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Friday, October 13, 2017

Spring Brook Marina proudly hosted their 3rd Annual Prestige Owners’ Getaway this year on July 21– 23 in Sheboygan, Wis. Building on the success of the last two trips, Spring Brook’s trip has proven to be the event of the summer and continues to grow. With 21 Prestige Yachts and 76 guests in attendance, Sheboygan

tags: Events, Lake Michigan

Friday, September 22, 2017

Harbor Springs, Michigan, touts the deepest freshwater harbor on the Great Lakes. However, the tradition and love of the town goes even deeper with those who live there, and makes this coastal town a great place to visit — with or without your boat. Located on the shores of Lake Michigan’s Little Traverse Bay, Harbor

tags: Destination, Lake Michigan

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is encouraging state residents to review the recently released Army Corps of Engineers plan for stopping invasive carp (also known as Asian carp) from entering the Great Lakes basin. Residents who want to share their thoughts on the plan can do so online at the report site, attend a Sept.

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

Thursday, September 7, 2017

The Michigan Agency for Energy, Michigan Departments of Environmental Quality and Natural Resources and the Michigan State Police expressed concerns today about new information confirming there are gaps in the protective coating on a portion of Line 5 in the Straits of Mackinac, at least one of which was apparently caused during the

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

Friday, August 18, 2017

Whether it’s for an afternoon, a weekend, or a week or more, Sturgeon Bay offers a wealth of activities to keep any visitor delighted with their choice of destination. Dock your boat at one of the local marinas such as CenterPointe Marina, located along the waters of Sturgeon Bay's east side. This marina can accommodate vessels

tags: Destination, Lake Michigan

Monday, August 7, 2017

M.E. Yacht Restoration’s refusal to cut corners, to use second-rate facilities, or to dictate your launch schedule makes boating easy. They live for your launch day each spring, and will work tirelessly all winter to handle any and all services their customers can dream up. What if your boat was stored with someone who

tags: Hauling, Lake Michigan, Service & Repair, Storage

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

The City of Sturgeon Bay will once again honor its rich maritime heritage with a diverse collection of entertaining and fun-filled events taking place August 5 to August 13. Officially titled “Sturgeon Bay Maritime Week: A Salute to the U.S. Coast Guard,” the celebration includes many long-standing annual waterfront events

tags: Events, Lake Michigan

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

LAKE MICHIGAN BEACHES Baily’s Harbor, WI When we visited this harbor by boat, we found a 5000-foot crescent-shaped, sandy beach located on the northern shore of this well-protected natural harbor. It is called the Bailey's Harbor Ridges Park Beach, and it is part of the Ridges Sanctuary Park. We loved it because, although it

tags: Destination, Lake Huron, Lake Michigan

Friday, June 23, 2017

The lakeshore’s favorite music festival and in-water boat show returns to 31st Street Harbor June 24th-25th! Make your way by boat or along the lakefront path for a great weekend of fun, food and music from some of Chicago's hottest bands! Relax on the pool deck or kayak in the harbor while listening to the tunes. Dream a

tags: Events, Lake Michigan

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

MADISON -- Those heading out to lakes and rivers are reminded to be on the lookout this summer for blue-green algae blooms on water bodies across the state. Some blue-green algae are capable of making toxins that can cause illnesses for people and animals who accidentally ingest or inhale water containing algae, or have prolonged skin

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