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Saturday, July 11, 2020

The Michigan Boating Industries Association has announced they plan to move forward with the Progressive Metro Boat Show, set to sail September 17-20, 2020 at the Lake St. Clair Metropark in Harrison Township. “The MBIA Board and staff believe boaters are social people and are eager to get out, especially to an event

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

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Sailing has always been the perfect small-group activity. You skim along the lake in a fresh breeze with just you and your crew; maybe you choose a place to drop anchor and take a swim with the kids, and then spend the night on the boat. It’s the perfect small adventure, but the most fantastic part of this imagined scenario is

tags: Fractional Boat Ownership, Lake Erie, Lake St. Clair, Sailing

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Let me begin by thanking you for reading about Grosse Ile Township and welcoming you. As the Township Supervisor and an avid boater, I might just be shamelessly promoting my community while convincing you to come visit. I think we have a lot to offer, so I hope Grosse Ile will soon be your boating destination. Grosse Ile Township,

by: Brian Loftus, Township Supervisor

tags: Destination, Lake Erie, Lake St. Clair

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

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

Thursday, September 6, 2018

Hundreds of boats up to 60’ in water and on land plus: Yeti Giveaways, 80s Dress up Contest, Food Trucks, Beer Tents, Live Music, Kids Zone, and more! Mark your calendar! The ninth annual Metro Boat Show at Lake St. Clair Metropark, coming September 13-16, is an in-water boat show with boats up to 60 ft. in length on display

by: Nicki Polan, Show Manager and MBIA Executive Director

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

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

The Premiere Sailing League USA (PSL) has announced its choice of the new RS21 to elevate the dynamic of the sport through its stadium sailing program. RS Sailing, the largest small boat manufacturer in the world, debuted the 21’ keelboat in January 2018 to address the need for a progressive, simple, and affordable boat for

tags: Events, Lake Erie, Lake St. Clair, Racing, Sailing

Monday, June 18, 2018

Port Huron, located on the eastern shores of Michigan, is excited to welcome The Antique and Classic Boat Society’s Annual Meeting and International Boat Show September 9-15. This will be a wonderful time to view an incredible showcase of vessels, explore the waterways and shoreline towns, as well as pay tribute to the nautical

tags: Destination, Lake Huron, Lake St. Clair

Thursday, May 31, 2018

This week SkipperBud’s will hold a ceremonial ground breaking in Waterford on the site where SkipperBud’s will open a new boat sales and service dealership in the fall of 2018. Mike Pretasky JR, President of SkipperBud’s will be joined by members of the Waterford Chamber of Commerce, Roncelli Inc.,

tags: Company Expansions, Inland Boating, Lake St. Clair

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

TowBoatUS Detroit, the on-water towing and assistance service for recreational boaters has a new owner, but the face may be familiar. Local boaters may recognize Capt. Jeff Pidcock, owner of Damark Marine Specialties in Gibraltar for more than 20 years, as the new owner of the boater-assistance service that’s part of a network

tags: Boat Club, Employment News, Lake Erie, Lake St. Clair, Towing

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