Today is October 17, 2019

Port Captain Introduction: Thomas Buckley

Cindy - May 19, 2018

If you're heading through the Detroit River, please stop at Gross Ile, Mich. (D-74) and say hello to newly appointed Port Captain Thomas Buckley. He has been boating for over 50 years. His first boat was a 12-foot plywood kit by Montgomery Ward. He moved up from the 12-foot to present 47-foot Bayliner. He has spent time cruising the Great Lakes mostly on Lake Erie, Lake St. Clair, Lake Huron and the North Channel. He is a prior Marine Deputy and Boaters safety instructor, as well as a Boating Accident Investigator. He completed USCG 100-ton Master Licensing Course. Tom and his wife Carol live aboard their 47 Bayliner Motor Yacht from April to November. He is a Past Commodore for the West River Yacht & Cruising Club (2014).

2018 Lake Erie Rally

Cindy - September 6, 2018

Attention: Gondoliers and Mates!!! Are you planning to attend the famous TUSCAN NIGHTS Lake Erie Rally? You need to register TODAY! Time is running out to get your registration in on time! We need our final numbers - so don’t delay! You don’t want to miss out on this tantalizing Tuscan weekend! Our hotels, the Quality Inn and The Best Western have rooms blocked at special GLCC rates, but will be released by May 14, 2018. Because this is a very popular summer destination, these rooms will go very quickly! Go to the Lake Erie Rally event page and sign up today! Fabulous food, wonderful wines, magical music, the best of boating friends, and a very memorable weekend await! Be sure to contact Lynda Leque if you need dockage for your boat at or 330-844-0726. We have several first timers signed up and would love for you to attend with them! Register today!!

Port Captain Announcements: Deputy Scott Ross

Cindy - April 25, 2018

     Let’s give our newly appointed Deputy Port Captain Scott Ross for Lorain, Ohio (E-13) a warm welcome!
     Scott has been boating on Lake Erie with his wife Betsy and family since 1988. They have owned their current boat, a 1988 Marinette fisherman for 19 seasons and currently dock at Son Rise Marina on Sandusky Bay. Please click here to read more.