Wooden Boat Rides Offered

Posted on June 20, 2014

The Lakeside Wooden Boat Society (LWBS) offers a variety of boating opportunites for the summer.

All Lakesiders are invited to take wooden boat rides at 6 p.m. every Monday and Thursday until Aug. 28. The last ride leaves at 7:30 p.m.

These 30-minute boat rides cost $18 for adults and $5 for youth (ages 4-12). Children age 3 and under are not permitted.

In addition, sunset cruises aboard Amazing Grace, a fully restored 1937 Richard Cruiseabout will be offered. These cruises take place at 8 p.m. every Monday and Thursday until Aug. 28.

These hour-long cruises cost $32 for adults and $10 for youth (ages 4-12). Children age 3 and under are not permitted. A minimum of four passengers is required per charter.

Reservations for both of these boat rides will be taken at the Hotel Lakeside Front Desk at (419) 798-4461, ext. 250 or hotels@lakesideohio.com.

Reservations may be made in advance or the day of the cruise until 5:30 p.m.

If space allows, walk-on rides may be purchased from 5:30-7:30 p.m. from the Lakeside dock attendants.

Reservations may be cancelled by calling the Hotel Lakeside Front Desk at least 24 hours in advance of the scheduled departure. Cancellations less than 24 hours will be charged.

Private charters are also available to cruise around the Lake Erie islands. Contact Amber Scherling, director of Conference & Event Planning, at (419) 798-4461, ext. 279 or conference@lakesideohio.com for private charter reservations aboard Amazing Grace.  

Reservations may be cancelled by calling Scherlingat least 48 hours in advance of the scheduled departure. Cancellations less than 24 hours will be charged.

For each boat ride, the captain will evaluate weather conditions no later than 4 p.m. each day for guests’ safety.

In the event of inclement weather and lake conditions, rides will be rescheduled the following day. The Hotel Lakeside Front Desk and Scherling will contact all reservations in advance to advise reschedules.