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.
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!
Every avid boater knows that sweet feeling when spring’s back half brings the perfect weather for long days on the water with family and friends. The sun is shining, and you couldn’t be more excited to get out there on the boat and enjoy it.
Whether you want to go fishing, skiing, tubing, or sailing, the same question applies: Is your boat ready for summer?
Being able to sail is one of life’s truly enjoyable experiences. With so many options, we offer seven aspects to consider on how to buy a sailboat in 2022.
There is nothing more exciting for Great Lakes sailors than looking forward to endless summer days spent on the magnificent waters of Lake Huron or any of the other marvelous lakes.
This little checklist for sailboat maintenance will help to ensure a trouble free season.
These are our top 13 sailing movies that we can watch again and again.
Sometimes you can find these sailing movies steaming on Netflix, Amazon Prime or Hulu.