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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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ABM Hosts National Motor Boat Show

ABM Hosts National Motor Boat Show

20-May-2014

The Antique Boat Museum (ABM) in Clayton, New York opens its doors to its newest and largest exhibit, “The National Motor Boat Show,” May 23. From 5-7 p.m., this free event is open to the public and tells the story of the first 50 years of motorboating, from 1895 to 1945. The Nati...
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"Wear Your Life Jacket to Work" for National Safe Boating Week

"Wear Your Life Jacket to Work" for National Safe Boating Week

16-May-2014

Are you wondering what you can do to help promote safe boating during National Safe Boating Week May 17-23? The National Safe Boating Council (NSBC) is hosting its annual “Wear Your Life Jacket to Work” Day Friday, May 16 to help raise awareness of available life jackets, the diffe...
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Antique Boat Show Turns 50

Antique Boat Show Turns 50

09-May-2014

The Antique Boat Museum (ABM) in Clayton, New York recently opened exhibitor registration for the historic 50th annual Antique Boat Show & Auction, which will be held August 1-3. ABM will celebrate this historic year of the longest-running boat show in the nation by offering 10 days of eve...
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