Announcing the 2021 Tulsa Virtual Boat Show

Announcing the 2021 Tulsa Virtual Boat Show

Citing concern over Coronavirus, most boat dealers back out of Tulsa Boat Show for 2021 and will instead host the 2021 Tulsa “Virtual” Boat Show from January 28th through February 14th. More than forty popular brands of new boats will not be represented at the Tulsa...
Tips For Winterizing Your Boat From GRDA

Tips For Winterizing Your Boat From GRDA

While the waters of Grand Lake, Lake Hudson and the W.R. Holway Reservoir can be inviting and scenic year-round, we realize it is getting closer to that time of year when some avid boaters are putting their vessels away for the upcoming winter months. If that is your...
Electrical Safety Tips For Boaters

Electrical Safety Tips For Boaters

While the Grand River Dam Authority continues to recognize May as National Electric Safety Month, it is also understood that Memorial Day weekend is a good time to think about boating safety. So, in this week’s installment of Power For Progress, we wanted to pass...
Life Jacket Safety Tips For Boaters From GRDA

Life Jacket Safety Tips For Boaters From GRDA

GRDA Police always encourage all visitors to Grand and Hudson Lakes to wear their life jackets on the water. According to the United States Coast Guard, drowning is the cause of three-fourths of all boating fatalities, and among those fatalities 85 percent of the...
Boating and Floating Safety Tips for the Fall Season

Boating and Floating Safety Tips for the Fall Season

It is typical practice to share boating safety and lifejacket tips in the spring and summer months, during the midst of the busy boating and floating season on Grand River Dam Authority lakes and the Illinois River. However, ask around and you may find that many folks...
GRDA and GLPS Continue Life Jacket Safety Programs

GRDA and GLPS Continue Life Jacket Safety Programs

An important partnership, designed to promote life jacket usage for lake visitors, will continue on in 2019. For several years, the Grand River Dam Authority and the Grand Lake Power Squadron (GLPS) have worked together to distribute free life jackets across the Grand...
Looking to Buy a Boat at The Tulsa Boat Show?

Looking to Buy a Boat at The Tulsa Boat Show?

Are you heading to Tulsa this week and looking to buy a boat at the Tulsa Boat Show? Grand Lake will be, as always, well represented with all of the biggest Grand Lake boat dealers having a presence and looking forward to seeing you and making a deal. Here are some...
Grand Lake Lighthouse Replacement Project Moving Forward

Grand Lake Lighthouse Replacement Project Moving Forward

According to the Grand River Dam Authority, a comprehensive effort to not only replace, but also upgrade lighthouse navigational aids around the shores of Grand Lake, is moving forward. Because many of Grand’s lighthouses have been damaged, destroyed or even...