Ludington opens new maritime museum, plans lighthouse festival

Ludington – Waves rolled and gulls squawked as I stood at the wheel in the pilothouse, attempting to steer the Pere Marquette 22 car ferry into Ludington Harbor. Despite Capt. Wallace  “Andy” Van Dyke’s instruction to “ease ‘er down a bit,” I mistakenly sped up and bumped the boat into the dock. “That’s what happens … Continue Reading →

Sally Melville scheduled to teach four classes at Nautical Yarn

Popular knitwear designer and author Sally Melville will be at Nautical Yarn Aug. 2-5. On Friday, she will be the honored guest at the shop’s annual Fash N Stash Bash and MerryTime Academy Graduation Ceremony. She’ll speak on “Why We Do What We Do.” This event is open to the public, however, it’s requested that those … Continue Reading →