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Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Ohio Sea Grant and the NOAA Marine Debris Program’s Great Lakes office invite students in grades 9-12 from the Lake Erie region of Ohio to participate in the 2018 Ohio Marine Debris Challenge “Communicating for a Clean Future.” Student groups will create public service announcement (PSA) videos that focus on

tags: Awards, Environmental Impact, Lake Erie

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Ohio Sea Grant has completed reviews for its 2018-2020 research grants program, funding seven projects at universities across Ohio and along the Lake Erie coast. The selected projects focus on various aspects of harmful algal blooms, fisheries, pharmaceutical residues and tourism, in an effort to continue to help solve critical issues

tags: Awards, Environmental Impact, Lake Erie

Monday, October 16, 2017

Great Lakes Yacht Club is a diverse sail and power boat club offering yachting amenities at an affordable price in a supportive, enjoyable, family-friendly environment. A hidden paradise in the heart of the Nautical Mile, close to nearby freeways, Great Lakes Yacht Club has quick access to Lake St. Clair making it easy to enjoy your

tags: Lake Erie, Yacht Club

Friday, October 13, 2017

Larsen Marine’s 16th Annual Jeanneau Rendezvous was a well-attended event brought together Jeanneau owners throughout the Midwest for a summer celebration. Hosted in different ports on Lake Michigan each year by Larsen Marine, this year’s destination was in beautiful Holland, Mich. at Eldean Shipyard. A total of 15

tags: Events, Lake Erie

Friday, October 13, 2017

Spring Brook Marina proudly hosted their 3rd Annual Prestige Owners’ Getaway this year on July 21– 23 in Sheboygan, Wis. Building on the success of the last two trips, Spring Brook’s trip has proven to be the event of the summer and continues to grow. With 21 Prestige Yachts and 76 guests in attendance, Sheboygan

tags: Events, Lake Michigan

Saturday, October 7, 2017

SkipperBud's has acquired Island Cove Marina on Cass Lake at 3981 Cass Elizabeth Rd, Waterford, MI 48328. The new name will be SkipperBud's - Cass Lake Marina. The marina is currently full service with 125 floating docks, fuel dock, brokerage sales, service, and repair facilities, and a large dry-stack storage building. The marina is

tags: Company Expansions, Lake Erie, Lake St. Clair

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Most people who enjoy fishing have heard of the name Blackfin. First introduced in the 1970s, this fishing boat was built to provide a solid choice for offshore anglers and now you can get one on the shores of Lake Erie at Pier 53 Marine. A carbon fiber reinforced, self-bailing deep-vee hull with hidden oversized scuppers, this boat

tags: Company Expansions, Lake Erie

Friday, September 22, 2017

Harbor Springs, Michigan, touts the deepest freshwater harbor on the Great Lakes. However, the tradition and love of the town goes even deeper with those who live there, and makes this coastal town a great place to visit — with or without your boat. Located on the shores of Lake Michigan’s Little Traverse Bay, Harbor

tags: Destination, Lake Michigan

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

As a 25-year-old woman who spends much of her time with her feet firmly planted on dry land, there are few things I know about boating. The land on which I plant my feet? It’s a place called Norfolk County, and I think you should come ashore! Norfolk County is well known for being ‘Ontario’s Garden,’ and

by: Alexandria Deer, Visitor Services Coordinator

tags: Destination, Lake Erie

Friday, September 15, 2017

Picturesque Port Credit is Mississauga’s entertainment and cultural hub featuring boutique shopping, world-class restaurants, and award-winning festivals. Known and respected as one of Canada’s (and North America’s) most successful main streets, as you stroll through Port Credit, you will discover a wonderful array

tags: Destination, Lake Ontario