• Grand Marais Marina, Grand Marais, Minnesota

    If you board your boat to seek adventure, desire scenic views and quaint towns, and need friendly, familiar customer service, we’ve found the marina for you. With the hustle and bustle of the south shore, boaters may miss the gem nestled along Minnesot

  • A Life Vest With Speakers

    The Groove Vest is designed to solve the issue of not being able to listen to music while out on the water.

  • Port Sanilac Marina, Port Sanilac, Michigan

    Nothing beats vacationing in a small, friendly area where everybody knows your name. When you pay a visit to Port Sanilac Marina off of Lake Huron in Michigan, that’s exactly what you’re getting. Sarah Arrell, the general manager at the marina, explained

  • Sharing Her Daily Adventures

    Find Jill Hendrickson at her Instagram account titled A Daily Adventure @jill.hendrickson.

  • Is Connecting The Boating World

    Summer of 2000 was unforgettable, and not just because it was the first of the new millennium. Ted Wilden and a group of friends headed out to an area known as the Playpen north of Navy Pier and rafted up what would become the largest power boating event

  • Cobourg Marina, Cobourg, Ontario

    Last year, the Cobourg Marina hosted one of the weigh stations that held a 10,000 dollar winning fish at the Great Ontario Salmon Derby. Though Cobourg Marina has recently drawn in the attention of sports fishermen everywhere because of its participation

  • Reeds Weather Handbook: For Sail and Power 2nd Edition

    Weather determines when we sail, where we sail to- and whether we arrive safely. Written by Frank Singleton, a former Senior Forecaster with the Met Office, this essential pocket-sized guide equips you with all the necessary tools to predict and deal with

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    Grady-White Boats Honors MarineMax Pensacola as the Worldwide Sales Leader

    Grady-White recently announced MarineMax Pensacola as the dealer with top sales worldwide and recipient of the Gold Anchor Sales Award for model year 2019.

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    Boat Fix Announces 24/7/365 Vessel Monitoring and Customer Support Service

    Boat Fix, a leading telematics service for boat owners, announced today the launch of its unique vessel monitoring system and Boat Fix Advisors service worldwide.

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    NY State Fair

    A 1913 runabout with original equipment. Country singer Alan Jackson’s 1955 cruiser “Flat Top.” The 1929 Chris-Craft Sedan “Topper.” A Mullins Steel Sea Eagle and more vessels spanning 100 years of recreational boats are featured in the new Great New York

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    A Clean Boat Starts With Brite Wash

    Many owners mistakenly use strong generic soap on their boats, thinking harsh equals effective. Nothing could be further from the truth. It instead removes any previously applied protective products, makes it difficult to rinse and pollutes the environmen

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    New State Fair Maritime Exhibit for 2019

    Recreational boats spanning the decades since 1913 in a dry-land marina. Current-model boats representing modern hull and propulsion design. Historic lighthouses and shipwrecks. Boating and aquatic science experts. On-the-State-Fair-pond skiff rowing oppo

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    High water impact won’t deter the Metro Boat Show - The show will go on!

    The Michigan Boating Industries Association, producer of the 10th Annual Metro Boat Show at Lake St. Clair Metropark have been closely monitoring water levels, and report – the show will go on, September 12-15! This year the show is expanding again, keepi

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    Garbage is Everywhere—Thank Heaven for SeaSucker

    Plastic waste bags are a convenient way for boat and RV owners to contain and dispose of garbage. But they need to be secure to avoid becoming trash themselves. SeaSucker's Waste Band is a simple, removable solution that's mounted on any clean, hard surfa

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    National Sailing Hall of Fame Announces 2019 Inductees

    The members of the class of 2019 join 71 previously recognized individuals as the National Sailing Hall of Fame continues to fulfill its mission by drawing attention and recognition to Americans who have made outstanding contributions to the sport of sail

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    Iosso Safe-T-Solve Removes Gunk the Natural Way

    Inside and out, mechanical devices accumulate gunk, a sticky combination of lubricants, dirt and other contaminants. Removing these difficult-to-clean residues has traditionally been the exclusive purview of petroleum products. But they're dangerous to bo

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    New York Sea Grant Announces Updated Invasive Species Website

    New York Sea Grant has updated the New York Invasive Species Information Clearinghouse website at to include iMapInvasive maps that allow for real-time information, watercraft inspection, and more user-friendly navigation.

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    IBEX 2019 Education Conference Announces New Super Sessions and Special Events

    The International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX) announced today a series of Super Sessions and special events, as part of its Education Conference. The Super Sessions are hosted by exhibiting companies and industry associations to offer i

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    3 Simple Ways to Reduce Plastic Waste and Pollution When Boating

    Each year, an estimated 18 billion pounds of plastic is dumped into our oceans from coastal regions. According to a study by the World Economic Forum, at the current rate of pollution, there will be more plastics than fish, by weight, in the ocean by 2050

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    If a Boat's for Sale It Should Be Available for Rent

    Whether moving into another boat or taking a break from ownership, the selling phase is the perfect time to list with Boatsetter. The income generated by renting the vessel can offset storage, maintenance and related expenses. It also exposes the boat to

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    95th Bell’s Beer Bayview Mackinac Race Starts Saturday

    Even though it is 95 years old, the Bell’s Beer Bayview Mackinac Race is showing no signs of slowing down. The longest consecutively run freshwater race in the country starts this Saturday, July 20 with 202 boats on the starting line.

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    BoatUS Foundation President Chris Edmonston Elected Chairman of Sport Fishing and Boating Partnership Council

    BoatUS Vice President of Government Affairs Chris Edmonston has been elected chairman of the Sport Fishing and Boating Partnership Council

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    Retrofit Charles ISO-BOOST to Latest Technology

    Charles Industries set the standard for isolation transformers when it launched ISO-BOOST. No longer manufactured or supported, it's relatively easy to upgrade existing units to the latest technology with Nauti-Tech Systems' innovative Nauti-Boost™ Retrof

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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.