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National Safe Boating Week Kicks Off 'Wear It!' Campaign

National Safe Boating Week Kicks Off 'Wear It!' Campaign

17-May-2016

Grab your life jackets, because May 21-27 is National Safe Boating Week. This week-long awareness campaign is just the beginning, too: It kicks off a yearlong North American Safe Boating Campaign — also called “Wear It!” — that spotlights the importance of wearing a life ...
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Tall Ships Sail Into Bay City

Tall Ships Sail Into Bay City

10-May-2016

Grab your sea legs! This summer at least 11 tall ships will sail down the Saginaw River and into downtown Bay City, Michigan for the 2016 Tall Ship Celebration, taking place July 14-17. Standouts this year include replicas of a Spanish Galleon and a Viking long boat. Nine ships will be available...
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Blessings of the Fleet

Blessings of the Fleet

04-May-2016

Baileys Harbor, located halfway between Sturgeon Bay and the infamous Death’s Door on the Door Peninsula, is once again host to the annual Blessing of the Fleet Festival, this year taking place on May 21-22. The festival will begin with the Door County Scottie Rally’s Parade of Sco...
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West Marine Hosts Fundraiser During National Safe Boating Week

West Marine Hosts Fundraiser During National Safe Boating Week

03-May-2016

To coincide with National Safe Boating Week, West Marine is hosting a weeklong fundraiser for its nonprofit, the BlueFuture Fund. West Marine will donate $5 from each life jacket purchase (up to $30,000) to BlueFuture from May 21-27. The BlueFuture Fund supports community-based organizations...
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St. Clair River Classic - APBA/OPA Offshore

St. Clair River Classic - APBA/OPA Offshore

02-May-2016

Mark your calendars for the 2016 St. Clair River Classic July 29-31 in St. Clair, Michigan. The American Power Boat Association (APBA) and Offshore Powerboat Association (OPA) organize the annual event held on the St. Clair River. This photo was captured at last year’s event showing the newly-...
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MBOA Rendezvous Set for June

MBOA Rendezvous Set for June

28-Apr-2016

Matthews Boat owners and enthusiasts are invited by the Matthews Boat Owners Association (MBOA) to join them from June 17-19 in Put-in-Bay, Ohio, for a rendezvous weekend. The MBOA is a nonprofit organization for past and present Matthews Boat owners and enthusiasts who enjoy learning about Matthews...
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Antique Boat Museum Symposium is Back!

Antique Boat Museum Symposium is Back!

28-Apr-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, New Y...
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Tickets On Sale for Door County Lighthouse Festival

Tickets On Sale for Door County Lighthouse Festival

19-Apr-2016

Lighthouse fans should mark their calendars for June 10-12: The dates for this year’s 23rd Annual Door County Lighthouse Festival — and tickets are now on sale. The lighthouse celebration will hold tours both on-land and by boat. Land tours include two different day-long trips to...
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Penguin Plunge for Make-A-Wish

Penguin Plunge for Make-A-Wish

15-Apr-2016

The fifth annual Penguin Plunge at Heritage Harbor Ottawa Resort in Ottawa, Illinois helped raise $101,565 for Make-A-Wish Illinois. The event drew more than 260 brave participants and 2,000 warm spectators. Organized and hosted by Heritage Harbor Ottawa, a marina resort community on the Illin...
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Great Lakes Seafood Workshop Scheduled in Milwaukee

Great Lakes Seafood Workshop Scheduled in Milwaukee

12-Apr-2016

This May, Milwaukee, Wisconsin will host the Great Lakes Regional Seafood Workshop. The event will be held from May 9-12, and attendees will receive seafood quality and safety training, with the goal of increasing technical knowledge and understanding of critical global, national, regional and local...
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