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Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Voted as the network WDIV’s “Best of Best” in 2016 and 2017, Belle Maer Harbor marina is a 60 acre full service marina located on Lake St. Clair, Michigan. Since 1983, Eric Foster has served as General Manager and Jim Krause, who joined Belle Maer in 1984, has served as Harbormaster. Belle Maer Harbor marina was one

tags: Awards, Lake Erie, Lake St. Clair, Marina

Friday, December 22, 2017

The Detroit Boat Show will cruise into Cobo Center February 17-25, celebrating the 60th “Diamond” anniversary of the event. The show, like the boating industry is growing again this year, covering 420,000 square feet with everything boating. After another successful boating season in Michigan, exhibitors vie for the few

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

Monday, November 27, 2017

Michigan’s first look at new 2018 boat designs, technology, and styling will be in early January at the Lansing Boat Show in Downtown Lansing. Celebrating its 20th year, the Boat Show offers boating enthusiasts a nice break from the winter weather with over 40 manufacturers represented by up to 10 Michigan boat dealers.

tags: Boat Show, Inland Boating, Lake St. Clair

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

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

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Two Detroit area organizations are being recognized for their support of a Detroit-based youth learn to sail program. On August 5, 2016, the Grosse Pointe Youth Nautical Education Program (GPYNEF) and Kean’s Marina will be recognized at the 2016 Challenge the Wind Youth Sailing Program graduation ceremony. Challenge the Wind

tags: Education, Kids & Pets, Lake St. Clair, Sailing

Monday, April 25, 2016

Freedom Boat Club (FBC), the world’s oldest and largest boat club with 110 locations in 21 states and Vancouver with a fleet of 1,100+ boats and 10,000+ members, has expanded to Lake St. Clair in Boat Town, USA. An official grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony is slated for May 1, 2016 at 1:00 pm at Hideaway Harbor

tags: Boat Club, Lake St. Clair

Monday, April 4, 2016

Spring is fast approaching, due to the snow melt and the heavy spring rains, debris will once again be dislodged from the shore line and will float down the Clinton River to Lake St. Clair. The Anchor Bay Yachting Association with the support of the Clinton River Watershed Council, and The Harrison Township Environmental Committee

tags: Environmental Impact, Lake St. Clair

Thursday, February 11, 2016

As the 2016 Detroit Boat Show approaches, exhibitors and show management anticipate increased attendance and sales due to positive industry predictions, continued economic growth in Michigan, and the continued resurgence in the City of Detroit. “In celebrating our 58th year, the boat show is a staple in Detroit

tags: Boat Show, Lake St. Clair

Friday, April 17, 2015

When traveling around the country to other waterfront destinations and mentioning to a fellow boater I live on Lake St. Clair, most say they had never heard of it. An all sports lake, Lake St. Clair surprisingly is still a hidden paradise for boaters with a dinghy, yacht, or anything in between. From the center of Lake St. Clair

by: Kim Darrah

tags: Lake St. Clair

Rec'd Oct 2017