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Thursday, April 26, 2018

The best thing about this year’s Bell’s Beer Bayview Mackinac Race just may be that there will be little change in how the event’s 94th edition, scheduled for July 14, unfolds. The world’s longest consecutively run fresh water race, organized by Bayview Yacht Club, has a devoted title sponsor in Bell’s

tags: Events

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Buffalo, NY. New York Sea Grant is encouraging the public to take expired, unused and unwanted pharmaceuticals to designated retail and law enforcement agency locations on National Take Back Day on April 28, 2018. This federally-designated day for collection of waste pharmaceuticals prevents the entry of such products as antibiotics,

tags: Events, Safety, Environmental Impact

Thursday, April 5, 2018

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) has announced an update to the upcoming Statewide Fish and Game Public Hearings. The Ohio Wildlife Council first heard the proposals at their January and February meetings. The date for the Statewide Fish and Game Public Hearings has been moved to Monday, April 23, at 2:30 p.m. The

tags: Events, Fishing, Dept of Natural Resources

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

You know it’s Spring in the 1000 Islands with the arrival of the Clayton Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Spring Boat Show. This year’s event will be held April 6-8 at the Cerow Recreation Park Arena and Clayton Town Barn, both located on East Line Road. The show will offer 2 full buildings for boaters to navigate and

tags: Events, Lake Ontario, Boat Show

Monday, March 26, 2018

The three major charity sailing events in Annapolis, Maryland are pleased to announce the sponsorship of the Triple Crown of Charity Sailing by Weems & Plath. The CRAB Cup, The Leukemia Cup, and The Hospice Cup will jointly promote participation in their three sailing races and the awarding of the Weems & Plath Triple Crown of

tags: Events, Sailing, Charity

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Those interested in discussing local and statewide fisheries management activities with Michigan Department of Natural Resources staff are encouraged to stop by one of several upcoming “Conversations & Coffee” events taking place around the state this spring. The DNR Fisheries Division has hosted “Conversations

tags: Events, Dept of Natural Resources

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

North Cape Sailing School is proud to present the following subjects and speakers for its Wednesday evening presentations this season. Each event is being held in the clubhouse at North Cape Yacht Club and is open to the public. All presentations are free of charge. All are welcome to join us for a light dinner at a minimal cost at 6

tags: Events, Lake Erie, Education

Friday, March 16, 2018

Want to learn the basics of powerboating or brush up on your skills? The nonprofit BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water together with Freedom Boat Club Jacksonville offer a choice of two fun on-water training courses taught aboard 21-foot powerboats: Intro to Boating and Women Making Waves, Friday, March 30, and

tags: Safety, Events

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

The “Boat Show at Dow Diamond” comes ashore again this year at the Loon’s stadium known as Dow Diamond on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, March 2, 3 and 4th, 2018. The “Boat Show at Dow Diamond” will be exhibiting close to 40 watercraft from 5 area dealers and exhibitors indoors in the heated, covered

tags: Events, Boat Show

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Registration is now open for the 2018 Rossford Walleye Roundup. The fishing tournament, sponsored by Bass Pro and the Rossford Convention and Visitors Bureau, will take place April 20-21, 2018. The event, which is expected to draw fishermen and their families from all over the Midwest, is being planned by the City of Rossford, the

tags: Fishing, Lake Erie, Events