The GLCC Southwest Lake Michigan Mid-Winter Dinner returns on Saturday, January 14. This event will once again be held at the popular local restaurant Wildfire located at 159 West Erie Street, Chicago, Ill. The restaurant is in the vibrant River North area just north of downtown Chicago, close to numerous famous Chicago attractions and within a short taxi ride of the 2016 Chicago Boat, RV & Strictly Sail Show, which takes place the long weekend of Thursday, January 12 through Monday, January 16. Social Hour with US cash bar begins at 1730. We hope to see your there! Please click here to read further.
Member Fred Bagley, a frequent writer for sailing magazines, is featured in the 40th Anniversary issue of Cruising World. He writes about cruising into uncharted waters in Georgian Bay. Besides his wife Jennnifer, he credits GLCC members Jim & Bobbie Wooll and Ron & Jo Dwelle for leading him into "white" areas. Click the title to read his article "Uncharted on the Great Lakes."
Dan and Linda Cline, previous Port Captains for Port Sheldon (M-23.5) since January, 2014 have enjoyed cruising Lake Michigan on their Island Packet 320 sailboat since 2004. Originally berthed in Holland, Michigan, they recently moved to Traverse City this year and moved their boat Wildwood to Betsie Bay Marina in Frankfort (M-16) to be closer to their new home; subsequently becoming the harbors new GLCC Port Captains. Both are expecting to devote more time to exploring northern Lake Michigan, Green Bay, and the Great Lakes. Please click here to read further.
From Port Superior to Paris: the Grand Voyage of Artemis
The 31st Annual Lake Superior Mid-Winter Dinner will return to the Twin Cities venue of Radisson Roseville Hotel on Saturday, January 7, 2017. The evening includes an exciting account of the European adventures of Artemis, a 43-foot Mason Ketch, which left Lake Superior in 2005. Please click here to read further.
The 1884 wreck of the J.S. Seaverns has been located near Michipicoten Harbor along the remote Canadian Superior shore. A team of divers including Ken Merriman, recent speaker at the 2015 Lake Superior Dinner meeting, found the wreck and captured the stunning images and video in this article.