Mackinaw Boat Symposium

june, 2017

09jun10:00 am9:30 pmMackinaw Boat SymposiumHeritage Coast Sailing & Rowing10:00 am - 9:30 pm East Tawas Community Center, 760 Newman St East Tawas, MI 48730


Event Details

Join us for a discussin of the history and current status of the Mackinaw boat.

Cost:  Morning Session, Lunch and Afternoon session – $25.00

Dinner:  Cash menu and bar

Appledore V Cruise:  $35.00

Reservation Requests:    Dale Flowney –     (989) 460-2642

Morning Session:  Old Boasts and New Boats  10:00 to 12:30

Box Lunch Meet and Greet:  On Site  12:30 – 1:30

Afternoon Session:  Mackinaw Boat History  1:30 to 4:30

Pat Labadie  – The Mackinaw boat’s place in Great Lakes historical overview.

Hawk Tolson  – The Mackinaw boat as a workboat in transitio in the Isle Royale fishery.

Rodger Swanson  – The Mackinaw boat’s evolution/resurrection and its role in the Great Lakes today.

Dinner:  Barnacle Bill’s  5:30 to 7:00

Cruise on Appledore V:  7:30 – 9:30




(Friday) 10:00 am - 9:30 pm


East Tawas Community Center

760 Newman St East Tawas, MI 48730

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