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Friday, February 8, 2019

Sunsail, a worldwide leader in the luxury charter industry, is delighted to welcome the award-winning Lagoon brand of catamarans to its charter fleet in 2019. Lagoon is an industry leader in cruising catamarans built for a spacious life aboard. The addition of Lagoon to the Sunsail charter fleet is testament to Sunsail’s

tags: Caribbean Islands, Catamaran, Charter, Company Expansions, Sailing, Travel

Thursday, February 7, 2019

Wilson Marine Corp. is proud to announce the opening of a new location in Wixom, Mich. Wilson Marine, Michigan’s largest volume boat dealership, is expanding its efforts and opening a new location in Wixom, Michigan. The new building, located at 48500 Twelve Mile Rd, Wixom, MI 48393, is now officially open. The Wixom facility

tags: Lake Erie, Service & Repair

Thursday, February 7, 2019

More than 400 boats, up to 75 feet in length, will be on display at the 37th annual Bay Bridge Boat Show on Friday, April 12, 10am – 6pm, Saturday, April 13, 10am – 6pm, and Sunday, April 14, 10am - 5pm in Stevensville, Maryland at the Bay Bridge Marina. As one of the largest in-water shows north of Florida, this

tags: Boat Show, East Coast

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

The Detroit Boat Show turns the Motor City into the Boater City February 16-24 at Cobo Center. The show, like the boating industry, is growing again this year, covering 500,000 square feet with everything boating. After another successful boating season in Michigan, exhibitors vie for the few remaining spaces available.

tags: Boat Show, Lake Erie, Lake St Clair

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

KAM Yacht Sales offers a wide variety of yachts and fishing boats for sale. Our licensed brokers work in Michigan and Florida to buy boats, and sell all models and sizes. Give us a call to quote a new boat for you, and for your trade. To best serve you, we have two locations in Detroit: KAM Marine and KAM Marine Jefferson. Both

tags: Dealerships, Lake Erie, New Boat Models, Service & Repair

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

From Lake St. Clair’s riotous summer boat party ‘Jobbie Nooner’ and world-class game fishing year-round to the colorful light show on Lake Erie during Lake Erie Metropark’s family-friendly fireworks, the metro Detroit region is teeming with water-based activities and events avid boaters will love. And the

tags: Destination, Lake Erie, Lake St Clair

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) recently released the Ohio Coastal Atlas Third Edition, a 14-by-10-inch document that illustrates and discusses many of the historical, cultural, physical and natural resources of Ohio’s Lake Erie coastal region. The 267-page Ohio Coastal Atlas is an informative and easy-to-use

tags: Books & Charts, Dept of Natural Resources, Lake Erie

Monday, February 4, 2019

Sunsail is delighted to announce the addition of 2019 departure dates for Sail By The Cabin Vacations in the British Virgin Islands following a successful launch in Greece and Croatia this summer. The British Virgin Islands will be the host destination for January, March, and May, 2019 Sail By The Cabin 7-day vacation experiences.

tags: Caribbean Islands, Travel

Monday, February 4, 2019

In the spirit of giving, Offshore Sailing School CEO and President, Doris Colgate, announced that in honor of the company’s 55th Anniversary Year in 2019, and its 10th year of supporting The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) as national sponsors of its Leukemia Cup Regatta campaign, the company will launch a

tags: Charity, Charter, Education, Sailing, South Coast, Travel

Friday, February 1, 2019

Snag-A-Slip, an online boat slip reservation company, recently announced the launch of a new tool that connects boaters with users who want to rent their privately-owned dockage. The new functionality is part of Snag-A-Slip’s suite of products that make boating easier by connecting cruising boaters with available dockage. The

tags: Company Expansions, Rentals, Travel