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Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Located approximately two hours north of Toronto in Ontario, Canada, Penetanguishene is the “Gateway to Georgian Bay”. Experience beautiful beaches and pristine waterways when you arrive in this friendly destination that will keep you entertained, active, and enlightened. Boating is synonymous with the shores of

tags: Destination, Lake Huron

Friday, September 1, 2017

Mark your calendar! The eighth annual Metro Boat Show at Lake St. Clair Metropark, coming September 14-17, is an in-water boat show with hundreds of boats from 10ft to more than 50-ft. in length on display and for sale at great end-of-season prices from quality boat brokers and dealers. The show is expanding this year with more boat

tags: Boat Show, Lake Erie, Lake St. Clair

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Freedom Boat Club, North America’s oldest and largest boat club with 16,000+ members in 23 states and Canada, is pleased to announce the recent addition of Jeanneau Outboard Powerboats to its approved and preferred roster of boat brands. Jeanneau joins a growing list of leading boat and engine brands featured in Freedom Boat

tags: Beyond the Lakes, Boat Club, Company Expansions, Lake Erie

Friday, August 18, 2017

Whether it’s for an afternoon, a weekend, or a week or more, Sturgeon Bay offers a wealth of activities to keep any visitor delighted with their choice of destination. Dock your boat at one of the local marinas such as CenterPointe Marina, located along the waters of Sturgeon Bay's east side. This marina can accommodate vessels

tags: Destination, Lake Michigan

Thursday, August 17, 2017

For over 30 years, Catawba Mini & Heated Boat Storage has provided quality facilities of various sizes to meet your storage demands for home, business, or auto. Benefits include 24-hour access, on site management, and secured, well-lighted grounds with 24/7 video surveillance. With over 122,000 square feet of indoor storage space,

tags: Lake Erie, Storage

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

The iconic Perry Hotel in downtown Petoskey recently hosted the “Chef’s Across the Great Lakes” charity dinner in the hotel’s Rose Room. Proceeds benefitted the Gerald Gramzay-Stafford's Hospitality Culinary Scholarship Fund with the Petoskey-Harbor Springs Area Community Foundation. The Foundation is dedicated

tags: Charity, Georgian Bay, Lake Huron

Friday, August 11, 2017

Pier 53 Marine is excited to announce it has joined with Skeeter Boats as an authorized dealer. Pier 53 Marine is fully equipped to support the sales and service of all Skeeter boat products. Established in 2008, Pier 53 Marine has created a dealership facility that offers a high level of professionalism and customer service.

tags: Company Expansions, Lake Erie

Thursday, August 10, 2017

The boating industry is on a solid growth course, now experiencing its sixth consecutive year of increased sales in the Great Lakes region and nationally. Boat builders are investing in new model development faster than at any time in the industry’s history. One thing’s for sure – it’s going to make this

tags: Boat Show, Lake Erie

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Cedar Point’s rich history began as a simple bathing beach and bathhouse in 1870. Today, Cedar Point still is the summertime destination for families from all over the world with 70 rides, including 17 roller coasters, a mile-long beach, five hotel properties, beautiful marinas and now, the new Cedar Point Shores Waterpark,

tags: Destination, Kids & Pets, Lake Erie

Monday, August 7, 2017

M.E. Yacht Restoration’s refusal to cut corners, to use second-rate facilities, or to dictate your launch schedule makes boating easy. They live for your launch day each spring, and will work tirelessly all winter to handle any and all services their customers can dream up. What if your boat was stored with someone who

tags: Hauling, Lake Michigan, Service & Repair, Storage