In this Sept. 12, 2013 file photo, the Fox River flows through downtown Waukesha, Wis. A push for expanded access to water from the Great Lakes is at a key point for the city of Waukesha. A regional regulating body meets in Chicago Thursday, April 21, 2016, to consider a request from the Milwaukee suburb to draw from Lake Michigan. The group's upcoming recommendation promises to have major implications for future requests from other cities that might want to stick a straw in the Great Lakes someday. (AP Photo/John Flesher, File) Read more here.
Planning on visiting Isle Royale while you are in Lake Superior for the Rendezvous this summer? Be sure and check out member Fred Bagley's article "A Royale Cruising Ground" in the April, 2016 issue of Sail magazine. Pick up your copy now if you don't subscribe.
This is the time when it feels almost like Christmas to boaters around the Great Lakes — there are three boat shows within one month! (Namely: 2016 Toronto International Boat Show, Cleveland Progressive Insurance Boat Show, and the 2016 Chicago Boat, RV & Strictly Sail Show.) All the preparations and route planning make for a build-up of excitement that would make any cruiser jump for joy! Click here to read more!
As a follow-up to the Wednesday 12/16 GLCC Webinar "Safety for Shorthanded Cruisers and Cruising Couples", the popular SUDDENLY ALONE (SA) program originally developed by the Cruising Club of America (CCA) and the Bonnell Cove Foundation has been repackaged as a small scale "do it yourself" presentation for sailing clubs and organizations and renamed Safety for Cruising Couples (SCC). For more information click HERE.