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Today is February 20, 2018

Coming Up in GLCCSchool: Cruising Lake Superior's South Shore

dancline - February 17, 2018

Lake Superior's South Shore is often a first time Lake Superior cruiser's introduction to the lake's expansive and varied cruising areas. On Thursday, February 22 at 8:00 pm Eastern/7:00 pm Central, join GLCC's Past Commodore Niels Jensen in exploring the shore of Lake Superior from the Apostle Islands to Sault St. Marie. While it is primarily intended as a guide for those who wish to cruise this 300-mile sector of the lake for the first time, it also offers helpful information for more experienced Lake Superior boaters. It includes cruising directions and harbor details for this unusual and varied coastline with an emphasis is on how wonderful it is to explore. Don't miss Cruising Lake Superior's South Shore. Click here for more information and to register for class.

Coming Up in GLCCSchool: I've Got the Diesel Fuel Blues

dancline - February 17, 2018

Ever had that sinking feeling when your diesel starts to labor, sputter, and finally dies? On Tuesday, February 20, at 8:00 pm Eastern/7:00 pm Central, in the second of his three GLCC School diesel maintenance webinars, Jim Zima, owner of Great Lakes Diesel in Huron, Ohio, will lead you through how to prevent diesel fuel issues and what to do when they occur. From the GLCC School to the Annapolis Cruisers University Jim Zima shows us that he is not only a master mechanic but a great teacher. Join Jim for this outstanding webinar, I've Got the Diesel Fuel Blues. Click here for more information and to register for class. 

New Harbour Report - French Islands (NC-60)

Bruska - February 15, 2018

After over 80 years, the GLCC is still able to create new Harbor Reports.  Jim Wooll whose years of gunkholing around the Great Lakes has done it again with a new Harbor Report.  You will find it in the North Channel, North Shore Thessalon to Spanish.  It is French Islands (NC-60).  Thanks, Jim!

 

 

 

 

2018 Harbor Reports Spring Updates Now Available

Cindy - February 8, 2018

It’s that time of year when we release the 2018 edition of the Spring Harbor Reports Updates. This year’s packet is once again a glossy 4-color version of our online Harbor Reports. It contains 87 reports, for a total of 348 pages, and the packet includes an index of the contained reports. These reports have minor changes to the web-based reports as they are dated 2018, and contain new footers and headers better suited for the written report. As usual, the ordering information and pricing is available online or by calling the office. We are able to keep the price the same as last year.

2018 Spring Awakening

Cindy - February 7, 2018

Wake Up: It’s the 2018 Spring Awakening Joint Regional Membership Meeting! Join friends old and new to celebrate boat launch season at the 2018 GLCC Spring Awakening Dinner Meeting. This gathering is jointly hosted by the Detroit-Saginaw Bay and Southwestern Ontario Regions and is open to all club members and guests. Meetings will be held at Weber’s Boutique Hotel in Ann Arbor. Guests will enjoy a cocktail hour and Italian buffet on the University of Michigan campus on Friday. Saturday offers an optional lunch with a bus tour of Ann Arbor and the University of Michigan campus (including a private tour of U of M’s School of Environment and Sustainability). Professor Bradley Cardinale will speak on the interesting and informative topic, “Towards a better model for achieving sustainable use of the Great Lakes”, following Saturday's dinner. Please click here for more information and registration.

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