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Friday, January 3, 2020

When I was a kid, the first few months of the year was boat show time. Back then, in February, my family and I would break from the winter chill and step into the indoor summer of the Detroit Boat Show heating up Cobo Hall (recently renamed as the TCF Center). I climbed onto every boat with my dad, who taught me what was special

by: Melissa Walsh

tags: Boat Show, Kids & Pets

Thursday, January 2, 2020

A “short” seven-hour drive from Toledo, Ohio, landed us at the State Dock Marina on Lake Cumberland – the houseboat mecca of the world! Fifteen of my family members met here, from all over the Midwest, to start our weekend adventure on the water. Lake Cumberland is located in southern Kentucky, just west of Daniel

by: Melanie Kyle

tags: Inland Boating, Lifestyle, Travel

Thursday, January 2, 2020

The popular “Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing!” University will conduct a freshwater fishing seminar with guided fishing on Saturday, Feb. 8 at the International Game Fish Association (IGFA) and Bass Pro Shops, Dania Beach, FL from 10:00 am to 3 pm. Hosted by the nonprofit Ladies, Let's Go Fishing Foundation, the educational

tags: Education, Events, Fishing, South Coast, Women in Boating

Wednesday, January 1, 2020

It was the early 2000s B.C. (Before Children) and Captain Tom and I were finishing up the last semester at school and getting ready for another exciting summer in the 1000 Islands. Back then, it was a lot easier to hit the road with only a tent and a cooler filled with Gatorade and Hoffman hotdogs... such a simpler time. We would bop

by: Nicole Hartshorn

tags: Recipes

Wednesday, January 1, 2020

Thunderstorms can spoil an outing in many ways with strong winds, large waves, dangerous lightning, waterspouts, or visibility-limiting rain. This four-hour seminar will introduce the types of thunderstorms and the ingredients that lead to their formation. We will examine why thunderstorms often ‘pop-up’ late on summer

tags: Boating 101, Education

Wednesday, January 1, 2020

The waterfront is a center of life in Chicago. It’s where discoveries are made and adventures begin. Dedicate one day each to exploring the Chicago River and Lake Michigan. We’ve rounded up the best places to eat, play and, of course, splash. Day 1: Chicago River Stroll the Chicago Riverwalk, an attractions-filled path

tags: Destination

Wednesday, January 1, 2020

Located on the north shore of Lake Ontario and accessible via the Murray Canal to the west or Adolphus Reach to the east, the Bay of Quinte is a versatile boating destination with plenty of options for sailing, power boating, canoeing, and kayaking. If you’re coming by land, the Bay of Quinte Region is located along the 401

tags: Destination

Wednesday, January 1, 2020

Explore the hospitality and natural beauty found in Saugeen Shores. Located on the coast of Lake Huron, boaters will be impressed by more than just our famous sunsets. Saugeen Shores is home to the two vibrant communities of Port Elgin and Southampton. Each community has its own harbour and a variety of attractions and dining options

tags: Destination

Wednesday, January 1, 2020

Sitting on the shore of Lake Erie, the energy in Cleveland continues to rise with new developments, distinct events, and exciting waterfront activities throughout the area. Whether you explore the lakefront and the Cuyahoga River by boat or by land, you will see first-hand how the natural resources that made Cleveland an industrial

tags: Destination

Wednesday, January 1, 2020

Winter is held in high regard in the Chequamegon Bay and the counties of Ashland and Bayfield. There is nothing more beautiful than the sight of freshly fallen snow on the magnificent evergreens that cascade through the miles of forest in the Northwoods. The normally pristine air is made even more so after a snowfall, and this winter

tags: Destination