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Tuesday, July 19, 2016

On Friday night, July 22, 2016, the Whiskey Island Boat Club will participate in their annual “Parade of Lights”. The boat club has brought back an old tradition for the past five years, and they are looking forward to even greater participation this year. Members will decorate their boats for Christmas in July, and parade

tags: Boat Club, Events, Lake Erie

Friday, July 8, 2016

The Nautical Mile in St. Clair Shores is the place to be for fun Friday, Saturday and Sunday, July 15-17, as the St. Clair Shores AquaFest Event returns to this legendary mile-long stretch of coastal businesses, restaurants, marinas, outfitters and shops. The 2016 St. Clair Shores AquaFest on the Nautical Mile features more

tags: Events, Inland Boating

Thursday, July 7, 2016

SkipperBud's invites you to join us for a weekend of demo rides as we team up with Seakeeper! One Seakeeper 3DC was installed on a Contender 35 ST to provide roll stabilization at anchor and underway. The vessel will be at Burnham Marina in Chicago, Illinois on T Dock from July 8th-10th. Please contact SkipperBud's at North Point

tags: Accessories, Events, Used Boats

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Ohio’s waters remained safe this weekend as zero boating-related fatalities occurred during Operation Dry Water, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). “Alcohol is involved in about one of every four fatal boating-related accidents in Ohio, which is why it is important to always have a sober captain

tags: Dept of Natural Resources, Events

Friday, June 24, 2016

The Bay City River Roar is here! It is taking place Friday June 24- Sunday June 26. Take a look at the schedule for the whole weekend, or for more information, click here! Friday June 24, 2016 1-6 pm Registration 12:30-6 pm Formula Lights Inspection 1:30-6 pm Formula One & SPORT F1 Inspection 6:30 pm

tags: Events

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Island Green Week on Put-in-Bay and Middle Bass Islands this summer will make you remember most about the islands as a kid - water, rocks, cliffs, caves, kayaking, meteor showers, moss, moonlit nights, beach bonfires, cozy camping, swimming, beach combing, cottaging with your family, ferry rides, overnight stays on the lake, and

tags: Destination, Events, Lake Erie

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Monterey Boats has been traveling across the nation in conjunction with Volvo Penta and our Dealer/Partners to bring you the ultimate on the water experiences! From Monterey’s newest Surf Edition to the latest in the Monterey model lineup, we’ve got the perfect Monterey as well as the perfect Boat and Surf Expo event

tags: Events

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Conservation officers from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources encourage boaters to take a pledge to never boat under the influence of alcohol. Boating while under the influence is against the law and a major contributing factor in recreational boater deaths in the United States, accounting for more than 20 percent of

tags: Events

Monday, June 13, 2016

Perfect winds, cooler temperatures, and a record-breaking crowd of over 200,000 America’s Cup fans lining Chicago’s Navy Pier, combined to make Super Sunday, the final day of the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series Chicago, an incredible finale for foiling action in the USA. In front of sold outgrandstands, the

tags: America's Cup World Series, Events

Friday, June 10, 2016

As part of a nationwide observance, SkipperBud’s – Sequoit Harbor is celebrating Welcome to the Water on National Marina Day on June 11, 2016. “Welcome to the Water on National Marina Day is a celebration of boating,” said Mark Ellerbrock, Marina Manager. “As families search for fun outdoor activities

tags: Education, Events, Used Boats