6/20/17 Update: Traci is paddling through Hessel in Michigan's Upper Penninsula today. She has traveled 1,227 miles to date. Check out this Find Me Spot link. 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 website www.justaroundthepointe.com and follow her progress on the kayak racing website www.raceowl.com 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.
The 2017 Lake Ontario Rally Will Be Held at the Trenton Port Marina (O-34) the Weekend of July 14-16, 2017 The Lake Ontario Rally will return to the Trent Port Marina in 2017 on the Bay of Quite. Flip-flops and beach hats will be the fashion. This year the Rally will coincide with the Downtown Trenton Festival on the Bay offering lots of additional activities and entertainment. Your registration fee will cover appetizers at the welcoming reception on Friday, beach burger barbeque on Saturday night and continental breakfast on Sunday. There will also be a dinner and wine tour, both optional and payable at each respective venue. Please click here to read more,
The Great Lakes Cruising Club cordially invites you to attend the 2017 Wilderness Rally at Harbor Island (NC-2). The rally will begin June 28 and end July 1, 2017. Departure day will be July 2, 2017. The late June and early July dates make the Wilderness Rally the perfect season kickoff event. All boats attending the 2017 GLCC Rendezvous in Sturgeon Bay, Wis. (M-72.5) and transiting from waters other than Lake Michigan will have to travel in close proximity to Harbor Island, site of the Wilderness Rally. This makes the 2017 Wilderness Rally the perfect “stopover” event on your passage west. Please click here to read more.
The 2017 GLCC Rendezvous will be held in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin (M-72.5) this July 9–13. Sturgeon Bay is a popular summer destination with lots to see and places visit. It is a ship-building center steeped in Great Lakes yachting, maritime history and is the gateway to fabled upper Door County, nestled between Lake Michigan and the protected waters of Green Bay. Please click here to read further. (Link includes ALL information and updates for this year's Rendezvous festivities.)
Hello GLCC Members and Website Guests! Spring ='s GLCC Picnic time... Getting ready to launch OR already launched? Either Way, let's connect with other GLCC members to start the cruising season. How about a shakedown cruise in Lake Erie? The 2017 Western Lake Erie Picnic is open to all GLCC Members and Friends — a great opportunity for members to show their non-GLCC member boating friends what GLCC can be for them. You may either register online using this link or print this registration flyer (You may scan and email, snail mail or fax it to 810-984-4565). Please click here for more information.