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Thursday, May 16, 2019

Want to learn the basics of powerboating or brush up on your skills? The nonprofit BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water together with Freedom Boat Club Chicago offer a choice of two fun on-water boat training courses taught aboard single-engine powerboats: Intro to Boating and Women Making Waves, Saturday, June 1 at

tags: Education, Event, Lake Michigan, Women in Boating

Monday, May 13, 2019

The Bell’s Beer Bayview Mackinac Race, America’s greatest and longest-consecutively held freshwater sailing competition, is readying for its 95th edition on July 20, and organizers are working to “keep it safe, keep it fun, and keep it real.” “With a June 4 deadline for entry, we have crossed the

tags: Event, Lake Huron, Racing, Sailing

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

The Toledo Yacht Club and the Storm Trysail Club will host the 96th running of the Mills Trophy Race on Friday, June 7, 2019. The race from Toledo Harbor Light to Put-in-Bay will be sailed on the Mills Trophy Course, the Governor’s Course, or the President’s Course depending on the entrant’s class. The first class is

tags: Event, Lake Erie, Racing, Sailing

Friday, April 19, 2019

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife today announced that May 4-5 will be Ohio’s free fishing weekend, when Ohio residents may fish for free in any of Ohio’s public waters, including Lake Erie and the Ohio River. It is the only weekend all year when those 16 years old or older are not

tags: Event, Events, Fishing, Kids & Pets, Lake Erie

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Registration is open for this summer’s “Becoming an Outdoors Woman” program, which is set for May 31 – June 2, in Marquette County. This will mark the 22nd annual summer BOW gathering for women, 18 and older, who are seeking an opportunity to improve their outdoor skills in a relaxed, noncompetitive

tags: Dept of Natural Resources, Event, Events, Women in Boating

Thursday, April 11, 2019

River View Yacht Club has announced two fun events for the month of April that are open to the public --- A Polish Dinner fund raiser and the club’s 30th Annual Trip to Put-in-Bay aboard the Jet Express leaving from Toledo! The Polish Dinner Fund Raiser will be held on Sunday, April 14 from 2 – 6 p.m. at River View Yacht

tags: Charity, Event, Ferries, Lake Erie

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Every spring there is a unique gathering of women sailors on the shores of Lake Michigan. Driven by a desire to improve their skills, meet like-minded people, and simply jump start the season, they descend upon the Milwaukee Community Sailing Center for a one-day immersion into the world of sailing from a female perspective. Started

by: Ken Quant, Broad Reach Marketing

tags: Education, Event, Lake Michigan, Sailing, Women in Boating

Thursday, March 14, 2019

The 2019 Lake Ontario Fisheries Symposium with fish movement as a theme will be held at the Fingerlakes Mall, 1579 Clark Street Road, Auburn, N.Y., on March 23 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The symposium is open to the public; people of all ages can attend to learn about fishing on Lake Ontario and its tributaries from professional

tags: Event, Events, Fishing, Lake Ontario

Monday, December 24, 2018

The MRAA Annual Conference & Expo will embark on an exciting transformation in 2019, introducing a new name, relocating to a new location and delivering an all-new immersive event experience, the likes of which the marine industry has never participated in before. The 2019 MRAA Annual Conference & Expo will relocate to

tags: Event, South Coast

Thursday, December 6, 2018

MarineMax is set to host the first ever Virtual Yacht Expo, December 7 – 9. To register, visit http://bit.ly/VirtualYachtExpo. “As part of our commitment to providing the very best customer service, we are proud to bring the yachts to you!” stated Chuck Cashman, MarineMax CRO. From the comfort of your very own

tags: Event

new name (minus Bay)