Copper is added to the bottom paint as a biocide to prevent slime, plant, and zebra mussels from attaching to the hull. The typical recreational boat sits in her slip much of the time; the copper coating in the paint slowly leaches into the water and settles in the bottom.
Ready to add a dash of adrenaline to your lakeside lifestyle? Discover how owning a wake surf boat can transform your adventures on the beautiful Great Lakes of Michigan. Dive in now and catch your perfect wave!
Viking expects to have two of their newest ships set sail on the Great Lakes — the Viking Octantis and Polaris starting during the 2023 summer season. The ships are 665 feet long with beam of 77 feet wide and a guest capacity of 378.
“How to Do a Kayak Roll” is a complete guide to help you troubleshoot and master your kayak roll. It covers 7 essential tricks for troubleshooting your kayak roll.
Anglers from cold climates know that they need to prepare their boats for the long, hard months of winter. And even in areas blessed with milder weather, if you’re not going to be hitting the water again until spring, it’s a very, very good idea to winterize your boat.
Over the years, I spent a lot of working on my boat in my favorite little town along Lake Huron’s coast, and I found myself almost as fascinated by these names as I was with the beautiful beaches and lighthouses dotting my path. So without further ado, here are fourteen examples from across Michigan’s waterways—a reminder that it’s always important to have fun out there!
Dreaming of another summer on the water? Thinking of new places to sail and explore? These unique Great Lakes sailing destinations offer so much to see and do.