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Cynthia Parduhn went to the hospital for a deep cut on her leg.
The free boat show at Bar Harbor Supper Club in Lake Shore, presented by the Bob Speltz Land O Lakes chapter of the Antique and Classic Boat Society, will be 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27.
Kay and Greg Libby spent two summers circling the eastern half of the U.S. on their boat, Superior Passage.
The increased focus on boating under the influence is part of Operation Dry Water, a nationwide campaign that highlights the dangers of boating under the influence of drugs and alcohol and calls attention to the heavy penalties associated with boating while intoxicated.
Talk to your local DNR conservation officers and fisheries employees. Talk to bait shop owners, fishing guides and everyday anglers. Talk to local lake associations and seek out lakeshore property owners that have spent tens of thousands of dollars to armor their shorelines with riprap after wake boat wakes destroyed their natural shorelines. Simple Google searches will reveal there is more to this than the boating industry wants you to know.
The popularity of wake boats has been on the rise in recent years, and so has the controversy around them.

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The Gull Lake Yacht Club will host for the first time the MC Sailing Association Masters Championship Regatta on June 23-25. The national competition is for the master's level age group — those 50 years old and older — and will attract sailors from all over the country.
A group of volunteers has been working hard to complete their work in time for the event.
Decontaminations are available to boaters free of charge, with priority given to boaters who have been referred for decontamination by watercraft inspectors or law enforcement present on area landings.

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