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Thursday, May 21, 2020

Manitowoc Marina is thrilled to announce their exclusive representation of Baltic Yachts on the Great Lakes, in close partnership with Rodgers Yacht Sales of Connecticut. Baltic Yachts of Finland has entered into the new partnership to represent their impressive line of high-performance yachts across the United States. With the

tags: Company Expansions, Dealerships, Lake Michigan

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Grab your friends and family, slip on the shades, and steer the boat to Door County. Surrounded by water, this 70-mile long peninsula juts into Lake Michigan along Wisconsin’s eastern coast and combines natural beauty and outdoor recreation with acclaimed performing arts, renowned galleries and shops, scrumptious local cuisine,

tags: Destination, Lake Michigan, Travel

Friday, May 15, 2020

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has received results from surface water and sediment sampling performed in November 2019 to determine if per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, commonly called PFAS, are present in areas that are targeted for potential cleanup-related dredging across the US EPA-designated Milwaukee Estuary

tags: Dept of Natural Resources, Environmental Impact, Fishing, Lake Michigan

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

Monday, May 11, 2020

SailTime Milwaukee Base owner Scott Monroe has introduced thousands of sailing enthusiasts to the possibilities of luxury yacht sailing without the cost and hassle of ownership. This summer, he’s bringing the fun to powerboaters with Lake Michigan’s first fractional powerboat membership program. SailTime Group, the

tags: Fractional Boat Ownership, Lake Michigan

Monday, May 11, 2020

The Lake Michigan In-Water Boat Show is back June 12-14, 2020 with expanded offerings as the show looks to build on the success of its inaugural 2019 show. Started in 2019 and hosted at Manitowoc Marina, the Lake Michigan In-Water Boat Show is a direct response to the expressed desire by customers to make their purchasing decisions

tags: Boat Show, Lake Michigan

Wednesday, May 6, 2020

SkipperBud’s wants to provide those fighting on the front lines of this pandemic an afternoon on the water. SkipperBud’s Milwaukee location is donating 50 vouchers for free half day, weekday, pontoon boat rentals. The KK River is a wonderful way to see and experience downtown Milwaukee. SkipperBud’s Service Center

tags: COVID-19, Feel Good Story, Lake Michigan

Thursday, April 30, 2020

Volvo Penta, a global manufacturer of engines and complete power systems for marine and industrial applications, is taking action in response to the prevalent need for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). At two of its North American facilities, the company is producing and distributing this vital protective gear to healthcare workers

tags: COVID-19, Lake Michigan

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Are the historic high-water levels on Lake Michigan affecting your marina? Are your docks underwater? Do you have to walk through water just to get to your dock? Are you concerned for the safety of yourself and your boat? At North Point Marina, you can breathe easy knowing you and your boat are well protected. North Point Marina was

tags: Lake Michigan, Marina

Monday, April 13, 2020

When you’re in Traverse City, the beach is your backyard. Everywhere you look, sailboat masts wave hello and the bright hulls of kayaks wink in and out of the waves. Swimmers splash their way through summer, and ice fishing shanties dot the coast during the winter months. Lake Michigan’s crystal waters flow inland to form

by: Jillian Manning

tags: Destination, Lake Michigan

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