Category Archives: Boating

Celebrate 140 years of Governor Stone Schooner Sept. 25 and Oct. 22

The Bay County Historical Society is pleased to resume their monthly “Adventures in History” series on Monday, September 25, 2017 at 7:00 pm at the Bay County Library. The September adventure follows the 140 year history of the last remaining … Continue reading

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Rags to Riches Regatta at Grayton Beach July 1

The 21st Annual Rags to Riches Regatta is set for Sat., July 1, 2017 along Grayton Beach in South Walton. The race brings together Hobie 16 sailing enthusiasts in honor of Independence Day in a time honored tradition. Registration opens … Continue reading

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Thomas Pilcher Park along Clyde B. Wells Bridge now open

The Thomas Pilcher Park along the Clyde B. Wells Bridge (U.S. Hwy. 331) is now open. Amenities of the park include: • 380 ft. fishing pier • Four boat ramps • Five 55 ft. docks along the boat ramps • … Continue reading

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Emerald Coast Boat and Lifestyle Show Mar. 3-5 in Panama City Beach

This land based show will feature boat displays from all major manufacturers and the top dealers representing the latest in boats, high tech engines, electronics and marine accessories. Boats ranging from entry level bow riders and center consoles all the … Continue reading

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South Walton home to hundreds of new artificial reefs in 2017

South Walton Artificial Reef Association (SWARA) has some great news for 2017. Seven years after the 2010 Deepwater Horizon Oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, Natural Resources Damage Assessment (NRDA) artificial reef deployment funding has been allocated, contracts awarded, … Continue reading

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New enhancements installed at Choctaw Beach Park

The long awaited improvements to the Choctaw Beach Park and boat ramp have been completed. The project consisted of construction of a new more accessible boat ramp, improved paved parking area and the construction of new bathroom facilities. Walton County … Continue reading

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