Nice Lakes Boating Pageant docks in Grosse Pointe Shores this weekend – The Detroit Information

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The Nice Lakes Boat Present is that this weekend on the Grosse Pointe Yacht Membership. (Picture: Courtesy of Nice Lakes Boat Present)

Whether or not you might be severely seeking to purchase a ship, or simply need to view the vessels, the Grosse Pointe Yacht Membership could have lots on show this weekend throughout the 31st annual Nice Lakes Boating Pageant. 

Browse quite a lot of water crafts from 16 to 80-feet in size each docked within the water and on land. The present additionally has distributors showcasing marine merchandise, providers and water toys. 

For boating historical past buffs, Belle Isle’s Dossin Nice Lakes Museum will probably be available with a show, as will the Edsel & Eleanor Ford Home. There will probably be vintage boats and automobiles as effectively. 

There’s additionally a juried artwork pageant Saturday and Sunday throughout the occasion with items from 40 native artists together with Joe Mazzola, Hal Froot, Carol Trojanowski and Sarah Could.

The weekend will even see some motion on the waves, with a highschool crusing regatta Saturday and a J70 Stadium crusing race Sunday. 

“On the pageant there will probably be roughly 90 new boats on show within the water,” stated present supervisor Jim Morrow. “There’s actually one thing for everyone to see there. It consumes your entire membership, the artists are all in entrance and the boats are within the again. It is free, open to the general public and we’re trying ahead to a pleasant crowd.” 

The Nice Lakes Boating Pageant is a fundraising occasion for the Grosse Pointe Youth Nautical Schooling Basis which promotes novice crusing. The nonprofit awards faculty scholarships, sponsors competitions and supplies gear and different help to younger sailors and to the neighborhood. 

mbaetens@detroitnews.com

Twitter: @melodybaetens

Nice Lakes Boating Pageant

Three-7 p.m. Fri., noon-7 p.m. Sat. and noon-5 p.m. Solar.

Grosse Pointe Yacht Membership

788 Lake Shore Highway, Grosse Pointe Shores

Free admission

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