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Thursday, September 27, 2018

Hi, I’m Zoe. I am 14 years old and would like to consider myself a “junior sailor.” I’ve been sailing since practically the day I was born and sailing has been a huge part of my life for some time. So, when my mom asked me if I would like to take a sailing camp, I was all for it. She told me Sandusky Yacht Club

by: Zoe Kyle

tags: Sailing, Education, Kids & Pets, Lake Erie

Monday, September 24, 2018

Do you yearn to sail away, explore exotic locales, relax under sail with no schedule in place? Maybe you wish to build on sailing skills you already have, or win more races? At Offshore Sailing School, we have been living the dream for nearly 55 years, teaching more than 150,000 adults and families to sail, race, and enjoy sailing

by: Beth Oliver, Director of Marketing, Offshore Sailing School

tags: Travel, Charters, Education, Sailing

Thursday, September 20, 2018

A total of $75,000 in grants are now available under a new Department of Natural Resources initiative aimed at helping local governments, organizations and others recruit new anglers, particularly adult women and other groups underrepresented in the activity. The Angler Recruitment, Retention, and Reactivation (Angler R3) grant

tags: Dept of Natural Resources, Education, Fishing

Monday, September 17, 2018

October event showcases fishing on Two Hearted River The Michigan Department of Natural Resources’ Becoming an Outdoors-Woman Program is offering a Beyond BOW steelhead fishing workshop for women. This event is designed to introduce or further enhance steelhead fishing skills in a wild, remote river setting. Beginners are

tags: Dept of Natural Resources, Education, Fishing, Women in Boating

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

The very nature of boating is social. A crew is vital for safe docking, sail handling, and watchkeeping on all but the shortest of trips and in all but the smallest of boats. Plus, it is more fun to share your time on the water with friends. One of the best ways to meet other boaters and build that community is to join a club. One

tags: Boat Club, Education

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

United States Power Squadrons® – America’s Boating Club®, the country’s largest nonprofit boating organization, recently announced the release of digital assets to enhance boating education with the launch of America’s Boating Channel on YouTube and americasboatingchannel.com. Funded by grants from the

tags: Boat Club, Do It Yourself (DIY), Education

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Earn up to $350 a day teaching on the water The BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water is seeking U.S. Coast Guard Licensed Captains interested in teaching new or experienced boaters on-water powerboat handling and navigation skills courses at locations around the country. Courses are taught in small groups of three to

tags: Education, Job Opportunities

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Want to learn the basics of powerboating or brush up on your skills? A partnership between the nonprofit BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water, Fleet Boat Club and West Marine will bring an affordable on-water boat training course, “Intro to Powerboating,” to the club’s location at 1384 Empire Blvd.,

tags: Education, Lake Ontario

Monday, September 10, 2018

 

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by: Zuzana Prochazka

tags: Yacht Club, Boat Club, Education, Lifestyle, Racing

Monday, September 10, 2018

United States Power Squadrons® – America’s Boating Club® announced today that as part of its charitable partnership with the Newport International Boat Show, the organization will offer free educational seminars across a variety of topics at the Show. The Newport International Boat Show is the largest boat show in

tags: Boat Show, East Coast, Education