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Tuesday, September 25, 2018

As part of the continuing Chefs Across the Great Lakes chef exchange program, Killarney Mountain Lodge will entertain the chefs of Leland, Michigan’s Riverside Inn for round two of their collaborative dining series. Riverside’s proprietor Kate Vilter, Chef Pete Siagkris and Killarney’s Chef Kay Bonsu have worked

tags: Canada, Event, Georgian Bay, Lake Huron

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Did you know that you can extend the life of your inflatable boat? Sirocco Marine, the Lake Erie dealership for BRIG RIBs, is offering the following tips for keeping your inflatable in good condition: 1. Keep it clean! Washing your inflatable with liquid soap while using a soft bristle brush will remove most dirt, stains, and water

tags: Inflatable Boats, Lake Erie, Service & Repair

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

Monday, September 17, 2018

Are you running or starting a small business and need a showroom? An office? A storefront? Are you just running out of storage space in your home for cars, boats, or toys? Would you like to create a workshop for your hobby? And, would you like to access spacious, modern, and beautiful new quarters at your leisure? Then, you’ll

tags: Lake Erie, Real Estate, Storage

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

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Want to learn the basics of powerboating or brush up on your skills? A partnership between the nonprofit BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water, Fleet Boat Club and West Marine will bring an affordable on-water boat training course, “Intro to Powerboating,” to the club’s location at 1384 Empire Blvd.,

tags: Education, Lake Ontario

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Century Boats, a classic American boat company established in 1926 and based in Zephyrhills, Fla., today announced that it signed a new dealer agreement with Huron Lagoons Marina in Huron, Ohio. Huron Lagoons Marina is located on the Huron River just one mile from Lake Erie. “For more than 55 years – from 1928 to 1984

tags: Company Expansions, Lake Erie

Friday, September 7, 2018

Ever seen one of those cool colored, jet age styled vintage fiberglass outboards — you know, the ones from the late 1950s and early 1960s — and say to yourself, “Man, I would love to get behind the wheel of that beauty”? Well, do I have the answer for you! Now, you can fulfill your dreams… at least for

by: Captain Dennis J. Mykols

tags: Antique & Classic Boats, Environmental Impact, Lake Michigan, Rentals

Thursday, September 6, 2018

Hundreds of boats up to 60’ in water and on land plus: Yeti Giveaways, 80s Dress up Contest, Food Trucks, Beer Tents, Live Music, Kids Zone, and more! Mark your calendar! The ninth annual Metro Boat Show at Lake St. Clair Metropark, coming September 13-16, is an in-water boat show with boats up to 60 ft. in length on display

by: Nicki Polan, Show Manager and MBIA Executive Director

tags: Boat Show, Lake Erie, Lake St. Clair

Monday, September 3, 2018

There’s nowhere in the world quite like “Gitchi Gami.” The beautiful north shore of the great Lake Superior has a unique quality that’s hard to describe. The dramatic coastline stretches as far as the eye can see — hundreds of miles of agate beaches, rocky cliffs, and the thick canopy of the Superior

tags: Destination, Lake Superior