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

Thursday, June 11, 2020

This is the 127th Annual ILYA (Inter-lake Yachting Association) Regatta. Unfortunately Junior Bay Week has been canceled but the adult regattas are going on as planned. The Put-in-Bay Yacht Club is again the host club for the events and the social center of the regatta. COVID-19 will play a role in this year's event for certain,

tags: Events, Kids & Pets, Lake Erie, Racing, Sailing

Friday, April 24, 2020

The Cedar Point Marina has come to be known as one of the finest marinas on Lake Erie. Offering everything you would expect from a full service boating facility, the marina now features 742 slips with 129 transient docks within walking distance of Cedar Point, A Place Like No Other®. However, before there were roller coasters,

tags: Anniversaries, Kids & Pets, Lake Erie, Marina, Travel

Sunday, April 5, 2020

Over the last several weeks, with stay-at-home orders in effect, the way individuals and organizations do business has dramatically changed. Online connection tools have become increasingly important. In response, the National Museum of the Great Lakes (NMGL) has substantially increased its virtual education initiatives to better

tags: COVID-19, Education, Great Lakes, History, Kids & Pets

Saturday, April 4, 2020

Though many of us are sheltering in place, the Alliance for the Great Lakes is happy to have a way to bring the Great Lakes into your homes. Announcing H.O.M.E.School, a new series of online lessons about the Great Lakes for kids in grades K-8. The eight online sessions will begin April 6, with a new lesson premiering on our website

tags: COVID-19, Education, Great Lakes, Kids & Pets

Friday, April 3, 2020

With more people working remotely and spending quality time with their families, we want to remind you about our video Sailing Tips available on our YouTube channel. Click here to learn everything from What Knot to Know, to creature comforts aboard a yacht. From docking in close quarters, to properly setting a spinnaker. Take time to

tags: Education, Kids & Pets, Sailing, South Coast, Air Purification, Coupons & Discounts, COVID-19

Thursday, March 12, 2020

Challenge the Wind Youth Sailing Program board of directors are pleased to make the following announcement: Effective immediately the Challenge the Wind Youth Sailing Program is expanding to create the Detroit Community Sailing Center (DCSC). The center will be open to the public. It will expand sailing opportunities for Detroit area

tags: Boat Club, Education, Kids & Pets, Lake Erie, Lake St. Clair, Sailing

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

In 2007, when the Rotary Club of Cleveland was seeking a way to celebrate its 100th anniversary of service to the community and to those in need around the world, they agreed to become the Port Organizer for the 2010 Cleveland Tall Ships® Festival in coordination with the American Sail Training Association, now known as Tall Ships

tags: Kids & Pets, Lake Erie, Sailing, Education, Feel Good Story, Job Opportunites

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

It’s never too early to start planning ahead for the summer sailing season. US Sailing is excited to release the schedule for the 2020 Youth National Championship Series. US Sailing has been organizing National Championships for youth sailors since 1921, attracting the best young American sailors for quality competition, expert

tags: Events, Kids & Pets, Racing, Sailing

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

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