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Monday, February 10, 2020

Syracuse, N.Y. On Saturday, February 22, 2020, from 9 am to 5 pm, the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary and New York Sea Grant will offer youth ages 10 to 17 the boater safety course required from them to legally operate a motorboat or personal watercraft on waters in NY. The training will be held at the 2020 Central New York Boat Show at

tags: Boating 101, Education, Inland Boating, Kids & Pets, Lake Ontario, Promotions & Giveaways, Boat Show

Monday, February 10, 2020

Hoty Marine Group is proud to announce the addition of 60,000 square feet of heated storage space at Son Rise Marina, located in Sandusky, Ohio, for the 2020 season. Adding to the impressive 270,000 square feet of existing space, the new heated repository at Son Rise will increase not only its capacity but also its strength. Larger

tags: Storage, Company Expansions, Lake Erie

Friday, February 7, 2020

Back in the day, Captain Tom and I started out our “boat life” living aboard a Sea Ray 260. We would anchor for days at beautiful beaches, visit new towns and park islands, or take low RPM cruises to neighboring Canada. We always had fun and exciting nautical adventures but we had some challenges when it came to food

by: Nicole Hartshorn

tags: Recipes

Friday, February 7, 2020

Mercury Marine and its training division, Mercury University, recently announced a partnership with Great Lakes Boat Building School in Cedarville, Michigan, to offer students a 12‑month, 42‑credit‑hour Mercury Marine Maintenance Program beginning with the fall 2020 semester. Mercury and the school announced their

tags: Company Expansions, Education, Great Lakes, Job Opportunities, Service & Repair

Friday, February 7, 2020

The fishing season was scheduled to run Feb. 1-5, but reducing the risk of over-fishing changed that.

tags: Fishing, Dept of Natural Resources, Environmental Impact

Thursday, February 6, 2020

Since our family bought Loadmaster Trailer Co. Ltd in 1997, the evolution and advancement in the quality and size of the boat trailers we build is remarkable – unfathomable, really. I was just discussing with one of our employees how, when we first became owners of Loadmaster, the simplicity in each trailer’s build sheet

by: Megan Straw-Meisler, Co-Owner of Loadmaster Trailer Co. Ltd

tags: Trailers

Thursday, February 6, 2020

The Coast Guard Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to the education and well-being of all Coast Guard members and their families, announced today that it has kicked off its 2020 scholarship season. Accepting applications from February 1 through March 15, children of Coast Guard members may apply for annual scholarships

tags: Education, Promotions & Giveaways

Thursday, February 6, 2020

After 30 years of pollution cleanup and restoration efforts, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy (EGLE) are proposing to remove the Lower Menominee River Area of Concern from a list of the 43 most polluted places on the Great Lakes. Both Wisconsin and Michigan

tags: Law & Politics, Dept of Natural Resources, Environmental Impact

Wednesday, February 5, 2020

For more than 78 years, Bay Point Resort & Marina has invited vacationers to enjoy the pleasures of Lake Erie and create memorable family traditions on this unique piece of land in the Great Lakes. Bay Point is a full-service marina with a waterfront nine-hole, par 3 golf course, 227 acres of picnic groves, and sandy beaches that

tags: Lake Erie, Real Estate

Wednesday, February 5, 2020

Brecksville, OH – Nauticus Incorporated ( announced today that effective immediately all Nauticus SMART TABS will arrive in stores in a full-color corrugated box. This eco-friendly display box replaces plastic blister packaging. “In addition to reducing the environmental impact of the blister

tags: Environmental Impact, Stabilization