Posts Tagged ‘boating’

North American Demo Boat Show

Take a boat for a ride at the Cedar Point boat show, where you can see the latest boats in the water.   Hours: Thursday Noon – 7:30pm Friday Noon – 7:30pm Saturday 11 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. Sunday 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.   Cost: Adults $10 Seniors 60 and older $8 Children 12…

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Cleveland Race Week

Enjoy 10 days of sailboat races at Cleveland Race Week, the  largest sailing regatta on Lake Erie and one of the largest in the country. The 38th annual event attracts more than 300 boats from across the United States, Canada and internationally. Events Include: One Design Weekend Women’s and Double Handed Junior Day Remote Control…

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How to prep your boat for a spring launch

Boatyards, backyards, marinas and yacht clubs will soon spring to life to prepare for the 2018 boating season. Fishing charter boats are putting in the water as soon as Easter weekend. Recreational boaters have dates to launch any time between mid-April and late May. But first owners have to cut the shrink wrap off their…

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Warming up at the Cleveland Boat Show

For Ron Proch, it’s tradition, to come to the Mid-America Boat Show at Cleveland’s I-X Center each year, to have a beer and see the latest trends. Last year, he bought a boat. This year he’s buying a Hobie Mirage Eclipse, a sort of paddle board you can peddle like an elliptical machine at the…

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Join RocktheLake at the Cleveland Boat Show

Cold and snowy outside, summertime inside at the Mid-America Boat Show, the largest in a decade at the I-X Center. You can check out the newest, coolest boats; climb aboard the Cleveland Metroparks water taxi; try scuba diving; pick up some fishing tips; jam with your favorite Put-in-Bay singers; entertain your kids and savor some…

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Boat salesman Bart Barnes: Erie Interviews

Meet Bart Barnes, a salesman for Clemons Boats in Sandusky, which is bringing more than 30 boats to the Mid-America Boat Show starting Thursday at Cleveland’s I-X Center. “The service department is turning and burning,” said Barnes, 28, of Castalia. See more on boat dealership prep for the boat show. Barnes grew up in Norwalk…

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Prepping for the Cleveland Boat Show

If you want a new boat this summer,  you should probably buy now. Demand is up, and supply is tight, boat dealers say. And besides, dealers and manufacturers are offering their best deals at the Mid-America Boat Show in Cleveland, which starts Jan. 18. South Shore Marine in Huron is carting about two dozen boats,…

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The best boat name on Lake Erie is…

You voted. The best boat name on Lake Erie is Anchor Management, in Mentor Lagoons. About 43 percent of the 979 votes in RocktheLake’s inaugural contest chose the best name. And we agree. It’s pithy. It’s punny. It’s as nautical as they come. And it’s got a great story, to boot. Kevyn Kistner and his…

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What lake gear did you get for Christmas?

I got the Great Lakes map tote at the top of my Christmas wish list. What about you? Anglers, did you find a fishing lure in your stocking, or a new rod under the tree? Boaters, did you get a fun new tube to pull, or a handy cooler for days out on the water?…

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