Lakeland Boating Magazine

July 2014

July 2014 Issue

A Coastal Haven

A historic downtown filled with lovely shops, outdoor cafés and glorious beachfront, Grand Haven is often called the "Michigan Riviera." Located on the eastern shore of Lake Michigan, Grand Haven is the only city officially designated "Coast Guard City USA." Featuring 1.5 miles of boardwalk, an endless sugar-sand beach and iconic 19th century lighthouse, it's no wonder the town has received so many accolades. CNN Travel named Grand Haven the #14 "Must See U.S. Beach" in August 2013. In March 2012, Grand Haven was named as one of Travel + Leisure magazine's "Best Secret Beaches on Earth," and Good Morning America named the town one of the "Top Five Family Beaches in the U.S."... READ MORE

Also In This Issue...

  • Boat Test: Tiara 50 Coupe
  • Boat Spotlights: Aqua Patio, Boston Whaler, Monterey, Viking
  • Office on Board: Expert advice for establishing a fully functional "floating workspace" aboard your boat
  • An Unprecedented Journey: Michigan author John Mitchell tackles the Civil War Era — through an extraordinary Grand Traverse lens
  • Ask the Expert: Raymarine electronics expert Jim McGowan explains how easy it is to upgrade your boat's dashboard
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