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Scholarship Fund Accepting Donations

The BWI Scholarship Fund has completed the process of registering with the IRS as a 501 (c) (3) non-profit entity, and is now able to accept donations. The goal of the scholarship program in its first year is to award at least one scholarship of $2,000 to a deserving student, helping a young man or…
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New Directors Join BWI Board

BWI members elected two Directors and its Board appointed a new Director to fill a vacancy and elected three Officers in early 2018. Newly elected to the Board is Jim Fullilove while Gary Reich was re-elected, both for three-year terms. The Board voted to appoint Brady Kay to fill a Director vacancy. Officers elected by…
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Best Boating Journalism Recognized for 25th Year

Boating and fishing journalists were recognized at the start of the 2018 Miami International Boat Show in an annual writing contest conducted by the membership of Boating Writers International (BWI). Presentations in 17 contest categories representing $17,000 in awards were made to first ($500), second ($300) and third ($200) place scorers. Cash award recipients also…
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Boat Writing Contest Marks 25th Year

BWI’s Annual Writing Contest celebrates its Silver Anniversary this year with 17 categories offering $17,000 in prize awards. All of the details are included on this website under "Writing Contest" and in a brochure posted at www.bwi.org/downloads/BWI-Contest-17.pdf. The electronic entry form (www.bwi.org/bwicontest) provides the process for slotting the entry and handling membership details. Entries can be…
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FLIBS Readies for November 1 Opening

The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show has shifted its five-day run to open a day earlier on Wednesday, November 1 (Prime Time Preview day) through Sunday, November 5. Informa Exhibitions, the company that earlier this year purchased Show Management, the company that managed the FLIBS since 1976, is enhancing aspects of the event and working…
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Summer Boating Season Resources

Boaters and anglers in “endless summer” locations may know no boating season, but many on-water aficionados often mark their first launch with the U.S.’s Memorial Day. At that same time, boating safety organizations and advocates across the U.S. and Canada team up to promote safe and responsible boating, including consistent life jacket wear every time…
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Scholarship Program Underway

BWI has launched a new Scholarship Program designed to help young men and women enter the exciting world of boating journalism. Plans are to have the program in place and ready to unveil to members and the boating industry during the 2018 Miami Boat Show Annual BWI meeting. Long-time Ohio-based boating/outdoor journalist and BWI member…
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3 Directors Re-Elected, 1 Appointed

BWI members have re-elected three Directors and its Board appointed a new Director to fill a vacancy. The returning Directors, who serve three-year terms, are: Alan Jones, editor for Boating World Magazine; Zuzana Prochazka, a freelance writer and photographer who contributes to a number of boating titles; and Lindsey Johnson, Director of Communications for West…
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Boat Writing Contest Underway

BWI’s Annual Writing Contest is open for business with 17 categories funded and offering $17,000 in prize awards. Entering was simplified several years ago by uploading PDF files or URL links. All of the details are included in a brochure posted on this site under the Writing Contest tab (www.bwi.org/downloads/BWI-Contest-16.pdf). The electronic entry form (www.bwi.org/bwicontest)…
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Ft. Lauderdale BWI Breakfast Social

Celebrating its 5th year, ZF Marine is again hosting the "best kept secret" of the Fort Lauderdale boat show for BWI members on Friday November 4. Marketing Manager Martin Meissner notes, “Come and join your fellow scribes in ZF Marine's air conditioned tent for a European breakfast complete with all the trimmings, including Bavarian Weisswurst! Get…
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