Classic Road Racers Arrive on Monday

Put in Bay RacingPut-in-Bay Road Races begin the celebration of the 10th annual event on Monday, 24 September 2018.  This spectacular round of racing offers two days of racing on a challenging airport circuit.  The competition is organized by the Put-in-Bay Road Race Heritage Society.
PIBRR celebrates sixty years of Austin Healey Bugeye Sprites and seventy years of Porsche with a low-key event at Put-in-Bay on Ohio’s South Bass Island.  Sports cars raced the island streets in the 1950s and ‘60s, as seen in this clip from the Nemec Collection.

 

 



George C. O’Connell Fall Bay Regatta Tackles Nor’Easter

George C. O'Connell Fall Bay Regatta38th Annual George C. O’Connell Fall Bay Regatta, sponsored by North Cape Yacht Club, started this morning between Middle Bass and South Bass Islands in Lake Erie.  Wind strengths reached 31mph overnight at Put-in-Bay Harbor.Put in Bay Sailing

PHRF, JAM, T-10, and multi-hull classes registered to compete.  Racing continues on Sunday at 9:30am, with an awards program scheduled for the event conclusion.

George C. O'Connell Fall Bay Regatta

 

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Miller Boat Line Releases First View of M/V Mary Ann Market

Miller Boat Line’s new ferry, M/V Mary Ann Market, is depicted below through computer-aided graphic design!

M/V Mary Ann MarketThe new 140 foot long, 38.5 foot wide ferry will accommodate 26 standard sized vehicles or 600 passengers.  It will join Miller’s present fleet of four passenger/vehicle ferries. Miller Ferries operate between the peninsula of Catawba to Put-in-Bay (South Bass Island), and also to Middle Bass Island, Ohio.  Both islands are popular Lake Erie resorts.  The M/V (Motor Vessel) Mary Ann Market will feature enhanced propulsion and maneuverability, a main deck ADA accessible passenger cabin and restroom, and a 20% increase in cargo capacity over Miller’s largest vessel.  Miller Boat Line expects delivery in the fall of 2019.