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PHOTOS: Wheels & Keels Brings Classics in Wood and Metal to Des Moines Marina

PHOTOS: Wheels & Keels Brings Classics in Wood and Metal to Des Moines Marina

It was a little gray and cool compared to our recent weather, but that didn’t stop folks from making their way to Des Moines today. The draw on day three of this year’s Waterland Festival was... [Read more]

‘Wheels & Keels’ to be on display at the Marina this Sunday, July 20

‘Wheels & Keels’ to be on display at the Marina this Sunday, July 20

Classic cars and vintage wooden boats will be on display at the Wheels & Keels show at the Marina this Sunday, July 20 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. This is a family-friendly show with prizes, raffles,... [Read more]

Tour special boats at the Des Moines Yacht Club on Saturday, May 10

Tour special boats at the Des Moines Yacht Club on Saturday, May 10

Part of this year’s South Sound Opening Day Celebration is display and tours of a few unusual—and a few not so unusual—boats owned by yacht club members – open to the public from 11 a.m. – 4... [Read more]

South Sound Opening Day & Des Moines Yacht Club Open House is May 10

South Sound Opening Day & Des Moines Yacht Club Open House is May 10

Held annually at the Des Moines Yacht Club, the South Sound Opening will feature fun for the whole family on Saturday, May 10: live music, tours of vintage wooden boats, more recent models and the property,... [Read more]

Fire on J-dock of Des Moines Marina injures two, burns a dozen boats

Fire on J-dock of Des Moines Marina injures two, burns a dozen boats

A huge fire struck the J-dock of the Des Moines Marina Sunday night (June 23), injuring two people and burning at least a dozen boats. The fire was reported around 10 p.m. Sunday night (June 23), and in... [Read more]

South Sound Boating Opening Day at Des Moines Yacht Club is Saturday!

South Sound Boating Opening Day at Des Moines Yacht Club is Saturday!

The South Sound Opening Day for boating will be held at the Des Moines Yacht Club this Saturday, May 11, and will feature family fun for the whole gang! Yes, there will be boats and Coast Guard personnel... [Read more]

Des Moines Yacht Club’s Marine Swap Meet is this Saturday, March 23

Des Moines Yacht Club’s Marine Swap Meet is this Saturday, March 23

The Des Moines Yacht Club First Mates (Women’s group) will be having its 14th annual Marine Swap Meet at the Des Moines Yacht Club this Saturday, March 23, 2013 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event is... [Read more]

VIDEO: Over 4,500 Enjoy Classic Cars & Wooden Boats at Des Moines Marina

VIDEO: Over 4,500 Enjoy Classic Cars & Wooden Boats at Des Moines Marina

Oh, what a day it was! Skeptics said it couldn’t be done. Little did they know the determination of the Des Moines Marina, the Knights Car Club and the Farmers Market staffs to get’r done! With an... [Read more]