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Monday, September 9, 2019

The Eastland Disaster Historical Society (EDHS), now in its 21st year of honoring those affected by Chicago’s deadliest disaster, announces that it will transition from a family-run, not-for-profit organization to a key asset within several iconic Chicago area institutions including the Newberry Library, Chicago Genealogical

tags: History, Lake Michigan

Friday, September 6, 2019

Recently made available in June, Phillippe Builders - known throughout Northwest Indiana for building quality custom homes – has new single-family homes, townhomes, and paired villas opening at Marina Shores, a luxurious waterfront and maintenance-free gated community just steps away from the Indiana Dunes State Park. Available

tags: Lake Michigan, Real Estate

Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Ready to dive in maritime history? Look no further than the Wisconsin Maritime Museum in Manitowoc, Wisconsin. Manitowoc’s rich shipbuilding heritage forms the foundation of the region’s largest maritime museum on the shores of Lake Michigan. Area shipyards were building graceful wooden sailing schooners in the 19th

tags: Event, Events, History, Lake Michigan

Monday, September 2, 2019

Take two charming towns connected by one stunning stretch of Lake Michigan and the combination just begs for you to “coast for a while.” We bring you Manitowoc and Two Rivers, where things to do are as plentiful as water. Located 60 minutes north of Milwaukee and 30 minutes south of Green Bay, centrally on the west coast

tags: Destination, Lake Michigan

Thursday, August 29, 2019

Northport Boat Yard located in Grand Traverse Bay is now hiring for the following positions: Marine Paint & Fiberglass - We are looking for a full-time painter. Must be able to repair and fabricate all phases of fiberglass. Be able to match gel coat and spray. Stringer Layup. Must have at least 3 years of experience. Marine

tags: Job Opportunities, Lake Michigan

Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Want to learn the basics of powerboating or brush up on your skills? The nonprofit BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water together with Freedom Boat Club Grand Haven offer a choice of two fun on-water boat training courses taught aboard single-engine powerboats: Intro to Boating and Women Making Waves, Saturday, August

tags: Boating 101, Education, Event, Events, Lake Michigan, Women in Boating

Thursday, July 25, 2019

CHICAGO, Ill. – A talented and dedicated group of passionate athletes have convened in the Windy City this week for the 2019 Independence Cup and U.S. Para Sailing Championship, hosted by the Judd Goldman Sailing Center and organized by the Judd Goldman Adaptive Sailing Foundation. These two regattas have a historic connection

tags: Events, Lake Michigan, Racing, Sailing

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Evinrude and Alumacraft recently announced the donation of an Alumacraft boat powered by an Evinrude E-TEC engine to the Milwaukee Riverkeeper. The boat and engine will be used to support Milwaukee Riverkeeper’s mission to protect and restore Milwaukee’s waterways. The boat’s maiden voyage was part of Evinrude

tags: Charity, Environmental Impact, Lake Michigan

Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Located at ME Yacht Restoration – Holland’s newest, full service marine facility – West Michigan Yacht Sales is your dealer for Pursuit Boats and BRIG Rigid Inflatables. Pursuit offers a wide variety of styles from 23-40 feet including dual console, center console, and offshore models. BRIG is the world’s

tags: Brokerage, Lake Michigan, Service & Repair, Used Boats

Monday, June 24, 2019

Spring Brook Marina invites VIP guests & press to attend a cocktail hour unveiling the first 2020 Prestige 590 Fly to arrive in the Great Lakes on July 5th from 7:00pm-9:00pm. Experience Chicago Yacht Club as well as an evening of cocktails and hors d’oeuvres. Guests must RSVP by June 24th to be on the list the night of the

tags: Events, Lake Michigan, New Boat Models