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Thursday, June 7, 2018

The Queen’s Cup Race, one of the oldest trophies in world yachting, dates back to the British Victorian era. Queen Victoria first offered the cup as a prize in a sailing race in 1853. History was a little sketchy up until the turn of the 20th Century, until it was discovered in Walter Hull’s attic. Walter Hull treasured

tags: Events, Lake Michigan, Racing, Sailing

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Bay Marine, Chicago and Door County’s premier yacht dealer, is pleased to announce the addition of Monte Carlo Yachts to its all-star lineup of product offerings. Monte Carlo Yachts is a luxury custom-yacht manufacturer out of Monfalcone, Italy, that builds custom flybridge yachts from 65’ to 105’. At a time when

tags: Company Expansions, Dealership, Lake Michigan, New Boat Models

Thursday, May 31, 2018

NAUTIC-ON (TM) is partnering up with the Chicago Yacht Club as a supporting sponsor of the club’s 2018 summer event series. Taking place at the Chicago Yacht Club’s Monroe and Belmont Stations, this series features a variety of events such as the Power & Sail In-Water Tech Show. This Friday and Saturday, the In-Water

tags: Events, Lake Michigan

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

If you fish the Great Lakes and catch a marked and tagged fish, please report it. You’re helping the DNR collect critical information about the state’s fish populations and trends. The department has used a coded-wire tag program to “mass mark” various fish species in Michigan since the 1980s. Mass marking

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

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, May 17, 2018

Ludington Yacht Sales, LLC is the brainchild of Adam Lamb, a longtime veteran of boat and yacht sales. His desire to return to his hometown of Ludington and open a boutique-style yacht brokerage service has resulted in over $85MM worth of boats sold over the past two decades. Find success in selling your boat with LYS, too! With

tags: Brokerage, Lake Michigan, Used Boats

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Captain Gareth Stamm, a recreational boat-towing captain and business owner, opened his second TowBoatUS location on the Illinois River last year. Now, Stamm is seeing growth potential on Lake Michigan with the opening of TowBoatUS Racine and TowBoatUS Waukegan. The two new locations, which span the Illinois–Wisconsin border,

tags: Company Expansions, Lake Michigan, Salvage, Towing

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

The ‘Gateway to Michigan,’ New Buffalo is a charming beach and harbor town set on the majestic southern shore of Lake Michigan. Known for small-town character and elevated amenities, New Buffalo is a uniquely friendly and walkable destination for boaters with a taste for great food, drinks, and adventure. No car needed.

tags: Destinations, Lake Michigan

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Irish Boat Shop is pleased to announce that they will be opening a much-anticipated new location on East Bay in Traverse City, just in time for the 2018 boating season. The new waterfront location is nestled at the base of the East Bay on US 31 North, in what was formerly the Traverse City Waterfront Conference Center. Extensive

tags: Company Expansions, Lake Michigan

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

The ‘Gateway to Michigan,’ New Buffalo is a charming beach and harbor town set on the majestic southern shore of Lake Michigan. Known for small-town character and elevated amenities, New Buffalo is a uniquely friendly and walkable destination for boaters with a taste for great food, drinks, and adventure. No car needed.

tags: Destinations, Lake Michigan