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Thursday, November 15, 2018

There comes a time in the life of every sailor when circumstances mean more help is needed on the boat. Maybe we’ve bought a larger genoa and it is too much to sheet in with our conventional two-speed winch. Maybe we’ve recently had shoulder surgery and hauling the mainsail to the masthead is no longer an easy task. Some

by: Bainbridge International

tags: Dealerships, Great Lakes, Sailing

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Sailing Inc. is proud to announce their appointment as distributors of VX One sailboats in the Eastern United States and Caribbean. They will be distributed out of two primary locations in Cleveland, OH, and Charleston, SC. The VX One is a fresh and exciting performance one-design for the domestic and international racing enthusiast.

tags: Dealerships, Great Lakes, Sailing

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

For many anglers in the Great Lakes region, the arrival of colder weather signals that it’s time for fishing season to end. While the arrival of fall does typically mean the end of boating season and time to start preparing the boat for winter storage, it certainly does not mark the end of the fishing season. In fact, the fall

tags: Fishing, Great Lakes

Friday, October 26, 2018

Officially announced in mid-summer, SkipperBud’s, based in the Midwest, is now the dealer for Beneteau’s Powerboats Division. SkipperBud’s will add the Gran Turismo, the Monte Carlo and the Swift Trawler lines to dealership portfolios in Eastern Michigan and Ohio. “This is a natural evolution for

tags: Company Expansions, Dealerships, Great Lakes

Thursday, October 4, 2018

Clemons Boats is proud to announce that we are now the stocking dealer for Albermarle - “The Carolina Classic” - for the entire Great Lakes region! The matching, high customer service values of Albemarle as a boat manufacturer and Clemons Boats as a dealer make this a great partnership, one that will be able to provide

tags: Dealerships, Fishing, Great Lakes, Lake Erie

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Many would argue that this summer has provided the best fishing conditions we’ve seen in several years in many areas of the Great Lakes. Of course, conditions vary from day to day and one location to another, but, I have to admit, we at LakeOntarioUnited.com, LakeErieUnited.com, and GreatLakesFisherman.com have seen more

tags: Fishing, Great Lakes

Thursday, August 30, 2018

HCB Center Console Yachts™ launched the new HCByachts.com to not only reflect the brand’s distinct personality, but to further develop the new product segment it created; the Center Console Yacht. HCB announced the segment descriptor earlier this year at the Miami International Boat Show, when it completed its rebrand and

tags: Company Expansions, Great Lakes

Friday, August 3, 2018

Brenda Carter is the state's newest state fish record holder but the lifelong angler is finding the honor a tad bittersweet: she broke the catch and release record for pumpkinseed set a year ago by her daughter, Erika Carter. "You never plan to catch something that big," she says. "It's a gift. "That record was not something that

tags: Awards, Fishing, Great Lakes, Women in Boating

Thursday, July 26, 2018

This is a reproduction of an article by Laura Johnston of Rock The Lake. See the original article here. Want to know what the water — or weather — is like on a Great Lake? Text a buoy, and it’ll immediately text you back with: Wind speed Water temperature Air temperature Wave height And more You can find a list

by: Laura Johnston, RocktheLake

tags: Electronics, Great Lakes, Navigation, Software & Apps

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

It truly is great to hear the abundant fishing reports coming in from all across the Great Lakes. 2018 will be a year to remember, mark my words. It seems no matter who I talk to and no matter where they are fishing, fishing is great. There is simply nothing more, as fishermen, that we can ask for than just that. Lake Ontario Fishing

by: Captain Rob Westcott, Legacy Sportfishing

tags: Fishing, Great Lakes