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  • Nautables—Stewart Parazaider

    Stewart enjoys his 2007 Monterey 270CR in the Chicago area. Find him on his Instagram account @powerdriven83.

  • Life Of A Captain

    Al Bartkus found that he was made of sturdy stuff when he stepped onto Miss Marianne and pushed away from the dock last October. This launched his first journey around the Great Loop. Bartkus completed the task in about eight months.

  • Guided Tour — Escanaba, Michigan

    With one marina and hardly any amenities, Escanaba may not seem like the most happenin’ destination available — but this quaint Michigan town on Lake Michigan is more than what meets the eye.

  • Michigan Triangle Part Two

    While her sister lakes have blockbuster movies and chart-topping songs dedicated to their mysterious shipwrecks, Michigan is wracking up points on the strange disappearances scale. In this month’s Lake Lore, GLB editors examine the burgeoning theory of Th

  • Michigan Triangle Part One

    While her sister lakes have blockbuster movies and chart-topping songs dedicated to their mysterious shipwrecks, Michigan is wracking up points on the strange disappearances scale.

  • Well It Made My List

    It’s a wonder I get anything done these days. It seems every time I go to look up something online I get tempted by some click bait story or video and the next thing I know I’ve lost 15 minutes of my day to an epic fail montage or I find out what child st

  • Museums Of The Great Lakes

    Are you a history buff? If not, there is still plenty to appreciate when taking the time to visit museums along the Great Lakes. Exhibits of artifacts, old ships and lighthouses make these attractions great.

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    BRP Discontinues Production of Evinrude Outboards

    BRP announced today it has re-oriented its marine business by focusing on the growth of its boat brands with new technology and innovative marine products.

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    The Right-Priced Luxury

    The new Model 40 marine steering wheel from Schmitt & Ongaro Marine Products is the perfect addition to runabouts, ski and wake boats, pontoons and other small recreational vessels.

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    Innovative JBL Subwoofer Earns Prestigious Industry Award

    Since its introduction last year, the JBL by Harman Marine BassPro 10" Powered Subwoofer (JBLMBP10) from Prospec Electronics has gained widespread consumer attention.

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    Versatile Steel Picks Shine When Precision Counts

    Sometimes even a compact knife is just too big for the job. That's when Shipmate Stainless Pick/Probes from Beckson Marine shine. They have a multitude of uses aboard every boat, from functioning as a useful tool to helping make a cocktail.

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    Memorial Day Weekend Boating Expected to Be Big

    On-water towing fleet could reach record volume of dispatches for boater assistance this Memorial Day holiday weekend.

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    Navy Pier Marina Launching 2021

    Chicago’s Navy Pier Marina offers Michigan boaters a new destination on Lake Michigan.

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    Stimulus Funding & the Great Lakes

    Organizations representing the Great Lakes states, tribes, binational agencies, state legislators, municipalities, conservation organizations, labor, businesses, and ports urged Congress to include critical Great Lakes investments in legislation.

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    Great News for Boats on the Great Lakes

    Michigan’s Mackinac Marine Services Awarded $752,933 Shipyard Matching Grant from US Department of Transportation and Maritime Administration to Increase Capacity on Maritime Travel Lift.

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    “Best Harbor in the U.S.” Contest

    US Harbors opened online voting for the “Best Harbor in the U.S. 2020.” Vote for your favorite harbor now!

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    KBS Coatings

    KBS Coatings DiamondFinish Clear can be used to permanently seal, protect, beautify and restore your boat’s gelcoat.

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    Raritan Alarm Warns Against Reverse Polarity

    The quality and reliability of marina shore power wiring can vary greatly. When plugging into an unfamiliar 120V AC pedestal, it's important to be certain that it's safe.

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    Nothing to Do? Polish the Hull

    Due to COVID-19, many boat owners have time on their hands. A great solo project is polishing the hull with a Dual Action Polisher Pro from Shurhold.

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    BoatUS Questions Work Stoppage on the Erie Canal

    The New York State Canal System has long been recognized as essential transportation infrastructure, important to irrigation and flood control, the upstate economy, and communities that line its 524-mile length.

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    Change ‘Small Craft Advisory’ to ‘Small Craft Warning’?

    The National Weather Service (NWS) has proposed renaming “Small Craft Advisory” to “Small Craft Warning” and is asking for boaters’ feedback.

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    Liqui Moly Online Tool Guides Boaters to Proper Lubricants

    LIQUI MOLY USA has expanded its popular Oil Guide—both in app and online formats—to include its recently launched marine line of oils, fluids and additives in the US and Canada.

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    Life Industries Responds to Pandemic

    Life Industries Corporation, manufacturer of BoatLIFE, RVbyLIFE, and AeroLIFE high-quality care and maintenance products, responded to a request from the South Carolina Department of Commerce to help fight the spread of COVID-19 and flatten the pandemic c

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