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Monday, June 29, 2020

Lower Michigan’s ‘Mitten Tip,’ where the waters of lakes Huron and Michigan swirl in the Straits of Mackinac, now has professional 24-hour on-water assistance available to recreational boaters. The newly opened TowBoatUS Mackinaw City is the 12th TowBoatUS location for owner Richard Lenardson, who began his company

tags: Boat Club, Company Expansions, Lake Huron, Lake Michigan, Towing

Friday, June 12, 2020

From sun-kissed waves as far as the eye can see, to forested shorelines punctuated by Canadian Shield rock, there is nothing quite like the Canadiana feeling you get when boating the Trent-Severn Waterway between Lake Simcoe and Georgian Bay. Boaters who make their way through this part of Central Ontario will also experience the

by: Kim Goggins

tags: Lake Huron, Travel, Destination, Georgian Bay

Thursday, May 21, 2020

Nearly 24 hours before the Edenville Dam in Midland County collapsed Tuesday, conservation officers from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources began evacuating people in homes and businesses positioned downriver of the dam. With historic flood levels expected, the officers remain on scene and are providing emergency response as

tags: Lake Huron, Safety, Dept of Natural Resources, Inland Boating

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

In the northern Lake Huron lake trout management unit MH-1, the daily possession limit is now three fish (up from a two-fish limit in 2019). This regulation now applies to all Lake Huron waters. In the Lake Michigan lake trout management unit MM-4, the daily possession limit is two fish (up from a one-fish limit last year). Anglers

tags: Law & Politics, Dept of Natural Resources, Fishing, Lake Huron, Lake Michigan

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Conveniently located in the heart of the Straits of Mackinac, Cheboygan is the gateway to the famous 40-mile-long Inland Waterway, and proud home of the United States Coast Guard Cutter Mackinaw. Outdoor enthusiasts flock to our crystal clear waters for pleasure boating, fishing, canoeing, kayaking, and everything in between.

by: Polly Schneider

tags: Destination, Lake Huron

Monday, March 30, 2020

Bayview Yacht Club, one of the nation’s most storied and historic sailing clubs, today announced that Atwater Brewery is a presenting sponsor for its 2020 Bayview Mackinac Race, the 96th consecutive running of the Race. Ryan Farrell, 2020 Bayview Yacht Club Commodore, made the announcement. As part of the partnership, Atwater

tags: Events, Lake Huron, Racing, Sailing

Thursday, January 9, 2020

Explore the hospitality and natural beauty found in Saugeen Shores. Located on the coast of Lake Huron, boaters will be impressed by more than just our famous sunsets. Saugeen Shores is home to the two vibrant communities of Port Elgin and Southampton. Each community has its own harbour and a variety of attractions and dining options

tags: Destination, Lake Huron

Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Originally, the Detroit Boat Show had late January dates, similar to most boat shows around the country. However, as the North American International Auto Show grew bigger and bigger, the Detroit Boat Show got pushed further and further into February. No more! In July of 2018, the Auto Show announced its date change to June starting

by: Nicki Polan, MBIA Executive Director

tags: Boat Show, Lake Erie, Lake Huron, Lake St Clair

Monday, October 14, 2019

Where can you watch the sunrise on the beach, eat breakfast at a friendly cafe, catch one of Michigan's Top Ten Farmers Markets, enjoy live music, have lunch at a local diner, visit the local history center, walk the breakwall, go fishing, kayaking, or paddleboarding, charter a boat to the Reef Lighthouse, enjoy dinner at another

tags: Destination, Lake Huron

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Last month, I had the opportunity to check off a long time “bucket list” item: to visit the Muskoka Lakes region north of Toronto. I had made plans a couple of times and had to cancel each time… but not this time! The ACBS Michigan Chapter Commodore, Jack Warren, put together a well-planned, multi-day cruise on

by: Captain Dennis J. Mykols

tags: Travel, Antique & Classic Boats, Georgian Bay, Inland Boating, Lake Huron

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