George C. O’Connell Fall Bay Regatta, sponsored by North Cape Yacht Club, continues Sunday morning as nor’easterly 11mph winds greet sailors exiting Put-in-Bay Harbor. Bright sunshine and enthusiasm should help participants overcome an air temperature of 62°F.
38th 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.
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.
Great Horned Owl photo by Kathy Mock, taken at the Massie Cliffside Preserve on South Bass Island, made the Spring 2018 issue of the Ohio Cardinal magazine. Image released through courtesy of Lake Erie Islands Conservancy.
Miller Boat Line’s new ferry, M/V Mary Ann Market, is depicted below through computer-aided graphic design!
The 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.