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Welcome Aboard!

Your destination for the Chain o' Lakes & Lake Michigan boating communities.


Kaplan Boating "makes boating better" by creating useful waterway info and providing unique products to safeguard your boat.

What We Do

We launched to


  • Create  a 1-stop site for boaters to learn about boating, local waterways & the  businesses that serve them​

  • Bring unique boating accessories for hassle-free boat ownership.

    • Check out these innovative products here.


  • Connect boating and waterfront businesses with boaters for more sales

To learn how we can help your business with

  • website design

  • video production

  • social media strategy, or

  • advertise with us


Contact us here.

Your full service resource guide about the Chain O'Lakes and Lake Michigan boating, alongside details about the lake itself, browse to a Lakes landing page or via the navigation below.

Greg, Founder Of Kaplan Boating


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Boaters & Families

Great go to site for anyone on the chain or Lake Michigan!!  Thanks for such a clever idea and the time you invested!! A+++

Mike, 34

Image by Nikola Radojcic

News & Blog

The latest news in the marine industry and accessories alongside boating lifestyle and waterway information. 

Also please view our daily blog posts about key issues, personal thoughts and general musings regarding the wonderful boating life and community of the stunning waterways Chain O'Lakes and Lake Michigan. Join the conversation and get involved!

Marine Map

This is a marine map from our friends at GPS Nautical Charts. The map includes access to Fishing Lake Depth Maps & Marine Charts for the US. Coverage includes NOAA marine vector charts, freshwater lake maps, USACE inland river maps (HD/1ft/3ft bathymetry) tide and currents). 

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