Lakeland Boating Magazine

January 2017

January 2017 Issue

Sanctuary of the Great Lakes

Woods and water. Fossils and fishing. Sinkholes and stars. Alpena, Michigan’s natural attributes initially shaped its history as a Lake Huron fishing port and lumbering center. After the forests were depleted, limestone for cement production helped the city continue to thrive. Located on Thunder Bay, a natural harbor and port of refuge, the area’s maritime history is accessible at several lighthouses and underwater at the country’s only freshwater marine sanctuary.

Also In This Issue...

  • Boat Test: Formula 430 SSC — The secret formula.
  • Boat Test: SARGO 31 — The fundamentals of a dreamboat.
  • Boat Spotlights: Jeanneau, Misty Harbor, Regal, Scarab
  • Expect the Unexpected: Marine insurance providers recall memorable claims they hope will teach boat owners a vital lesson: Be prepared.
  • Ask the Expert: Seakeeper’s Vice President of Sales and Marketing Andrew Semprevivo introduces a stabilizing gyro for Great Lakes boats 30-39 feet.
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