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Tuesday, June 13, 2017

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources invites residents and visitors to celebrate the state's unparalleled boating opportunities and one of the best freshwater destinations in the world during Michigan Boating Week June 10-16. "Water is one of Michigan's greatest natural resources," said Ron Olson, chief of the DNR Parks and

tags: Dept of Natural Resources, Events

Monday, June 12, 2017

Lake Michigan really does have some amazing marinas that boaters can choose from when deciding a home port or a weekend boating getaway, but one marina that really does stand above the rest is Reefpoint Marina in Racine, Wisconsin. This 921-slip marina on the western shores of Lake Michigan is conveniently located between Milwaukee

tags: Events, Lake Michigan, Marina

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

COLUMBUS, OH - The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) is offering boating and boating education opportunities to help celebrate the designation of June as 'Ohio Goes Boating Month' by the 132nd Ohio General Assembly. The House Bill 84 designation highlights Ohio’s thriving boating and tourism industry. In an effort to

tags: Boating 101, Dept of Natural Resources, Events, Lake Erie

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

(Toledo, OH) – As an integral part of the mission of the National Museum of the Great Lakes, our crew is dedicated to shipwreck discovery, archaeology and preservation. With the formation of the Peachman Great Lakes Shipwreck Research Program in 2001, we solidified our commitment to our submerged cultural resources.

tags: Events, Lake Erie, Shipwrecks

Monday, May 22, 2017

The Door County Maritime Museum at Gills Rock will open May 26-28 for Memorial Day weekend. The museum will open daily for the season on June 3 and remain open through October 15, 2017. After taking the scenic trip to the tip of Door County, visitors will find a wealth of maritime history awaiting them at the Door County Maritime

tags: Events, History, Lake Michigan

Thursday, May 18, 2017

The National Museum of the Great Lakes will be hosting a family friendly concert this Saturday, May 20 at 6:30pm, by the Boys of Bay City featuring historic 19th century sea shanties. The concert will be performed on board the USS Brig Niagara, which will be docked at the museum this weekend for private events. The Niagara will be

tags: Events, History, Lake Erie

Friday, May 5, 2017

The Moorings, the world’s premier yacht charter company, announces the official launch of their newest Crewed Yacht Experience – an exclusive Martinique rum tour – available as an optional add-on package for all-inclusive St. Lucia charter vacations. For those seeking a deluxe Caribbean escape sampling the best of

tags: Caribbean Islands, Charters, Events

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

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

Monday, February 20, 2017

The 2017 Great Lakes Beach Glass and Coastal Arts Festival will take place April 29 and 30 at the beautiful Bayfront Convention Center in Erie, Pa. Promoters Terri and Jennifer Reed of Relish Studio and Gallery are bursting with enthusiasm about this year’s event. “We want you to mark your calendars now for the biggest and

tags: Events