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Wednesday, August 15, 2018

The City of Port Huron, Michigan, and surrounding Blue Water Area towns eagerly await the arrival of The Antique and Classic Boat Society’s Annual Meeting and International Boat Show September 9-15. Port Huron is an excellent location for lovers of boats, fishing, kayaking, and water recreation of all kinds. Conveniently

tags: Destination, Lake Huron, Lake St Clair

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Lake life on Minnetonka means year round active fun. The summer is filled with boating, fishing, water sports, grilling, swimming, while winter brings ice fishing, skating, iceboating, snowmobiling and lots more. Lake Minnetonka is defined as friendly sophistication. Over 110 miles of shoreline welcome visitors with unique street

tags: Destination, Inland Boating, Lake Superior

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Pentastar Aviation, a leader in the world of business aviation, has partnered with the Grosse Pointe Yacht Club (GPYC) to bring seamless global travel services and exclusive offers to their club members. Pentastar Aviation is proud to announce it is the official jet charter provider for the Grosse Pointe Yacht Club. The GPYC is a

tags: Company Expansions, Lake Erie, Lake St Clair, Yacht Club

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Clemons Boats, located in Sandusky, Ohio, has recently become a new dealer for the well-known brand Albemarle Boats. Known for their commitment to provide superior fishing boats that also serve as havens for the whole family, Albemarle Boats carries an unwavering commitment to exceed their customer’s expectations.

tags: Events, Company Expansions

Monday, August 13, 2018

Barrie, Ontario, is the perfect destination for recreational boaters and fishermen! Our location on Kempenfelt Bay, is the picture perfect place for all of your water-loving needs. Fishing Kempenfelt Bay and Lake Simcoe is famous for its sport fishing. The size of the lake, its location, and the wide variety of fish available all

tags: Lake Ontario, Destination

Monday, August 13, 2018

There were exciting results in the prestigious 2018 Hatteras Marlin Club Release Tournament. On her maiden tournament outing, Grady-White’s new outboard powered flagship, the 45-foot Canyon 456, went three-for-three on blue marlin and thrilled the captain and crew, as well as everyone back at the Grady-White Boats factory in

tags: Event, Fishing, New Boat Models

Monday, August 13, 2018

WHAT: The battle to protect your boat's engine is not over. Right now, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is seeking public comments on the amount of ethanol that must be blended into the nation's fuel supply for 2019 under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) is asking all

tags: Environmental Impact, Fuel Treatments, Law & Politics, Service & Repair

Friday, August 10, 2018

An act of rebellion gave rise to the birth of the Sandusky Sailing Club (SSC) during the depths of the Great Depression in 1932. The marina where a small group of racing sailors kept their boats decided to raise their rates, so SSC was formed with 44 charter members. From those humble beginnings, SSC has grown into one of the best

tags: Education, Lake Erie, Sailing

Friday, August 10, 2018

This year, the 28th International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX), held October 2-4 at the Tampa Convention Center, offers visitors an expanded education program to meet the interests and demands of professionals focused on every aspect of the boatbuilding industry. A special session entitled Designing for Speed

tags: Events, South Coast, Education

Thursday, August 9, 2018

I was standing on the deck of the Stone Witch, a 70-foot square-rigged topsail schooner out of San Francisco. We were headed south to Central America. It’s like it was yesterday. I remember there were a couple of albatrosses gliding across the ocean’s wave tops, and I wondered just how they managed to tip the top of the

by: Bob Bitchin

tags: Lifestyle, Sailing