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Friday, May 5, 2017

South Shore Marine is pleased to announce that Brendan Sexton recently completed the Yamaha Master Technician Certification. This certification is the highest level of training a Yamaha outboard service technician can achieve. Brendan is among the elite 294 Master Technicians in the United States. The test is extensive and

tags: Awards, Lake Erie

Friday, April 28, 2017

CATAWBA ISLAND BOAT SHOW READY TO GO "A beautiful show!” - It’s the oft-heard description voiced by many visitors when the exclusive Catawba Island Club opens its grounds to the public for the 2017 edition of the Progressive Insurance Catawba Island Boat Show, Friday – Sunday, April 28-30. Now in its 13th year,

tags: Boat Show, Lake Erie, Yacht Club

Monday, April 3, 2017

Tickets for the 24th Annual Door County Lighthouse Festival go on sale to the general public Monday, April 3, following a two-week pre-sale for museum members. Following the successful members only pre-sale, one tour is sold out but ample tickets remain for the variety of land-based tours and boat excursions set for the weekend of

tags: Events, History, Lake Michigan

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

1000 Islands – Clayton Spring Boat Show CEROW RECREATION PARK ARENA – 615 EAST LINE RD, CLAYTON NY Friday, 1 PM – 8 PM | Saturday, 10 AM – 6 PM | Sunday, 10 AM – 4 PM Adults $5 Military $4 Children $2 Children 12 & Under Free Featuring: Runabouts, Fishing Boats, Pontoons, Docks, Lifts, Personal

tags: Boat Show, Lake Ontario

Monday, March 20, 2017

Crowley’s Yacht Yard hosts the 17th annual free event featuring boating safety and maintenance seminars, hands on instruction, a nautical flea market for charity, music, entertainment, The Tamale Spaceship, and much more. This year the Sierra Sagrada will be on display. Learn about this 20’ canoe and the historic journey

tags: Events, Lake Michigan

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Situated on the tip of Lake Superior, in the Duluth-Superior Harbor, Barker’s Island Marina is conveniently located on the doorstep of the greatest Great Lake. Your gateway to adventure this summer. Barker’s Island Marina is a full-service marina with first-class amenities and a first-rate service center with highly

tags: Lake Superior, Marina

Monday, January 16, 2017

Sandusky Harbor Marina is famous for having some of the most beautiful views anywhere on Sandusky Bay. Known as the “Best Kept Secret on Lake Erie,” the peaceful marina is tucked away on the west end of Lake Erie and offers a picture perfect sanctuary far away from the bustle of city life. Renowned as the only full-service

tags: Destination, Lake Erie

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

The Progressive® Insurance Chicago Boat, RV and Strictly Sail Show® is the Windy City’s BIGGEST marine and outdoors sales event. If you love boating, RVing, OR sailing, this is YOUR show! There’s no better place to see and buy: Boats for every activity, lifestyle and budget The latest in RVs, campers, fifth

tags: Boat Show, Lake Michigan

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

The Apostle Islands are 22 islands covering more than 720 miles of Lake Superior. The islands are known for their crystal clear water, sandy beaches and sea caves carved from the wind and water. This past July, we spent 6 days sailing through the islands on a beautiful Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 409 with Superior Charters. Day 1- Drive

by: Melanie Kyle

tags: Charters, Lake Superior

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

The National Museum of the Great Lakes in pleased to announce the discovery of a rare 18th century sloop, Washington (also known as Lady Washington), in the deep depths of Lake Ontario off the shores of Oswego, New York by a team of shipwreck explorers. Jim Kennard, Roger Pawlowski, and Roland Stevens located the sloop in late June

tags: History, Lake Ontario