation company, has signed an historic agreement with two formidable giants of the boating industry: the Beneteau Group, the world's number one sail boat builder and Seaway, the world's leading boat design and development company, based in Slovenia. The three companies are set to shake up the inland waterways boating industry with the...

2010-04-09 09:21:00

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., April 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Sea Ray Boats announced today that country music superstar Brad Paisley will headline the AquaPalooza 2010 Signature Event, which is scheduled for July 10 at The Reserve at Lake Travis near Austin, Texas.

2010-03-04 07:10:00

LIVONIA, Mich., March 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hundreds of 2010 and 2008 and 2009 model boats for fishing, cruising, skiing and wakeboarding will be featured at the 18th Annual Spring Boating Expo, March 11 - 14, at the Rock Financial Showplace in Novi, Mich.

2010-03-03 15:30:00

ATLANTA, March 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Marine Products Corporation (NYSE: MPX) today reported that its wholly owned subsidiary, Chaparral Boats, Inc., has been recognized by two highly-respected boating magazines for product excellence.

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