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Tuesday, October 9, 2018

According to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR), the Bay Point Marina in Marblehead earned Ohio’s first platinum Ohio Clean Marina certification, which is now the highest certification available in the state. Bay Point Marina is the first marina statewide to participate in the new tiered certification structure

tags: Dept of Natural Resources, Environmental Impact, Lake Erie, Marina, Awards

Thursday, October 4, 2018

Clemons Boats is proud to announce that we are now the stocking dealer for Albermarle - “The Carolina Classic” - for the entire Great Lakes region! The matching, high customer service values of Albemarle as a boat manufacturer and Clemons Boats as a dealer make this a great partnership, one that will be able to provide

tags: Fishing, Great Lakes, Lake Erie, Dealerships

Saturday, September 29, 2018

Miller Ferries to Put-in-Bay and Middle Bass Island, Ohio has contracted with Fraser Shipyards of Superior, Wisconsin to build a new drive-on, drive-off passenger/vehicle ferry for delivery in fall 2019. The new ferry will be delivered from Lake Superior to Lake Erie and her new home port of Put-in-Bay, Ohio. The vessel will be

tags: Ferries, Lake Erie, Company Expansions

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Hi, I’m Zoe. I am 14 years old and would like to consider myself a “junior sailor.” I’ve been sailing since practically the day I was born and sailing has been a huge part of my life for some time. So, when my mom asked me if I would like to take a sailing camp, I was all for it. She told me Sandusky Yacht Club

by: Zoe Kyle

tags: Education, Kids & Pets, Lake Erie, Sailing

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Early data gathered by wildlife agencies in the western basin of Lake Erie indicate great news for Ohio anglers, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). The 2018 walleye hatch appears to be exceptional, the second highest in the history of the Ohio survey, and the yellow perch hatch was strong, well above its

tags: Dept of Natural Resources, Fishing, Lake Erie

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Did you know that you can extend the life of your inflatable boat? Sirocco Marine, the Lake Erie dealership for BRIG RIBs, is offering the following tips for keeping your inflatable in good condition: 1. Keep it clean! Washing your inflatable with liquid soap while using a soft bristle brush will remove most dirt, stains, and water

tags: Inflatable Boats, Lake Erie, Service & Repair

Monday, September 17, 2018

Are you running or starting a small business and need a showroom? An office? A storefront? Are you just running out of storage space in your home for cars, boats, or toys? Would you like to create a workshop for your hobby? And, would you like to access spacious, modern, and beautiful new quarters at your leisure? Then, you’ll

tags: Storage, Lake Erie, Real Estate

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Century Boats, a classic American boat company established in 1926 and based in Zephyrhills, Fla., today announced that it signed a new dealer agreement with Huron Lagoons Marina in Huron, Ohio. Huron Lagoons Marina is located on the Huron River just one mile from Lake Erie. “For more than 55 years – from 1928 to 1984

tags: Company Expansions, Lake Erie

Thursday, September 6, 2018

Hundreds of boats up to 60’ in water and on land plus: Yeti Giveaways, 80s Dress up Contest, Food Trucks, Beer Tents, Live Music, Kids Zone, and more! Mark your calendar! The ninth annual Metro Boat Show at Lake St. Clair Metropark, coming September 13-16, is an in-water boat show with boats up to 60 ft. in length on display

by: Nicki Polan, Show Manager and MBIA Executive Director

tags: Lake St. Clair, Boat Show, Lake Erie

Saturday, September 1, 2018

Whether you are looking for a day at the beach, a unique kite-surfing opportunity, a leisurely boat ride, or to experience reeling in a “big one”, a detour off of the 401 in Chatham-Kent will have you booking your next visit the moment you arrive. Chatham-Kent is Canada’s ‘sunny south’ destination for

tags: Lake Erie, Canada, Destination