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Vision Marine Technologies Designing World’s Most Powerful Electric Outboard

With more and more auto companies pledging to make a commitment to all-electric by 2030, it is a natural progression for the boating industry to follow suit. According to Vision Marine Technologies, that is getting one step closer to reality. With the unveiling of their new E-Motion 180 all-electric outboard motor, the new design boasts […] Read More

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New Boat Insurance Option

Boatim Inc.—a company building the digital boating products of tomorrow—announced the launch of its new boat insurance offering for US customers. On its mission to provide the best digital experience for the next generation boaters, it is now possible to conveniently obtain a competitive quote directly online on Boatim.com . Through a partnership with American Marine Insurance (AMI), a […] Read More

River Festivals

Let’s face it, 2020 was not the best of years for nearly everything — including events. Luckily, with the official 2021 boating season just around the corner, events are back — and that means the sound of boats on the water and people on the banks of river festivals around the Heartland. Take a look […] Read More

World’s Longest Continuous River Race

Kansas City, Mo. — Starting point for the annual Missouri American Water MR340 — the World’s longest continuous river race. Launched in 2004 during a time when social media consisted of niche forums attached to websites, the race still maintains its grassroots origins and in some ways mirrors the small town Americana path that it […] Read More

MarineMax Acquires Cruisers Yachts

MarineMax, the largest recreational boat retailer in the world, has announced the acquisition of Wisconsin based Cruiser Yachts. The acquisition is set to provide an additional 216,000 square feet of manufacturing and production space to continue to meet the rising demand of their premiere 33’ to 60’ cruisers — a hallmark of American-made Yachts. The […] Read More

Hannibal Riverfront Project Making Strides

Updated: 4/29/202 This Riverfront is now open to recreational and commercial use. In late 2020, Hannibal put the finishing touches on the $6.6 million project. Overall, this development serves as a blueprint to what is possible regarding a multimodal riverport for a medium sized town on one of America’s waterways — that both serves commercial […] Read More

‘Airbnb Of Boats’ Unveils US Site

According to a news release out of their U.K. office, Borrow A Boat, Britain’s leading boat rental marketplace, has officially launched in the US with a dedicated website www.borrowaboat.com/en-US. Known as the ‘Airbnb of boats’, Borrow A Boat has pioneered peer-to-peer boat charter since starting in the UK in 2017, and the new US site marks […] Read More

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Certificate Of Documentation Changed To 5 Years

SPRINGFIELD, Va., April 14, 2021 — According to a recent news release by BoatUS, of the nation’s nearly 12 million registered recreational boats, those owners who federally document their vessels, or about 165,000 boats, will be spared the hassle of renewing their U.S. Coast Guard Certificate of Documentation every year as a result of recent rule […] Read More