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18th Century Ship Discovered at World Trade Center Site

18th Century Ship Discovered at World Trade Center Site

25-Aug-2014

Four years ago, in July 2010, a 32-foot piece of a vessel was discovered at the World Trade Center site in Lower Manhattan during construction of a parking garage for the new 1 World Trade Center Tower. Researchers are now saying that the vessel belongs to a ship that sailed during the 18th ce...
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Asian Carp Would have Little Effect on Lake Erie

Asian Carp Would have Little Effect on Lake Erie

20-Aug-2014

According to a new study (http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/cobi.12369/abstract) published in the journal Conservation Biology by a group of scientists from the University of Notre Dame, Resources for the Future, U.S. Forest Service, the University of Michigan and the NOAA Great Lakes Envir...
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“Plastic Waters” Exhibit Showcases Effects of Microbeads

“Plastic Waters” Exhibit Showcases Effects of Microbeads

18-Aug-2014

By now, we’ve all heard about the ban of microbeads in the State of Illinois (http://www.lakelandboating.com/scuttle-extra/illinois-introduces-microbead-free-legislation ), and the nasty effects they can have on our Great Lakes. But just in case you weren’t aware, the Town of Ha...
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Breakwater Chicago Gains Public Support

Breakwater Chicago Gains Public Support

14-Aug-2014

Could a floating city become Chicago’s next Bean? The multi-million-dollar pitch to build a floating city half a mile off Chicago’s shoreline, called Breakwater Chicago, is quickly gaining public support. The crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter for Breakwater Chicago reached its $...
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Bayfront Maritime Center in Erie, PA is hopping this weekend!

Bayfront Maritime Center in Erie, PA is hopping this weekend!

13-Aug-2014

Lake Erie is hopping this weekend! The third annual Presque Isle Bay Messabout, which is part of the Bayfront Maritime Center's Small Boat Festival, will be held this weekend. The Messabout brings a variety of beautifully handcrafted traditional, contemporary, and antiq...
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Take the Hunt Challenge

Take the Hunt Challenge

07-Aug-2014

Interested in purchasing a new, high-performance powerboat? Want to enjoy the boating lifestyle but need a little push to jump on board? Hunt Yachts, manufacturer of semi-custom luxury yachts from 25 to 80 feet, invites you to “Take the Hunt Challenge,” where you can privately...
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Rinker Makes Comeback at Maple City Grand Prix

Rinker Makes Comeback at Maple City Grand Prix

05-Aug-2014

Before you can win a race, first you must finish — and what a fantastic finish for Tampa, Florida’s Terry Rinker the 2nd Annual Maple City Grand Prix in LaPorte, Indiana, which took place May 30-June 1. Rinker’s Aero Slot Lee hull lost a propeller blade on lap 5, and he dropped to ...
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Canoeist Paddles around Fifth Great Lakes

Canoeist Paddles around Fifth Great Lakes

04-Aug-2014

Ever wonder what the entire stretch of Great Lakes shoreline looks like from the water? Petoskey-native Stephen Brede sure does. In 2009, the now 63-year old Brede began his guest to paddle around the circumference of each Great Lakes by canoeing around Lake Huron. In 2010, he paddled Lake ...
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Fort Lauderdale Show Celebrates 55th Anniversary

Fort Lauderdale Show Celebrates 55th Anniversary

31-Jul-2014

The world’s largest in-water boat show, the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, is scheduled for October 30-November 3 and celebrates over a half-century of providing attendees with the largest display of boats and marina gear in the U.S. This year’s show will include enha...
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Sturgeon Bay Celebrates Maritime Week

Sturgeon Bay Celebrates Maritime Week

28-Jul-2014

The city of Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin honors its maritime heritage July 31-August 10 during “Sturgeon Bay Maritime Week: A Salute to the U.S. Coast Guard.” This annual waterfront event features entertainment such as the Sail Thru the Avenues Sidewalk Sale July 31 and the Door County C...
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