Northwest Marine Trade Association announces third annual career fair

The Northwest Marine Trade Association is organizing a career fair from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 30 at the Seattle Boat Show featuring more than 30 local marine-related businesses with about 400 full-time positions, plus many seasonal ones. Attendees at the Career Fair will be given free admittance to the boat show …
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39th annual St. Petersburg Power & Sailboat Show scheduled for December

The 39th annual St. Petersburg Power & Sailboat Show will be held from Thursday, Dec. 1 to Sunday, Dec. 4 at the Albert Whitted Park and Duke Energy Center for the Arts – Mahaffey Theater Yacht Basin In St. Petersburg, Fla. The show is the largest in-water boat show on the Gulf Coast. The show …
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ABYC announces standards week, annual conference for January

The American Boat & Yacht Council has announced its eighth annual Standards Week, Jan. 9-13, 2017. Project Technical Committee (PTC) meetings and ABYC’s annual meeting will take place at the Francis Marion Hotel in Charleston, South Carolina. Standards Week is a critical step in the development of ABYC standards. Participation in the process is encouraged …
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Marinalife announces winners of 7th Annual Best Marina Contest

Marinalife recently announced the winners of the 7th Annual Best Marina Contest. Orange Beach Marina in Orange Beach, Ala., was voted voted 2016’s Best Large Marina and Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md., was voted 2016’s Best Small Marina. Orange Beach Marina offers a fully protected harbor and family-friendly environment for all types …
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Second annual Docks Expo moves to St. Charles Convention Center

The Waterways Journal Inc. is gearing up for its second annual Docks Expo for the benefit of marinas, boatyards and dock owners and operators in North America. The event will take place from Nov. 30 to Dec. 2, 2016, at the St. Charles Convention Center in St. Charles, Mo. The marina trade show will allow …
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Sixth annual “Boatload of Backpacks” marks record donations from Boston Whaler

Boston Whaler held its sixth annual “Boatload of Backpacks” fundraiser to help area students start off the new school year on the right foot. This year marked Boston Whaler’s biggest ever donation, as more than 150 backpacks filled with school supplies were loaded into a 170 Dauntless and delivered to three local elementary schools. It …
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Sea Tow Foundation launches second annual Designated Skipper Campaign

The Sea Tow Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting boater safety, is urging boaters to be safe this Memorial Day weekend through its second annual Designated Skipper Campaign. Memorial Day is one of the busiest holidays on the water, often revered as the kick off to the boating season. Alcohol use is the leading known contributing factor in fatal boating accidents …
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Coast Guard Foundation announces date for annual coast guard tribute

The Coast Guard Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to the education and welfare of all coast guard members and their families, announced today that its 12th annual Tribute to the United States Coast Guard in Our Nation’s Capital will take place on Wednesday June 8, 2016 at the National Building Museum, Washington, D.C. The event […]
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