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Monday, May 13, 2019

Visit www.acbs.org throughout the season for event updates. June 1: Spring Lake, MI 16th annual Spring Lake Wooden Boat Show at Mill Point Park. In-water and Park setting displays. Ramp on site. Featured boats this year are the ‘lapstrake’ style (also known as clinker built) from all manufacturers, both wood and

tags: Antique & Classic Boats, Boat Show, Great Lakes

Monday, May 6, 2019

This is an exciting time of year for fishing enthusiasts, as the chance to get out on the open water is approaching! Watching the winter weather continue for weeks and months, it can seem like the warmer weather will never arrive. Just because we can’t always get out and fish during that time of year, it doesn’t mean that

tags: Fishing, Great Lakes

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

The term “glass ceiling” may be commonly used these days. But as another boating season kicks off on on the nation’s lake and rivers, perhaps women breaking through the “BASS CEILING” should be the better message. So says Stephanie Vatalaro, vice president of the Recreational Boating and Fishing

by: Norm Schultz

tags: Canada, Coupons & Discounts, Fishing, Great Lakes, Kids & Pets, Women in Boating

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Mary McKSchmidt’s second book, “Uncharted Waters: Romance, Adventure, and Advocacy on the Great Lakes,” offers valuable lessons about creating balance in your life, finding and following your passion and standing up for what you believe in. It also taught me not to judge a book by its cover. We all know that adage,

by: Amber Stark

tags: Books & Charts, Great Lakes, Sailing, Women in Boating

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

“I’m always looking to tell a good story,” says filmmaker Carrie LeZotte from her workspace in Detroit’s New Center district. LeZotte is cofounder of the nonprofit film production company One of Us Films. For more than 25 years, she’s devoted her film production skills mainly to educational and

by: Melissa Walsh

tags: Great Lakes, Racing, Sailing, Women in Boating

Monday, March 4, 2019

As this article is being written, the cold weather is upon us and we are really looking forward to spring. Those interested in ice fishing are likely finding chances to get out on the ice, and those who prefer spring, summer, and fall fishing are likely using this time to prepare equipment for the coming year, as well as attend the

tags: Fishing, Great Lakes

Tuesday, December 25, 2018

Many view winter as a quiet time for the fishing industry in the Great Lakes region. While most fishing boats in the region have been put away until spring, that doesn’t mean that no fishing-related activity is going on. With the arrival of winter weather in January and February, many anglers are waiting for temperatures cold

by: Chad Lapa

tags: Fishing, Great Lakes

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