We’ve got three weeks until the unofficial start of summer Memorial Day weekend. And thanks to a miserably chilly March and April, marinas on Ohio’s lakeshore are about three weeks behind. “It’s so late,” said Tom Gavel, owner of Tag Marine Services at Whiskey Island Marina. “For the last month it’s like you’ve been shaking…

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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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