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Friday, August 24, 2018

The Great New York State Fair visitor who submits the best name for the dory built at the Fair last year will win it. Those who submit Name-that-Boat entries at the new "Path Through Maritime History: NY Lighthouses and Lifesaving" exhibit will also have the opportunity to win a daily prize of a family pass to the H. Lee White

tags: Promotions & Giveaways

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

You may have been working or maybe you were distracted with important deadlines, but April 27-May 5, 2018, were BIG days. For two special winners, these were eight big days of travel in one of the most beautiful areas of the western hemisphere, Antigua - located in the Caribbean Sea. This amazing vacation adventure aboard a sailing

tags: Beyond the Lakes, Caribbean Islands, Lifestyle, Promotions & Giveaways

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Keep the “Spirit” of boating alive and introduce a young person to boating ... while you are at it, take a photograph and/or create a 30 second video (maximum length) of you boating with a young person and send it to us for a chance to win special prizes for you and your family and friends. Top three photographs and

tags: Kids & Pets, Promotions & Giveaways

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Lowrance®, a world-leading brand in fishing electronics since 1957, is starting the new year with unbeatable deals on HDS Carbon fishfinder/chartplotters. Running from January 1 through April 30, 2018, the Lowrance HDS Ultimate Upgrade offers the biggest savings ever, including up to $500 off select HDS Carbon displays.

tags: Electronics, Promotions & Giveaways

Thursday, December 21, 2017

The Office of Great Waters is inviting entries for its 10th annual photo contest and writing project. Send us your best photos, poetry or prose showcasing Lake Michigan, Lake Superior or the Mississippi River. Contest submissions will be accepted through February 1, 2018. Photos from all seasons are needed and will be accepted

tags: Lake Superior, Promotions & Giveaways

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Each winter, the Door County Maritime Museum hosts a wooden boatbuilding class. At the end of the class, tickets are sold throughout the summer for a raffle drawing to win the newly constructed handmade masterpiece. Along with the grand prize of the completed wooden boat, more than fifty additional prizes are typically available. The

tags: Canoes & Kayaks, Education, History, Lake Michigan, Promotions & Giveaways

Friday, December 1, 2017

Jerry Carducci’s book “Crystal Bay” gives us a thrill and some insight as to how these sharks could get to the shores of Lake Erie and the Detroit River. "Crystal Bay" tells the story of a pregnant female bull shark which, as her dying gift as a mother, gives birth to a pack of 12 live bull shark pups within the

tags: Books & Charts, Promotions & Giveaways

Monday, August 22, 2016

Rich and Nancy Kapellen of Sheboygan not only were the People’s Choice Award winner for the best sailboat but claimed Best of Show honors with their 17-foot Penobscot 17 at the Door County Maritime Museum Classic & Wooden Boat Festival Aug. 12 & 13 in Sturgeon Bay. Other class winners in the People’s Choice voting

tags: Antique & Classic Boats, Boat Show, Promotions & Giveaways