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Monday, July 2, 2018

Held annually the third weekend of July, the SCS Aqua Fest takes place in the heart of one of Michigan’s top regional destinations: the Nautical Mile, a legendary mile‐long stretch of coastal businesses, restaurants, marinas, and shops located along Jefferson Avenue between 9 and 10 Mile Roads in St. Clair Shores. Held

tags: Events, Lake Erie, Lake St Clair

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Ohio Sea Grant and Stone Lab, The Ohio State University’s island campus on Lake Erie, are hosting the 2018 Stone Lab Guest Lecture Series from June 14 through August 2, 2018. The lecture series features speakers from Ohio universities, non-profit organizations, governmental agencies and private consulting firms, all covering

tags: Education, Environmental Impact, Events, Lake Erie

Monday, June 11, 2018

This year, visitors of the 28th International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX), held October 2-4 at the Tampa Convention Center, will have access to the event’s robust and expanded education program. Offering participants up to 100 unique opportunities to learn about new processes, access technical

tags: Events

Thursday, June 7, 2018

The Queen’s Cup Race, one of the oldest trophies in world yachting, dates back to the British Victorian era. Queen Victoria first offered the cup as a prize in a sailing race in 1853. History was a little sketchy up until the turn of the 20th Century, until it was discovered in Walter Hull’s attic. Walter Hull treasured

tags: Events, Lake Michigan, Racing, Sailing

Thursday, June 7, 2018

What do you do when you’ve set the date for the 2nd event of the Chefs Across the Great lakes 2018 and you’re unable to secure a partner? If you’re Killarney Mountain Lodge, you challenge yourself. On Wednesday, June 13th, The Lodge will host an Destination Killarney Chefs Challenge between six chefs from both the

tags: Events

Friday, June 1, 2018

The start of the traditional summer boating season also brings the annual kick-off of National Fishing and Boating Week, June 2–10, designed to highlight the importance of these two recreational activities. Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) has these five ways to celebrate: The next time you head out on the

tags: Fishing, Lifestyle, Events

Thursday, May 31, 2018

NAUTIC-ON (TM) is partnering up with the Chicago Yacht Club as a supporting sponsor of the club’s 2018 summer event series. Taking place at the Chicago Yacht Club’s Monroe and Belmont Stations, this series features a variety of events such as the Power & Sail In-Water Tech Show. This Friday and Saturday, the In-Water

tags: Events, Lake Michigan

Thursday, May 17, 2018

US Representative Marcy Kaptur (D-OH-9) leads a list of dignitaries scheduled to celebrate the reopening of Perry’s Victory and International Peace Memorial with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Saturday, May 19, at 10 am. The memorial was closed in 2017 for $2.4 million in deferred maintenance (DM) work that included repointing the

tags: Environmental Impact, Events

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Lake Ontario Offshore Racing are pleased to announce North Sails as the exclusive sailmaker sponsor of the Susan Hood Trophy Race and the Lake Ontario 300/600 Challenges, both presented by DriveHG. “The Lake Ontario 300 Challenge and the Susan Hood Trophy Race have become staples in the sailing community.” said Hugh

tags: Events

Thursday, May 10, 2018

‘Intro to Boating’ and ‘Women Making Waves’ courses to be offered at Freedom Boat Club Annapolis Want to learn the basics of powerboating or brush up on your skills? The nonprofit BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water together with Freedom Boat Club Annapolis offer a choice of two fun on-water

tags: Boating 101, Education, Events