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Thursday, February 21, 2019

Back Cove Yachts introduced the brand new 34O – the ‘O’ is for ‘outboard’ – at the 2018 Newport Boat Show, powered by a pair of all white Yamaha 300’s (optional 350 hp Yamahas or Suzukis), and the result was the award for “Best New Powerboat under 35 feet”. Previously best known

tags: Dealerships, Lake Erie, Lake Ontario, New Boat Models

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

North America’s largest indoor boat show is back January 18 to 27, 2019 at Enercare Centre in Toronto, and Pride Marine Group - a division of Canada’s largest boat dealer and show sponsor - will host the biggest marina display. Featuring models from eight brands, including the debut of two new brand releases: Princess

tags: Boat Show, Canada, Lake Ontario, New Boat Models

Monday, January 7, 2019

With Northumberland County surrounded by the Ganaraska River to the west, Rice Lake to the north, the Trent-Severn Waterway to the east, and Lake Ontario to the south, boating just couldn’t be any more fun. And, being just east of Toronto makes it an easy two-hour journey to the area. Port Hope Upon arrival at Port Hope,

tags: Destination, Lake Ontario

Thursday, January 3, 2019

A little more than one year ago, Le Boat, leader in supplying self-drive river and canal cruise holidays in Europe, announced the company’s expansion into North America, opening their first base in Smiths Falls, Ontario, Canada in 2018. With a successful season complete, Le Boat is continuing momentum in Canada for 2019 with an

tags: Canada, Charter, Company Expansions, Lake Ontario

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: Awards, Lake Ontario, Racing, Sailing

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, September 11, 2018

Want to learn the basics of powerboating or brush up on your skills? A partnership between the nonprofit BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water, Fleet Boat Club and West Marine will bring an affordable on-water boat training course, “Intro to Powerboating,” to the club’s location at 1384 Empire Blvd.,

tags: Education, Lake Ontario

Saturday, September 1, 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

Friday, August 17, 2018

The New York Sea Grant (NYSG) Board of Governors and Stony Brook University Provost Michael Bernstein have approved the appointment of Katherine Bunting-Howarth, Ph.D., J.D., as Interim Director of the NYSG Institute. Bunting-Howarth has served as an Associate Director of New York Sea Grant since 2011; she will continue as Assistant

tags: Employment News, Lake Ontario, Women in Boating

Monday, August 13, 2018

Barrie, Ontario, is the perfect destination for recreational boaters and fishermen! Our location on Kempenfelt Bay, is the picture perfect place for all of your water-loving needs. Fishing Kempenfelt Bay and Lake Simcoe is famous for its sport fishing. The size of the lake, its location, and the wide variety of fish available all

tags: Destination, Lake Ontario