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Thursday, April 18, 2019

New management officially took hold of Maumee Bay of Oregon, OH, in February 2018, and since then, we have embarked on many improvements in both renovations and new construction. The improvements began with the complete remodeling of the dining room and public space areas. Currently, all 120 bathrooms and vanities in our guest rooms

by: Chad Egan, General Manager of Maumee Bay Lodge and Conference Center

tags: Company Expansions, Lake Erie

Thursday, April 18, 2019

Home to thousands of recreational boats, Milwaukee has never had affordable 24/7 on-water assistance available to boaters — until now. Capt. Gareth Stamm, owner of four TowBoatUS locations, including nearby Racine, has opened TowBoatUS Milwaukee just in time for the summer boating season. Boaters needing routine assistance with

tags: Towing, Company Expansions, Lake Michigan, Safety

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Family owned and operated since 1962, Huron Lagoons Marina of Huron, Ohio, offers slip rentals from 20' to 40', docks with dockside parking, plus grassed areas and shade trees in front of most docks. A great summer destination, visitors also have access to a swimming pool, playground, horseshoes, janga, basketball court, and laundry

tags: Lake Erie, Marina

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Registration is open for this summer’s “Becoming an Outdoors Woman” program, which is set for May 31 – June 2, in Marquette County. This will mark the 22nd annual summer BOW gathering for women, 18 and older, who are seeking an opportunity to improve their outdoor skills in a relaxed, noncompetitive

tags: Dept of Natural Resources, Event, Events, Women in Boating

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Erie Islands Sailing School and Riverfront Yacht Sales and Service will partner to bring American Sailing Association (ASA) sailing classes to the Cleveland area again in 2019. Tim McKenna, founder of Erie Islands Sailing School in 2012, says, “This partnership will provide Cleveland-area sailors with more options for all levels

tags: Company Expansions, Education, Lake Erie, Sailing

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

As the aqua blue waters from the upper Great Lakes plummets over the iconic Niagara Falls, it forms the last stretch of the Niagara River that continues to push its way into Lake Ontario. This is not the preferred method of travel for boaters seeking to sample this 10 mile stretch of water, dropping 170-plus feet into the bubbly

by: Bill Hilts, Jr.

tags: Destination, Lake Erie

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Anglers fishing for lake trout in the waters of Grand Traverse Bay this year need to be aware of a new regulation now in effect. At yesterday's meeting of the Michigan Natural Resources Commission in Lansing, the commission acted to reduce the daily possession limit of lake trout in these waters from two fish to one. The lake trout

tags: Law & Politics, Environmental Impact, Fishing, Lake Michigan

Monday, April 15, 2019

Our Trent Port Marina (TPM) crew is slowly coming down from the rush brought on by exhibiting at the Toronto International Boat Show (TIBS) over a 10-day stint in late January. “It creates such an amazing feeling when we hear how many people are impressed with our facility and staff, and are excited about visiting Trent Port

tags: Company Expansions, Lake Ontario, Marina

Monday, April 15, 2019

The Buffalo-Niagara Region, often referred to as the Niagara Frontier or the Greater Niagara Region of Western New York, is in the midst of a waterfront resurgence of sorts. Buffalo, a four-seasons city known more for snowing than boating (unless you live here), is in an enviable position to have Lake Erie and the Niagara River on its

by: Bill Hilts, Jr.

tags: Destination, Lake Ontario

Friday, April 12, 2019

In the Spring Issue (Mar/Apr) 2019, we focused on “Women in Boating”. In the world of classic boating, women have a long history of leadership in the hobby of antique and classic boats. As many of our readers know, the Antique and Classic Boating Society, (ACBS) is made up of 53 Chapters, each with their own board of

by: Captain Dennis J. Mykols

tags: Antique & Classic Boats, Women in Boating