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Saturday, September 1, 2018

Some may daydream about taking a dip in the ocean… but in the Great Lakes Bay Region, the waters are salt- and shark-free, and there’s no better place to dive right in! Magnificent miles of the nation’s longest freshwater coastline will welcome you here to Pure Michigan. Just Add Water Taking in beautiful blue

tags: Destination, Lake Huron

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Uniquely situated at the easternmost tip of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula in Lake Huron, at the mouth of the St. Mary’s River and Canada’s Georgian Bay, Drummond Island is a boater’s paradise with wide open expanses of unspoiled fresh water and little to no boating congestion. Its protected waters provide a haven

tags: Destination, Lake Huron

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

The City of Port Huron, Michigan, and surrounding Blue Water Area towns eagerly await the arrival of The Antique and Classic Boat Society’s Annual Meeting and International Boat Show September 9-15. Port Huron is an excellent location for lovers of boats, fishing, kayaking, and water recreation of all kinds. Conveniently

tags: Destination, Lake Huron, Lake St Clair

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Liz is in need of a 14'+ Zodiac-type boat, to borrow or rent, for swimmer assistance to support the 34.5 mile Lake Huron swim on August 10th weekend, 2018, from Port Sanilac, MI to Port Franks, Ontario Canada. My name is Elizabeth “Liz” Fry from Westport, Connecticut. Although I am American, I began my open water

tags: Events, Lake Huron, Women in Boating

Tuesday, July 31, 2018

If you don’t own a boat or didn’t pack your boat while visiting the Blue Water Area, no worries. Michigan Boat Rentals is now open. Located in the Maritime Capital of the Great Lakes, Port Huron, and on Michigan’s East shore about 60 miles north of Detroit, rental options include tri-toon boats, kayaks, and paddle

tags: Canoes & Kayaks, Lake Huron, Lake St Clair, Paddleboards, Rentals, Water Toys

Thursday, July 26, 2018

Tediously light winds made for one of the slowest Bell’s Beer Bayview Mackinac Races in decades. In fact, the 94-year-old distance race, which started Saturday, July 14 on lower Lake Huron, was so slow that at Tuesday’s final party at Mackinac Island’s Grand Hotel, awards were handed out as some competitors were

tags: Awards, Lake Huron, Racing, Sailing

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

State of Michigan agencies today released for public comment a draft independent analysis of the impacts of a potential oil spill from Enbridge Line 5 in the Straits of Mackinac. A team led by Michigan Technological University and directed by professor Guy Meadows of Michigan Tech’s Great Lakes Research Center submitted the

tags: Environmental Impact, Lake Huron, Law & Politics

Monday, July 16, 2018

DETROIT, MICH. – The “slowest race in decades” implies and defines the light winds plaguing the Bell’s Beer Bayview Mackinac Race, which began on Saturday, July 14, albeit with four postponements that pushed back many of the 16 afternoon start times, some by almost two hours. As of 5:30 this afternoon, only

tags: Lake Huron, Racing, Sailing

Friday, July 6, 2018

Interested in property in northern Michigan’s beautiful Presque Isle County? Don’t miss the DNR’s upcoming land sale, starting July 10, where parcels ranging in size from an acre to 32 acres will be available by sealed-bid auction. There are 41 land parcels available, all in Rogers Township. Scott Goeman, manager of

tags: Lake Huron, Lifestyle, Real Estate

Sunday, July 1, 2018

Uniquely situated at the easternmost tip of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula in Lake Huron, at the mouth of the St. Mary’s River and Canada’s Georgian Bay, Drummond Island is a boater’s paradise with wide open expanses of unspoiled fresh water and little to no boating congestion. Its protected waters provide a haven

tags: Destination, Lake Huron