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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

Monday, August 22, 2016

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has opened a newly constructed boat dock for mooring along Snail Shell Harbor at Fayette Historic State Park in Delta County. “This is a great improvement for visitors to Fayette Historic State Park,” said Ron Olson, DNR Parks and Recreation Division chief. “The old dock

tags: Destination, Fishing, History, Boat Docks, Dept of Natural Resources

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

The Michigan Natural Shoreline Partnership recently launched a program to help lakefront homeowners understand best practices to protect their shoreland and inland lakes. The new Michigan Shoreland Stewards Program will recognize inland lake property owners who are using healthy property management practices to protect their inland

tags: Inland Boating, Dept of Natural Resources, Destination

Thursday, June 30, 2016

The world’s premier yacht charter company, The Moorings, has announced the debut of Ultimate Dive Vacations in the British Virgin Islands. Complete with an expert captain, gourmet chef, and host, this all-inclusive getaway offers certified scuba divers a chance to explore some of the world’s most stunning underwater

tags: Destination, Diving, Caribbean Islands, Charters

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: Lake Erie, Destination, Events

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