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Tuesday, July 28, 2020

Port Washington, Wisconsin, your destination marina on the western shores of Lake Michigan! Stay, eat, and play! This is a quaint little town with a whole lot to see and do, including over 20 bars and restaurants all within walking distance of the marina. Many gift, clothing, and candy shops are nearby, as well as museums to pique

tags: Air Purification, Destination, Lake Michigan, Marina

Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Due to high water levels on Lake Michigan, accessibility limitations, and COVID-19 and social distancing concerns, Rock Island State Park will be closed for the remainder of the year. The Washington Island Ferry Line had suspended trips to and from Rock Island State Park earlier this year and have extended that suspension through the

tags: COVID-19, Dept of Natural Resources, Lake Michigan, Travel

Wednesday, July 8, 2020

In the Summer Issue 2019 last year, I wrote about the high water levels throughout the Great Lakes region. Unfortunately, the water never lowered over the fall and winter like it normally does, and with the heavy spring rains, the big lake levels have broken the all-time highs each month this year! Combine the COVID-19 lockdown in

by: Captain Dennis Mykols

tags: Antique & Classic Boats, Lake Michigan, Lifestyle

Monday, June 29, 2020

Lower Michigan’s ‘Mitten Tip,’ where the waters of lakes Huron and Michigan swirl in the Straits of Mackinac, now has professional 24-hour on-water assistance available to recreational boaters. The newly opened TowBoatUS Mackinaw City is the 12th TowBoatUS location for owner Richard Lenardson, who began his company

tags: Boat Club, Company Expansions, Lake Huron, Lake Michigan, Towing

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: Lake Michigan, Company Expansions, Dealerships

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: Travel, Destination, Lake Michigan

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

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

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

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