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Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Lake Ontario Offshore Racing (LOOR) held their 2018 Awards Banquet on Saturday, November 10th, celebrating offshore racers and their accomplishments this past season during the Susan Hood Trophy Race and the Lake Ontario 300/600 Challenges. During the event it was announced that Humberview Chevrolet Buick GMC & Motorsports Brands

tags: Sailing, Awards, Lake Ontario, Racing

Friday, November 2, 2018

Whether you are looking for a day at the beach, a unique kite-surfing opportunity, a leisurely boat ride, or to experience reeling in a “big one”, a detour off of the 401 in Chatham-Kent will have you booking your next visit the moment you arrive. Chatham-Kent is Canada’s ‘sunny south’ destination for

tags: Canada, Destination, Lake Erie

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Awash in timeless charm, the town of Newfane and its waterfront hamlet, Olcott Beach, provide everything travelers need to explore history, experience community, and enjoy an authentic American Seaway Trail town! Located on the western edge of Lake Ontario, the port town is in the heart of the Niagara Wine Trail, 42 NM from Toronto,

tags: Destination, Lake Ontario

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

HYC (Huron Yacht Club), located at the mouth of the Pigeon River on Lake Huron in Caseville, Michigan, has had a remarkable forty years. The club is like no other group of boaters. In 1978, 30 sailors envisioned the future and became charter members. “Join our Yacht Club and learn a trade” was soon adopted as their motto.

by: Captain Fred Davis

tags: Education, Lake Huron, Yacht Club

Monday, October 22, 2018

The members of the Wisconsin Boating Club in southeastern Wisconsin would all raise their hands in a positive salute to that question. The WBC is located in the Milwaukee area, but its members hail from many of the surrounding suburbs and outlying communities. This family-friendly organization has been in existence for more than 60

by: Katie Kolberg Memmel

tags: Boat Club, Lake Michigan, Lifestyle

Friday, October 12, 2018

Some may daydream about taking a dip in the ocean… but in the Great Lakes Bay Region, the waters are salt- and shark-free, and there’s no better place to dive right in! Magnificent miles of the nation’s longest freshwater coastline will welcome you here to Pure Michigan. Just Add Water Taking in beautiful blue

tags: Destination, Lake Huron

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

According to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR), the Bay Point Marina in Marblehead earned Ohio’s first platinum Ohio Clean Marina certification, which is now the highest certification available in the state. Bay Point Marina is the first marina statewide to participate in the new tiered certification structure

tags: Awards, Dept of Natural Resources, Environmental Impact, Lake Erie, Marina

Thursday, October 4, 2018

Clemons Boats is proud to announce that we are now the stocking dealer for Albermarle - “The Carolina Classic” - for the entire Great Lakes region! The matching, high customer service values of Albemarle as a boat manufacturer and Clemons Boats as a dealer make this a great partnership, one that will be able to provide

tags: Dealerships, Fishing, Great Lakes, Lake Erie

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

I am not talking about the radio station in Chicago 97.9 the Loop, rather I am talking about the trip many boaters take that encompasses much of the eastern part of the United States. Doing the Great Loop? If so then you are in for an epic adventure. Many “loopers” are starting the venture south this time of year. At

by: Nick Fugate

tags: Lake Michigan, Service & Repair, The Great Loop

Saturday, September 29, 2018

Miller Ferries to Put-in-Bay and Middle Bass Island, Ohio has contracted with Fraser Shipyards of Superior, Wisconsin to build a new drive-on, drive-off passenger/vehicle ferry for delivery in fall 2019. The new ferry will be delivered from Lake Superior to Lake Erie and her new home port of Put-in-Bay, Ohio. The vessel will be

tags: Company Expansions, Ferries, Lake Erie