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Friday, April 28, 2017

CATAWBA ISLAND BOAT SHOW READY TO GO "A beautiful show!” - It’s the oft-heard description voiced by many visitors when the exclusive Catawba Island Club opens its grounds to the public for the 2017 edition of the Progressive Insurance Catawba Island Boat Show, Friday – Sunday, April 28-30. Now in its 13th year,

tags: Boat Show, Lake Erie, Yacht Club

Monday, January 16, 2017

Sandusky Harbor Marina is famous for having some of the most beautiful views anywhere on Sandusky Bay. Known as the “Best Kept Secret on Lake Erie,” the peaceful marina is tucked away on the west end of Lake Erie and offers a picture perfect sanctuary far away from the bustle of city life. Renowned as the only full-service

tags: Destination, Lake Erie

Friday, August 12, 2016

After nine great shows, the Toledo Antique & Classic Boat Show will look significantly different this year. With lots of exciting changes in Toledo’s downtown, this will be a “regrouping year” for the event staff, as they work to integrate with the dynamic of the urban waterfront culture. This year’s show

tags: Antique & Classic Boats, Boat Show, Lake Erie

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

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

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

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

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

This video has great information on our great Lake Erie. Provided to us by the Lake Erie Improvement Association.

tags: Environmental Impact, Lake Erie

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

The first days of spring are attracting boaters and other recreational enthusiasts to their favorite Ohio waters. However, Ohioans should remember that even though the air temperature is getting warmer, the water temperature is still cold. Dressing for the water temperature and wearing a life jacket is extremely important.

tags: Dept of Natural Resources, Lake Erie

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