Boaters have adapted to the “new economy,” using smaller, more fuel-efficient boats to get out for a swim and some fun on the lake.
There’s something for everyone in the great outdoors, whether your preferred landscape is rural, urban or the highway to somewhere else.
Nouadhibou is an African sea town, whose shores serve as the final resting place for more than 300 ships. The rusted hulks that litter its coastal waters are considered an eyesore by many (go figure), but they’ve brought some unexpected benefits to the local community as well.
It’s a serious problem and getting worse. Alcohol and drug use on the Great Lakes.
A couple from the Grand Rapids area launched their boat in Prairieville Township Saturday morning, with plans to go fishing.
“It’s just a unique experience that they really can’t do anywhere else.”
The forecast is for bigger winds and faster times.
Coast Guard officials stress that, when boating, it’s always important to be prepared.
The limit was set to revert back to 0.10 percent in October because of a sunset provision in current state law.
Michigan boaters and snowmobilers would be held to the same drunken driving standards as drivers under new legislation introduced in the state House.