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Sprint to the Finish

14-Oct-2013

Tammy Wolf of Clifton, Illinois races down the front stretch in her Mercury of Canada-sponsored tunnel boat to finish second place at the UIM World Championship in Trenton, Michigan. This is Wolf's first season in the SST200/Formula Two class, and she won her first preliminary heat during the 63.... Read More

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Tale of Two Harbors

Tale of Two Harbors

Grand Marais, Minnesota
01-Oct-2017

With the Sawtooth Mountains as a dramatic backdrop and a population of 1,351 in the off-season months (and probably double that in the summer), Grand Marais was voted USA Today’s 2017 Best Midwestern Small Town, Budget Travel’s 2015 Coolest Small Town in America, and Lake Superior Magazine’s 2015 Best Weekend Destination. The Ojibwe name for the area, Gichi-biitoobiig (meaning “double body of water”), is inspired by the broad tombolo at the shoreline that creates two natural harbors and has long-served as a historical meeting point. The original European voyageurs, fur traders and big lake fishermen converged here. Today, Grand Marais is an access point into the Boundary Waters Canoe Area, a jumping off point for Isle Royale National Park, and home to the North House Folk School, one of the oldest, established folk schools in the country. I first encountered Grand Marais after spending a week on Isle Royale aboard our 38-foot trawler, <<ITAL>>Mazurka. My husband, Mark, and I took our three kids — then 5, 2, and 11 months old — to the big island for real wilderness immersion. After seven days of hiking, berry picking, .....

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Azimut 50 Fly (Galley up configuration)

Azimut 50 Fly (Galley up configuration)

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