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Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Barbara Wood's dad the late Robert H. Wood, a WWII veteran and career educator, loved teaching and boating, and, so, she has donated his 1967 Evinrude Playmate runabout for New York Sea Grant's award-winning Discover Clean and Safe Boating public education campaign. "We gladly accept this gift from the Wood family in honor of their

tags: Charity, Feel Good Story, Lake Ontario

Monday, June 3, 2019

Rochester – the third largest city in New York – rises on Lake Ontario's southern shore. It's home to some of the most beautiful natural surroundings anywhere, and waterways of every kind. Great Lakes boaters will want to dock at the Port of Rochester Marina, a state-of-the-art public marina offering a full service

tags: Destination, Lake Ontario

Monday, June 3, 2019

The first LYRA race week was formed in 1884 at the Queens Hotel in Toronto. It is believed that LYRA is the oldest association of yacht clubs on the continent; no other similar body is known to exist in North America in 1884. The original constitution stated “The object of the Association shall be to encourage yacht building and

tags: Lake Ontario, Racing, Sailing

Friday, May 31, 2019

Long-time Central New Yorkers Capt. Grant Langheinrich and his wife Karla Langheinrich are the new owners of two 24-hour on-water towing ports, TowBoatUS Rochester and TowBoatUS Oneida Lake. Much like an auto club for boaters, the locations are part of a nationwide network of 300 ports and 600 towing response vessels across the

tags: Boat Club, Company Expansions, Lake Ontario

Friday, May 24, 2019

Want to learn the basics of powerboating or brush up on your skills? The nonprofit BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water together with Fleet Boat Club offer a choice of two fun on-water boat training courses taught aboard single-engine powerboats: Intro to Boating and Women Making Waves, Saturday, June 8, at the

tags: Education, Lake Ontario, Women in Boating

Monday, April 15, 2019

Our Trent Port Marina (TPM) crew is slowly coming down from the rush brought on by exhibiting at the Toronto International Boat Show (TIBS) over a 10-day stint in late January. “It creates such an amazing feeling when we hear how many people are impressed with our facility and staff, and are excited about visiting Trent Port

tags: Company Expansions, Lake Ontario, Marina

Monday, April 15, 2019

The Buffalo-Niagara Region, often referred to as the Niagara Frontier or the Greater Niagara Region of Western New York, is in the midst of a waterfront resurgence of sorts. Buffalo, a four-seasons city known more for snowing than boating (unless you live here), is in an enviable position to have Lake Erie and the Niagara River on its

by: Bill Hilts, Jr.

tags: Destination, Lake Ontario

Thursday, March 14, 2019

The 2019 Lake Ontario Fisheries Symposium with fish movement as a theme will be held at the Fingerlakes Mall, 1579 Clark Street Road, Auburn, N.Y., on March 23 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The symposium is open to the public; people of all ages can attend to learn about fishing on Lake Ontario and its tributaries from professional

tags: Event, Events, Fishing, Lake Ontario

Saturday, February 23, 2019

Over 3 acres full of show stopping features, special attractions & hundreds of exhibits of boats, fishing, outdoor accessories and recreational power products. The Hamilton Boat, Fishing and Outdoor Show is one of the premier regional boat, fishing and outdoor shows in Canada. Come get inspired, get informed, be entertained and

tags: Boat Show, Canada, Lake Ontario

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