December 31, 2019
Boston Whaler Congratulates 2019 Employee Service Award Recipients
Boston Whaler honored its longtime employees during a Service Awards ceremony held on December 3.
December 30, 2019| Published in the August 2019 issue
Tim McKenna Are You Thinking Of Buying A Sailboat?
There are a lot of articles and even books on things to consider when buying a used sailboat. Since I have been involved with this process more than a few times over the past 30 plus years, I am going to add my two cents’ worth to the collection.
December 29, 2019| Published in the August 2019 issue
Colton Moon Geneva Marina, Geneva, Ohio: The Gem of Ohio’s northeastern shoreline
Whether you’re seeking adventure on the water or looking to enjoy the local cuisine and culture, Geneva is the premier destination. Located along Lake Erie’s eastern shore, Geneva Marina lies directly along the path of the Great Loop, and it is a perfect
December 28, 2019| Published in the August 2019 issue
Captain Danny Lee Bays Full Of Bronzebacks
Dale Stroschein was 18 years old and already earning a reputation around Wisconsin’s Door County for his fish-catching prowess.
December 27, 2019
JMP's New Engine Pumps For Caterpillar
Caterpillar marine diesels command respect for efficient and reliable power. When their OEM or aftermarket engine cooling seawater pumps need replacing, JMP Marine is the name to turn to.
December 26, 2019| Published in the August 2019 issue
Fair Point Marina, Fair Haven, N.Y.: Lake Ontario’s Oasis
Fair Point Marina has seen boaters from a wide range of places stop through its harbor from boaters traveling to Florida and the Caribbean to those taking a short trip to Chicago.
December 25, 2019
Merry Christmas!
On behalf of everyone here at Great Lakes Boating magazine, we'd like to wish you a Merry Christmas!
December 24, 2019
SeaSucker's Wreath Hanger
With SeaSucker's new Wreath Hanger, it's easy to add holiday decorations to ensure neighbors and sleigh bells don't pass by your marina.
December 23, 2019| Published in the August 2019 issue
Natalia Green Nipigon Marina, Nipigon Ontario: Your Lake Superior Bucket List Stop
Everyone has a bucket list. Why not add camping while suspended above the ground in a tent supported by tree trunks or crossing the 49th parallel to that list? Both of these amazing experiences, and others, can be crossed off a bucket list at Nipigon Mari
December 22, 2019
Web Exclusive Erie's Top Lighthouses
Here are three amazing lighthouses to visit when you're on Lake Erie.
December 21, 2019
Crewsaver's #LIFEJACKETSAFE Newspaper
Crewsaver, demonstrates its global commitment to lifejacket safety with the launch of its French edition #LifejacketSafe newspaper.
December 19, 2019
Drawing and Note Cards of Your Boat
This makes a great gift for the boat owner in your life.
December 18, 2019| Published in the June 2019 issue
Emily FitzPatrick New & Improved: A look at how Tiara is evolving
Over the past decade we’ve learned to expect continual improvement. It’s hard not to after the seemingly endless procession of iPhones, Macbooks, and social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. We are literally living in a whole new world
December 17, 2019
All-Black Antennas and Mounts
The all-black Full Stealth line of antennas, mounts and cable from AirWave Marine delivers superior quality and performance in a sleek modern package.
December 16, 2019| Published in the April 2019 issue
Emily FitzPatrick Harbour Lights & Bayfield River Marinas, Bayfield, Ontario: Double the marinas, double the fun
Bayfield River Cottage Colony & Marina is a relatively small space, offering 25 slips and ten cabins, while Harbour Lights Marina has a total of 260 slips. Though Harbour Lights has many more slips than Bayfield’s marina, transient boaters will need to ac
December 15, 2019| Published in the August 2019 issue
Heather Magda Serrano Swept Away: Shoreline erosion on the Great Lakes
There’s a reason we call the Great Lakes “great.” They’re substantially bigger than other average inland lakes, and with this size comes much greater energy—these vast bodies of water possess frightening power. Mingle this with heavy winds or a mighty sto
December 14, 2019
Check out FLIBS
NBC Sports Group will feature a one-hour network special of the 60th annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show on Saturday, December 14 at 4 p.m. on NBC Sports Network.
December 13, 2019| Published in the August 2019 issue
Steve Smede Casting Call From The Tip Of The Mitt: Northern Michigan offers a rich and varied creel of summer angling adventure
Whenever you talk about fishing, size matters. It matters even more, of course, when you talk about fishing from a boat.
December 12, 2019
MBIA 2020 Board of Directors for
Michigan Boating Industries Association (MBIA) announces 2020 Board of Directors.
December 11, 2019
Web Exclusive What is the Best Dock Decking?
The perfect decking depends on how you will use your dock. These decking materials are great to incorporate into your boat dock designs.
December 10, 2019
Sea-Fire 1230 Engineered Fire System
Sea-Fire Marine has introduced its first US Coast Guard-approved 3M Novec 1230 engineered fire suppression system available at 725 psi (50 bar).
December 09, 2019| Published in the April 2019 issue
Lorain Lighthouse: Lorain, Ohio
Lorain, Ohio, saw its first navigation light in the form of a lantern hung from a pole during the early 1800s. In 1836, a cylindrical brick tower capped with a lantern room was built. Though unassuming, the beacon shone brightly enough to be noticed by Ch
December 08, 2019| Published in the June 2019 issue
Fort Gratiot Lighthouse : Fort Gratiot Township, Michigan
Lighthouses and forts are often neighbors, as important waterways needed to be clearly marked and well as defended. Fort Gratiot, a stockade fort, was built in 1814 to guard the juncture of Lake Huron and St. Clair River and is named after Charles Gratiot
December 07, 2019
Flush Tie Downs
Cast stainless steel Accon Marine Tie Downs provide ideal anchor points for holding fenders or equipment in place while blending discreetly into the deck.
December 06, 2019| Published in the August 2019 issue
Heather Magda Serrano One Step Closer: Searching for the Griffin
Pieces of history have descended to the bottom throughout the ages, lost to time and aching to be found. One of the oldest known sailing ships to have gone missing in the Great Lakes is the Griffin.
December 05, 2019
Crewsaver Reveals Its Atacama Junior Drysuit
Meeting market requirements for drysuits tailored to suit the individual needs of a younger watersports enthusiast, Crewsaver has added a drysuit specifically designed for juniors to its 2020 range.
December 03, 2019
Hold My Drink
The Adjustable Drink Holder from Accon Marine uses an innovative two-arm design that securely accommodates beverage containers of all styles.
December 02, 2019
Courtney Dunaway Madeline Island Yacht Club, La Pointe, Wisconsin: Apostle Island-lovers’ marina
“Visit once … hooked for life!” is Madeline Island Yacht Club’s (MIYC) slogan. This marina is located on Madeline Island, the largest in the chain of opulently green Apostle Islands on the famously clear water of Lake Superior.
December 01, 2019| Published in the June 2018 issue
Brady L. Kay Anglers Needed
If the Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation (RBFF) is going to reach its lofty goal to increase participation in the sport from the current 47 million anglers to 60 million anglers in just 60 months, it’s going to take more than just a catchy “60 in