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Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Learn how kids can sail and enjoy themselves this summer post-pandemic! 

by: Melissa Walsh

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

Saturday, April 10, 2021

Find out how your children can learn how to sail this Summer!

by: Ken Quant

tags: Boat Club, Education, Kids & Pets, Lake Michigan, Sailing

Thursday, March 18, 2021

Ready to share your love of boating with your children? Find tips that get kids excited about the boating lifestyle & plant a seed that may last a lifetime.

by: Zuzana Prochazka

tags: Canoes & Kayaks, Kids & Pets, Sailing

Tuesday, October 20, 2020

The National Museum of the Great Lakes will continue their Halloween Boo on the Boat tradition by extending the event from one day to one week. Beginning Saturday, October 24 and concluding on Saturday, October 31 the museum will encourage young “goblins and ghouls” to visit the museum in costume to trick-or-treat aboard

tags: Events, Kids & Pets, Lake Erie

Thursday, August 27, 2020

2020 Reach Youth Engagement Grant Recipients Congratulations to Green Bay Sail & Paddle, Milwaukee Community Sailing Center, The Foundry Sailing Association, and the Oregon Youth Sailing Foundation for being awarded Youth Engagement Grants in 2020 from US Sailing. The Youth Engagement Grant program provides individual

tags: Awards, Charity, Education, Feel Good Story, Kids & Pets, Sailing

Wednesday, July 29, 2020

BRP announces the launch of an exciting extension of the popular Competitor model with the new Alumacraft Competitor FSX 175/185 (Fish/Ski Crossover) boats, providing maximum flexibility for families who love the feeling of being out on the water. Built for all levels of multi-species anglers, Alumacraft Competitor series boats

tags: Fishing, Kids & Pets, New Boat Models

Friday, July 17, 2020

As a kid, tucked into a sleeping bag on the warm sands of Lake Powell, CO, I remember tired arms from a day of waterskiing and the smell of campfire smoke in my T-shirt. I drifted off to sleep convinced there was nothing better than boat camping. The next morning, a passing boater asked how we were dealing with the scorpions. Umm,

by: Zuzana Prochazka

tags: Boating 101, Kids & Pets, Lifestyle, Travel

Wednesday, July 8, 2020

The National Sailing Programs Symposium (NSPS) has been postponed to January 27-29, 2022 and will be hosted by The DeSoto in historic Savannah, Ga. The premiere event for sailing education in the United States was originally scheduled for January 28-30, 2021 at The DeSoto. The decision to postpone the event to 2022 is due to expected

tags: COVID-19, East Coast, Events, Kids & Pets, Racing, Sailing

Thursday, July 2, 2020

The Department of Natural Resources reminds everyone to be safe on the water this Fourth of July weekend and any other time you're on the water. What starts as a perfect day for boating can quickly become hazardous if you end up in the water unintentionally. Voluntary, consistent life jacket use is the best decision you can make for

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

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

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