Lifestyle
  • Gem Beach Marina, Port Clinton, Ohio

    Who doesn’t dream of relaxing on the beach after a nice long day of boating over the summer on the Great Lakes? That’s right, no one. We all want to take part in the joys of perfecting tan lines, scrounging the shoreline for shells, and enjoying some seri

  • Safety Tips for Dock Owners

    Don’t leave dock safety until the last minute. Take steps now to ensure that you and your family are safe on the water for years to come.

  • Legendary Waters Resort & Casino, Red Cliff, Wisconsin

    Legendary Waters Resort & Casino not only has a hotel, restaurant, and marina, welcoming boaters from all over, but also a casino where you can see if the slots are falling in your favor.

  • Be like Eco Evie

    Have you ever wanted to make a difference? Eight-year-old “Eco Evie” makes it look easy. Evie and her Girl Scout troop came through for clean water last month. The crew joined an Adopt-a-Beach cleanup at Milwaukee’s Bradford Beach, where they removed buck

  • All-New Regal 38 XO

    To take command by definition is to exercise a dominating influence or direct authority and Regal Boats has clearly taken charge with its latest offering in the company’s revolutionary XO Series. While some manufacturers simply convert a popular sterndriv

  • What's the size of your boating party?

    Help us out by taking a short survey and watch your answer be featured in our next issue of Great Lakes Boating.

  • Paying For Guidance

    I am often asked for fishing advice about particular locations, often by competent, boat-owning anglers who simply – and understandably – want a short cut to the action. Usually they are headed there on vacation, often with the family, and realize I may h

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    ASA Electronics Introduces New App Ready Marine Audio Stereo

    ASA Electronics is bringing modern technology and style to the boating industry with the Marine Audio MA110 App Ready Bluetooth Stereo. The MA110 supports up to four speakers with 160 watts of power to pump up the volume on the water.

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    Help Your Local Boating Community Be Safe and Clean With a BoatUS Foundation Grant

    Would you like to help boaters be safe and keep waters clean in your local area? Begun over 25 years ago and one of the longest-running boating community grant programs, the BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water Grassroots Grant program pro

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    Argos Nautic Tenders are an Expression of Quality

    There's nothing wrong with a knock-about wristwatch, but it doesn't fit with a made-to-measure Savile Row suit. The same holds true with a tender. It may be utilitarian in nature, but like a fine timepiece, it's part an overall expression of quality, repr

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    Daughter Donates Dad's Boat for Safety Education Campaign

    Barbara Wood's dad the late Robert H. Wood, a WWII veteran and career educator, loved teaching and boating, and, so, she has donated his 1967 Evinrude Playmate runabout for New York Sea Grant's award-winning Discover Clean and Safe Boating public educatio

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    Boaters Aren’t the Only Ones Getting Heavier: Outboard Engines Catch Up

    One year ago the U.S. Coast Guard required new recreational boats to have more floatation to support the increased weight of newer four-stroke outboards if the boat becomes swamped. Now the agency is implementing those changes as reported in the Spring 20

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    Loyalist Cove Marina

    April 2019 marked the 20th anniversary of Dave and Michelle Hinton operating Loyalist Cove Marina, located in the quaint, historical Village of Bath, just west of the entrance to the St Lawrence River and Thousand Islands in Ontario.

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    On the Watch for Whitehawk

    With an entry deadline of June 4, more than 205 sailboats have registered for the July 20 Bell’s Beer Bayview Mackinac Race, and the largest of them is the 105’ custom ketchWhitehawk. When she was built in 1978 in Rockland, Maine, the timeless, clipper-bo

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    Nova Luxe Yachts Responds Proactively to Chinese Tariffs

    With trade talks between the US and China stalled and heavy tariffs being levied on imported goods, Nova Luxe Yachts has taken a proactive, multi-pronged approach to counter the situation. It modifies how the company would work in the future with Chinese-

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    Registration Opens for IBEX 2019

