Today is March 25, 2017

GLCC Sponsors Kayak World Record Attempt

M Light - March 21, 2017


3/21/717 Update: Traci's back on the move! GLCC Port Captains are on the lookout to assist as needed. Kayak racer Traci Lynn Martin will be spending the year 2017 kayaking 8600 miles to break the existing world record for the most miles travelled by kayak in a year. Her route will include the circumferences of each of the Great Lakes. The GLCC has given her a sponsored membership for the year so that she and her support team can use our Harbor Reports, call upon our Port Captains, and be recognized by our cruising members as she cruises more of the Great Lakes than most of us can even dream of. You can learn about her adventure on her web site and follow her progress on the kayak racing web site  where a page dedicated to her adventure will indicate her latest location. You may also follow her on Instagram at Justaroundthepointe; Facebook as Traci Lynn Martin, and twitter @StellarTourD4ce.


Coming Up in GLCCSchool: North Channel Ports

dancline - March 24, 2017

Cruising the Canadian North Channel of Lake Huron puts you in one of the top ten cruising destinations in the world. And this webinar is pre-discounted so everyone, even non-members, can enjoy and benefit from the experience and local knowledge shared. On Wednesday, March 29, at 8:00 pm Eastern/7:00 pm Central, Roy Eaton, life long boater, cruiser and native of the North Channel, will take you on a virtual cruise of the many ports tucked away in the bays and inlets of Lake Huron's famous North Channel in North Channel Ports. Click here for more information and to register for class.

Coming Up in GLCCSchool: Thundertorm Primer/Creating Your Own Marine Forecast

dancline - March 24, 2017

This final class in our series of four Great Lakes marine weather webinars explores in depth the most common severe weather phenomenon on the Great Lakes, Thunderstorms, and goes on to discuss how to start building your own marine weather forecasts. On Tuesday, March 28, at 8:00 pm Eastern/7:00 pm Central, join meteorologist Mark Thornton as he explains these weather concepts in Thunderstorm Primer/Creating Your Own Marine Forecast. Click here for more information and to register for class. This webinar is also available as part of a four-webinar special discounted package.

2017 Spring Meeting for Lake Michigan Cruisers

Cindy - March 21, 2017

Cruising Boaters of Lake Michigan! Join us for a Spring get-together in Chicago Saturday, March 25, 2017! We’ll start at Crowley’s Yacht Yard 3434 E 95th St., Chicago, IL 60617 with parking on site, where their annual Yachtapalooza will be in full swing from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., with free demos, workshops, seminars, entertainment and food. The Ship's Store will be open with marine hardware and soft goods, along with a CLEARANCE Tent. At 2:00 p.m. Joan & Richard Miller of the 2017 Rendezvous Committee of the Great Lakes Cruising Club... (Please click here to read more!)

2017 Spring Awakening

Cindy - March 14, 2017

Join friends old and new to celebrate launch season and learn about upcoming club events at the 2017 Spring Awakening Dinner meeting. This gathering is jointly hosted by the Southwestern Ontario and Detroit-Saginaw Bay Regions and is open to all club members and guests. Our venue shifts this year to the shores of the Detroit River at the beautifully-renovated Best Western Plus directly on the Windsor riverfront. Please click here to continue reading about this year's Spring Awakening event.