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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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Gold Cup Stay in Detroit

Gold Cup Stay in Detroit

19-Jun-2014

The DYC Detroit APBA Gold Cup recently signed a 10-year agreement to keep the prestigious annual Gold Cup races in Detroit. The extension of the Gold Cup in Detroit was signed by the Detroit River Regatta Association (DRRA) and the American Power Boat Association (APBA). The event has been hos...
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Operation Dry Water Tackles Boating Under the Influence

Operation Dry Water Tackles Boating Under the Influence

19-Jun-2014

In 2013, there were a total of 236 boating accidents in the United States; 75 deaths resulting from these accidents were caused by alcohol use, according to the USCG 2013 Recreational Boating Statistics (http://www.uscgboating.org/assets/1/AssetManager/2013RecBoatingStats.pdf). Boating under th...
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Circumnavigating the Great Lakes by Land and Writing

Circumnavigating the Great Lakes by Land and Writing

18-Jun-2014

Poet and performance artist Moheb Soliman has spent the past two years working on a project called Circumnavigating the Great Lakes by Land and Writing where he explores the intersection of geography, nature and culture. Soliman will present his latest work at the Door County Maritime Museu...
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Pier 33 Marina Celebrates National Marina Day

Pier 33 Marina Celebrates National Marina Day

12-Jun-2014

On Saturday, June 14, Pier 33 Marina of St. Joseph, Michigan will celebrate National Marina Day. National Marina Day promotes marinas as family-friendly gateways to boating. On June 14, marinas around the nation will open their doors to the community to introduce people to the fun and b...
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Canoe and Kayak Event Kicks Off

Canoe and Kayak Event Kicks Off

10-Jun-2014

Wisconsin's sixth annual Washington Island Canoe and Kayak Event launches June 13-15. The three-day event includes a marathon race circumnavigating Washington Island, a half marathon, triathlon race, guided eco-tour, kayak symposium, expedition to Rock Island, a crossing of Death’s Door, and a...
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Celebrate the Lake Day 2014

Celebrate the Lake Day 2014

09-Jun-2014

Take a break and delight in the aquatic life at Celebrate the Lake Day, June 14. Lake St. Clair’s MacRay Harbor hosts the annual event, ideal for families and boaters alike. The celebration features children’s activities, educational boating displays, a nautical yard sale and more....
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In-Water Boat Show Returns to Chicago

In-Water Boat Show Returns to Chicago

29-May-2014

With the harsh winter Chicagoans faced in 2013-14, everyone’s ready for a some fun in the sun. Returning to the Windy City for the third year is the Midwest’ largest in-water boat show: The 2014 Progressive Insurance Chicago In-Water Boat Show, which runs June 5-8 at Chicago’s ...
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Clips Beer & Film Tour to Benefit the Great Lakes

Clips Beer & Film Tour to Benefit the Great Lakes

27-May-2014

What’s better than summer in Chicago? When you add beer, outdoor movies and a benefit for the Great Lakes to the mix! On Friday, June 6, hop on your bike and peddle over to Chicago’s Eckhart Park for the Clips Beer & Film Tour, hosted by New Belgium Brewing. The event pairs near...
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