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Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Don't know where to go? We got you covered with Great Lakes Scuttlebutt’s fifth annual “Classic Boat Show Calendar” found in this issue. There are a couple of shows that have either changed their dates or improved the format to make a bigger, better show. One show we are especially excited about is the 27th Annual

by: Captain Dennis J Mykols

tags: Antique & Classic Boats, Lifestyle

Friday, June 1, 2018

The start of the traditional summer boating season also brings the annual kick-off of National Fishing and Boating Week, June 2–10, designed to highlight the importance of these two recreational activities. Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) has these five ways to celebrate: The next time you head out on the

tags: Events, Fishing, Lifestyle

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Mother Nature threw a wet blanket on boater’s plans for the traditional kickoff of the summer boating season, Memorial Day weekend, reports Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS). Boaters made fewer than 3,000 requests for on-water assistance to the nation’s largest recreational boat towing fleet, TowBoatUS,

tags: Lifestyle

Friday, May 18, 2018

Marina Shores is an exceptional development that provides residents who are looking for “one of a kind” luxurious and affordable, maintenance-free living in a gated neighborhood. We are conveniently located on the southern tip of Lake Michigan in Portage, Indiana, and only 27 nautical miles from downtown Chicago. Walk to

tags: Lake Michigan, Lifestyle, Real Estate

Thursday, April 5, 2018

Many boaters and freshwater enthusiasts go about the enjoyment of their favorite body of water oblivious to the small creatures lurking in the water with them. Believed to have originated in the Yangtze River in China, the freshwater jellyfish (Craspedacusta sowerbii) is a little known variety of invasive species that exists in 44

by: Jerry Smith, Dock Consultant, Bay Harbor Lake Marina

tags: Kids & Pets, Lifestyle

Thursday, March 29, 2018

On a cruising bulletin board someone posted the question, “Is there any issues with flying the Jolly Roger? A scruffy guy in a rowboat told me that the Coast Guard would board my vessel if I fly the ol’ skull and crossbones.” This posting was followed by about a dozen posts of boaters discussing what the legalities

by: Bob Bitchin, The Cruising Outpost

tags: Lifestyle, Sailing

Friday, March 23, 2018

This spring and summer, you can now clear mosquitoes out of your backyard, cottage, marina, or special events area, within minutes! Mosquitoes are up to 10,000x more sensitive to garlic than humans. They will leave the MOSQUITO-Less treated area immediately and can be gone for weeks! MOSQUITO-Less is a unique, food-grade garlic oil,

tags: Kids & Pets, Lifestyle

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Have you seen the Tesla Model X SUV with all its cutting-edge technology and stunning 0 to 60 in 2.8 seconds acceleration? I got my first close look at the recent Chicago “Boat” Show and, I have to say, it’s a pretty impressive ride. It could hardly be missed displayed in the middle of a huge open area directly

by: Ken Quant

tags: Lifestyle

Thursday, March 22, 2018

“Boaters Need to Weigh in on Lake Erie Wind Farm Project” read the heading of a recent story sent to the more than 18,000 BoatUS members in Ohio. Indeed, the time has come to take a stand, particularly if you’re one who is convinced wind turbines in Lake Erie are undesirable. Dubbed the “Icebreaker Wind

by: Norm Schultz, Soundings Trade Only

tags: Environmental Impact, Lake Erie, Law & Politics, Lifestyle

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Wild Bill’s Tobacco is your one stop shop for everything tobacco, vape, cigars, and glass. With over 70 locations in the great state of Michigan, you’re sure to find one of their shops right in your city! The Harrison Township location is one you’ll be sure to love. Well known in the area for over 10 years and

tags: Lake Erie, Lake St. Clair, Lifestyle