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Wednesday, March 25, 2020

MarineMax and Seakeeper partnered to elevate boaters' experiences on the water. "If you haven't had the chance to witness a Seakeeper demonstration, you need to," states Gayle Niedenfuer, MarineMax Director of Operations. "The Seakeeper technology helps to eliminate up to 95% of boat roll often caused by waves, wake, and choppy

tags: Company Expansions, Lake Erie, Retrofitting, Service & Repair, Stabilization

Friday, March 13, 2020

In an effort to better serve the Great Lakes boating community, Spring Brook Marine and Catawba Moorings have partnered to expand Catawba Moorings’ product offerings to include Pardo Yachts, Sirena Yachts, and Fairline Yachts throughout the eastern Great Lakes. Catawba Moorings has a long history of success in the Lake

tags: Company Expansions, Dealerships, Lake Erie

Thursday, March 12, 2020

The Boating Associations of Ohio has intensified its call on the Ohio Power Siting Board for a full Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed “Icebreaker” project off Cleveland before any construction permit is issued. This time BAO is pointing to the concerns for Lake Erie being loudly voiced in New York state, with

by: Norm Schultz

tags: Environmental Impact, Lake Erie, Law & Politics

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

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

Monday, March 9, 2020

The Progressive Novi Boat Show cruises into the Suburban Collection Showplace March 12-15 with exhibitors lining the showplace wall-to-wall with hundreds of boats to see and purchase along with accessories, entertainment and fun! Just days away from the beginning of spring, this is the last boat show of the season in Metro Detroit and

tags: Boat Show, Lake Erie, Lake St. Clair

Friday, March 6, 2020

State leaders recently shared Michigan’s draft Adaptive Management Plan that will inform decisions and guide projects outlined in the Domestic Action Plan for Lake Erie, a targeted approach for improving water quality and reducing the amount of phosphorus entering the lake by 40 percent by 2025. Decreasing phosphorus inputs is

tags: Environmental Impact, Lake Erie, Law & Politics, Dept of Natural Resources

Sunday, March 1, 2020

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife is reminding all those who enjoy hunting and fishing to check the expiration date on their licenses before heading into the field this year. March 1 is the traditional start of Ohio’s fishing and hunting license year. However, new

tags: Fishing, Lake Erie, Law & Politics, Dept of Natural Resources

Friday, February 14, 2020

Pontoons, runabouts, fishing gear & seminars - check out what new things The 4th Annual Progressive Akron Boat & Water Sports Show has to bring!

tags: Boat Show, Lake Erie

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

A fixture on Lake Erie since 1928, Mentor Harbor Yachting Club is currently accepting applications for all levels of membership. Mentor Harbor is a multi-generational, family oriented club as well as a premier cruising destination for boaters from around the world. Our harbor features floating docks, which leave us unaffected by

tags: Lake Erie, Yacht Club