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Monday, May 23, 2016

Freedom Boat Club of Lake St. Clair, which launched its first location this year on Lake St. Clair in Harrison Township, Michigan / Boat Town USA at Hideaway Harbor Marina, is partnering up with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Detroit as part of a national campaign to support and benefit Big Brothers and Big Sisters. Freedom Boat

tags: Boat Club, Events

Monday, May 23, 2016

It’s a message that can’t be shared enough--wearing a life jacket is critical to keep Ohioans safe while boating. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) will kick off National Safe Boating Week, May 21-27, by holding five “Ready, Set, Wear It!” life jacket safety awareness events. The events are

tags: Events, Safety

Friday, May 13, 2016

EXXpedition is a series of all-female voyages with a long-term engagement program that explores the unseen plastics and toxins inside our waters and ourselves. Two women who sailed across the Atlantic Ocean on the first eXXpedition in 2014, Jennifer Pate & Elaine McKinnon, are bringing this mission and vision to the Great Lakes

tags: Events

Thursday, April 21, 2016

When sailors sign up and post their sailing plans as part of the annual worldwide Summer Sailstice celebration of sailing, they both help tell the story of sailing, and are entered to win from hundreds of prizes including a one-week Sunsail charter on a monohull or multihull at any one of their 25 worldwide bases! This year’s

tags: Events

Friday, April 15, 2016

The Great Lakes Beach Glass and Coastal Arts Festival promoted by Relish Studio and Art Gallery is slated for April 30-May 1, 2016 at the beautiful Bayfront Convention Center in Erie, Pennsylvania. Mark your calendars for a weekend filled with fun, excitement, great art, live music, wine tasting, contests, and more!

tags: Events, Lake Erie

Monday, April 11, 2016

tags: Events

Monday, March 28, 2016

Dr. Shrink is well known for giving back to their local community in the small town of Manistee, MI. On March 19th, in joint effort with local Moose Lodge No. 1128/2315, Dr. Shrink held a Cornhole Tournament where all the proceeds raised went towards the Relay for Life by the American Cancer Society. Dr. Shrink is well known for

tags: Events, Shrinkwrap, Winterization

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Sea Hawk, the world’s leading premium nautical coating brand, announced the expansion of its Customer Advisory Town Hall Meetings during the New England Boat Show held in The Boston Convention Center this February. The Customer Advisory Town Hall Meetings involve experienced dealers and marine service experts who work directly

tags: Events, Hull