Boating Writers International Scholarship

Boating Writers International Scholarship

Would you or someone you know enjoy pursuing a career in boating media? The BWI Active Interest Media Boating Journalist Scholarship was created to honor undergraduate college students who demonstrate a passion for the field of boating media and have a clear career goal to pursue in this field. Applications for this year may be downloaded from the Boating Writers website and will be accepted through January 17, 2023 If you know a deserving college/student who would like to pursue a career in boating journalism, photography, video, broadcasting, film, or art, please encourage them to apply. Judges will look for applicants with talent, promise and firsthand…
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2022 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show set for 63rd edition

2022 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show set for 63rd edition

Fort Lauderdale, FL (August 29, 2022)- Ticket sales are now live for the 63rd annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS), which will occur from October 26-30 just steps away from the sands of sunny South Florida. Taking place across seven locations, including the Broward County Convention Center (BCCC) and the Bahia Mar Yachting Center, guests are getting ready to sail-abrate with boating and yachting exhibitions that are set to provide an unforgettable experience during the five-day show. Owned by the Marine Industries Association of South Florida (MIASF) and produced by Informa Markets, this monumental event showcases more world and…
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Coast Guard Foundation Hires New Regional Director for the Gulf Coast

Stonington, Conn. – The Coast Guard Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to strengthening the Coast Guard community and service by supporting members and families, announced today that Kelly P. Hodges recently joined the Foundation’s fundraising team. In her new position as regional director for the Gulf Coast, she will work closely with Coast Guard units in Texas, Louisiana and throughout America’s heartland to identify and fulfill education, morale and wellness, and family support for Coast Guard members. “We are so pleased Kelly has joined the Coast Guard Foundation team,” said Susan Ludwig, president, Coast Guard Foundation. “With her proven track-record…
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Coast Guard Foundation Prepares for Hurricane Season

Coast Guard Foundation Prepares for Hurricane Season

NOAA Predicts Above-Normal 2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season Stonington, Conn. — The Coast Guard Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to strengthening the Coast Guard community and service by supporting members and families, announced today it is prepared to assist Coast Guard members and families during this year’s Atlantic hurricane season, which the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) predicts will once again be above average. When these disasters occur, Coast Guard members are often first responders – leaving their own families and impacted homes and property behind to aid those in distress. “Coast Guard members tirelessly answer the call when they are…
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Nordhavn rendezvous breaks attendance record

Nordhavn rendezvous breaks attendance record

Dana Point, Calif. – The largest Nordhavn Owners Rendezvous (NOR) ever got underway May 10 at Victoria International Marina on Vancouver Island, British Columbia. A record setting number of Nordhavns and Nordhavn owners gathered for five days of education, camaraderie, food and fun; for many, the rendezvous served as a kick-off to cruising up to Alaska and the northwest Canadian Territories. With 48 Nordhavns packed into the marina, it marked the most Nordhavn yachts ever gathered in the same place, although not all who attended came by boat. In total were owners of 67 Nordhavns representing 16 different models, who…
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ENDURANCE DISCOVERY LIVE GLOBAL BROADCAST ENABLED BY INMARSAT FLEET XPRESS

Fleet Xpress from Inmarsat, the world leader in global, mobile satellite communications, provided a high-speed connectivity solution to enable History Hit to broadcast the discovery of Antarctic explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton’s lost ship, Endurance, from the Southern Ocean. The legendary vessel was found on 5 March 2022 – the 100th anniversary of Shackleton’s funeral – 3,008 metres below the icy surface of the Weddell Sea, bringing the Falklands Heritage Maritime Trust’s Endurance22 expedition to a successful conclusion. History Hit is the Subscription Video on Demand (SVOD) and content platform co-founded by historian Dan Snow with award-winning digital content agency and…
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COAST GUARD FOUNDATION RAISING FUNDS TO BUILD A K9 MEMORIAL AT COAST GUARD BASE ALAMEDA

Stonington, Conn. — The Coast Guard Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to strengthening the Coast Guard community and service by supporting members and families, announced that to celebrate K9 Veterans Day this Sunday, March 13, it is raising funds to build a K9 memorial. The goal for this fundraising effort is $50,000 and a generous supporter has already donated $10,000. The Coast Guard has a long tradition of employing service animals in the protection of our country. The canine memorial will be built at Coast Guard Base Alameda, California, where the ashes of service dogs can be laid to rest by…
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Nordhavn announces partnership in CUBAR 2022 event

Nordhavn announces partnership in CUBAR 2022 event

Dana Point, CA – (February 23, 2022) – The legacy of Nordhavn lies within the extended cruising adventures that are the hallmark of the company’s purpose-built power yachts and their intrepid owners. It is tied to the brand’s many en masse voyages including the Great Siberian Sushi Run and perhaps most notable, the Nordhavn Atlantic Rally, an 18-boat trans-oceanic group crossing. In the spirit of this tradition, Nordhavn is pleased to announce its collaboration with the San Diego Yacht Club on the 2022 CUBAR Odyssey, a multi-motoryacht cruise of the Baja Peninsula happening October 30 through November 13. Nordhavn will…
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EPROPULSION HITS 200% SALES GROWTH IN 2021 AND PREDICTS 100% GROWTH IN 2022

Somerset, N.J. – ePropulsion, a global leader and market challenger in marine electric propulsion systems and services, has announced record sales revenue growth in 2021 and forecasts a strong outlook for 2022. Sales revenue increased 200% year-over-year in 2021, with over 15,000 units sold across the globe. The company estimates a further 100% growth rate in 2022 as more boat owners look to switch to more sustainable boating and convert to electric propulsion systems as commercial use and OEM applications grows. Europe and North America continue to be the two largest growing markets for ePropulsion moving into 2022, with the United…
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The 2022 Discover Boating Miami International Boat Show to be Featured in One-Hour Fox Sports Program

MIAMI, FL (JANUARY 27, 2022) – Today, a new programming collaboration was announced ahead of the 2022 Discover Boating Miami International Boat Show, which will be returning to the Miami Beach Convention Center – powered by West Marine – and four additional locations from Wednesday, February 16th through Sunday, February 20th for a Presidents Day weekend boating extravaganza.   Short Shoot – a Los Angeles based entertainment company – will create and produce the program to air on FOX Sports. “We are thrilled to team with FOX Sports and Short Shoot for the 2022 Discover Boating Miami International Boat Show,” said…
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