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KIDS in BOATING initiative issues first round of grants

The Massachusetts Marine Trades Educational Trust announced its initiative KIDS in BOATING has distributed its first round of grant awards. The KIDS in BOATING initiative issued seven grants totaling $6,600. The grants awarded ranged from $500 to $1,500. The nonprofit grant recipients were: Bourne Community Boating – bournecommunityboating.org Sail Salem Community Boating – sailsalem.org Atlantic White Shark Conservancy – atlanticwhiteshark.org ...

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Local youth boating initiatives get kids on the water

As the average age of new boat buyers continues to rise, the industry needs to focus efforts on bringing young people into the boating lifestyle. Most people in the industry agree the best way to encourage an adult to buy a boat in her or her lifetime is to give them a positive experience on the water as a child. ...

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