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Friday, March 16, 2018

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 Jacksonville offer a choice of two fun on-water training courses taught aboard 21-foot powerboats: Intro to Boating and Women Making Waves, Friday, March 30, and

tags: Events, Safety

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

The “Boat Show at Dow Diamond” comes ashore again this year at the Loon’s stadium known as Dow Diamond on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, March 2, 3 and 4th, 2018. The “Boat Show at Dow Diamond” will be exhibiting close to 40 watercraft from 5 area dealers and exhibitors indoors in the heated, covered

tags: Boat Show, Events

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Registration is now open for the 2018 Rossford Walleye Roundup. The fishing tournament, sponsored by Bass Pro and the Rossford Convention and Visitors Bureau, will take place April 20-21, 2018. The event, which is expected to draw fishermen and their families from all over the Midwest, is being planned by the City of Rossford, the

tags: Events, Fishing, Lake Erie

Monday, February 19, 2018

Where do ladies go to improve their sailing? The National Women’s Sailing Association (NWSA) will hold its 17th Annual Women's Sailing Conference on Saturday, June 2, 2018, at the Corinthian Yacht Club in Marblehead, Massachusetts. The event, which features hands-on land- and water-based workshops and seminars, offers women a

tags: Events, Sailing

Friday, February 16, 2018

Seven Marine today unveiled its Seven Outboard Portfolio in a press conference at the Miami International Boat Show, including two brand new models, running at 527 and 577hp, and a redesigned and enhanced 627hp model. Amidst a growing market interest in high-power outboards for larger boats, this innovative portfolio provides more

tags: Company Expansions, Engines, Events

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

With its full lineup of Brig and Fluid Watercraft RIBs, the dealership’s display at Booth C206 will have the largest selection of inflatables at any North American boat show. Sirocco Marine Fort Lauderdale has announced that it will be unveiling its new Fluid Watercraft 1060 at the 2018 Miami International Boat Show on Feb.

tags: Events, New Boat Models

Friday, January 26, 2018

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the death this week of Albemarle Boats founder, Joseph Scott Harrell. Harrell's vision for a high-quality, trailerable, offshore-capable fishing boat was born as the first Albemarle 24 in 1978. The 24's soft, dry ride made her an immediate success, and the owners of these first boats quickly

tags: Events

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Grab a fishing rod and enjoy some of the finest fishing Michigan has to offer during the 2018 Winter Free Fishing Weekend Saturday, Feb. 17, and Sunday, Feb. 18. On those two days, everyone – residents and non-residents alike – can fish without a license, though all other fishing regulations still apply. In addition,

tags: Dept of Natural Resources, Events, Fishing

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Wisconsin's winter Free Fishing Weekend is set for Jan. 20-21, 2018, and free loaner equipment and ice fishing clinics make it a great time for open water anglers to discover the fun of ice fishing or to introduce family and friends to this hard-water recreation. Fishing is free for Wisconsin residents and visitors alike on these

tags: Events, Fishing

Friday, November 24, 2017

Freedom Boat Club is the oldest and largest boat club in the United States with greater than 17,000 members, over 1600 boats and 148+ locations across the United States and Canada. The Lake Erie franchise of Freedom Boat Club has three locations in Rocky River, Huron and Catawba Island (and a 4th location to be announced in January).

tags: Boat Club, Events, Great Lakes, Lake Erie