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66th Annual PNC Roar on the River

66th Annual PNC Roar on the River

02-Mar-2017

The SST45 tunnel boat hull class known as the “Formula Lights” race deck-to-deck off the starting dock at the 66th Annual “Roar on the River” in Trenton, Michigan on July 15-17, 2016. The defending champion — Mark Schmerbauch from Greenfield, Wisconsin with boat N...
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Ottawa Penguin Plunge Breaks Records

Ottawa Penguin Plunge Breaks Records

15-Feb-2017

The Penguin Plunge in Ottawa broke two records this year: Record funds raised and record cold temperatures. Despite digits in the 20s throughout the event, the sixth-annual Penguin Plunge at Heritage Harbor Ottawa Resort had a record 370 participants and more than 2,500 spectators. The Peng...
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Pentwater Celebrates 150th Anniversary

Pentwater Celebrates 150th Anniversary

01-Feb-2017

The Village of Pentwater will hit a big milestone in a few weeks: On March 16 the village celebrates its 150th anniversary. Pentwater will host several events in celebration this year with a “Throughout the Years” theme. Pentwater originated in 1853 as a settlement with a single ...
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Mighty Mac Swim and Habitat for Humanity to Build Homes for American Heroes

Mighty Mac Swim and Habitat for Humanity to Build Homes for American Heroes

20-Jan-2017

There are some exciting changes to the 2017 Mighty Mac Swim in northern Michigan. Usually held on Labor Day, the Mighty Mac Swim will now take place on the second Saturday of August (this year August 12). Funds raised through the Mighty Mac Swim will now go towards building a home for the family of ...
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Museum Hosts Maritime Communication Themed Exhibit

Museum Hosts Maritime Communication Themed Exhibit

18-Jan-2017

A new rotating exhibit opens this month at the Door County Maritime Museum’s Sturgeon Bay location. The temporary exhibit, “Telegraphs of the Past,” will focus on communication aboard a ship and will be open to the public beginning January 27. “On a sea-going vessel, nav...
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Historical Society Hosts Talk on Mackinac Bridge

Historical Society Hosts Talk on Mackinac Bridge

09-Jan-2017

The Harbor Springs Area Historical Society is hosting a presentation on the history of the Mackinac Bridge on Thursday, January 19. Bob Sweeney, the executive secretary/chief executive officer for the Mackinac Bridge Authority, will host the meeting. The presentation, “The Past, P...
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Spirit of Detroit Hydrofest 100th Anniversary Gold Cup

Spirit of Detroit Hydrofest 100th Anniversary Gold Cup

05-Jan-2017

J. Michael Kelly, from Bonney Lake, Washington, drives his Graham Trucking-sponsored unlimited hydroplane into the roostertail turn to claim his first win at the UAW-GM Spirit of Detroit Hydrofest 100th Anniversary Gold Cup race. Kelly averaged 150.15 mph over the 2.7-mile Detroit River racecourse&r...
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New Door County Book Club Open to Public

New Door County Book Club Open to Public

23-Nov-2016

Book lovers in the Door County area can now meet with other book fiends through Great Lakes/Great Books, a monthly book club that focuses on books with a Great Lakes focus. The Great Lakes/Great Books book club was created through a partnership between the Door County Maritime Museum and Write On, D...
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Annual Toronto Boat Show Dates Pushed Back

Annual Toronto Boat Show Dates Pushed Back

03-Nov-2016

The 59th Annual Toronto International Boat Show has a new date: This year, the boat show will begin on January 20, 2017 and run through January 29. Organizers decided to move the show back in order to allow boating manufacturers, dealers and owners a better chance to settle into the new year and...
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Great Lakes Grand Prix

Great Lakes Grand Prix

02-Nov-2016

A 38-foot Skater catamaran sponsored by Performance Boat Center and powered by a pair of 750-hp Sterling engines claimed first place in the Superboat class at the Super Boat International (SBI)-sanctioned “8th Annual Great Lakes Grand Prix” offshore race in Michigan City, Indiana on Augu...
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