Let's give a hearty welcome to newly appointed Port Captains Leonard & Nancy Buchanan for Muskegon, Mich. (M-22)! The Buchanan’s reside in Grand Haven, Mich. They have been around boats and boating all their life. Nancy sailed a pram and a Sunfish as a child and teen, while Lenny was around runabouts and pontoon boats. They have been boating as a couple for almost 26 years. Please click here to read further.
Join us July 27–30, 2019 at Turnbull Harbour (NC-55)! Cost is only $40 USD/boat up to 2 people. This years Wilderness Rally will be in partnership with Women Who Sail the Great Lakes with members of both groups helping to organize the activities and presentations. Included in the Wilderness Rally will be the traditional GLCC “No Ketchup Dog Dinner,” onshore and on boat BYOB / appetizer Happy Hours, a Scavenger Hunt, blueberry picking, a book / DVD exchange, morning yoga as well as BYO coffee. There will be informational presentations and activities that will engage all. Continuing with GLCC tradition, there will be the always-delicious Potluck dinner on the last evening. A new item that comes from the WWS side will be to gather and donate items needed by a local animal rescue organization. Please click here for more information and registration!
The GLCC has received notice that St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation has announced changes to procedures for pleasure boats transiting the Welland Canal. The changes come into effect July 15th and are described on their website here http://www.greatlakes-seaway.com/en/recreational/lockage_schedule_wel.html
Anne Wech is our newly appointed Port Captain for Geneva State Park, Ohio (E-6.5). Let's give her a warm welcome when we see her! Here's a little background about her and her husband Barry...
Ann and Barry have been boating together for the past 30 years. They have cruised the Florida waters and most of the Great Lakes. They did the Trent-Seven Waterway twice, and have done most of the Intercostal Waterway. They have been the marina manager at the Geneva State Park Marina (a 391-slip marina) for the past five years and were previously the marina manager at Everglades National Park in Florida, for seven years. Please click here to read more!