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Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Hoty Marine Group is pleased to announce the addition of Battery Park Marine Services, located at 1231 First Street in Sandusky, to its marina portfolio. Battery Park Marina will remain an independent operation, captained by Paula Rengel. Moving forward, Battery Park Marine Services, which provides winterization, storage, and repairs

tags: Lake Erie, Marina

Monday, August 1, 2016

Does your work take you to several outdoor sites in one day? Do you fish or hunt at different locations in the same week? If so, your actions could be considered high-risk for spreading invasive species around the state. How does it happen?

tags: Dept of Natural Resources, Environmental Impact, Lake Michigan

Friday, July 22, 2016

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 July 30 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

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

On Friday night, July 22, 2016, the Whiskey Island Boat Club will participate in their annual “Parade of Lights”. The boat club has brought back an old tradition for the past five years, and they are looking forward to even greater participation this year. Members will decorate their boats for Christmas in July, and parade

tags: Boat Club, Events, Lake Erie

Friday, July 15, 2016

Thinking of going to the 2016 Antique Boat Show & Auction in Clayton? Here's the preliminary schedule to help you plan your weekend. Thursday August 4 8:30-5:00- Registration check-in, launching boats for exhibitors and vendor set-up (Corner of Mary St. & Alexandria St.) 9:00-5:00- ABM open for visitors: row a skiff, take a

tags: Antique & Classic Boats, Boat Show, History, Lake Ontario

Thursday, July 14, 2016

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources reminds the public that Michigan’s waters provide opportunities to catch a variety of fish, and summer is an ideal time to spend a few hours or a whole day on the water fishing. For those who don’t have a fishing boat, may not have the correct fishing gear, don’t know how

tags: Dept of Natural Resources, Fishing, Lake Michigan

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Island Green Week on Put-in-Bay and Middle Bass Islands this summer will make you remember most about the islands as a kid - water, rocks, cliffs, caves, kayaking, meteor showers, moss, moonlit nights, beach bonfires, cozy camping, swimming, beach combing, cottaging with your family, ferry rides, overnight stays on the lake, and

tags: Destination, Events, Lake Erie

Friday, June 17, 2016

Bay Harbor Lake Marina will host the 14th annual In-Water Boat Show over Father’s Day weekend – June 17th – 19th. This year’s show will feature in-water displays ranging from personal water crafts to luxury motor yachts, as well as diverse on-land displays. Included are Fox Motors display of GEM Cars, Irish

tags: Boat Show, Lake Michigan

Tuesday, June 7, 2016

The Lake Erie Marine Trades Association’s Board of Trustees has chosen Bryan Ralston to lead the organization as President. The move became effective May 1. The announcement was made by LEMTA chairman Jim Armington during the recent Catawba Island Boat Show. “We’re convinced Ralston can lead and energize our

tags: Employment News, Lake Erie

Monday, June 6, 2016

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources, the Michigan State Waterways Commission and the Michigan Boating Industries Association invite residents and visitors to experience the state's abundance of freshwater resources during Michigan Boating Week, June 4-11. The weeklong campaign, which concludes on National Marina Day,

tags: Events, Lake Michigan