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Monday, May 25, 2020

When you ask members what they like best about the Rochester Yacht Club (RYC), most will say ‘the people’. RYC is a place to establish lifelong friendships while sharing the love of the water. Whether you own a boat or not, race sailboats or cruise in a power boat, RYC is your waterfront home. Incorporated in 1877,

tags: Yacht Club, Destination, Lake Ontario, Travel

Sunday, May 24, 2020

As anglers look forward to the Memorial Day weekend, world-class fishing continues to exceed expectations on Lake Erie in 2020, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife. Walleye harvest rates set records for the second straight year in 2019, and numerous large hatches point to an increasingly

tags: COVID-19, Fishing, Lake Erie, Law & Politics

Thursday, May 21, 2020

Nearly 24 hours before the Edenville Dam in Midland County collapsed Tuesday, conservation officers from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources began evacuating people in homes and businesses positioned downriver of the dam. With historic flood levels expected, the officers remain on scene and are providing emergency response as

tags: Safety, Dept of Natural Resources, Inland Boating, Lake Huron

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

Monday, May 18, 2020

By offering the ability to privately own, Riverfront Yacht Sales and Services has been providing the opportunity to enjoy boating at a reasonable cost for many years. Now, local area individuals, families, and corporations have the added opportunity to enjoy boating at a reasonable cost and with a reduced time commitment through a

tags: Fractional Boat Ownership, Lake Erie, Sailing

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

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Sailing has always been the perfect small-group activity. You skim along the lake in a fresh breeze with just you and your crew; maybe you choose a place to drop anchor and take a swim with the kids, and then spend the night on the boat. It’s the perfect small adventure, but the most fantastic part of this imagined scenario is

tags: Fractional Boat Ownership, Lake Erie, Lake St. Clair, Sailing

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: Lake Michigan, Fractional Boat Ownership

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