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St. Clair Nautical Mile Hosts Restaurant Week

St. Clair Nautical Mile Hosts Restaurant Week

29-Mar-2016

The Nautical Mile in St. Clair Shores will be hosting a Restaurant Week from April 11-17, just in time for launch season. St. Clair’s Nautical Mile is a boater-friendly strip of coast-side marinas, shops, restaurants, outfitters and small businesses. During the Nautical Mile Restaurant...
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U.S. Power Squadrons Host 'Emergencies On Board' Webinar

U.S. Power Squadrons Host 'Emergencies On Board' Webinar

22-Mar-2016

Would you be prepared if an emergency struck while you were out on the water? If the answer is no or maybe (or even yes!), then check out the “Emergencies on Board” webinar, hosted by the United States Power Squadrons’ Marine Environment Committee. Specifically, the webinar wil...
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Attend A Hemingway-Themed Weekend at Walloon Lake

Attend A Hemingway-Themed Weekend at Walloon Lake

03-Mar-2016

Before his Havana days, Ernest Hemingway spent much of his early life fishing and ambling through northern Michigan — specifically, Walloon Lake. On Friday, April 29, 2016, Hemingway fans have the chance to gather at Walloon Lake for a three-day Hemingway-inspired event, including a meet-n...
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2016 Antique Boat Museum Symposium Set For May

2016 Antique Boat Museum Symposium Set For May

23-Feb-2016

Classic and antique boat lovers should mark their calendars for the weekend of May 13-15. The Antique Boat Museum is partnering up with the Antique & Classic Boat Society to host this year’s Symposium — a weekend of workshops for classic boat care and repair — in Clayton, N...
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Maritime Museum Hosts <em>Edmund Fitzgerald</em> Book Signing

Maritime Museum Hosts Edmund Fitzgerald Book Signing

23-Feb-2016

In 1975, the S.S. Edmund Fitzgerald, once the largest ship on the Great Lakes, was caught in a storm so suddenly that the ill-fated crew didn’t even have time to send a distress signal. The tragedy didn’t receive much attention until the next year, when Canadian folk singer Gordon Li...
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Mighty Mac Swim Becomes Official Race Competition

Mighty Mac Swim Becomes Official Race Competition

18-Feb-2016

Mighty Mac Swim event director, Jim Dreyer, announced that the annual Labor Day swim along the Mackinac Bridge will now be an offical race competition starting in 2016. “We are proud to announce that the World Open Water Swimming Association, our sanctioning organization, has added the M...
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Saugatuck Celebrates St. Patrick's and Pets

Saugatuck Celebrates St. Patrick's and Pets

16-Feb-2016

In Saugatuck, St. Patrick’s Day is a holiday for everyone to celebrate — even pets. At 2 p.m. on March 12, the Saugatuck/Douglas Convention & Visitors Bureau is sponsoring the “Erin Go Bark! People and their Pets” Parade in downtown Saugatuck. Participants are encoura...
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Craftsman to Teach Boat Building Basics at Maritime Museum

Craftsman to Teach Boat Building Basics at Maritime Museum

11-Feb-2016

As part of its annual brown bag lecture series, the Michigan Maritime Museum will host Allen Deming, a craftsman and owner of Mackinaw Watercraft. Deming’s lecture, “You Can Build a Wooden Boat,” will be from 12-1 p.m. on February 27. Deming began crafting custom wood canoe...
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Maritime Heritage Alliance Boat Auction Slated for June

Maritime Heritage Alliance Boat Auction Slated for June

08-Feb-2016

Mark your calendar for the Maritime Heritage Alliance (MHA) Boat Auction and Boating Equipment Sale on June 4, 2016. This year’s auction viewing starts at 9 a.m., with bidding starting at 11 a.m. The auction is held at the MHA campus in Traverse City, Michigan. All of the boats are donated to ...
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Detroit Boat Show Continues to Grow

Detroit Boat Show Continues to Grow

02-Feb-2016

Detroit is preparing for an estimated 4 million visitors this month for the 2016 Detroit Boat Show. The show, which runs from February 13 to 21 at the Cobo Center, will feature 29 new 2016 boat model premieres, in addition to the hundreds of boats on display and for sale. Boat show organizers cl...
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