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Monday, August 3, 2020

Afton’s premier yacht brokerage has reinvented itself with new ownership. When Yachtbrokers Inc. decided to close up shop, Glenn Orehosky saw an opportunity to serve the needs of the Minnesota boat brokerage market and took quick action by opening Yacht Brokers of Afton. Glenn brings over thirty five years of business

tags: Brokerage, Inland Boating, Lake Superior

Friday, July 24, 2020

Nestled within the heart of New York State lives Syracuse, NY, a place where the community’s relationship to waterways runs deep. Located within Onondaga County, this destination combines the modern amenities of a vibrant city with rich outdoor culture. Rolling hills and greenery surround lakes, rivers, and canals that touch

tags: Destination, Inland Boating, Lake Ontario, Travel

Monday, June 29, 2020

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Parks and Watercraft is reminding Ohioans to stay alert and always practice safety first when swimming at public beaches this summer. “It’s important that all visitors understand the dangers of swimming in dark waters, especially for young children and

tags: Inland Boating, Kids & Pets, Safety, Dept of Natural Resources

Thursday, May 21, 2020

Nearly 24 hours before the Edenville Dam in Midland County collapsed Tuesday, conservation officers from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources began evacuating people in homes and businesses positioned downriver of the dam. With historic flood levels expected, the officers remain on scene and are providing emergency response as

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

Thursday, April 23, 2020

The New York State Canal System has long been recognized as essential transportation infrastructure, important to irrigation and flood control, the upstate economy, and communities that line its 524-mile length. However, the Canal Corporation’s parent agency, New York Power Authority (NYPA), ordered a work stoppage in March that

tags: Inland Boating, Law & Politics, COVID-19

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

There was tremendous excitement at this year’s Minneapolis Boat Show in late January as Avalon & Tahoe Mfg., a vertically integrated builder of luxury pontoon boats, introduced a world-first wakesurf pontoon boat called Waketoon Surf Series. As pontoon boat sales have grown exponentially and wakesurf boats have gained in

tags: New Boat Models, Towables, Water Toys, Inland Boating

Monday, February 10, 2020

Syracuse, N.Y. On Saturday, February 22, 2020, from 9 am to 5 pm, the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary and New York Sea Grant will offer youth ages 10 to 17 the boater safety course required from them to legally operate a motorboat or personal watercraft on waters in NY. The training will be held at the 2020 Central New York Boat Show at

tags: Boating 101, Education, Inland Boating, Kids & Pets, Lake Ontario, Promotions & Giveaways, Boat Show

Friday, January 24, 2020

Eager for the chance to catch one of Michigan’s most unique fish? The wait will soon be over! The lake sturgeon season on Black Lake, in Cheboygan County, begins at 8 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 1, so make sure your license and registration are in order. Registration is required to participate in this season. The total 2020 season

tags: Fishing, Inland Boating, Law & Politics, Dept of Natural Resources

Monday, January 13, 2020

The 2020 Progressive® Insurance Minneapolis Boat Show® will drop anchor at the Minneapolis Convention Center January 23-26, 2020, providing a one-of-a-kind opportunity for guests to shop and see the latest and greatest boats and marine accessories and technology, swapping the winter blues for thoughts of summer fun. Minnesota

tags: Inland Boating, Lake Superior, Boat Show

Thursday, January 2, 2020

A “short” seven-hour drive from Toledo, Ohio, landed us at the State Dock Marina on Lake Cumberland – the houseboat mecca of the world! Fifteen of my family members met here, from all over the Midwest, to start our weekend adventure on the water. Lake Cumberland is located in southern Kentucky, just west of Daniel

by: Melanie Kyle

tags: Lifestyle, Travel, Inland Boating

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