Kick off the 2019 boating season and try out the newest models at the in-water Progressive Catawba Island Boat Show.  Friday, April 27 Noon – 6 p.m. Saturday, April 28 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Sunday, April 2911 a.m. – 5 p.m. Share:

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Life in a Lyman feels like a parade. The wooden boat gleams, the sun shines, the wind whips your hair as you glide through the swells of Lake Erie. You smile as people wave and honk, and you wave back. The boat is a classic, white paint on “clinker-built” varnished wood. What was once utilitarian…

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Test out the newest boats in the water, at the Catawba Island Club. Hours: Friday, April 27 Noon – 6 p.m. Saturday, April 28 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Sunday, April 29 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Share:

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Meet David Dress, a Put-in-Bay lifer who has been at the helm of Miller Boat Line ferries for nearly three decades. “It was a summer job that turned into a much, much longer,” said Dress, 52. Miller, the largest and most frequent ferry service on Lake Erie, started spring runs in March. It was originally…

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Think you know Ohio’s North Coast? Paratus Air took RocktheLake on a helicopter tour of Lake Erie last week, from Burke Lakefront Airport in downtown Cleveland to Put-in-Bay. We wanted to see the village of shanties and the anglers ice fishing on the lake. See our first post from the ride. On the way, we…

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Miller Boat Line is adding a $7 million passenger/vehicle ferry to the Lake Erie Islands. The ferry will be about 140 feet long and carry up to 26 vehicles and 600 passengers. “Special attention was given to design a vessel that enhances onboard passenger comfort and improve the loading and discharge times of both vehicles…

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