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Thursday, February 14, 2019

This year’s sturgeon season on Black Lake (Cheboygan County, Michigan) ended at 9:18 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 2 – after only 78 minutes of fishing. The fishing season, which included spearing or hook-and-line fishing, was scheduled to run Feb. 2-6, or until the harvest quota had been reached. This year's allocation of sturgeon

tags: Dept of Natural Resources, Fishing, Inland Boating, Lake Huron

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

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

Friday, February 1, 2019

Today Vanquish Boats announced, that after ten years of building in Rhode Island, the growth ad expansion of the brand have made it necessary to relocate to a new manufacturing plant in South Florida. With three times the floor space, the move provides greater flexibility for growth, adds twenty-five percent more capacity, and will

tags: Company Expansions, South Coast

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

NauticStar hosts a display at the Miami Marine Stadium Park on Virginia Key for the Miami International Boat Show. Please join us Feb. 14th – 18th at booth A237 or visit our website NauticStarBoats.com. NauticStar Boats (“NauticStar” or the “Company”), a subsidiary of MasterCraft Boat Holdings, Inc.

tags: New Boat Models, South Coast

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

With President Trump’s December 31 signing of the Modernizing Recreational Fisheries Management Act of 2018 (Modern Fish Act), saltwater recreational anglers just got a big leg up when it comes to the federal management of the nation’s fish stocks. “The Modern Fish Act is a big step forward in recognizing the value

tags: Beyond the Lakes, Fishing, Law & Politics

Monday, January 14, 2019

Different Island. Different Bar. Different DJ, but the same girl giving that DJ $10 to request the same song…with the same loud chorus, “Born and raised in South Detroit!” A collective group of the current who’s-who in sailing – Volvo Ocean racers, TV/movie stars, corporate sponsors, crew members from

by: Brett Langolf

tags: Racing, Sailing, Beyond the Lakes, Caribbean Islands, Feel Good Story, Lifestyle

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

The 31st annual Miami Yacht Show, the city’s premier luxury yacht and superyacht show, is set to take place over Presidents Day Weekend in Miami, February 14-18, 2019, at its new downtown Miami location at One Herald Plaza. The show, which will spread between the MacArthur and Venetian causeways on Biscayne Bay and include Sea

tags: Boat Show, South Coast

Thursday, December 27, 2018

Eight waterways totaling 540-plus miles that flow through more than a dozen counties have been selected as the first state-designated water trails in Michigan, the Department of Natural Resources recently announced. The DNR and the Office of the Great Lakes partnered on the effort to finalize this first round of designations, which

tags: Beyond the Lakes, Dept of Natural Resources, Inland Boating, Water Toys

Wednesday, December 26, 2018

Michigan’s first look at new 2019 boat designs, technology, and styling will be in early January at the Lansing Boat Show in downtown Lansing, Michigan. The boat show, which is in its 21st year — offers boating enthusiasts a nice break from the winter weather with over 40 manufacturers represented by up to 10 Michigan boat

tags: Boat Show, Inland Boating