The 29th Annual Lake Havasu Boat Show scheduled for April 3-4-5, 2020 has been postponed. An alternate date has been granted and approved by Arizona State Parks for Lake Havasu State Park, Windsor 4 for later this summer. Many factors are being taken into consideration before making a final announcement on a rescheduled Boat Show for 2020. What’s best for boat show exhibitors/vendors, volunteer workers, supporting community organizations, city and state agencies, and the general … Read More
March 16, 2020 Yesterday, Sunday, March 15, 2020, Arizona Governor Doug Ducey announced that the State of Arizona will be abiding by the recommendations of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, limiting gatherings of no more than fifty people in one place at one time due to coronavirus concerns. That announcement has prompted the Lake Havasu Marine Association to postpone the upcoming 29th Annual Lake Havasu Boat Show scheduled for April 3-4-5 pending … Read More
It’s the first general membership meeting of the year for the Lake Havasu Marine Association, Wednesday, February 19 at Shugrues (Bridgewater room, lower level) starting at 5:30pm. All are invited to attend. Lots of items on the agenda to discuss as the 2020 boating season approaches. We always need volunteers so if you can help us out to contribute to the health and well-being of our great lake, please step up. Look forward to seeing … Read More
For those of you who were acquainted with Jim Salscheider, former president and CEO of the Lake Havasu Marine Association, there will be a Celebration of Life gathering at the Lake Havasu Aquatic Center on Saturday, January 4, 2020 from 2pm to 6pm. All are welcome, a wonderful way to honor this most unique and special individual who did so much for our local boating community.
A longtime captain of the Lake Havasu Marine Association died Saturday, but his work has ensured the Colorado River may be changed for the better. Former Lake Havasu Marine Association President Jim Salscheider died Saturday after complications following a stroke last month. He was 76 years old. Salscheider was instrumental in promoting programs to protect the lake and waterways throughout Arizona from aquatic invasive species. He promoted the region’s “pack it in, pack it out” … Read More
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The Lake Havasu Marine Association is never short on projects contributing to the betterment of recreational boating on Lake Havasu. Its most recent volunteer effort came on Wednesday, August 14 when volunteer members of the Marine Association lent helping hands to the Arizona State Parks staff to reposition and add new buoys at the north end opening of the London Bridge Channel. As many are aware, the north end of the channel has been gradually … Read More
By BRANDON MESSICK TODAY’S NEWS-HERALD The Bridgewater Channel is Lake Havasu’s scenic slow lane, protected by a no-wake zone nearly two miles long – but local officials would like to make it a little longer. According to Lake Havasu Marine Association Chairman Jim Salscheider, efforts could begin later this year to extend the channel’s no-wake zone north by about 600 feet into Lake Havasu. Boaters traveling the channel will have to wait a little longer before revving their engines as a result, but according to Salscheider, it will … Read More
Even Congressman Paul Gosar sent Jim Salscheider a very complimentary commendation recognition letter for his “Citizen of the Year” award.
With one of the largest turnouts since the recession of 2008, the Chamber of Commerce held their annual awards gala at the London Bridge Convention Center on Friday evening. Many awards were passed on to businesses and community members by the chamber. Most notably were the two recipients for Citizen of the Year and Chamber Business of the Year. Go Lake Havasu Tourism Bureau took home the prize for Business of the Year. In their … Read More