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Quick Hits: May 26, 2020

As the weather warms throughout the United States and the country slowly moves towards reopening public lands and waterways, a coalition of national outdoor groups have teamed for Recreate Responsibly, a list of recommendations from public health experts and leaders in the outdoor space. “These unusual circumstances mean that all of us, from seasoned outdoor enthusiasts to families heading out to their local park for the first time, could use a little guidance about how to stay safe. The Recreate Responsibly guidelines offer a starting point for getting outside to keep yourself healthy and to maintain access to our parks, trails, and beaches,” said organizers in a statement

Propspeed is not just for running gear. The New Zealand-based foul-coating release system has proven to work effectively on Lumishore LED underwater lights via rigorous testing by the company. “We pride ourselves on delivering unparalleled LED light solutions for both above and below the waterline. The best way to enjoy the near-limitless color combinations we offer is to ensure your lights are clean,” said Lumishore president Eifrion Evans in a statement.



Alleged Tournament Cheats Face Possible Legal Action

Approximately 8 pounds of lead was found stuffed inside fish entered into the contest by two men from Pennsylvania and an Ohio.


The Boat House Group Announces Merger

The transaction will add two Wisconsin dealerships and several sales, storage and service locations to the group’s portfolio of properties.


GLBBS Breaks Ground on Tech Center

The Michigan-based marine trades school will commence construction of a 10,000-square-foot training facility in the second quarter of 2023.


Avikus Debuts Autonomous Navigation

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Scope of Ian’s Devastation Emerges

Southwest Florida’s marine industry businesses are ensuring the welfare of their people well before the cleanup even begins.


Mercury Marine Receives Environmental Award

The company was recognized in the large business sustainability category by Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce.