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2018 Labor Day Weekend Cruise to Michigan City

2018 Labor Day Weekend Cruise to Michigan City

WHEN: Arrive at Michigan City PM September 1 on your boat, departing September 3

TO DO NOW:

1. Sign up on the Cruising Fleet web page:…

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Posted by George Wheeler on July 31, 2018 at 6:45am

100 Year Anniversary of the Eastland Disaster—July 24

The S.S. Eastland, known as the "Speed Queen of the Great Lakes," was part of a fleet of five excursion boats assigned to take Western Electric employees, families and friends across Lake Michigan to Michigan City, Indiana, for a…

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Posted by Paul C Uhl on May 28, 2015 at 10:14am

The Affordable Boat Act

The Affordable Boat Act

 

The U.S. government has just passed a new law called: "The affordable boat act" declaring that every citizen MUST purchase a new boat, by April 2014. These "affordable" boats will cost an average…

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Posted by Paul C Uhl on November 3, 2013 at 12:38pm

NOAA announces end of traditional paper nautical charts

NOAA’s Office of Coast Survey, which creates and maintains the nation’s suite of over a thousand nautical charts of U.S. coastal waters, today announced major changes ahead for mariners and others who…

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Posted by Paul C Uhl on October 23, 2013 at 6:00pm

Winter Sailing Special for ColYC Members!

Jean "John" De Keyser, Columbia Yacht Club member and owner of Yachting Vacations in Punta Gorda, Florida, is offering a 10% discount to all Cruising Fleet members who wish to charter one of their boats in southwest Florida during the upcoming…

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Posted by Paul C Uhl on October 9, 2013 at 4:30pm

Stroberg's leave on 2 Year Cruise—destination unkown!

On Tuesday July 2, 2013 eight Cruising Fleet boats left Chicago for a night sail to South Haven as part of our 4th of July Cruise. Among our group were Jeff and Pam Stroberg aboard Grace, their Beneteau 42, who used the trip as the beginning of…

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Posted by Paul C Uhl on August 6, 2013 at 10:58am — 2 Comments

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Independence Day in South Haven

Started by Mark Gillingham Mar 17, 2015.

Cruising on the Dalmatian Coast of Croatia

Started by Mark Gillingham Oct 24, 2014.

Progressive Dinner

Started by Mike & Michelle Lane Aug 3, 2014.

OpenCPN: Free Navigation Software

Started by Paul C Uhl Feb 20, 2014.

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