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Friday, January 11, 2019

Located two hours north of Chicago and three hours west of Detroit, lies the quaint towns of Saugatuck and Douglas, nestled along the Lake Michigan shoreline. For over a century, visitors have come from near and far to visit Saugatuck/Douglas with it’s stunning natural beauty and vibrant arts culture, and to tour local shops,

tags: Destination, Lake Michigan

Friday, January 11, 2019

Calling all “LOOPERS”: Do you need a reason to explore the scenic waters of Green Bay? Wave Pointe Marina & Resort is worth cruising over to while exploring the upper Great Lakes, and should be a planned stop-over to get off your yacht and chill a while. Nestled in a quiet, hidden area of southern Door County, Wis. on

tags: Lake Michigan, Marina, The Great Loop

Thursday, January 10, 2019

The new Sirena 58 was selected as the ‘Revelation of the Year’ while her Italian designer Tommaso Spadolini won the ‘Best Designer' category in World Yachts Trophies 2018 at Cannes Yachting Festival in September 2018. Measuring 18.58 meters (61 feet) in length overall, arguably the highlight of the Sirena 58 is her

tags: Dealerships, Lake Michigan, New Boat Models

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Lakeshore Marine Group was established September 2018 in an effort to provide western Michigan with a single location offering both premier brokerage sales and marine service. On staff, Lakeshore Marine Group benefits from 20+ years in brokerage sales expertise and over 30 years of experience in marine repair. Located at Great Lakes

tags: Brokerage, Lake Michigan, Used Boats

Thursday, December 27, 2018

It may be cold outside, but summer will be in full swing as the Windy City’s BIGGEST marine and outdoor sales event brings the best in boating, sailing, and RVing to McCormick Place. See and board boats for every on-water activity imaginable‚ from fishing to cruising to water sports. With options ranging from pontoons,

tags: Boat Show, Lake Michigan

Monday, October 22, 2018

The members of the Wisconsin Boating Club in southeastern Wisconsin would all raise their hands in a positive salute to that question. The WBC is located in the Milwaukee area, but its members hail from many of the surrounding suburbs and outlying communities. This family-friendly organization has been in existence for more than 60

by: Katie Kolberg Memmel

tags: Boat Club, Lake Michigan, Lifestyle

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

I am not talking about the radio station in Chicago 97.9 the Loop, rather I am talking about the trip many boaters take that encompasses much of the eastern part of the United States. Doing the Great Loop? If so then you are in for an epic adventure. Many “loopers” are starting the venture south this time of year. At

by: Nick Fugate

tags: Lake Michigan, Service & Repair, The Great Loop

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Michigan's seasonal salmon runs are a busy time for DNR fisheries staff. During the runs, large numbers of chinook and coho salmon return to their native streams to spawn, and afterward they die. The DNR maintains several sites (weirs) to block these fish and then collect their eggs and milt (sperm) for use in state fish hatcheries.

tags: Dept of Natural Resources, Fishing, Lake Huron, Lake Michigan

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Bay Marine recently added Monte Carlo Yachts to its already impressive lineup of high quality, luxury motor yachts that include brands such as Hatteras, Riviera, Belize, Sabre, and Back Cove. “With Monte Carlo Yachts’ unique European styling and fine Italian detail, we feel strongly that this brand provides our customers

tags: Company Expansions, Dealerships, Lake Michigan

Friday, September 14, 2018

Spend even a day in Ludington, and its relationship with Lake Michigan is palpable at every turn. Ludington North Breakwater Light beckons boaters, as does the U.S. Coast Guard Station standing sentinel on the north side of the Ludington channel. Further up the 28-mile sandy coastline is the iconic black-and-white Big Sable Point

by: Kim Skeltis

tags: Destination, Lake Michigan