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Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Two Detroit area organizations are being recognized for their support of a Detroit-based youth learn to sail program. On August 5, 2016, the Grosse Pointe Youth Nautical Education Program (GPYNEF) and Kean’s Marina will be recognized at the 2016 Challenge the Wind Youth Sailing Program graduation ceremony. Challenge the Wind

tags: Education, Kids & Pets, Lake St. Clair, Sailing

Monday, April 25, 2016

Freedom Boat Club (FBC), the world’s oldest and largest boat club with 110 locations in 21 states and Vancouver with a fleet of 1,100+ boats and 10,000+ members, has expanded to Lake St. Clair in Boat Town, USA. An official grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony is slated for May 1, 2016 at 1:00 pm at Hideaway Harbor

tags: Boat Club, Lake St. Clair

Monday, April 4, 2016

Spring is fast approaching, due to the snow melt and the heavy spring rains, debris will once again be dislodged from the shore line and will float down the Clinton River to Lake St. Clair. The Anchor Bay Yachting Association with the support of the Clinton River Watershed Council, and The Harrison Township Environmental Committee

tags: Lake St. Clair, Environmental Impact

Thursday, February 11, 2016

As the 2016 Detroit Boat Show approaches, exhibitors and show management anticipate increased attendance and sales due to positive industry predictions, continued economic growth in Michigan, and the continued resurgence in the City of Detroit. “In celebrating our 58th year, the boat show is a staple in Detroit

tags: Boat Show, Lake St. Clair

Friday, April 17, 2015

When traveling around the country to other waterfront destinations and mentioning to a fellow boater I live on Lake St. Clair, most say they had never heard of it. An all sports lake, Lake St. Clair surprisingly is still a hidden paradise for boaters with a dinghy, yacht, or anything in between. From the center of Lake St. Clair

by: Kim Darrah

tags: Lake St. Clair

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

From the water, there's little about Grosse Pointe to catch the eye of a passing boater. No picturesque hills, no cozy harbor, not even much of a point. Come too close to its graceful waterfront mansions in anything drawing more water than a rowboat, and you're likely to run aground. But find a dock, unload the bicycles or call a

by: Nancy Nall Derringer, GrossePointeToday.com

tags: Destination, Lake Erie, Lake St. Clair

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

When Mike Litt and Jim Cummins, best friends for 44 years, bought Kean's Marina 2 ½ years ago, it was exactly when the economic tsunami hit. "Kean's took a little dip but we went ahead and implemented our new programs and upgrades anyway," began Litt. "Sincethen we have consistently grown! People want to be where things are

by: Kean's Marina

tags: Lake Erie, Lake St. Clair, Marina