Great Lakes Observing System Launches Interactive Buoy Data Platform Seagull

The Great Lakes Observing System (GLOS) has launched the cloud-based platform called Seagull, which pulls up-to-date data from dozens of buoys in the Great Lakes into an interactive, easy-to-understand map which shows lake temperatures, live waves and currents, water quality and more. Try it at seagull.glos.org. Source: https://lakelandboating.com/great-lakes-observing-system-launches-interactive-buoy-data-platform-seagull/

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2022 Kenai Classic Roundtable addresses invasive species

The 9th Annual Kenai Classic Roundtable included a discussion on the damage caused by aquatic invasive species. The Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) Blue Ribbon Commission shared concerns and sought input on solutions from an audience of key officials including U.S. Senators Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) and Dan Sullivan (R-Alaska), Governor Mike Dunleavy and Dr. Richard Spinrad, NOAA Administrator. […]

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Heavy Hardware Turnout On Tap For St. Pete Grand Prix

<!– Racing: Heavy Hardware Turnout On Tap For St. Pete Grand Prix –> Coming off back to back race weekends in Michigan and Indiana, the American Power Boat Association Offshore National Championship Series returns to Florida September 2-4 with the St. Petersburg Grand Prix presented by Visit St. Pete/ Clearwater. The P1 Offshore-produced contest is […]

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Education must be the culture

  By Matt Edmundson We all know of the skills gap, but is it different for us in the marine industry? What trade other than a marine technician must have such a versatile skill set to be successful? How do we find and train new techs? Compared to similar industries such as automotive or aerospace, […]

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Lake Erie Foundation to Host Celebrate the Lake

PHOTO COURTESY OF LAKE ERIE FOUNDATION The Lake Erie Foundation is hosting its inaugural fundraiser, Celebrate the Lake, on August 26 from 4:30-7:30pm at the Catawba Island Club pavilion. Join fellow Lake Erie lovers for a fun night of conversation, relaxation and education! Mingle with fellow attendees while you enjoy delicious hors d’oeuvres and summer […]

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Weekend At Ronnie’s

<!– Event Coverage: Weekend At Ronnie’s –> A Skater catamaran owner of note, Michigan’s Ron Szolack is a man of his word. After producing his tenth Skaterfest in 2021, he vowed never to produce one again. The annual celebration of the iconic catamaran brand based in Douglas, Mich., had simply become more of an organizational […]

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M CON To Field Class 1 And Super Cat Teams In 2023

<!– Racing: M CON To Field Class 1 And Super Cat Teams In 2023 –> Tyler Miller could be offshore powerboat racing’s most ambitious competitor. Not only is the Kansas-based excavation company principal the owner and throttleman of the M CON team focused on defending the outfit’s 2021 American Power Boat Association Super Cat National […]

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Smallmouth Scent to Get More Bites

MLF Tackle Warehouse Pro Circuit angler Scott Dobson is a smallmouth catching machine. As a Michigan resident, Dobson has spent a great deal of time on big water lakes chasing smallmouth while he’s not on tour.  Dobson started fishing at the early age of five in a big sandpit pond at his aunt and uncle’s […]

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Everglades Boats names new director of business development

Everglades Boats recently announced Caroline Cozier has joined its team as the Northeast Director of Business Development. In her position, she will lead Everglades’ growth initiatives in the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, Great Lakes, and Canada. “We are very excited to have Caroline on the Everglades team. Her energy, industry knowledge and demonstrated ability to build strong […]

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Image Of The Week: The Wrong Stuff

<!– Image of the Week: Image Of The Week: The Wrong Stuff –> A new paring for the 2022 offshore racing season, rookie throttleman Alex Pratt and veteran driver Miles Jennings cannot catch a break, a common euphemism for “luck” as the Class 1 cockpit duo has already seen plenty of breakage. The team saw […]

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New Project Sets Out to Map Great Lakes

PHOTO COURTESY OF GREAT LAKES OBSERVING SYSTEM A Thunder Bay project on Lake Huron manned by NOAA scientists is just one in a series of projects whose goal is to map the bottom of all five Great Lakes. Named Lakebed 2030, the overall project is supported by a coalition of academic and government organizations in […]

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Great Lakes Surf Fest Returns to Muskegon

PHOTO COURTESY OF GREAT LAKES SURF FESTIVAL The Great Lakes Surf Festival is back for its fourth annual year. Head out this Saturday, August 13 from 12:30 to 6pm to Pere Marquette Beach in Muskegon, Michigan, and and have fun surfing and paddleboarding, practice yoga on the beach, and enjoy music, food and fun with […]

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Faces Of The Great Lakes Grand Prix

<!– People: Faces Of The Great Lakes Grand Prix –> Based on the most recent numbers available, 31,191 people live in Michigan City, Ind. Last night’s street parade through the town celebrating today’s PlayTradez Great Lakes Grand Prix attracted approximately an estimated 20,000 spectators. Said throttleman Grant Bruggemann of the Pro Floors Racing, “We love […]

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