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Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Pantaenius America Ltd., a premiere provider of U.S. yacht insurance, is now offering coverage for American yacht owners who wish to take their boats to Cuba. Though a mere 90 miles from the coast of Florida, Cuba has been off limits to most U.S. yacht owners for over fifty years. But last fall, as relations continued to thaw between

tags: Destination, Insurance

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Island Green Week on Put-in-Bay and Middle Bass Islands this summer will make you remember most about the islands as a kid - water, rocks, cliffs, caves, kayaking, meteor showers, moss, moonlit nights, beach bonfires, cozy camping, swimming, beach combing, cottaging with your family, ferry rides, overnight stays on the lake, and

tags: Destination, Events, Lake Erie

Monday, June 20, 2016

On June 7 well known Detroit area chef Michael Trombley, and sous chef Tony Murad were featured chefs at the latest Killarney Mountain Lodge Chefs Across the Great Lakes (CAGL) culinary exchange. This series of dinners featuring visiting chefs from around the Great Lakes has drawn considerable attention starting with the initial

tags: Destination

Friday, June 10, 2016

The Apostle Islands is one of the top cruising grounds in the country, located right here in the Mid-West, on the south shore of Lake Superior. Affectionately known as the “Caribbean of the North,” boaters that cruise the islands discover unspoiled white sandy beaches perfect for hiking, sandstone sea caves waiting to be

tags: Destination

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Captain Dennis Bailey, the owner of TowBoatUS Drummond Island, a 24-hour on water towing service for recreational vessels, has been helping boaters since he was a child. His parents, Glen and Gert Bailey, opened Drummond Island Yacht Haven in the 1940s, and Denny and his sisters grew up in the business, now the largest full-service

tags: Destination, Safety

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Leading marine power generation and climate control products manufacturer Northern Lights, Inc. (NLI) has appointed 35-year industry veteran Kevin Kyle as Area Manager for the Great Lakes and Inland Waterways Region. The appointment represents NLI’s commitment to servicing the Great Lakes and U.S. Inland Waterways. Kevin will

tags: Destination

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Delta "T" Systems introduces the new cutting-edge DCTV variable speed DC engine room ventilation control system. This fan control system is the next generation successor of Delta "T" Systems' tried-and-true DCT2 controller and is the most robust, yet technologically advanced DC fan control system on the market today. The new DCTV

by: Martin Flory Group

tags: Destination

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Main Street USA Historic charm and Midwestern hospitality give boaters good reason to linger in Port Washington, just 30 miles north of Milwaukee on the western shore of Lake Michigan. Its downtown boasts the largest collection of pre-Civil War ear buildings in the state, and the restoration of this area and nearby coast have helped

by: Brad Kovach, written for Marinalife

tags: Destination, Lake Michigan

Friday, May 18, 2012

Often referred to as the Cape Cod of the Midwest, Wisconsin’s Door County has more than 300 miles of shoreline packed with activities and great boating destinations. The 75-mile-long peninsula is studded with restaurants, boutiques, and performing arts venues, and hosts numerous summer festivals. The surrounding waters are

by: Joy McPeters, written for Marinalife

tags: Destination, Lake Michigan

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Cayuga Lake Scenic Byway, NY – American history is deeply rooted in Cayuga County. The region is paved with historical landmarks as it was once home to not only the Cayuga Indians, but also American pioneers such as entrepreneur Pleasant Rowland who is best known for creating the American Girl brand and Henry Wells, founder of

by: Cayuga County Office of Tourism

tags: Destination, History, Lake Ontario