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Monday, June 11, 2018

The 1000 Islands, that seemingly mythical cruising destination at the far eastern end of the Great Lakes, should sit atop any boater’s 2018 list of destinations. An influx of marine construction and renovation — some triggered by 2017’s high water levels along Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River — means

tags: Lake Ontario, Destination

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Interested in getting out on the water this summer, but not ready to buy a boat of your own? New York Sea Grant and the Boating Industries Association of Upstate New York offer safety tips and suggest the right questions to ask before renting a boat. You can begin your search for rental opportunities through the Boating Industries

tags: Rentals, Lake Ontario

Friday, April 20, 2018

The 2018 Lake Ontario Offshore Racing Guide is now available in hard copy and online at our website loor.ca. Distributed to most yacht clubs, marinas and chandleries surrounding Lake Ontario, the 2018 edition provides sailors – both racers and cruisers – with a variety of articles and resources on numerous nautical

tags: Lake Ontario, Sailing, Great Lakes

Friday, April 13, 2018

The Finger Lakes region is known for producing excellent wine, being enveloped in fantastic greenery and lakes, and boasting some of the most historical sites in all of the country. With whimsical museums like The Strong Museum of Play in Rochester and boaters’ favorite Finger Lakes Boating Museum located in the 2012

tags: Lake Ontario, Destination

Monday, April 2, 2018

With a Fractional Yachting Program, this is possible! It is perfect for people that have dreamed about owning a yacht but could not justify the expense, or for those that would like to try out the yachting lifestyle and explore if the family would also like it. Many people are simply too busy and don’t have the time to look

by: Greg Marlo

tags: Canada, Company Expansions, Georgian Bay, Lake Huron, Lake Ontario, Boat Club

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

In the fall of 2016, upon having just had their boats hauled for the winter slumber in Ontario, long time Great Lakes boaters Scott Leclerc and Lyndon Greene pondered why so many boaters were actually using their boats as floating cottages, rather than as they were intended. Throughout the summer of 2016, they had spoken with boaters

tags: Canada, Georgian Bay, Great Lakes, Lake Huron, Lake Ontario, Lake St. Clair, Travel, Boat Club

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

You know it’s Spring in the 1000 Islands with the arrival of the Clayton Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Spring Boat Show. This year’s event will be held April 6-8 at the Cerow Recreation Park Arena and Clayton Town Barn, both located on East Line Road. The show will offer 2 full buildings for boaters to navigate and

tags: Events, Lake Ontario, Boat Show

Friday, February 2, 2018

Port Whitby Marina is an award winning 420 slip facility. Located within Whitby Harbour, the marina can handle vessels small and large, up to 70 feet in length. The marina has been in existence since 1978 and has undergone major improvements in recent years, including a modern 6100 sqft clubhouse, new floating piers, and new barbecue

tags: Lake Ontario, Destination

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

The Great Lakes Sea Grant Network has released a comprehensive report on Asian carp in the Great Lakes region. New York Sea Grant coastal education and fisheries specialists contributed to development of the Education and Outreach on Asian Carp report that includes information on carp life history, movement and behavior, monitoring,

tags: Fishing, Lake Ontario, Environmental Impact

Friday, September 15, 2017

Picturesque Port Credit is Mississauga’s entertainment and cultural hub featuring boutique shopping, world-class restaurants, and award-winning festivals. Known and respected as one of Canada’s (and North America’s) most successful main streets, as you stroll through Port Credit, you will discover a wonderful array

tags: Lake Ontario, Destination