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Friday, January 11, 2019

Located two hours north of Chicago and three hours west of Detroit, lies the quaint towns of Saugatuck and Douglas, nestled along the Lake Michigan shoreline. For over a century, visitors have come from near and far to visit Saugatuck/Douglas with it’s stunning natural beauty and vibrant arts culture, and to tour local shops,

tags: Destination, Lake Michigan

Friday, January 11, 2019

Calling all “LOOPERS”: Do you need a reason to explore the scenic waters of Green Bay? Wave Pointe Marina & Resort is worth cruising over to while exploring the upper Great Lakes, and should be a planned stop-over to get off your yacht and chill a while. Nestled in a quiet, hidden area of southern Door County, Wis. on

tags: Lake Michigan, Marina, The Great Loop

Thursday, January 10, 2019

The new Sirena 58 was selected as the ‘Revelation of the Year’ while her Italian designer Tommaso Spadolini won the ‘Best Designer' category in World Yachts Trophies 2018 at Cannes Yachting Festival in September 2018. Measuring 18.58 meters (61 feet) in length overall, arguably the highlight of the Sirena 58 is her

tags: Dealerships, Lake Michigan, New Boat Models

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Lakeshore Marine Group was established September 2018 in an effort to provide western Michigan with a single location offering both premier brokerage sales and marine service. On staff, Lakeshore Marine Group benefits from 20+ years in brokerage sales expertise and over 30 years of experience in marine repair. Located at Great Lakes

tags: Used Boats, Brokerage, Lake Michigan

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

The 31st annual Miami Yacht Show, the city’s premier luxury yacht and superyacht show, is set to take place over Presidents Day Weekend in Miami, February 14-18, 2019, at its new downtown Miami location at One Herald Plaza. The show, which will spread between the MacArthur and Venetian causeways on Biscayne Bay and include Sea

tags: Boat Show, South Coast

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

The new Oceanis 46.1 takes the concepts and options brought to life in the Oceanis 51.1 and merges them into an ideal, intimate cruising package. Her stepped hull, designed by Pascal Conq, provides additional interior space without downgrading performance. Her large cockpit can accommodate eight around the center table, and she

tags: New Boat Models, Sailing, Dealerships, Lake Huron

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

The Antares 23 is an ideal coastal cruiser for some much needed R&R or for pushing your horizons. Her unique hull can easily conquer rough seas, while providing comfort and confidence to captain and crew. She comes with a 200hp Mercury outboard so there is plenty of power on tap. Inside, she features a 360º view of the

tags: New Boat Models, Dealerships, Lake Huron

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Each year Congress authorizes the budget and overall spending level for the U.S. Coast Guard, which can have a direct effect on recreational boaters. Boat Owners Association of The United States applauds December 4’s passage of The Frank Lobiondo Coast Guard Authorization of Act of 2018, which offers new safety and

tags: Engines, Law & Politics

Monday, January 7, 2019

With Northumberland County surrounded by the Ganaraska River to the west, Rice Lake to the north, the Trent-Severn Waterway to the east, and Lake Ontario to the south, boating just couldn’t be any more fun. And, being just east of Toronto makes it an easy two-hour journey to the area. Port Hope Upon arrival at Port Hope,

tags: Destination, Lake Ontario

Monday, January 7, 2019

Yacht Controller, well known for providing “innovative technology for the marine industry”, recently announced the integration of the Yacht Controller information and control panel on compatible Garmin multifunction displays (MFDs) with OneHelm™ functionality. This integration allows Yacht Controller and Garmin users

tags: Electronics, Navigation