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Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Want to learn the basics of powerboating or brush up on your skills? The nonprofit BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water together with Freedom Boat Club Grand Haven offer a choice of two fun on-water boat training courses taught aboard single-engine powerboats: Intro to Boating and Women Making Waves, Saturday, August

tags: Women in Boating, Boating 101, Education, Event, Events, Lake Michigan

Thursday, July 25, 2019

CHICAGO, Ill. – A talented and dedicated group of passionate athletes have convened in the Windy City this week for the 2019 Independence Cup and U.S. Para Sailing Championship, hosted by the Judd Goldman Sailing Center and organized by the Judd Goldman Adaptive Sailing Foundation. These two regattas have a historic connection

tags: Events, Lake Michigan, Racing, Sailing

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Evinrude and Alumacraft recently announced the donation of an Alumacraft boat powered by an Evinrude E-TEC engine to the Milwaukee Riverkeeper. The boat and engine will be used to support Milwaukee Riverkeeper’s mission to protect and restore Milwaukee’s waterways. The boat’s maiden voyage was part of Evinrude

tags: Charity, Environmental Impact, Lake Michigan

Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Located at ME Yacht Restoration – Holland’s newest, full service marine facility – West Michigan Yacht Sales is your dealer for Pursuit Boats and BRIG Rigid Inflatables. Pursuit offers a wide variety of styles from 23-40 feet including dual console, center console, and offshore models. BRIG is the world’s

tags: Brokerage, Lake Michigan, Service & Repair, Used Boats

Monday, June 24, 2019

Spring Brook Marina invites VIP guests & press to attend a cocktail hour unveiling the first 2020 Prestige 590 Fly to arrive in the Great Lakes on July 5th from 7:00pm-9:00pm. Experience Chicago Yacht Club as well as an evening of cocktails and hors d’oeuvres. Guests must RSVP by June 24th to be on the list the night of the

tags: Events, Lake Michigan, New Boat Models

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

The new Lake Michigan In-Water Boat Show will be held at Manitowoc Marina, June 21-23. Open to the general public, the latest models from Boston Whaler, Cutwater Boats, Rossiter, Cobalt, Grady White, and Catalina Yachts will all be on display and ready for inspection and qualified sea trials. A joint effort between participating

tags: Boat Show, Lake Michigan

Monday, June 10, 2019

Nestled among pristine spring-fed lakes, this beautiful tourism destination boasts endless outdoor recreational opportunities, a unique shopping scene, an assortment of dining to please every palate, and comfortable lodging facilities and campgrounds. With a solid business community, a diverse friendly populace, and a natural

tags: Destination, Lake Michigan

Friday, June 7, 2019

This year’s show will be one of the largest, featuring over 80 of the finest watercraft from pleasure boats to mega-yachts and everything in between. Diverse land displays will also be a part of the show, including a helicopter that will be situated on the marina lawn. Bring the entire family to enjoy a day of strolling the

tags: Boat Show, Lake Michigan, Marina

Thursday, May 30, 2019

Celebrating over eighty years of continuous business this year, Howe Marine had humble beginnings in 1938. Originally opened in Indian River, Mich., as ‘Majestic Marine’, Steve Majestic was the first owner, followed by “Stub” and Bessie Howe in 1942. After updating the name, “Stub” and his wife also

tags: Service & Repair, Antique & Classic Boats, Dealerships, Engines, Lake Michigan

Thursday, May 16, 2019

For an owner who appreciates originality and an elite look, Altima Yachts’ 38-foot Xcape Sport Family Edition (SFE) is a boat that will appeal to the serious angler, as well as to families that enjoy entertaining and overnighting. With a beam of 13 feet, 2 inches, you can count on an extremely stable platform. Triple Evinrude

tags: Lake Michigan, New Boat Models

Easy Drive - Rec'd Summer 2019