Great Lakes Marine Weather Guru and GLCCSchool weather instructor Mark Thornton recently created several new climatology pages on his marine weather company's web site. To view the more detailed post about this analysis with links to each Great Lake click HERE. To look at a sample analysis for Lake Huron click Huron.
We can all cite innumerable examples of radio abuse by people keying their mic without first learning VHFbasics. Plus the potential life-saving capabilities of VHF Digital Selective Calling (DSC), not to mention its convenience, seem to remain a mystery to many. Today's issue of Sail Magazine's electronic publication addresses both of those subjects. The article is short and well worth a read by both captain and crew. Check it out HERE.
GLCCSchool has just re-released recordings of two excellent Lake Huron webinars, Lake Huron North of the 45th by Lou Bruska and Lake Huron South of the 45th by Craig Murchison. Anyone can register for these webinar recordings, but as a special gift to participants in this summer's Rogers City Rendezvous on Lake Huron, we are making these webinars available to Rendezvous registrants free of charge. Rendezvous registrants will receive an email with a special discount code. Click here to view all of our available webinar recordings.
This week is your last chance to register for recordings of these great webinars: Cruising the Trent Severn Waterway with Wayne LeBlanc; What You Need to Know About Yacht Insurance with Al Golden; Invisible Forces that Create the Wind with Mark Thornton; and Managing your Battery’s Electrical Appetite: Batteries, Electrical Usage and More with Dave Seidman
Get 'em while they last! Click here to see all of our available recordings.
During a routine patrol this past Friday (4/17/15), an aircrew captured photos of a handful of the many shipwrecks along the Lake Michigan shoreline. Photos were taken near Sleeping Bear Point northeast along the shoreline to Leland, Michigan up to Northport. See more pictures at https://www.facebook.com/AIRSTATVC/posts/451782714988399