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Monday, May 18, 2020

By offering the ability to privately own, Riverfront Yacht Sales and Services has been providing the opportunity to enjoy boating at a reasonable cost for many years. Now, local area individuals, families, and corporations have the added opportunity to enjoy boating at a reasonable cost and with a reduced time commitment through a

tags: Fractional Boat Ownership, Lake Erie, Sailing

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Sailing has always been the perfect small-group activity. You skim along the lake in a fresh breeze with just you and your crew; maybe you choose a place to drop anchor and take a swim with the kids, and then spend the night on the boat. It’s the perfect small adventure, but the most fantastic part of this imagined scenario is

tags: Fractional Boat Ownership, Lake Erie, Lake St. Clair, Sailing

Monday, May 11, 2020

SailTime Milwaukee Base owner Scott Monroe has introduced thousands of sailing enthusiasts to the possibilities of luxury yacht sailing without the cost and hassle of ownership. This summer, he’s bringing the fun to powerboaters with Lake Michigan’s first fractional powerboat membership program. SailTime Group, the

tags: Fractional Boat Ownership, Lake Michigan

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Erie Islands Sailing School and Riverfront Yacht Sales and Service will partner to bring American Sailing Association (ASA) sailing classes to the Cleveland area again in 2019. Tim McKenna, founder of Erie Islands Sailing School in 2012, says, “This partnership will provide Cleveland-area sailors with more options for all levels

tags: Company Expansions, Education, Fractional Boat Ownership, Lake Erie, Sailing

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Whenever I arrive with a group at a charter base, some guy walks up to the nearest greybeard, sticks out his hand, and says, “You must be the captain.” The base manager’s surprise is hard to hide when he finds out it’s me. Women on boats are still few and far between so maybe a bit of inspiration will help. It

tags: Education, Feel Good Story, Fractional Boat Ownership, Sailing, Women in Boating

Monday, September 10, 2018

You don’t have to be an America’s Cup rockstar racer (or, heaven forbid, a millionaire boat owner) to be a boater. There are lots of ways to go boating, some of them even free — gasp! All you need to know is where to look for affordable opportunities. Here are five that will maximize fun without minimizing your bank

by: Zuzana Prochazka

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

Monday, July 16, 2018

No yacht? No problem. You can still have a blast this summer with alternative boating, which means getting out on the water with only a minimal dent made to your wallet. Here’s just a sample of how you can enjoy the sun, wind, and waves all season long. Personal Watercraft When is a PWC not a PWC? When it’s a boat.

by: Zuzana Prochazka

tags: Canoes & Kayaks, Fractional Boat Ownership, Paddleboards, Personal Watercraft, Sailing, Water Toys

Monday, April 2, 2018

With a Fractional Yachting Program, this is possible! It is perfect for people that have dreamed about owning a yacht but could not justify the expense, or for those that would like to try out the yachting lifestyle and explore if the family would also like it. Many people are simply too busy and don’t have the time to look

by: Greg Marlo

tags: Canada, Company Expansions, Fractional Boat Ownership, Georgian Bay, Lake Huron, Lake Ontario

Saturday, March 24, 2012

DON'T FORGET THIS FORM – There are quite a few items you will always want to have aboard when your boat leaves the dock. The off-season is a perfect time to sit down and make a list of these items. One of the most important items to have on your boat is a FLOAT PLAN. It should be complete before you go boating and left with a

by: Richard J Fachini

tags: Fractional Boat Ownership

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