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EBONY and Discover Boating are bringing the stories of Black families to life with The Coolest Black Family! This summer, we will feature four families who share their unique perspectives on travel and life on the water and give us a snapshot of Black family coolness.

Tune in as we highlight each family and learn about their boating lifestyle.

Discover Boating celebrates life on, in, and under the water. We’re here to welcome you to the water with tips and advice on everything you need to launch your boating adventures—from choosing and buying a boat to owning and operating to gear and accessories—from education and safety to living the boating lifestyle. Learn more at DiscoverBoating.com and @DiscoverBoating on InstagramFacebook, and Twitter.

The Jones

Meet the Jones Family! This award winning, entrepreneurial family is not shy of hard work. Boating allows them to pause the hustle and bustle and have fun as a family. Check out their story!

Check out more here from the Jones Family:

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The Wrights

Meet the Wright’s! These worker bees founded Lomar Farms 6 years ago but also play hard by spending quality time on the water.

Take a look at Lomar Farms and their handmade products today!

A special thank you to Strongs Marine!

The Johnsons

Welcome the Johnsons! Martha’s Vineyard is one of their favorite family vacation destinations. Watch and learn more about these new boat owners and their experience on the water.

Next time you’re in Chicago, be sure to visit one of the Johnsons two restaurants:

Bureau Bar & Restaurant a chic venue for re-imagined comfort foods, house cocktails, live entertainment & viewing parties and Bureau Pizza – Serving Delicious by The Slice!

The Rogers

Check out the Rogers, who have a passion for boating which has been passed from generation to generation! When note immersed in their career and educational endeavors, the Rogers enjoy boating as a family tradition.

See what the Rogers family is all about and check out on their new family projects on Instagram @dna_strategies.