Officials at DuSable Harbor were trying to figure out how to get two docks of boats back where they should be after high winds from a brief storm on Monday knocked two docks out of position.
Nouadhibou is an African sea town, whose shores serve as the final resting place for more than 300 ships. The rusted hulks that litter its coastal waters are considered an eyesore by many (go figure), but they’ve brought some unexpected benefits to the local community as well.
Two west suburban Aurora men were taken into custody this week in connection with the theft of six boats that happened last year.
The city says more than 400 boats are still docked at Chicago harbors, only a couple of days before the seasonal deadline to get them out.
There are still a number of boats out on the lake, but the winner of the Chicago Yacht Club’s Race to Mackinac finished Sunday night.
Chicago’s proximity to Lake Michigan makes it ideal for land-locked water lovers. When the winter witch has settled down and the city’s summers start to simmer, there’s nothing better than escaping the humidity on open water. The city’s best boating trips offer that and so much more with extras and amenities that make each trip like a mini vacation.
Chicago’s 31st Street Harbor is now officially open – a $100-million dollar project designed to accommodate 1,000 boats
Wednesday’s storm damage to boats was still apparent Friday along the lakefront. CBS 2′s Mike Puccinelli talks with experts who are conducting the cleanup.
Several boats moored in Lake Michigan near the Museum Campus were knocked loose Wednesday night amid strong winds and high waves.