See the list of links below to visit some of our friends in the watersports community. We endorse these businesses, camps, and associations and recommend them to our customers.
EDGE Water Sports Camp
Sign up for a lesson at EDGE on Hubbard Lake in Northern Michigan! Learn to barefoot, ski the slalom course, or drop the handle and try wakesurfing. Visit their website for details and directions. »www.edgewatersportscamp.com
Michigan Boater’s Safety Handbook
Stay up to date with MI laws governing boating and safe vessel operation with the boating handbook of Michigan DNR. View the handbook on the web or download it to your iPad or Kindle.
Michigan Waterski Association
The MWSA is a USA Water Ski Association affiliated organization that is dedicated to promoting, supporting, and educating all organized disciplines in the sport of waterskiing in the state of Michigan. The MWSA hosts events such as the “intro to slalom course” clinic as well as the state waterski and wakeboard championships. Visit their website for more information.
Grand City Show Skiers
West Michigan’s show ski team is always looking for new members. If you enjoy time on the water, consider joining the team. Grand City provides the boats and will teach you all the moves needed to become a part of the act. Visit their website for more information.
Tys Ski Accademy
Ty Oppenlander is a world renowned slalom skier from right here in Lawton, MI. Visit Ty’s Ski Accademy to take your skiing to the next level. Make the drive to Lawton to ski on Ty’s private lake where you can expect pristine conditions and expert instruction from Ty.
Global Marine Insurance
Need insurance for your boat? Look no further than our friends at Global Marine Insurance. Located right here in Traverse City, Michigan, Global specializes in the boating industry. We recommend Global because of their friendly staff, competitive pricing, and because they give back to the watersports community. Plus Global Marine Insurance includes extra features in every policy while the competition may not. Call AWS to learn more or visit their website to receive a quote.
The Nautical Needle
The Nautical Needle is located in Holland, MI and is our partner for upholstery and cover repair. Our friends at Nautical Needle are experts at their trade and helped us completely restore a 1974 Sea Ray for the 2010 Boat Show complete with an amazing custom Navy theme. Visit the Nautical Needle website for more info on their services.