Posts tagged "NMMA"

What are the Top Ten reasons for attending the new Progressive Insurance Chicago In-Water Boat Show?

What are the Top Ten reasons for attending the new Progressive Insurance Chicago In-Water Boat Show?
Early this summer Chicagoland boaters will enjoy a new boat show, the likes of which we have never been seen here before. The Progressive Insurance Chicago In-Water Boat Show will be one of a kind for Chicago and it will be held at the new 31st Street Marina.  Fun in the sun with a cool... Read more »

Progressive Insurance Named Title Sponsor of NMMA Boat & Sportshows

The Fishing and Outdoor Radio Show will be broadcasting Live on the opening nights from the Progressive® Insurance Chicago Boat, Sports & RV Show on  January 12 and the Progressive® Insurance Rosemont Sportfishing, Travel & Outdoor Show on  January 25 from 6:30 to 7:30 PM.  Stop by to meet the show hosts Don Dziedzina, Jim DaRosa and... Read more »

Fuel prices not expected to impact boating participation this summer

I fished the Three Rivers area last summer at a time when gas prices (then) were at an all time high.  Everyone would think that the boating industry would suffer. After I launched the boat, I fished for a couple hours.  Mine was one of less than 6 boats on the water.  At 11 AM... Read more »

April 22 is Earth Day NMMA offers Boating Tips

This came in from the National Marine Manufacturer’s Association.   Good info with gas being over $4 a gallon, boating can still be an affordable close-to-home outdoor activity for the whole family…. Earth Day is an opportunity to make small changes to create a better environment to live, work and play.  It comes at a time... Read more »

Mark your calendars for Boat Shows across the US

Buying a boat in 2011 in the plans?  Well, the best place to get one is at one of the Boat Shows. They are held at locations across the US but there’s none better than the one right here in Chicago.  However if you have winter vacation plans and are visiting one of the cities... Read more »

Take to the Water for Best Views of Fall Foliage

I recently returned from the Northwoods of Wisconsin.  The colors were just starting.  NMMA sent this over and I’d like to share it with you for locations close to Chicago. Discover Boating Names Top Spots in U.S. to Enjoy Vibrant Autumn Colors from a Boat “CHICAGO (September 15, 2010) – As summer draws to a... Read more »

Chicago Boat, RV, and Outdoor Show to inhance RV Pavillion

Everyone loves going to the Chicago Boat, RV and Outdoor Show and there’s no doubt that if you’re in the market for a new boat, RV, or planning a summer vacation, the “Boat Show” is the place to visit.  It’s the largest outdoor show in all of Chicagoland and you have save the date for this... Read more »

Easy Ways to Cool Off on the Water

Discover Boating has some good ideas on how to keep cool this summer…. Boating experts offer convenient, affordable options to get feet wet this summer CHICAGO (July 20, 2010) – As summer heats up and temperatures rise, Discover Boating, the non-profit awareness program for the U.S. recreational boating industry, has affordable tips to help landlubbers make... Read more »

NMMA announces top boating States

Below is a press release received from the National Marine Manufacturers Association regarding the top 10 boating states.  WOW, I am so surprised that Illinois is not up there having Lake Michigan and and so many great fishing lakes and rivers.  Oh well, read on and see what the NMMA has to say…. Need a... Read more »

Simple Steps to Being an Eco-Friendly Boater

A press release was recieved from the National Marine Manufacturers Assn.  Some good tips are contained within.  Check it out… As Earth Day approaches and marinas prepare for peak boating season around the country, now’s the time for boaters to gear up to ‘be green’ this summer. Choosing to be a responsible conservationist on the... Read more »