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Friday, June 14, 2019

With an entry deadline of June 4, more than 205 sailboats have registered for the July 20 Bell’s Beer Bayview Mackinac Race, and the largest of them is the 105’ custom ketch Whitehawk. When she was built in 1978 in Rockland, Maine, the timeless, clipper-bowed Bruce King design (patterned after the famous 1936

tags: Racing, Sailing, Lake Huron

Monday, May 13, 2019

The Bell’s Beer Bayview Mackinac Race, America’s greatest and longest-consecutively held freshwater sailing competition, is readying for its 95th edition on July 20, and organizers are working to “keep it safe, keep it fun, and keep it real.” “With a June 4 deadline for entry, we have crossed the

tags: Event, Lake Huron, Racing, Sailing

Monday, April 29, 2019

There aren’t a lot of boating destinations that offer acres of pristine, remote wilderness, but with the comforts of civilization still well within reach. That’s part of what makes Northern Ontario special, and the North Channel is a perfect example. Known as one of the world’s best freshwater cruising grounds, the

tags: Destination, Lake Huron

Monday, February 18, 2019

One of Canada’s best beach towns is offering more watersports and outdoor activities than ever before, right on the pristine shores of Lake Huron. Located in the lakeside community of Lambton Shores, the village of Grand Bend brims with happy sun-seekers in warmer months and is anchored by its main beach – Grand Bend

by: Emily Baillie

tags: Destination, Lake Huron

Thursday, February 14, 2019

This year’s sturgeon season on Black Lake (Cheboygan County, Michigan) ended at 9:18 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 2 – after only 78 minutes of fishing. The fishing season, which included spearing or hook-and-line fishing, was scheduled to run Feb. 2-6, or until the harvest quota had been reached. This year's allocation of sturgeon

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

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

The new Oceanis 46.1 takes the concepts and options brought to life in the Oceanis 51.1 and merges them into an ideal, intimate cruising package. Her stepped hull, designed by Pascal Conq, provides additional interior space without downgrading performance. Her large cockpit can accommodate eight around the center table, and she

tags: Dealerships, Lake Huron, New Boat Models, Sailing

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

The Antares 23 is an ideal coastal cruiser for some much needed R&R or for pushing your horizons. Her unique hull can easily conquer rough seas, while providing comfort and confidence to captain and crew. She comes with a 200hp Mercury outboard so there is plenty of power on tap. Inside, she features a 360º view of the

tags: Dealerships, Lake Huron, New Boat Models

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Volunteers in the Tawas Point Lighthouse keeper's program are trained to provide tours in the lighthouse and area's unique history.Winter may have just begun, but it's the perfect time to start making summer travel plans. Looking for uncommon travel experiences? How about a two-week stay at the historic Tawas Point Lighthouse, located

tags: Job Opportunites, Lake Huron

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

HYC (Huron Yacht Club), located at the mouth of the Pigeon River on Lake Huron in Caseville, Michigan, has had a remarkable forty years. The club is like no other group of boaters. In 1978, 30 sailors envisioned the future and became charter members. “Join our Yacht Club and learn a trade” was soon adopted as their motto.

by: Captain Fred Davis

tags: Education, Lake Huron, Yacht Club

Friday, October 12, 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