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Correct Craft to be carbon neutral by 2025

Correct Craft recently announced its goal of becoming carbon neutral by 2025. Correct Craft said it will approach this sizable goal by investing its resources in long term solutions to lower carbon emissions. Correct Craft has been intentional about identifying how much total carbon it emits and the sources of the emissions from the company’s locations across the U.S. Correct ...

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Yamaha Rightwaters sponsors Ducks Unlimited Gulf Coast Initiative

Yamaha Rightwaters is a new sponsor of the Ducks Unlimited Gulf Coast Initiative, a multi-year conservation initiative dedicated to rebuilding wetlands lost to erosion, subsidence and sea level rise in Louisiana and Texas. Through the Meraux Foundation Terracing Project in Louisiana and the Sargent Marsh Shoreline Protection Project in coastal Texas, Ducks Unlimited, Yamaha Rightwaters, and other supporters will restore ...

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MIASF indicates successful start for annual waterway cleanup

On March 6 and 7, approximately 800 volunteers participated in the kick-off weekend of the 44th Annual Broward County Waterway Cleanup, the county’s largest and longest-running environmental event. Presented by the Florida Inland Navigation District (F.I.N.D.) and organized by the Marine Industries Association of South Florida (MIASF), the first weekend of the Broward County Waterway Cleanup resulted in the collection of over 4,000 ...

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Navico initiates sustainable packaging program

Navico, parent company to the Lowrance, Simrad Yachting, B&G and C-MAP brands recently announced its renewed focus on becoming a more sustainable company, dedicated to preserving the joy of being on the water for current and future generations.  The first step was a transition to feature 100% recyclable and sustainable packaging in new product offerings. Additionally, last month the company announced its first-ever appointment ...

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MIASF announces details of annual waterway cleanup

The Marine Industries Association of South Florida (MIASF) recently announced the details of the 44th Annual Broward County Waterway Cleanup. Because participant safety is a top priority, some changes to this year’s event are being incorporated to minimize risk and ensure a healthy, enjoyable experience for all. Instead of the traditional one-day event, this year’s Waterway Cleanup will kick-off on March 6 and run ...

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Simrad partners with Gray FishTag Research on sustainability efforts

Simrad Yachting – a division of Navico – announced the continued sponsorship of Gray FishTag Research (GFR). This ongoing support includes a monetary donation, as well as marine electronics to auction as part of their fundraising efforts.  “This year, with boat shows like the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show being cancelled, we decided to divert some of the resources we ...

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Boat Trader launches #CleanWake awareness campaign

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Boat Trader recently announced the launch its #CleanWake challenge on Instagram. As boating surges and more new enthusiasts plan to get on the water, Boat Trader says #CleanWake is a timely push for awareness and action among Boat Trader's online audience of more than 10 million boaters, to keep America's waterways clean and trash-free. In partnership with marine experts and key boating ...

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Sea Tow Foundation awarded funding for Flare Disposal Program

The Sea Tow Foundation – a national nonprofit organization dedicated to the education and awareness of safe boating practices – was recently awarded a new grant from the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Sport Fish Restoration & Boating Trust Fund starting this month to conduct a Flare Disposal Program. Flares expire after 42 months and must be replaced to meet the USCG’s ...

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MIASF organizes 43rd annual waterway cleanup

On March 7, 2020, approximately 1,200 volunteers participated in the 43rd Broward County Waterway Cleanup, the county’s largest and longest-running environmental event. The event is presented by the Florida Inland Navigation District (F.I.N.D.) and National Marine Suppliers and organized by the Marine Industries Association of South Florida (MIASF). The 2020 cleanup event resulted in the collection of nearly 25 tons ...

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Costa Sunglasses, Volvo Penta partner with MIBS for marine conservation

For the second year in a row, the Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show, presented by West Marine, and Costa Sunglasses are partnering in an effort to expand their commitment to conservation, and encourage attendees to join the movement to #KICKPLASTIC at the 2020 show. Additionally, Volvo Penta has come on board to present the Volvo Penta Conservation Stage with free, daily seminars to ...

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