Posts Tagged ‘old coast guard station’

U.S. Sailing Team Championships

Watch the U.S. Sailing Team Championships, hosted by the Foundry, from Whiskey Island or the Old Coast Guard Station. Teams of six sailors — two on each boat — will apply to race in the event, Sept. 27-30. Between 12 and 16 teams will be accepted, made up mostly of nonprofessional sailors in their late…

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Burning River Fest 2018

Celebrate the comeback of the Cuyahoga River at the annual Burning River Fest at Cleveland’s Old Coast Guard Station, on Whiskey Island. While 2018 performers have yet to be announced, the festival features two stages of music, along with Great Lakes Brewery beers and food trucks. All ticket and beer sales from will be donated…

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Wendy Park Wednesdays

Want to try kayaking or stand-up paddleboarding this summer? Cleveland Metroparks is offering Try It sessions and tours off Whiskey Island. Beginner guests can experience kayaking and stand up paddleboarding during one-hour “Try-It” sessions near shore while more experienced paddlers can enjoy kayaking and stand up paddleboarding tours inside the inner harbor under the guidance…

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Watch Rocky River High School sailing team practice for nationals

“Breeze on!” shouts a Rocky River sailor. “Let’s go!” The sails are snapping. The dock at Cleveland’s Old Coast Guard Station is creaking. And the two-student team on the Flying Junior is off into the glittering inner harbor, to practice for the Interscholastic Sailing Association fleet racing national championship. The team — which began three…

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The perfect Lake Erie outing for your out-of-town guests

At the holidays, you’ve got all sorts of relatives visiting from out-of-town. So why not introduce them to Cleveland’s best asset? Here are a couple ideas to get you all out of the house and provide some family togetherness, all with a view of Lake Erie. Go on, show it off! If you’ve got a…

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Midwest college sailors race in Cleveland harbor championships

The horn blasts, and the sailors are off, racing off the shore of Whiskey Island. Their tiny 420 dinghies tack in the cold November rain, sometimes narrowly missing each other. Around the buoy and back, twice, marked each race in the Midwest Collegiate Sailing Association’s fall championships, based at the Old Coast Guard Station.  Eight…

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