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Friday, April 24, 2020

The Cedar Point Marina has come to be known as one of the finest marinas on Lake Erie. Offering everything you would expect from a full service boating facility, the marina now features 742 slips with 129 transient docks within walking distance of Cedar Point, A Place Like No Other®. However, before there were roller coasters,

tags: Anniversaries, Kids & Pets, Lake Erie, Marina, Travel

Tuesday, February 4, 2020

THIS is the 25th year for PlasTEAK. Who would have guessed? As always with new companies, it started with a spark. Bill Gribble looked at a recycled plastic bench and saw a swim platform. He took a chance, had one built, and together, he and I took it to the Cleveland Boat Show. Back then, the show was 10 days long and the booth had

by: Eve Gribble, Co-Owner of PlasTEAK

tags: Anniversaries, Flooring, Retrofitting

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

The world’s premier yacht charter company, The Moorings, is turning 50 years old in 2019 and is planning to celebrate the momentous occasion by hosting two 50th Anniversary rendezvous events in Croatia and the British Virgin Islands next fall. It’s astounding to believe that five decades have passed since the company was

tags: Anniversaries, Beyond the Lakes, Caribbean Islands, Charter, Travel

Monday, March 18, 2019

Since 1859, Edson has proudly carried on the American manufacturing tradition. From pouring molten bronze to the final polish of a stainless weld, each member of the Edson team takes pride in what they do; to them, every detail counts! With a strong passion for boating, Edson’s team and its products have brought boaters around

tags: Accessories, Anniversaries, Sailing

Friday, September 21, 2018

Kasco is celebrating its 50th year as a world leading manufacturer of decorative fountains, surface and diffused aerators, de-icers, and more. Common applications for such products include residential ponds and lakes, water treatment plants, retention ponds, marinas, and docks. This family-owned company is based in Prescott, WI, with

tags: Anniversaries, Feel Good Story

Monday, February 5, 2018

Weems & Plath, one of the oldest marine companies in the United States, is proud to announce its 90th anniversary. Over the course of 90 years, Weems & Plath has always been headquartered in Annapolis. What started modestly in the home of Captain Philip Van Horn Weems and Margaret Thackray Weems on State Circle (only 3-miles

tags: Anniversaries

Friday, January 5, 2018

On an early summer day, in front of a white gazebo overlooking Lake Independence, spirited women who had taken on the challenge of improving their outdoor skills assembled on the lawn for a group photograph. These pink-shirted ladies, some who were here for the first time, and others who had returned on several occasions, gathered

tags: Anniversaries, Dept of Natural Resources, Lifestyle

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Ohio has long been recognized as a leading boating state. So, it should come as no surprise that the Buckeye State is the first in the nation to permanently declare a boating month. If you hadn’t heard yet, officially, June will now always be recognized as “Ohio Goes Boating Month,” and the state’s marine

by: Norm Schultz, Soundings Trade Only Today

tags: Anniversaries, Lake Erie

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Ours is a story of drive, of passion, of legacy. Ours is a journey of setting Van Dam apart as builders of the finest wooden boats in the world. We are excited to take our clients on this journey with us. To what end? Van Dam Custom Boats has spent 40 years hand-crafting wooden boats that can be called “the only one.”

tags: Anniversaries, Antique & Classic Boats

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Wow, what a year 2017 has been in the ‘Antique and Classic Boat Show’ world. So many shows have hit major milestones in their longevity of providing outstanding venues for exhibitors and spectators alike. The efforts put forth year after year after year is a testament to all the dedicated members found in A.C.B.S. Chapters

tags: Anniversaries, Antique & Classic Boats, Boat Show

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