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Monday, April 29, 2019

There aren’t a lot of boating destinations that offer acres of pristine, remote wilderness, but with the comforts of civilization still well within reach. That’s part of what makes Northern Ontario special, and the North Channel is a perfect example. Known as one of the world’s best freshwater cruising grounds, the

tags: Destination, Lake Huron

Friday, April 26, 2019

Boating and environmental groups in Ohio and Michigan are cheering the New Jersey Public Utilities Commission’s decision to reject the proposed Nautilus wind farm off the Garden State, declaring that it “fails to demonstrate a net economic benefit to the state.” Organizations in Ohio and Michigan are engaged in a

by: Norm Schultz

tags: Law & Politics, Environmental Impact, Lake Erie

Thursday, April 25, 2019

An industry leader in custom fabricated accessories, Boat Outfitters has released their latest product addressing the age-old problem of storage while on the water. Storage space on your boat is so critical, and often when you are on your boat, things get placed anywhere they can, including the top of your console. All is fine while

tags: Accessories

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Newport Exhibition Group, owners and producers of the Newport International Boat Show, announced today that the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) Leukemia Cup Regatta is its official Charitable Partner for the 49th Annual Newport International Boat Show. The organization will receive complimentary exhibit space at the

tags: East Coast, Racing, Sailing, Boat Show, Charity

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Everyone loves the feeling of sand between their toes, but not when those sandy feet get on your boat! One of the most tedious tasks of owning a boat is keeping it clean, which is exactly what inspired the creation of Nauti Steps. Nauti Steps is a portable step with a built in water basin that provides boaters with easier

tags: Accessories

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Capt. Fred Davis is a retired charter captain and nationally published author of boating articles. His “Boat Smart” articles are published online at www.tipsforboating.com. Man overboard incidents are difficult to handle for both the people aboard the boat and rescue personal. Response to an actual incident is never

by: Captain Fred Davis

tags: Boating 101, Safety

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

In an action that many are seeing as anti-environment, anti-consumer and a big nod to the ethanol lobby, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is moving toward permitting the sale of E15 (15% ethanol) fuels during the summer ozone season (June 1 to September 15). Currently available only in the colder months, E15’s

tags: Environmental Impact, Law & Politics

Monday, April 22, 2019

Even though Wawa, Ontario, is famous for its goose at the Hwy 17 and Hwy 101 junction, it is the water that is the most remarkable attraction. Not only does Wawa boast a freshwater lake in town, they enjoy the most Superior Lake. With a number of freshwater rivers that flow into Lake Superior around the Wawa area, those who love to

tags: Destination, Lake Superior

Friday, April 19, 2019

Serenely nestled along the Ohio north shore and deeply tucked into the protected waters of Lake Erie’s Sandusky Bay, Sandusky Yacht Club celebrates their 125th anniversary this boating season. In 1894, a stalwart group forged together and formed SYC. The Club was open to all who understood the romantic call of deep water and a

tags: Lake Erie, Yacht Club

Friday, April 19, 2019

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife today announced that May 4-5 will be Ohio’s free fishing weekend, when Ohio residents may fish for free in any of Ohio’s public waters, including Lake Erie and the Ohio River. It is the only weekend all year when those 16 years old or older are not

tags: Event, Events, Fishing, Kids & Pets, Lake Erie