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Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Lake life on Minnetonka means year round active fun. The summer is filled with boating, fishing, water sports, grilling, swimming, while winter brings ice fishing, skating, iceboating, snowmobiling and lots more. Lake Minnetonka is defined as friendly sophistication. Over 110 miles of shoreline welcome visitors with unique street

tags: Destination, Inland Boating, Lake Superior

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Pentastar Aviation, a leader in the world of business aviation, has partnered with the Grosse Pointe Yacht Club (GPYC) to bring seamless global travel services and exclusive offers to their club members. Pentastar Aviation is proud to announce it is the official jet charter provider for the Grosse Pointe Yacht Club. The GPYC is a

tags: Company Expansions, Lake Erie, Lake St Clair, Yacht Club

Monday, August 13, 2018

Barrie, Ontario, is the perfect destination for recreational boaters and fishermen! Our location on Kempenfelt Bay, is the picture perfect place for all of your water-loving needs. Fishing Kempenfelt Bay and Lake Simcoe is famous for its sport fishing. The size of the lake, its location, and the wide variety of fish available all

tags: Destination, Lake Ontario

Monday, August 13, 2018

There were exciting results in the prestigious 2018 Hatteras Marlin Club Release Tournament. On her maiden tournament outing, Grady-White’s new outboard powered flagship, the 45-foot Canyon 456, went three-for-three on blue marlin and thrilled the captain and crew, as well as everyone back at the Grady-White Boats factory in

tags: Event, Fishing, New Boat Models

Friday, August 10, 2018

An act of rebellion gave rise to the birth of the Sandusky Sailing Club (SSC) during the depths of the Great Depression in 1932. The marina where a small group of racing sailors kept their boats decided to raise their rates, so SSC was formed with 44 charter members. From those humble beginnings, SSC has grown into one of the best

tags: Education, Lake Erie, Sailing

Friday, August 10, 2018

This year, the 28th International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX), held October 2-4 at the Tampa Convention Center, offers visitors an expanded education program to meet the interests and demands of professionals focused on every aspect of the boatbuilding industry. A special session entitled Designing for Speed

tags: Education, Events, South Coast

Thursday, August 9, 2018

I was standing on the deck of the Stone Witch, a 70-foot square-rigged topsail schooner out of San Francisco. We were headed south to Central America. It’s like it was yesterday. I remember there were a couple of albatrosses gliding across the ocean’s wave tops, and I wondered just how they managed to tip the top of the

by: Bob Bitchin

tags: Lifestyle, Sailing

Thursday, August 9, 2018

Cape Dory Cruisers & Catamarans is introducing a complete new series of power boats ranging in size from 22 ft. to 36 ft. to be produced in Sarasota, FL. Starting with the Cape Dory Marinaut 220 Pilot House Cruiser and 25 ft. models the Cape Dory Cruisers will be marketed through a network of select dealers throughout North

tags: Catamaran, Company Expansions, New Boat Models

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Welcome to Spirit of America, established in 1995 as a not-for-profit public service organization primarily serving our nation’s youth. Offering a unique, safe, comprehensive water-based educational program, we instill confidence and foster the spirit of teamwork in tens of thousands of our nation’s youth, and include

tags: Education, Kids & Pets, Lake Erie, Sailing

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Quick actions of two Michigan Department of Natural Resources conservation officers earlier this month resulted in a successful water rescue, saving a woman from drowning in the Manistee River. CO Sam Koscinski and CO Scott MacNeill were conducting marine patrol on the river in Manistee County when they noticed a distressed female in

tags: Dept of Natural Resources, Feel Good Story, Lake Michigan, Safety