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Wednesday, December 13, 2017

As the calendar reaches December, it's not uncommon for people to start thinking about their travel plans for the approaching year. For those seeking uncommon travel experiences, the Tawas Point Lighthouse Keeper Program offers the opportunity for a free two-week stay in historic lighthouse keepers' quarters while helping to promote

tags: Job Opportunities, Lake Huron

Monday, December 4, 2017

The State of Michigan today called on Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P. to give the Pipeline Safety Advisory Board (PSAB) a full accounting of the status of the Line 5 pipeline in light of new information released today by Enbridge that additional coating gaps were discovered during the company’s most recent inspection of the dual

tags: Environmental Impact, Lake Huron, Lake Michigan

Friday, November 10, 2017

5309 E. Wilder Rd. Bay City, MI 48706 • 989-684-5983 • [email protected] Dear friends and fellow boaters, You’ve probably heard the expression, “The two happiest days of a boater’s life are the day they buy a boat and the day they sell their boat.” For the past 34 years, I’ve had

tags: Employment News, Lake Huron

Saturday, October 28, 2017

Killarney Mountain Lodge has always been considered a prime destination for boaters of all types, but bookings for 2018 have just provided the proof. As of this writing the Bay Harbor Yacht Club, Great Lakes Rendezvous, Grand Banks Cruising Club and the Grosse Pointe Yacht Club have all reserved space for next year. The 2018 season

tags: Destination, Georgian Bay, Lake Huron

Thursday, September 7, 2017

The Michigan Agency for Energy, Michigan Departments of Environmental Quality and Natural Resources and the Michigan State Police expressed concerns today about new information confirming there are gaps in the protective coating on a portion of Line 5 in the Straits of Mackinac, at least one of which was apparently caused during the

tags: Dept of Natural Resources, Environmental Impact, Lake Huron, Lake Michigan

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Located approximately two hours north of Toronto in Ontario, Canada, Penetanguishene is the “Gateway to Georgian Bay”. Experience beautiful beaches and pristine waterways when you arrive in this friendly destination that will keep you entertained, active, and enlightened. Boating is synonymous with the shores of

tags: Destination, Lake Huron

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

The iconic Perry Hotel in downtown Petoskey recently hosted the “Chef’s Across the Great Lakes” charity dinner in the hotel’s Rose Room. Proceeds benefitted the Gerald Gramzay-Stafford's Hospitality Culinary Scholarship Fund with the Petoskey-Harbor Springs Area Community Foundation. The Foundation is dedicated

tags: Charity, Georgian Bay, Lake Huron

Thursday, August 3, 2017

The Port Sanilac Antique Boat and Vintage Show is upon us again, with a weekend full of blasts from the past from the water to the highways. Take a stroll on the docks and venture out on the breakwall for spectacular views of Lake Huron and its beautiful shorelines. While taking in this beautiful harbor, get swept back in time with

tags: Antique & Classic Boats, Boat Show, Lake Huron

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Dock at shore or drive along it, Port Sanilac, Michigan — nicknamed “The Heart of the East Ports” — offers a relaxing setting along the peaceful shores of Lake Huron. Port Sanilac is famous for its historical and quaint setting. If you’re looking for downtown shopping, delicious dinner options, golfing,

tags: Antique & Classic Boats, Destination, Lake Huron

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

LAKE MICHIGAN BEACHES Baily’s Harbor, WI When we visited this harbor by boat, we found a 5000-foot crescent-shaped, sandy beach located on the northern shore of this well-protected natural harbor. It is called the Bailey's Harbor Ridges Park Beach, and it is part of the Ridges Sanctuary Park. We loved it because, although it

tags: Destination, Lake Huron, Lake Michigan