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Monday, August 22, 2016

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has opened a newly constructed boat dock for mooring along Snail Shell Harbor at Fayette Historic State Park in Delta County. “This is a great improvement for visitors to Fayette Historic State Park,” said Ron Olson, DNR Parks and Recreation Division chief. “The old dock

tags: Boat Docks, Dept of Natural Resources, Destination, Fishing, History

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

The 200-foot Tall Ship SSV Oliver Hazard Perry caused heads to turn last week while she completed drills on Narragansett Bay under full sail and in brisk breezes. The drills, as well as inspections, have been required by the US Coast Guard in order for the ship to qualify as a Sailing School Vessel under USCG regulations. The

tags: History

Friday, July 15, 2016

Thinking of going to the 2016 Antique Boat Show & Auction in Clayton? Here's the preliminary schedule to help you plan your weekend. Thursday August 4 8:30-5:00- Registration check-in, launching boats for exhibitors and vendor set-up (Corner of Mary St. & Alexandria St.) 9:00-5:00- ABM open for visitors: row a skiff, take a

tags: Antique & Classic Boats, Boat Show, History, Lake Ontario

Monday, July 4, 2016

The Door County Classic & Wooden Boat Festival is making its annual call for entries for the various events associated with the festival, August 12 & 13. The call includes boats to be exhibited, teams to compete in the Sikaflex Challenge boat building competition and artwork for the new Art Mart Sale. The festival is

tags: History

Monday, June 13, 2016

Oliver Hazard Perry Rhode Island (OHPRI) is seeking to hire licensed deckhands for its brand new 200-foot SSV Oliver Hazard Perry, which is based in Newport, R.I. and scheduled to sail throughout New England this summer. The Tall Ship is the first full-rigged ocean-going ship to be built in the United States in over 100 years and

tags: History

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

The Great Shipwrecks of NY’s ‘Great’ Lakes Traveling Exhibit developed by New York Sea Grant will be installed at The State University of New York at Albany Gallery, 353 Broadway, Albany, NY, from May 4 to May 27, 2016. Admission to the exhibit from 10 am to 4 pm Monday through Friday is free. The Great

tags: History, Lake Ontario

Thursday, February 5, 2015

Toledo, Ohio- The National Museum of the Great Lakes’ second temporary exhibit will open to the public on February 8, 2015 in the community room at the museum. Great Lakes Masters: 150 Years of Marine Art will feature original works of art by Nickerson, Huntington, Sprague, Stoll, Shogren, Cook, McGreevy and LaMarre.

tags: History

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

CLAYTON, New York (December 2, 2014) – The Antique Boat Museum (ABM), North America’s premier freshwater nautical museum based in Clayton, New York, announced today that a local military family and two of the North Country’s well-known television personalities will ride aboard the Museum’s parade

tags: Events, History

Thursday, August 14, 2014

NEWPORT, R.I. (August 12, 2014) – A “virtual mark” adds an intriguing new twist to the 10th Annual Ida Lewis Distance Race (ILDR), which starts this Friday (August 15). Starting at 12:30 p.m. off Fort Adams in Newport, R.I., the popular overnighter takes its fleet of PHRF, IRC, One-Design, Doublehanded and

tags: History, Racing