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Monday, March 20, 2017

Crowley’s Yacht Yard hosts the 17th annual free event featuring boating safety and maintenance seminars, hands on instruction, a nautical flea market for charity, music, entertainment, The Tamale Spaceship, and much more. This year the Sierra Sagrada will be on display. Learn about this 20’ canoe and the historic journey

tags: Events, Lake Michigan

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Situated on the tip of Lake Superior, in the Duluth-Superior Harbor, Barker’s Island Marina is conveniently located on the doorstep of the greatest Great Lake. Your gateway to adventure this summer. Barker’s Island Marina is a full-service marina with first-class amenities and a first-rate service center with highly

tags: Lake Superior, Marina

Monday, January 16, 2017

Sandusky Harbor Marina is famous for having some of the most beautiful views anywhere on Sandusky Bay. Known as the “Best Kept Secret on Lake Erie,” the peaceful marina is tucked away on the west end of Lake Erie and offers a picture perfect sanctuary far away from the bustle of city life. Renowned as the only full-service

tags: Destination, Lake Erie

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

The Progressive® Insurance Chicago Boat, RV and Strictly Sail Show® is the Windy City’s BIGGEST marine and outdoors sales event. If you love boating, RVing, OR sailing, this is YOUR show! There’s no better place to see and buy: Boats for every activity, lifestyle and budget The latest in RVs, campers, fifth

tags: Boat Show, Lake Michigan

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

The Apostle Islands are 22 islands covering more than 720 miles of Lake Superior. The islands are known for their crystal clear water, sandy beaches and sea caves carved from the wind and water. This past July, we spent 6 days sailing through the islands on a beautiful Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 409 with Superior Charters. Day 1- Drive

by: Melanie Kyle

tags: Charters, Lake Superior

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

The National Museum of the Great Lakes in pleased to announce the discovery of a rare 18th century sloop, Washington (also known as Lady Washington), in the deep depths of Lake Ontario off the shores of Oswego, New York by a team of shipwreck explorers. Jim Kennard, Roger Pawlowski, and Roland Stevens located the sloop in late June

tags: History, Lake Ontario

Friday, August 12, 2016

After nine great shows, the Toledo Antique & Classic Boat Show will look significantly different this year. With lots of exciting changes in Toledo’s downtown, this will be a “regrouping year” for the event staff, as they work to integrate with the dynamic of the urban waterfront culture. This year’s show

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

Friday, August 5, 2016

A brand makeover will be evident to the thousands of boating enthusiasts who will attend the 2016 Progressive Chicagoland In-Water Boat Show opening in Michigan City (IN) for four days, August 11-14. Whether you think the more than 200 boats on display are surrounded by new entertainment features or the activities are surrounded by

tags: Boat Show, Lake Michigan

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Hoty Marine Group is pleased to announce the addition of Battery Park Marine Services, located at 1231 First Street in Sandusky, to its marina portfolio. Battery Park Marina will remain an independent operation, captained by Paula Rengel. Moving forward, Battery Park Marine Services, which provides winterization, storage, and repairs

tags: Lake Erie, Marina

Monday, August 1, 2016

Does your work take you to several outdoor sites in one day? Do you fish or hunt at different locations in the same week? If so, your actions could be considered high-risk for spreading invasive species around the state. How does it happen?

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