June 2016

We'll see you at the 
Bay Harbor In-Water Boat Show

Friday, June 17 - 12pm to 8pm
Saturday, June 18 - 10am to 8pm
Sunday, June 19 - 10am to 3pm

We'll be featuring a line up of new and used
Tiaras, Pursuits, Chris-Crafts, and others!

Spanning the Decades 
A Historical Look into Walstrom Marine
-- The 1990s --
Enjoy this section for the next few months  as we explore Walstrom Marine's decade by decade history with Ward Walstrom, Jr.

The 1990s had many busy years in store for Walstrom Marine.  A few of the highlights include:  
  • The Cheboygan location was upgraded with the installation of bulkheads, additional slips, and construction of various buildings for offices, a parts room, and storage.
  • Brian Granger joined the sales staff in 1990 and is celebrating his 26th Anniversary with the company this year.
  • "Ladies Only Captain Class" began.  They are still held today, now referred to as "Women in Boating."
  • Walstrom's Harbor Springs facilities expanded substantially with the addition of a new travelift, storage facilities, retail store, boaters' lounge, etc.
  • The resort town of Bay Harbor was founded.  Fred and Ward met with developers and helped with planning and running the marina.  Walstrom started a ship's store and a boat sales office; both are still there today.

Click here to read more about these and other happenings from the 1990s.

Stay tuned next month for a glimpse  into  Walstrom Marine during the 2000s...

Current Listings
Just listed...

The  Chris-Craft Capri 25  is our newest arrival from Chris-Craft.  The Capri 25 is the second Capri, joining the 21 and bringing a new style to the beautiful Chris-Craft lineup. Be sure to come to our Harbor Springs Showroom and check out the deep cockpit and two foldaway cockpit tables.  Complete with an aft sunpad and a cuddy cabin with a head and V-berth, the Capri 25 is ready for a day on the water in typical Chris-Craft style.

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Upcoming Events
Bay Harbor, MI

Friday, June 17 - 
Sunday, June 19

Walstrom Marine, 
Harbor Springs Showroom

Saturday, June 25

Clinch Park Marina,
Traverse City, MI

Tuesday, June 28

Harbor Springs, MI

Wednesday, June 29

Sturgeon Bay, WI

Wednesday, August 3 - 
Friday, August 5


Boaters' Lounge NOW OPEN!

 Take advantage of the newly improved Boaters' Lounge,
now open for the season!  Amenities include:
  • laundry
  • library
  • shower facilities
  • TV
  • Wi-Fi access
  • bike rack
  • ice and vending machines
  • plenty of seating!
  • outdoor grill
  • calendar of events
  • boating reference material
  • area points of interest
Located in Harbor Springs on the E Bay St waterfront between the Basin docks and the main Showroom, the Boaters' Lounge is the place to be this summer!  We hope to see you soon!

Employee Corner

In the News
Recent news articles currently on our radar,
recommended for your reading pleasure.

This summer calls for above average temperatures, which could mean even busier than normal waterways.  With increased boat traffic comes an increase in the opportunities for people to violate boating laws. To help boaters avoid running afoul of the law on the water this summer, Emmet County Sheriff's Office Marine Division discusses the most common violations the marine patrol encounters.

Every person who boats, fishes, swims, etc in a freshwater lake needs to understand Electric Shock Drowing (ESD)... what is it, how does it happen, how to stop it from happening, and what to do - and not to do - if ever having to help an ESD victim.

Mystery Photo
HINT:   Is this in the lower peninsula oar the UP?

If you think you know where this is, e-mail your answer.
R emember - speed counts!
May 2016 Mystery Photo
May 2016 Bonus Mystery Photo
Mackinac Island
State St Bridge control panel, Cheboygan
Winner:  Tyree Wilburn, whose answer was received within just two minutes of the newsletter going out!  Nice job, Ty! Winner: Mike Russell, the only correct guess!
Way to go, Mike! Excellent!









Harbor Springs   |   501 East Bay Street, Harbor Springs, MI   |   (231) 526-2141
Cheboygan   |   113 East State Street, Cheboygan, MI 49721   |   (231) 627-7105
Bay Harbor   |   801 Front Street, Bay Harbor, MI 49770   |   (231) 526-2141


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