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01 July 2007

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The 2007 Chrysler Jeep Superstores Bayview Mackinac Race
www.byc.com/mack07

GLIN Site of the Month This year marks the 83rd sailing of the Bayview Mackinac Race. Attracting many of the finest sailing yachts from the Great Lakes and across the country, the race begins at noon July 21 offshore of Port Huron, Michigan with the finish 252 statute miles later at beautiful Mackinac Island. Administered by Bayview Yacht Club of Detroit, this year's race has 244 boats and 3000 sailors all competing on a new course that takes them due north in Lake Huron to NOAA weather buoy 43005 at which they will bear west towards the Straits of Mackinac and the Island finish line. Pre-race festivities in Port Huron will attract 500,000 spectators who come on Thursday's Family Night and Friday's Boat Night as well as the Saturday start to view the boats up close and enjoy the carnival atmosphere.

Ohio Nowcasting Beach Advisories
www.ohionowcast.info

The information on this page is updated every day during the regular swimming season. This nowcast issues advisories and uses quickly-obtained measurements to predict when E. coli concentrations will be high.


Lake Ontario Fishing
www.ilovenyfishing.com

This website is a gateway to information about fishing and traveling the seven-county area along the southern and eastern shores of Lake Ontario.

BaySail
www.baysailbaycity.org

BaySail is a private non-profit organization dedicated to promoting environmental stewardship of the Saginaw Bay and the Great Lakes through engaging shipboard experiences. Programs include science education for K-12 school groups, overnight voyaging for youth and adults, public sails, charters, group tours and port visits.

Minnesota Waters
www.minnesotawaters.org

Minnesota Waters Minnesota Waters envisions an engaged citizenry working to protect and restore Minnesota's irreplaceable natural assets - clean and healthy lakes and streams - for current and future generations.



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