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Michigan ACBS 2018 Boat Show

Michigan ACBS 2018 Boat Show

09-Mar-2018

Mark your calendars: A number of Antique & Classic Boat Shows will be coming to Michigan this summer, with the first scheduled for June. The 33rd annual “Where it All Began” Boat Show will take place June 22 to 24 at the Algonac Harbour Club (the original Chris-Craft plant) in Algona...
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Boat Show Crowds Grow

Boat Show Crowds Grow

03-Mar-2018

Both the Progressive Chicago Boat, RV & Sail Show and the Toronto International Boat Show saw bigger crowds this year, with 48,644 and 77,493 in attendance, respectively. Chicago’s show was up 4 percent from last year, while Toronto's two-week show was up 1 percent. ...
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Metro Detroit Chevy Dealers Hydrofest President’s Cup & Gold Cup

Metro Detroit Chevy Dealers Hydrofest President’s Cup & Gold Cup

16-Feb-2018

On August 26, 2017 at the Metro Detroit Chevy Dealers Hydrofest in Detroit, Andrew Tate, 28, from Wayne, Michigan, created history as the youngest driver, piloting the oldest hull to victory in the resurrected pursuit of the President’s Cup race. Tate’s Delta RealTrac-sponsored Unlimited...
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History Talk Features Mackinac Bridge

History Talk Features Mackinac Bridge

07-Feb-2018

The Harbor Springs Area Historical Society will be hosting a Harbor History Talk on the great Mackinac Bridge. The event will be held on February 22 at 5:30 p.m. and will feature Kim Nowack, the chief engineer for the Mackinac Bridge Authority. Most people probably know the Mackinac Bridge ...
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Michigan Shore Wine Fest Changes Location

Michigan Shore Wine Fest Changes Location

30-Jan-2018

The annual Lake Michigan Shore Wine Festival will be held in a new location this year due to the event’s fast-growing popularity. This June, the Michigan Shore Wine Festival will be held at the Warren Dunes State Park, located in Sawyer, Michigan. Although the location is different, most o...
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Evansville Hyrdofest

Evansville Hyrdofest

24-Jan-2018

Greg Hopp from Renton, Washington drove his MISS LUCAS OIL-sponsored hydroplane to victory in the Grand Prix Inboard class to claim the APBA North American Championship title on September 3, 2017 at the Evansville Hydrofest. Hopp piloted his 25-foot, 3,200-pound craft powered by 468-cubic-inch super...
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Ohio River Paddlefest Registration Now Open

Ohio River Paddlefest Registration Now Open

11-Jan-2018

Attention all paddlers of kayaks, canoes, SUPs and otherwise: Registration for the Ohio River Paddlefest 2018 is now open! This year’s 9-mile trip along the Ohio River will take place on Saturday, August 4, 2018. The Ohio River Paddlefest brings together more than 2,000 paddlers who make t...
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Les Cheneaux Islands Boat Show Turns 40

Les Cheneaux Islands Boat Show Turns 40

15-Nov-2017

This summer, the Les Cheneaux Islands Antique Wooden Boat Show and Festival of Arts celebrated its 40th anniversary with the theme “Best of 40 Years.” A total of 160 boats were registered in the juried show in 19 different classes. Crowds tallied in at 7,200. In celebration of the show&r...
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30th Bay City Grand Prix

30th Bay City Grand Prix

13-Nov-2017

Terry Rinker from Tampa, Florida piloted hisiHEART/RINKER RACING Formula One tunnel boat to victory in the turbulent waters of the Saginaw River. This was not just any victory — this was Rinker’s seventh championship win on the Bay City, Michigan race course. The first place finish break...
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Yamaha Hosts Media Days, Showcases New Products

Yamaha Hosts Media Days, Showcases New Products

08-Nov-2017

Yamaha Marine Group held its annual Media Days in September in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, where they showcased the all-new F-90, F-25 and Helm Master products. Known for their reliability and functionality, Yamaha motors are big in the offshore, saltwater market but are now making big strides into the ...
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