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Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Grab your friends and family, slip on the shades, and steer the boat to Door County. Surrounded by water, this 70-mile long peninsula juts into Lake Michigan along Wisconsin’s eastern coast and combines natural beauty and outdoor recreation with acclaimed performing arts, renowned galleries and shops, scrumptious local cuisine,

tags: Destination, Lake Michigan, Travel

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Currently we are all experiencing something incredibly different than our normal way of life: having regulations as to where we can travel and whom we can socialize with. With so many regulations and restrictions in place, it’s easy to begin to feel trapped, isolated, and lonely. The feeling of being limitless is what we are all

by: Megan Meisler, Co-Owner of Loadmaster Trailer Co. Ltd.

tags: Hauling, Lifestyle, Trailers, Travel

Thursday, May 7, 2020

Many Great Lakes boaters harbor the same dream: to sail away to distant ports and see the world from the comfort of their cockpit. The problem with this dream is that COVID-19 may have turned it into a nightmare for the foreseeable future. With many countries understandably closing their borders, it may be a while until cruisers are

by: Ken Quant

tags: Beyond the Lakes, Charters, COVID-19, Sailing, Travel

Monday, May 4, 2020

We were anchored in a beautiful bay just a few kilometers northwest of Naples, Italy. We'd been there for over a week, waiting for some parts that were coming in from the States to repair our poor overworked generator after we'd picked up some bad fuel in Gibraltar. We’d been "out" from our last stop at our home base in

by: Bob Bitchin

tags: Feel Good Story, Lifestyle, Sailing, Travel

Friday, April 24, 2020

The Cedar Point Marina has come to be known as one of the finest marinas on Lake Erie. Offering everything you would expect from a full service boating facility, the marina now features 742 slips with 129 transient docks within walking distance of Cedar Point, A Place Like No Other®. However, before there were roller coasters,

tags: Anniversaries, Kids & Pets, Lake Erie, Marina, Travel

Monday, April 20, 2020

The Resort at Erie Landing is a fun-filled family RV Resort that prides itself on providing affordable family fun. Located on 375 picturesque acres along the Portage River near Port Clinton, easy access to the water makes kayaking, jet skiing, and boating loads of fun and the floating dock marina and launch ramp make the water

by: Michael P. Schenk

tags: Lake Erie, Rentals, Travel

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

"After we hung up, I was torn between disbelief and excitement," explained Amy of the February 10 phone call wherein she was informed she was the U.S. winner of Great Lakes Scuttlebutt's 3rd Annual Vacation Giveaway. Recounted Patty of her notification as the Canadian winner of the same, “I couldn't believe it. At first, I

tags: Promotions & Giveaways, Travel

Tuesday, March 3, 2020

Take a trip across Lake Superior in an Avalon pontoon. Explore this beautiful area and pay respects to the crew of the Edmund Fitzgerald.

by: Jim Wolf, President of Avalon Pontoons

tags: Feel Good Story, History, Lake Superior, Lifestyle, Shipwrecks, Travel

Monday, March 2, 2020

The Moorings, the world’s premier yacht charter company, has expanded its operations to include a new partner base in Paraty, Brazil. Surrounded by towering jungles plummeting into the waters of Baia Carioca, this charter cruising region features bays peppered with islands and world-famous beaches. Paraty adds to the charter

tags: Beyond the Lakes, Charters, Travel

Monday, February 17, 2020

With more than 150,000 graduates over the past 55 years, and Steve and Doris Colgate at the helm of Offshore Sailing School from the beginning, the company continues to look toward the future with innovative growth plans. Offshore Sailing School graduates and guests will set sail in 2020 on more Colgate Sailing Adventures®

by: Beth Oliver, Director of Marketing, Offshore Sailing School

tags: Education, Sailing, Travel


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