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Where can you learn to sail on Lake Erie?

By Laura Johnston | February 27, 2018

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…

Where can you rent a boat on Lake Erie?

By Laura Johnston | February 20, 2018

Where can you rent a boat on Lake Erie? While jet skis and kayaks are plentiful, it’s harder than you’d think to find a powerboat to rent on Ohio’s North Coast. Here are a few spots you can rent a speed boat for an afternoon, or longer. Generally, you must be 18 or 21 years…

10 public boat launches near Cleveland

By Laura Johnston | October 4, 2017

Cuyahoga County has nearly a dozen private marinas and yacht clubs, but only four free, public boat ramps along its 30 miles of Lake Erie shoreline. “They’re few and far between for some reason,” said August J. Schill III, assistant marina manager for the Cleveland Metroparks. “They’re the ramps that were put in early in…