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Monday, June 17, 2019

Ohio’s Lake Erie Shores & Islands is a boater’s dream! Located on Ohio’s north coast, between Toledo and Cleveland, the region is filled with marinas and transient dockage so that visitors via the lake have plenty of places to find adventure. This coastal region provides an eclectic mix of historically

tags: Destination, Lake Erie

Monday, June 17, 2019

United States Power Squadrons® – America’s Boating Club® announced that its comprehensive, all-encompassing America’s Boating Course is now offered in Spanish. Produced under a grant from the Sport Fish Restoration and Boating Trust Fund, administered by the U.S. Coast Guard, the Course provides

tags: Company Expansions, Education

Friday, June 14, 2019

When Danalevi Powerboats put its first prototype in the water in 2014, the expectations were high. The same was true for its new model, the 2019 Furina 24. This time, we would say expectations were exceeded. An initial glance at the unique lines and art deco details of this custom powerboat will take you back to the 1930s. Once

tags: New Boat Models

Friday, June 14, 2019

With an entry deadline of June 4, more than 205 sailboats have registered for the July 20 Bell’s Beer Bayview Mackinac Race, and the largest of them is the 105’ custom ketch Whitehawk. When she was built in 1978 in Rockland, Maine, the timeless, clipper-bowed Bruce King design (patterned after the famous 1936

tags: Lake Huron, Racing, Sailing

Friday, June 14, 2019

The Coast Guard Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to the education and well-being of all Coast Guard members and their families, announced today that it was presented with the Coast Guard’s Distinguished Public Service Award. The award, presented by Admiral Charles Ray, Vice Commandant, and Admiral Karl Schultz,

tags: Awards, Charity, Feel Good Story

Thursday, June 13, 2019

What would you build if you had the right resources? What would you create to solve those problems that irritate, those problems that simply diminish the joy in your boating adventure? Tom Prezioso and his wife found themselves asking these questions, revisiting them while building a boating lifestyle with their children on their

tags: Accessories

Thursday, June 13, 2019

Somewhere in between the long list of life’s to-dos, there exists a small sliver of time. Yet, it’s this part that, while tiny in comparison, takes up the most room in our hearts and memories. It’s the part you save for the things you love. It’s the part that makes you feel alive and fully present. And you do

tags: History, New Boat Models

Thursday, June 13, 2019

More than 100 women sailors gathered recently at Corinthian Yacht Club (CYC) for the National Women’s Sailing Association (NWSA) 18th annual Women’s Sailing Conference and honored one of their own, Pat Dieselman of Ipswich, Massachusetts, with the 2019 BoatUS/NWSA Leadership in Women’s Sailing Award. The honor

tags: Awards, Sailing, Women in Boating

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

It’s been over a decade since powerboat drivers have raced along the Toledo, Ohio, riverfront, but this summer, the racers will return to make a splash for Rock the River Toledo. A celebration of powerboat racing and community, the free event on Saturday, June 29, 2019, will gather fans in witnessing the action at the 2nd stop

tags: Event, Lake Erie, Racing

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

From the beautiful shores of Lake Erie to the waters of the great Ohio River, Ohio offers aquatic adventures for all ages to enjoy. Whether you are interested in a leisurely cruise, wakeboarding, a fishing charter, kayaking, or stand-up paddleboarding, Ohio is the perfect place to be on the water. With many opportunities come

by: Pat Brown, Boating Law Administrator at the Ohio Department of Natural Resources

tags: Boating 101, Lake Erie, Law & Politics