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Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Located at ME Yacht Restoration – Holland’s newest, full service marine facility – West Michigan Yacht Sales is your dealer for Pursuit Boats and BRIG Rigid Inflatables. Pursuit offers a wide variety of styles from 23-40 feet including dual console, center console, and offshore models. BRIG is the world’s

tags: Brokerage, Lake Michigan, Service & Repair, Used Boats

Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Boating and booze don’t mix! The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) is reminding everyone that operating a boat under the influence is not only illegal, it is extremely dangerous. Alcohol is involved in about one in every four fatal boating-related accidents in Ohio. “Don’t risk the lives of your

tags: Safety, Lake Erie, Law & Politics

Monday, July 1, 2019

Nova Luxe Yachts recently launched its first boat and conducted sea trials at the Westshore Yacht Club in Tampa, Florida. Surrounded by media and prospective yacht buyers and brokers, the all-electric Nova Luxe 44 luxury power catamaran surpassed performance expectations and thoroughly impressed all who stepped aboard. Built using

tags: Environmental Impact, New Boat Models

Monday, July 1, 2019

Thousands of racers have participated in the Lake Ontario 300 Challenge over the past three decades. Some in the actual ‘300’ nautical mile race and others, those without flying sails, in the shorter 180 nautical mile challenge. Whether they were racing the longer Main Duck course or taking the Scotch Bonnet route, the

tags: Canada, Lake Ontario, Racing, Sailing

Monday, July 1, 2019

The Moorings aims to make your vacation as smooth sailing as it can be, and that includes stress-free packing. Along with an expertly-crafted checklist provided prior to your trip, here are a few items to help you pack like you know what you’re doing! Documents - Don’t leave them on the dresser! Pack your passport, proper

tags: Caribbean Islands, Travel

Monday, July 1, 2019

Each year about three out of four recreational boat owners say they plan to enjoy the Fourth of July holiday aboard the family boat. With nearly 12 million registered vessels in the U.S., that could spell mayhem at launch ramps, marinas and popular anchorages, requiring extra skill, patience and courtesy. The nation’s advocate

tags: Boating 101, Event, Safety

Monday, July 1, 2019

More than 40 miles of Lake Erie shoreline constitutes Chautauqua County, New York’s northwestern border. Tucked in among the region's shale escarpment are three harbors home to three distinct communities: Westfield, Dunkirk, and Sunset Bay. Westfield and Barcelona Harbor Traveling west to east, Barcelona Harbor provides the

by: Chautauqua County Visitors Bureau

tags: Destination, Destinations

Monday, July 1, 2019

Our city is the perfect destination to explore the natural beauty of Ontario while experiencing authentic food, culture, arts, and entertainment. Owen Sound has a variety of must-haves, whether you are visiting, passing through, or thinking of making our city home. It truly features it all – a beautiful harbour and bay, winding

tags: Destination, Destinations

Monday, July 1, 2019

Ashland, Washburn, Bayfield, and the Town of LaPointe on Madeline Island are all located on the Chequamegon (She-WAH’-Me-Gon) Bay, an inlet of Lake Superior located in the most northern part of Wisconsin. These beautiful, small communities all have access to Lake Superior and the Apostle Islands. Each community has a vibrant

tags: Destination, Destinations

Monday, July 1, 2019

Take two charming towns connected by one stunning stretch of Lake Michigan and the combination just begs for you to “coast for a while.” We bring you Manitowoc and Two Rivers, where things to do are as plentiful as water. Located 60 minutes north of Milwaukee and 30 minutes south of Green Bay, centrally on the west coast

tags: Destination, Destinations