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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

Thursday, August 3, 2017

The Port Sanilac Antique Boat and Vintage Show is upon us again, with a weekend full of blasts from the past from the water to the highways. Take a stroll on the docks and venture out on the breakwall for spectacular views of Lake Huron and its beautiful shorelines. While taking in this beautiful harbor, get swept back in time with

tags: Antique & Classic Boats, Boat Show, Lake Huron

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Dock at shore or drive along it, Port Sanilac, Michigan — nicknamed “The Heart of the East Ports” — offers a relaxing setting along the peaceful shores of Lake Huron. Port Sanilac is famous for its historical and quaint setting. If you’re looking for downtown shopping, delicious dinner options, golfing,

tags: Antique & Classic Boats, Destination, Lake Huron

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

The Beaches, or “Beach” as many locals call it, is a charming, laid-back neighbourhood with a vintage small-town vibe. Just 20 minutes east of downtown Toronto, the area has two main attractions: its sandy beach and its Queen Street strip. The Lake Ontario beachfront features acres of sand, parks, bike and rollerblade

tags: Destination, Lake Ontario

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

The City of Sturgeon Bay will once again honor its rich maritime heritage with a diverse collection of entertaining and fun-filled events taking place August 5 to August 13. Officially titled “Sturgeon Bay Maritime Week: A Salute to the U.S. Coast Guard,” the celebration includes many long-standing annual waterfront events

tags: Events, Lake Michigan

Saturday, July 29, 2017

NOAA and its research partners predict that western Lake Erie will experience a significant harmful algal bloom this summer, potentially reaching levels last seen in 2013 and 2014, though smaller than the record bloom of 2015. This year’s bloom is expected to measure 7.5 on the severity index, but could range between 6.5 and

tags: Lake Erie

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Boaters seeking fun in the sun along the north coast of Ohio should cruise over to Cleveland’s Edgewater Beach. New this summer, you can explore the 12,000 square-foot, two-story Cleveland Metroparks Edgewater Beach House! Guests will take in stunning 360-degree views of Lake Erie and downtown Cleveland, as well as enjoy a

tags: Destination, Lake Erie

Rec'd Oct 2017