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Boating in Florida this winter?

Want to go to Florida every month this winter? Check out how we did it!       Every year, we Midwesterners see signs that advertise cheap flights to Florida on discount carriers, such as Allegiant, Spirit, and Frontier to name a few.  $39 tickets fro...

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CaptainJon by Guest Contributor
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Stuck on the Chicago River? Not so much.

I am a USCG licensed Master Captain, and I have traveled the United States visiting different Freedom Boat Club locations. My home club is Holland, Michigan. My guests Al, Emily, Dani, and I met up at the Freedom Boat Club (FBC) in Hammond, Indiana, ...

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CaptainJon by Guest Contributor
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Treasure Island, Florida Boating w/o a Rental Car

Here is a Pro-Tip. If you are heading to the Tampa / Clearwater area, there is a hotel called the Treasure Bay Marina Resort. It is a nice hotel, right across the street from the Gulf of Mexico. Great pool, breakfast, and sunset bar too! What is even...

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CaptainJon by Guest Contributor
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Concert @ Soldier Field in Chicago?

A few weeks ago, we used the Freedom Boat Club in Burnham Harbor to take a group of 12+ friends our for an afternoon of swimming and boating. We also had tickets for the Red Hot Chili Peppers at Soldier Field that night, which is just steps from the ...

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CaptainJon by Guest Contributor
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