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Underwater Trash Collector Hits Chicago

Earlier this year, IL Gov. Pat Quinn and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel joined EPA officials in announcing $10 million in funding to help clean up area waterways, focused primarily on upgrading technology and treating discharges at two water reclamation plants by 2015. … Continue reading

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Bavaria Opening Three New Factory-Direct Locations

Bavaria Yachts announced plans to open factory-direct locations in Newport, RI, the Great Lakes (Chicago) and the San Francisco Bay area by the end of the year. In 2011, Bavaria Yachts USA launched a new direct-business model, starting with its … Continue reading

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Cruising Shot of the Week

Eternal Optimist, a Pearson 303, approaches Chicago with the sunrise on August 22nd. Submitted by Jim Walz. Got a cool cruising shot to share? Send it to us at comments@cruisingcompass.com.

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Seven Boats in Chicago Harbor Torn Apart in Storm

One of the dangers of being a diehard sailor became evident last week. Some Chicago skippers hadn’t yet hauled out when their boats were beaten by the intense wind and waves on Lake Michigan during a storm. As many as … Continue reading

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