Monthly Archives: July 2020

“Our Perfect Storm”

The following piece is published in this month’s Put-in-Bay Gazette. The Gazette has been producing incredible independent Put-in-Bay island news for over 40 years. If you have any interest at all in what is happening on South Bass Island, we urge you strongly to subscribe to the Put-in-Bay Gazette. One-year online subscriptions are only $15, and print subscriptions are available as well. To subscribe please click here.

I remember reading the “Perfect Storm” and being transfixed by the author’s level of detail. The book by Sebastian Junger transformed this once in a lifetime meteorological event into a visual masterpiece. The book’s tone was dark and stormy, and the author continually flashes back to the crew aboard the fishing trawler “Andrea Gail” as it continues to edge closer and closer to the unpredictable super storm. Little did the crew realize what was ahead for them. First a key weather buoy malfunctions, then the vessel’s extended stern begins to show signs of stress underway, meanwhile the captain steers further away from shore looking for more swordfish to fill the half empty hold. read more


4 Best Golf Cart Rentals on Put-in-Bay Ohio

Welcome to Put-in-Bay! We have over 10 golf cart rental agencies, and if you’ve never been to the island it can be a pain to figure out which one is the best but don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Here’s a list of the 5 best Put-in-Bay golf cart rentals:

#1 Put-in-Bay Golf Cart Depot

Coming in at the number one spot we have the Put-in-Bay Golf Cart Depot located just a short walk from the Jet Express ferry dock in downtown Put-in-Bay. They have 2, 4, and 6 passenger golf carts. Depending on availability you can have your choice between gas and electric carts. PIB Golf Cart depot carries top brands such as EZ-GO, Club Car, and Yamaha golf carts. read more