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“Do it Yourself” ideas from Don Casey on how you can lower your fuel cost

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Keep the bottom clean.  A fouled bottom has about the same effect on fuel consumption as towing a room-sized carpet.Tune your engine.  Gasoline engines delivery their best economy and their best performance only when they are in good tune.  Diesel engines are less tune-sensitive, but having the injectors serviced and cleaning or replacing the air filter is likely to boost fuel …

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How to Care for Your Ropes

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Lt. Eugene Johnson of the Captree, New York, U.S. Power Squadron, offers a few suggestions on how to keep ropes strong and durable.  He says you will need to inspect and maintain them periodically.Hold up an arm’s length of rope at critical points and examine it for chafe, cuts, broken strands and other deformations.  If you find cut strands, chafe …

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Maintenance Tips for All Seasons

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Winterizing ChecklistHere are some essentials on winterizing from the Winterizing Checklist from Boat/US:Potable Water System Drain water from all freshwater system lines and pumps. Inspect pump impellers for wear and lightly lubricate with Teflon® based grease. Inspect hoses for signs of softening, cracking, bulging, leaks or pinholes and replace, if necessary, before filling lines. Inspect hose clamps and replace if necessary. Fill …

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Top Marina’s

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MacRay Harbor(586) 463-966030675 N River RdHarrison Twp, MI 48045 Algonac Harbour Club(810) 794-44481999 Pointe Tremble RdAlgonac, MI 48001 Beacon Cove Marina(586) 463-386436360 Jefferson AveHarrison Twp, MI 48045 Belle Maer Harbor(586) 465-453441700 Conger Bay DriveHarrison Township, MI 48045 Bouvier Bridge Marina(586) 725-65307838 Dixie HwyFair Haven, MI 48023 Bridge Harbour Marina(810) 982-24922200 Water Street on THE BLACK RIVERPort Huron, MI 48060 Brown’s(810) …

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Lake St. Clair Metropark This 1,000 foot-long sandy beach is the best known and most used of all the beaches on Lake St. Clair. On any given day you will find families, couples and friends enjoying this summer haven. Yoga enthusiasts can enjoy beach front sessions twice weekly beginning June 8th – Saturdays and Tuesday at 8am. Advanced registration is required, …

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Things to Do

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 Top 25 Destinations  We have identified the “Top 25” destinations on and around Lake St. Clair that offer some of the best experiences across a broad spectrum of interests. Some destinations will allow users to get our on the water while others allow visitors to enjoy the views and sounds from the shoreline. Either way, each of these destinations has something …