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The boating industry moves fast, so whether you're a first time trailer owner or a big shot industry insider, it's important to keep up to date with the latest news. This is your one-stop source for everything from boat show schedules to information about the newest ShoreLand’r products.
Trailer Maintenance 101 - ShoreLand'r Boat Trailers
Ida Grove, IA (May 15, 2022) – Fishermen are on the cusp of big weekend openers. Skiing is just a breath away with weather warming up. Party barges are brought out of storage just in time for the first three-day weekend.
And ShoreLand’r makes sure all get to the water reliably.
Recognizing Teamwork, Honoring An Employee: Midwest Industries Announces Jon Jacobson Teamwork Award Winners
Ida Grove, IA (February 15, 2022) – There are individuals around us every day that go above and beyond to help others. Jon Jacobson was one such individual and a beloved Midwest Industries team member. Jacobson unexpectedly passed in 2021, and to honor his commitment to the team and community, Midwest Industries presented the Jon Jacobson Teamwork Award to fellow team members that embodied the noble traits of the positive force everyone at Midwest knew as “Big Jon.”
Buying a used boat? Check out the trailer before you buy!
If you’re in the market to buy a boat, chances are that you’ll consider a used boat instead of a new model. The good news is that there are plenty of bargains available for anyone interested in a used boat. However, the challenge to prospective buyers is making sure the boat, motor and trailer package they’re buying is a sound investment.
Handy Tips To Keep Your Boat Trailer Ready To Roll
If you’re a fisherman or boater, unless you live in the southern tier, the winter months can be frustrating. There is only so many times the tackle box can be organized and by now the fishing shows on TV are all reruns.
Handy Tips To Make Your Trailer Last
With summer just around the corner its time to start thinking about pulling out the boat and heading for the water. And before you head out the door, you’ll want to make sure everything is in good working order. Just like your boat, your trailer needs proper care to give you the performance you deserve.
Launching Do's and Don’ts to Save Time
If you’re like a lot of boaters heading to the lake this weekend, launching and retrieving your boat at the ramp can be the most difficult aspect — especially if the ramps are crowded and you have an audience. The key to stress-free launching is a combination of planning, coordination and a little practice.
Take a “Brake” for Towing Safety
Do you know the minimum safe stopping distance of your vehicle and boat trailer towing package? Are you familiar with your state’s trailering brake laws?
Trailer Brakes Are More Critical When Towing With Smaller, More Fuel Efficient Trucks and SUVs
Recent spikes in the price of gasoline have put the brakes to the sales of larger tow vehicles. However, boaters are still committed to visiting their favorite lakes this summer, and many have downsized to smaller, more fuel-efficient trucks and SUVs.