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Tannery Bay Opens on White Lake

Tannery Bay Opens on White Lake

24-Sep-2018

What was once the site of Whitehall Leather Co. tannery has been redeveloped into a brand-new waterfront community. Tannery Bay has opened in Whitehall, Michigan, with access to Lake Michigan, providing residents with a beautiful beach, communal fire pits and stunning views of White Lake. The commun...
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Are Goldfish Invading Lake Ontario?

Are Goldfish Invading Lake Ontario?

20-Sep-2018

Scientists say 40 to 50 million goldfish are living in the waters of Lake Ontario. People dumping the fish into the lake’s waters is a large reason they have integrated themselves into the environment. Efforts to keep the cousin of the goldfish, the Asian carp, out of the Great Lakes, ...
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National Museum of the Great Lakes Adds Tugboat

National Museum of the Great Lakes Adds Tugboat

20-Sep-2018

The National Museum of the Great Lakes in Toledo has added a tugboat named Ohio, thanks to the Great Lakes Towing Co. The museum had the tugboat donated to them, allowing them to continue to tell the story of the economic and political history of the five Great Lakes. The Ohio was built in 1...
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Centurion Offers Salute to Service Sales Incentives and New Boats

Centurion Offers Salute to Service Sales Incentives and New Boats

12-Sep-2018

To honor those who are serving or retired law enforcement, firefighter or military, Centurion has announced sales incentives exclusively to service men and women. The offer includes $7,000 off MSRP on a 2018 or 2019 boat from September 6 through November 16, 2018. Three limited edition boats...
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Campaign Launches to Bring More Cruises to the Great Lakes

Campaign Launches to Bring More Cruises to the Great Lakes

12-Sep-2018

A marketing partnership between several Great Lakes states and Canadian provinces hopes to attract cruise ships to the area. Several government and other officials made the announcement in early September on Mackinac Island, just as the Victory I, a Great Lakes Cruise Liner, docked. “I...
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New Marina Opens on Trent-Severn Waterway

New Marina Opens on Trent-Severn Waterway

05-Sep-2018

After 13 years of planning, a 1,000-slip marina has finally opened along Canada’s historic Trent-Severn Waterway on the western shore of Lake Simcoe. The full-service Friday Harbour Marina, which cost $25 million, is now Canada’s largest inland boating facility, with more than 42 acres o...
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Former New York Tour Boat Headed to Lake Michigan

Former New York Tour Boat Headed to Lake Michigan

30-Aug-2018

A classic canal tour boat is coming to Lake Michigan. The Emita II, which previously cruised the Erie Canal in Central New York, has been purchased by Harbor County Adventures in New Buffalo, Michigan. The 100-passenger, 65-foot vessel was owned by Mid-Lakes Navigation in Skaneateles, New York...
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SkipperBud's Named as Top Cruisers Yachts Dealer for 2018

SkipperBud's Named as Top Cruisers Yachts Dealer for 2018

29-Aug-2018

At the annual Cruisers Yachts meeting at Stone Harbor Resort in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, the company announced the top five worldwide dealers of its boats. SkipperBud's topped off the list at number one, followed by Silver Seas Yachts, Galati Yacht Sales, Bosuns Marine, and Plano Marine. &ld...
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New Water Trail Around Beaver Island is Complete

New Water Trail Around Beaver Island is Complete

29-Aug-2018

After five years, a new 43-mile water trail that surrounds Beaver Island and is 30 miles offshore from Charlevoix, Michigan, has been finished and marked. The non-motorized trail will thrill paddlers and campers used to rustic settings, with two routes over shipwrecks and family-friendly areas, ...
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Cruising from Detroit is Possible Again!

Cruising from Detroit is Possible Again!

29-Aug-2018

Aboard the Victory II, sister to Victory I, you can cruise the Great Lakes starting in Detroit, and making stops in Cleveland; Niagara Falls; Toronto; Kingston, Ontario; St. Lawrence Seaway; Quebec City; and Montreal over nine days, capping out at 14 mph. The 300-foot vessel features a dinin...
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