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Monday, June 6, 2016

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources, the Michigan State Waterways Commission and the Michigan Boating Industries Association invite residents and visitors to experience the state's abundance of freshwater resources during Michigan Boating Week, June 4-11. The weeklong campaign, which concludes on National Marina Day,

tags: Events, Lake Michigan

Friday, June 3, 2016

The Door County Lighthouse Festival will take place Friday-Sunday, June 10-12, and tickets remain for a variety of the land-based and boat excursion offerings. This year marks the 23rd annual event in which the Door County Maritime Museum spotlights perhaps the heaviest concentration of lighthouses in the country. Two different

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Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Seven local dealers will feature in-water displays of more than 20 boats at a boating Demo Dayz event on June 11th and 12th at the Paper District Marina in Sandusky, Ohio. Boats on display will range from the 409 Jeanneau sailboat to a 19’ Livingston Power Cat center console. Visitors will be able to sea trial several new

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Monday, May 23, 2016

Freedom Boat Club of Lake St. Clair, which launched its first location this year on Lake St. Clair in Harrison Township, Michigan / Boat Town USA at Hideaway Harbor Marina, is partnering up with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Detroit as part of a national campaign to support and benefit Big Brothers and Big Sisters. Freedom Boat

tags: Boat Club, Events

Monday, May 23, 2016

It’s a message that can’t be shared enough--wearing a life jacket is critical to keep Ohioans safe while boating. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) will kick off National Safe Boating Week, May 21-27, by holding five “Ready, Set, Wear It!” life jacket safety awareness events. The events are

tags: Events, Safety

Friday, May 13, 2016

EXXpedition is a series of all-female voyages with a long-term engagement program that explores the unseen plastics and toxins inside our waters and ourselves. Two women who sailed across the Atlantic Ocean on the first eXXpedition in 2014, Jennifer Pate & Elaine McKinnon, are bringing this mission and vision to the Great Lakes

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Thursday, April 21, 2016

When sailors sign up and post their sailing plans as part of the annual worldwide Summer Sailstice celebration of sailing, they both help tell the story of sailing, and are entered to win from hundreds of prizes including a one-week Sunsail charter on a monohull or multihull at any one of their 25 worldwide bases! This year’s

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Friday, April 15, 2016

The Great Lakes Beach Glass and Coastal Arts Festival promoted by Relish Studio and Art Gallery is slated for April 30-May 1, 2016 at the beautiful Bayfront Convention Center in Erie, Pennsylvania. Mark your calendars for a weekend filled with fun, excitement, great art, live music, wine tasting, contests, and more!

tags: Events, Lake Erie