Recently club Communications and Public Relations Committee Chair Philip May issued a news release to over 240 boating publications and organizations announcing the start of GLCCSchool's new school year. Results are starting to be seen within just four days of the release! Click Cruising Compass to see the article in Blue Water Sailing's eZine, which also highlighted GLCCSchool.com as its website of the week. Or click Sail Angle to see that publication's article. Please notify Bill Rohde or Philip May as you see other articles in the publications you receive.
So sang Gordon Lightfoot. It is true the Great Lakes are blessed, each lake has islands and bays beckoning the boater. Some are quite compact, while others sprawling, but in all cases they offer places to anchor and explore. Lake Ontario has it own island area, the Bay of Quinte in the east end. This month we explore that calm and sheltered locale through the 1955 Harbour Report,. The old photos and hand annotated charts are worth a peek. Click HERE to view the old report and as usual check out the current
As we continue our journey through the Great Lakes via vintage Harbor Reports, it’s time to visit the gateway to Lake Ontario and the Southern Terminus of the Welland Canal, Port Colborne. The old report E-25 Port Colborne was a mere 4 pages long. We now have three reports to cover the same ground: E-25 Port Colborne, E-25.5 Welland Cana and O-10 Port Weller. Click HERE to visit the 1950 report and as usual check out the other three report listed above.
Long time GLCC member Angele Passe's article on escaping to Lake Superior by sailboat was featured in the July 25th Minneapolis Star Tribune. Angele and her husband Jim will also present their "Sharing the Helm" seminar at the upcoming GLCC Annual Meeting in Milwaukee. Don't miss it!