Indian River Conditions 5-21-16 From BrassWind Landing

21 May

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Update Indian River Inland Waterway Conditions

It’s a gorgeous day on the Indian River and the beautiful Inland Waterway in Michigan! If you have not uncovered your boat yet, today is the day! Seize it!

We are open early season for the #Indianrivermichigan kayak trips and #BurtLake SUP and kayak rentals. Open today and tomorrow and next Saturday and Sunday for Memorial weekend. Join us for an authentic inland waterway adventure. Every trip is designed to help you have the best Northern Michigan Getaway Vacation. Call our reservation line at 231-235-7278 it rings to our cell phone. Regular summer hours start June 15th. Wednesday thru Sunday 10am – 5pm with additional days and hours by reservation based on our availability. Extended hours and days around the 4th of July. We will be closed June 3-5 for a family event.

Paddling Fun & Adventure in Northern Michigan I75 Exit 310

Northern Michigan Adventure Paddle Trips

BrassWind Landing is the place for fun and adventure on Burt Lake & Mullett Lake with river trips on Sturgeon, Indian, Pigeon and Crooked Rivers. Take I75 to Exit 310 and turn North on Straits Highway 4 blocks to Mack Avenue. We have a mobile fleet for kayaking, paddle boarding and canoeing. We offer SUP Yoga and new this year Paddleboarding lessons with Level 2 Certified PaddleFit Coach, Sheree Lincoln. You will find boats, boards and gear as well as unique art and gifts in our paddlesports shop and art gallery.

Almost all of our business is by reservation since we rent a custom mobile fleet of stand up paddleboards, kayaks and canoes. If you stop by and find our shop closed look for the yard sign that says we are out on a delivery please call our cell phones to find the next available paddle time or please leave a message to make a reservation for a future rental or river trip.

For the 2015 summer season we will be open Wednesday through Sunday  from 10:00 am to 5:00pm with other times by reservation. If we are not in the shop call our reservation line at 231-335-7278. To reach Richard Lincoln at Innovative Septic Solutions call 231-760-0103.


Michigan Travel Update Visit Indian River - Radio Interview

6 Aug

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BrassWind Landing was featured on a Travel Michigan Update with Radio in Coldwater, Michigan on the Delaney in the Morning Show. One of Pure Michigan’s marketing programs referred the radio station to us. Sheree Lincoln handled the interview and shared information about the Inland Waterway and the Indian River area with regard to your Northern Michigan Getaway Vacation opportunities! is a great resource for tourism in Michigan. They reach out all around the State of Michigan as well as other regions of the United States. BrassWind Landing very much appreciates the opportunity to help spread the word about our beautiful area.

Here the direct link to mp3 file here:

Fall Color Tour by Kayak 2013

24 Aug

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Fall Color Paddling Trips

Why not see the Fall Colors from a Paddle Board, Canoe or Kayak and enjoy a relaxing paddle from a different view: the water trails.

Sturgeon River, Indian River, Burt Lake, Mullett Lake or Crooked Lake & Crooked River

The Autumn colors usually are in full color change in Indian River around the 7th of October. That means that it could be a week earlier or a week later.  Last year, in 2012, the colors were beautiful! Enjoy the photo gallery from with pictures taken by one of our customers. Photo credit to Joan Zeller Bonin! Thank you for taking a great fall color river trip on the Sturgeon River. What a great photo op and adventure with us at Arts and Adventure Paddlesports at BrassWind Landing.  Enjoy the fall colors twice; head to Northern Michigan and then paddle the Muskegon in West Michigan the next weekend.


BrassWind Landing Android Ap

25 Aug

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Download the BrassWind Landing App on Google Play for the Android Market! We are your destination for kayaking, SUP paddleboarding and canoeing in Northern Michigan. Located in Indian River, MI at 6240 Mack Avenue.

The app provides Sturgeon River, Indian River & Inland Waterway Videos, kayaking, canoeing and paddleboard trips and rental information for BrassWind Landing Boat Rental.  Find news and contact information, a map, facebook and website links for the Arts & Adventure Paddlesports Store, the BrassWind Gallery and BrassWind BoatWorks Wooden Boat Shop.

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Watch for our promotional banners on the Android Aps Market Follow the Google Play Android Market Page here:




Stand Up Paddleboards ~ SUP On the Inland Waterway

Get Ready Indian River Michigan! The Stand Up Paddle Boards are coming!.


Arts and Adventure Paddlesports at BrassWind Landing has been renting and selling Stand-Up-Paddleboards (SUP) in their paddlesports showroom and in their Northern Michigan rental program for four years! To see more of the paddleboards for sale visit our Paddleboard Page here. Visit our Rental Page by clicking here for paddleboard rental rates and for more videos visit our BrassWind Landing Videos page and the BrassWind BoatWorks YouTube Channel here where you can scan through our YouTube Video Playlists to see river kayaks, sea kayaks, fishing kayaks, paddleboard videos Inland Waterway and Sturgeon River and Indian River Trip videos and more!

We carry Pau Hana Surf Company paddleboards, Dolsey Surf Company stand up paddleboards for sale and rent. We also have Liquid Logic and Native Watercraft Versa Boards for fishing in our boat rental program.

The Inland Waterway is great place for paddleboards. you can try them on Lake Michigan, Burt Lake, Mullett Lake along with the local Rivers.

BrassWind Landing Featured in Cheboygan Naturally Video

15 Oct

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Arts and Adventure Paddlesports at BrassWind Landing in the Indian River Michigan area, is featured in the new Cheboygan Naturally Video along with other area businesses.  This Why Cheboygan? video shows the fabulous waters surrounding the “tip of the mitt” of Northern Michigan and the surrounding landscapes, cities, towns and villages of Harbor Springs, Indian River, Cheboygan, and more. The footage is breath taking – even shows the curvature of the earth at the Straits of Mackinaw. This video was created to show a cross section of people who have moved here to open businesses in Cheboygan County and to encourage others to work, live and play here along the Inland Waterway and the shores of Lake Michigan. It shows recreational photos from the lakes, rivers and over 200 miles of shoreline and 450 miles of trails!

The video  created by the McGinnis Video Productions at, at the request of the Northern Lakes Economic Alliance, to promote the Cheboygan County lifestyle.