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Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Conservation officers from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources encourage boaters to take a pledge to never boat under the influence of alcohol. Boating while under the influence is against the law and a major contributing factor in recreational boater deaths in the United States, accounting for more than 20 percent of

tags: Events

Monday, June 13, 2016

Perfect winds, cooler temperatures, and a record-breaking crowd of over 200,000 America’s Cup fans lining Chicago’s Navy Pier, combined to make Super Sunday, the final day of the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series Chicago, an incredible finale for foiling action in the USA. In front of sold outgrandstands, the

tags: America's Cup World Series, Events

Friday, June 10, 2016

As part of a nationwide observance, SkipperBud’s – Sequoit Harbor is celebrating Welcome to the Water on National Marina Day on June 11, 2016. “Welcome to the Water on National Marina Day is a celebration of boating,” said Mark Ellerbrock, Marina Manager. “As families search for fun outdoor activities

tags: Education, Events, Used Boats

Monday, June 6, 2016

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources, the Michigan State Waterways Commission and the Michigan Boating Industries Association invite residents and visitors to experience the state's abundance of freshwater resources during Michigan Boating Week, June 4-11. The weeklong campaign, which concludes on National Marina Day,

tags: Events, Lake Michigan

Friday, June 3, 2016

The Door County Lighthouse Festival will take place Friday-Sunday, June 10-12, and tickets remain for a variety of the land-based and boat excursion offerings. This year marks the 23rd annual event in which the Door County Maritime Museum spotlights perhaps the heaviest concentration of lighthouses in the country. Two different

tags: Events

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Seven local dealers will feature in-water displays of more than 20 boats at a boating Demo Dayz event on June 11th and 12th at the Paper District Marina in Sandusky, Ohio. Boats on display will range from the 409 Jeanneau sailboat to a 19’ Livingston Power Cat center console. Visitors will be able to sea trial several new

tags: Events

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

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