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Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Ohio’s waters remained safe this weekend as zero boating-related fatalities occurred during Operation Dry Water, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). “Alcohol is involved in about one of every four fatal boating-related accidents in Ohio, which is why it is important to always have a sober captain

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Friday, June 24, 2016

The Bay City River Roar is here! It is taking place Friday June 24- Sunday June 26. Take a look at the schedule for the whole weekend, or for more information, click here! Friday June 24, 2016 1-6 pm Registration 12:30-6 pm Formula Lights Inspection 1:30-6 pm Formula One & SPORT F1 Inspection 6:30 pm

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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: Events, Lake Erie, Destination

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Monterey Boats has been traveling across the nation in conjunction with Volvo Penta and our Dealer/Partners to bring you the ultimate on the water experiences! From Monterey’s newest Surf Edition to the latest in the Monterey model lineup, we’ve got the perfect Monterey as well as the perfect Boat and Surf Expo event

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Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Conservation officers from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources encourage boaters to take a pledge to never boat under the influence of alcohol. Boating while under the influence is against the law and a major contributing factor in recreational boater deaths in the United States, accounting for more than 20 percent of

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Monday, June 13, 2016

Perfect winds, cooler temperatures, and a record-breaking crowd of over 200,000 America’s Cup fans lining Chicago’s Navy Pier, combined to make Super Sunday, the final day of the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series Chicago, an incredible finale for foiling action in the USA. In front of sold outgrandstands, the

tags: Events, America's Cup World Series

Friday, June 10, 2016

As part of a nationwide observance, SkipperBud’s – Sequoit Harbor is celebrating Welcome to the Water on National Marina Day on June 11, 2016. “Welcome to the Water on National Marina Day is a celebration of boating,” said Mark Ellerbrock, Marina Manager. “As families search for fun outdoor activities

tags: Events, Used Boats, Education

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: Lake Michigan, Events

Friday, June 3, 2016

The Door County Lighthouse Festival will take place Friday-Sunday, June 10-12, and tickets remain for a variety of the land-based and boat excursion offerings. This year marks the 23rd annual event in which the Door County Maritime Museum spotlights perhaps the heaviest concentration of lighthouses in the country. Two different

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Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Seven local dealers will feature in-water displays of more than 20 boats at a boating Demo Dayz event on June 11th and 12th at the Paper District Marina in Sandusky, Ohio. Boats on display will range from the 409 Jeanneau sailboat to a 19’ Livingston Power Cat center console. Visitors will be able to sea trial several new

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