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Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Our city is the perfect destination to explore the natural beauty of Ontario while experiencing authentic food, culture, arts, and entertainment. Owen Sound has a variety of must-haves, whether you are visiting, passing through, or thinking of making our city home. It truly features it all – a beautiful harbour and bay, winding

tags: Destination, Lake Huron

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Cameron Benedict is not aware of any skippers younger than him in this year’s Bell’s Beer Bayview Mackinac Race, scheduled for July 20 and now with 220 registered entrants. The Plymouth, Mich. sailor is 26 years old, and last year his father Chris Benedict, who owned the Santana 35 Shape together with Win Cooper

tags: Events, Lake Huron, Racing, Sailing

Monday, June 24, 2019

Any boater that travels on the Great Lakes must visit the Straits of Mackinac. Situated in the northern tip of Michigan’s lower peninsula, where Lake Michigan and Lake Huron meet, is a place of beautiful anchorages, bustling tourist towns, and scenery like no other. Entering the Straits by water is a sight all its own. The Old

tags: Destination, Lake Huron

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: Lake Huron, Racing, Sailing

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: Events, 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