    Registration is now open for the 29th International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX), being held October 1-3 at the Tampa Convention Center. North America’s largest trade event for recreational marine industry professionals, IBEX is owned an

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    Evinrude Takes Part in American Boating Congress

    Evinrude announced today that Tracy Crocker, president of the BRP Marine Group; Jeff Wasil, engineering manager in Emissions Testing, Certification and Regulatory Development for BRP Evinrude; and James Irwin, president of Alumacraft attended the American

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    ASA Electronics Unveils New JENSEN Marine Stereo

    ASA Electronics has added a new, compact audio option for boatbuilders with the JENSEN Marine JMS4 Bluetooth Stereo. The JMS4 is feature-packed while maintaining a compact footprint to save space on board.

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    mazu Announces All-New User Interface and Enhanced Functionality for Raymarine Axiom

    mazu, a leading marine technology and satellite communications brand, announced today the addition of powerful new functionality to its app available on Raymarine Axiom multifunction displays (MFD) through Lighthouse Apps.

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    Frank Hugelmeyer Named New National Marine Manufacturers Association President

    The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) announced today that its Board of Directors has selected Frank Hugelmeyer, a veteran leader in the outdoor recreation industry, as the association’s next president. He succeeds Thom Dammrich, who has le

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    Twin Disc Announces Expansion in Wisconsin

    Twin Disc, Inc. (NASDAQ: TWIN), a global leader in power transmission technology for marine and land-based applications, is near completion of an expansion project in Wisconsin.

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    Glomex Debuts World's First GPS Antenna With ZigBee

    Glomex Marine Antennas debuts the world's first GPS antenna using internationally accepted ZigBee® technology. Connected wirelessly to the ZigBoat system, the ZB211 delivers push notifications on fleet tracking, geo-fencing, weather forecasts and anchor w

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    Regal Boats Recognized by National Marine Manufacturers Association with Customer Satisfaction Index Awards

    Regal Boats, a family-owned, award-winning manufacturer of sport boats and yachts, announces their recognition as a recipient of the National Marine Manufacturer Associations’ 2018 Marine Industry Customer Satisfaction Index (CSI) Award.

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  • Great Lakes Ice Cutter

    Winter time is rough because we aren't able to get out on our favorite lakes the way we normally enjoy - our boats lazily crawling across the water as we take in the summer sun. Our boats are hidden away and winterized and some of us hide away in our home

  • Sea Ray Releases New Video: We Are Sea Ray

    A few days ago, Sea Ray released a video called “We Are Sea Ray” to celebrate their upcoming 60th anniversary in 2019 and the reinvention of their brand by Brunswick. This video comes after difficult times for the boat manufacturer and what seemed like an

  • Great Lakes Ghost Stories

    The world’s most treacherous lakes are no stranger to the ghosts and spirits we love to hear about this time of year. With Halloween just around the corner, you may want to remember these tales of haunted ships, ghost sightings and spooky lighthouses to s

  • GLB's December Gift Guide Gives Back To Veterans

    Sword & Plough works with veterans to repurpose thousands of pounds of military surplus into fashionable bags for men and women. The company recycles military surplus, incorporates that fabric into stylish bag designs and donates 10 percent of profits bac

  • With The Gales Of November Remembered

    With cold moving into the Great Lakes well before November this year, the 42 year anniversary of the loss of the Edmund Fitzgerald and 29 crew members is fresh on our minds.

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    View from Above: Port of Newcastle, Ontario

    Looks like Port of Newcastle, Ontario, is beautiful even in the winter months! Check out this great drone footage from Tim Reesor, taken in January 2017. Keep an eye out for the full Guided Tour of this cozy spot on Lake Ontario in our December issue of G

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    National Weather Service Simplifies Winter Hazard Warnings

    Beginning this winter, the NWS will issue shorter messages following a shorter format that will address the what, where and when of winter hazards. The hazard and its impacts will always be found at the top of the message, including actions you can take.

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    Tips For Fall Boating Safety

    From the Canadian Safe Boating Council comes a few good tips on safely extending your boating season.