Posts Tagged ‘sandusky’

Cedar Point Road for $415,000: Lake Erie House of the Week

Want a spot on the Cedar Point peninsula without paying (literally) a million dollars? This three-bedroom, 2,600-square foot ranch needs some updates. But it grants you a private beach a gorgeous Lake Erie views from your front porch, for $415,000. The home was built in the Cedar Cove neighborhood in 1957. It a large master…

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Sandusky Festival of Sail

Tour or sail on replica brigs and schooners, gathered in Sandusky Bay, as part of Sandusky’s bicentennial celebration. The world’s largest rubber duck will also be part of the festivities, along with vendors, food and live music. Hours: Thursday, July 12 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Friday-Sunday, July 13-15, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Cost: Multi-Day On Board Tour…

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Sandusky Junior Sailing Night of Games and Chance

Raise money for the Sandusky Sailing Club’s Junior Race team and Adaptive Adventures Sailing programs at the Night of Games and Chance.. Seventy $35 general admission tickets include all the pizza you can eat and 25 points of chips for games. Thirty $65 Simulator Regatta tickets that include all the pizza you can eat, 25…

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Where can you rent a stand-up paddleboard on Lake Erie?

Looking to try stand-up paddleboarding on Lake Erie this summer? The cool, calm sport is an easy way to get out on the water. And it’s growing like crazy. The Outdoor Foundation didn’t even include stand-up paddleboarding – or SUP, which migrated from Hawaii to California in 2004 — in its annual survey until 2010.…

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Where can you learn to sail on Lake Erie?

Want to learn to sail on Lake Erie? Sailing for years was on my bucket list. A pastime like scuba or golf, which I figured I’d get around to when I retired and had both time and money. But why wait? Plenty of organizations want to teach you the marvel of wind on water and…

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How Sandusky is celebrating its bicentennial in 2018

To celebrate Sandusky’s big bicentennial, the capital of Lake Erie vacationland is having a ball, plus a Festival of Sail, Founders Weekend parade and fireworks. The city of 25,000 was founded in 1818 and became a major hub for shipping, lumber and ice harvesting before tourism became its flagship industry, led by Cedar Point. “Really,…

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Lyman Life celebrates Lake Erie legacy boat brand

The outline looks like it’s smiling at you from the back of a T-shirt. Just like the classic wooden boat that inspired it. “Everyone smiles and waves when they see a Lyman,” said Michelle Burke, CEO of Lyman Life. Built in Cleveland and then Sandusky, Lymans are loved for their “clinker-built” wood frames that glides…

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Cedar Point for $440,000: Lake Erie House of the Week

This four-bedroom, 2,500-square-foot home on Cedar Point Road has the same sunrise-and-sunset views of its million-dollar neighbors, for $439,900. You can watch the sunrise over Lake Erie from the covered brick front porch or see the sunset over Sandusky Bay from the rear deck. The 1948-built house has a newer roof and vinyl cedar shake…

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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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