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Today is November 19, 2018

Coming Up in GLCCSchool: Introduction to Cruising the Great Lakes

dancline - November 17, 2018

Do you dream about cruising the Great Lakes? Are you thinking about cruising farther afield in the Great Lakes? If so, this webinar is your place to start. On Tuesday, November 20 at 8:00 pm Eastern/7:00 pm Central, join instructor Craig Murchison, who will give you an overview on how cruising the Great Lakes can be done and how much fun and rewarding it will be. Don't miss Introduction to Cruising the Great Lakes. Click here for more information and to register for class.

Port Captain Introductions: Stephanie and Paul Carrico

Cindy - November 6, 2018

     Stephanie and Paul Carrico have been connected to the Northern Michigan (Oscoda to Alpena) area for the last decade, having met in Alpena prior to getting married. They currently reside in Oscoda during the summer months. Please welcome them as newly appointed Port Captains for Oscoda (AuSable River) (H-64), Harrisville (H-64.5) & Alpena (H-66), Mich.
     Paul has been boating his whole life, primarily on powerboats, but has some sailboat racing experience. Stephanie came to boating through sailing, racing Hobie Cats in the Pacific while attending high school. Please click here to read further.

Toronto International Boat Show - Volunteers needed!

Cindy - October 30, 2018

     The Toronto International Boat Show is coming up and we need your help to make the Great Lakes Cruising Club’s (GLCC) participation a success!! This year the show runs from Friday, Jan. 18 to Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019 inclusive (10 days). For more information about the show, check out the event website.
     Boat shows are always good opportunities to promote the club and solicit new members. This will be the nineteenth consecutive year that the GLCC has had a booth at the Toronto Boat Show. Our new booth location (1740A) has proven very successful in attracting more persons to inquire about the GLCC. Please click here to read further.

2019 Lake Superior Regional Mid-Winter Dinner Meeting

Cindy - October 25, 2018

     The 33rd Annual Lake Superior Mid-Winter Dinner will return to the Twin Cities venue of Radisson Roseville Hotel on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019. The evening includes a presentation by Claudia Dengler, who leads the adventurous life of a captain delivering Outremer catamarans across the Atlantic.
     Claudia will be sharing details of her second career as a professional sailor with true stories from her life of grit and glamour. If you want to know more beforehand, please visit the Sailing Offshore website. Please click here for further information and registration.

Port Captain Introductions: Dan Cline

Cindy - October 2, 2018

Let’s welcome (M-14) Leland, Michigan’s new Port Captain Dan Cline! Dan has enjoyed cruising Lake Michigan with his wife Linda on their Island Packet 320 sailboat since 2004. They recently moved to Traverse City & their boat Wildwood berths close by at Betsie Bay Marina in Frankfort (M-16), where Linda holds her Port Captain title. Both are devoting time to exploring northern Lake Michigan, Green Bay, and the Great Lakes. Dan serves as a Director on the GLCC Board and is currently the Chair of the GLCCSchool committee, and previously served on the Club's Website committee. Click here to read more.

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