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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: Sailing, Dealerships, Great Lakes

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: Sailing, Dealerships, Great Lakes

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: Great Lakes, Company Expansions, Dealerships

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: Great Lakes, Lake Erie, Dealerships, Fishing

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

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