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Top 10 boat names of 2017 unveiled by BoatUS

As they do every year, BoatU.S. has recently announced their top 10 boat names from the past 365 days. The names come from tallying up requests for boat names to the BoatUS Graphics service, and each reveal much about the personality of the vessel’s owner. The BoatUS 2017 Top 10 Boat Names: Serenity: The utter calm […]

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Garmin acquires boating database and community, ActiveCaptain

Garmin Ltd (www.Garmin.com) announced that is has acquired Active Corporation, the developer of ActiveCaptain (www.activecaptain.com), a recreational boating database and community which was co-founded by Jefferey and Karen Siegel. The Siegels are full-time cruisers whose crowd-sourced content comes from their 1.5 million cruising subscribers around the world. At the time of the acquisition, ActiveCaptain reported […]

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New Rosario Marina docks open and ready for boaters

Many boaters who frequented Rosario Resort & Spa Marina over the years noticed that time was taking its toll on the well-used docks. Well, Rosario noticed, too, and the marina has recently finished a complete overhaul of its docks. Located in picturesque Eastsound on Orcas Island, Rosario Resort rebuilt and replaced the old docks with […]

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SYC Foundation offering grants for promoting youth boating in the PNW

The Seattle Yacht Club Foundation (SYC Foundation) is looking for applications for their grant program for non-profits seeking assistance with promoting youth boating in the Pacific Northwest. Since the early 1990s, the SYC Foundation has offered financial assistance to individuals and programs in an effort to ensure that the next generation loves being on the water. Each […]

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