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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5 Best Air and Sea Shows in the United States

Air and sea shows have been loved by Americans since their debut for more than a century. Today, air and sea shows are held all across America, showcasing planes and boats with cutting-edge tech. If you’re looking for air and sea shows worth your while, consider our list of the five top shows across the […]

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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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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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Nailing the Setup At The PlayTradez Great Lakes Grand Prix

<!– Racing: Nailing the Setup At The PlayTradez Great Lakes Grand Prix –> After watching the Super Stock class race that included an outboard engine falling off a boat at the Play Tradez Great Lakes Grand Prix in Michigan City, Ind., veteran throttleman Billy Moore changed the setup for the Skater 388, Graydel, that he […]

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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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Great Lakes Grand Prix Essentials: Schedule Pushed Forward For Weather

<!– Racing: Great Lakes Grand Prix Essentials: Schedule Pushed Forward For Weather –> It’s been a wild summer of weather across the country and Michigan City, Ind., on the southern shore of Lake Michigan, is no exception. Based on today’s forecast for unstable weather—a mix of rain, thunder and lightning—the organizers of the Great Lakes […]

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Huski And M CON Take Pole Position for Play Tradez Great Lakes Grand Prix

<!– Racing: Huski And M CON Take Pole Position for Play Tradez Great Lakes Grand Prix –> In the heyday of Class 1 offshore racing, teams competed for pole position points as well as overall race-win points for the season’s duration. This year, the concept was reinstated by P1 Offshore at the Sarasota Grand Prix […]

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Super Cat And Class 1 Time Trials On Tap Today For Great Lakes Grand Prix

<!– Racing: Super Cat And Class 1 Time Trials On Tap Today For Great Lakes Grand Prix –> If the current published schedule holds, starting-order time-trials for the Super Cat class are underway today in Michigan City, Ind., in advance of tomorrow’s PlayTradez Great Lakes Grand Prix. They will be followed by time trials for […]

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222 Offshore Australia Class 1 Update: Three Questions For Peter “Muddy” McGrath

<!– Racing: 222 Offshore Australia Class 1 Update: Three Questions For Peter “Muddy” McGrath –> Like all teams in the Union Internationale Motonautique Class 1 World Championship Series produced by P1 Offshore/Powerboat P1, 222 Offshore Australia hasn’t competed since July 3 Sarasota Powerboat Grand Prix. The team is in Michigan City, Ind., this weekend for […]

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Fantastic At 40: Sunsation Sun Run Hits All The Feels

<!– Event Coverage: Fantastic At 40: Sunsation Sun Run Hits All The Feels –> Asked why he traveled from Osage Beach, Mo., Wednesday for yesterday’s Sunsation 40th Anniversary Sun Run on Lake St. Clair in Michigan, Performance Boat Center’s Brett Manire offered an answer that would become a recurring theme during the celebration of the […]

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Summer Blast To Round Out West Michigan Offshore Event Schedule

<!– In the News: Summer Blast To Round Out West Michigan Offshore Event Schedule –> Though West Michigan Offshore’s signature summer events—Muskegon Powerboat Week and Rock The Coast—for 2022 are in the books, the club has one more event on tap. Dubbed the Gold Coast Summer Blast, the season-ending happening is set for August 12-13. […]

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Image Of The Week: Air St. Clair

<!– Uncategorized: Image Of The Week: Air St. Clair –> Not known as a big-water race for obvious reasons, Michigan’s St. Clair River Classic does occasionally produce some wild aerial moments. Between sporty-plus wakes and strong currents, the aquamarine waterway can get sloppy, especially when you have 47 teams roughing it up as they did […]

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Super Stock Rises In The St. Clair River Classic

<!– Racing: Super Stock Rises In The St. Clair River Classic –> For the first time in the 2022 American Power Boat Association offshore powerboat racing season, the Super Stock class was under the spotlight for the right reasons at yesterday’s St. Clair River Classic presented my Magna, the fourth of eight races in the […]

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Michigan Clean Marina Program Adds New Marina

PHOTO COURTESY OF MICHIGAN CLEAN MARINA Club Royale Cass Lake Dry Dock Marina in Waterford Township, Michigan, has been certified as a Michigan Clean Marina for a three-year term, a certification that acknowledges a marina has pledged and taken steps to maintain and improve Michigan’s waterways by reducing or eliminating release of harmful substances and […]

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Summer in the “The Snows”

Photo Courtesy of Les Cheneaux Islands Chamber of Commerce Those who have explored Michigan’s 36-island Les Cheneaux archipelago realize what a hidden treasure this area is. Tucked into the northern coastline of Lake Huron, the communities of Hessel and Cedarville remain anchored to their history while cruising toward their future. By Dianna Stampfler The narrow […]

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