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Tall Ship Tour on the Detroit River
Friday, September 6 - Sunday, September 15$79
Hosting everything from prohibition smuggling to the pleasure yachts of industrial titans, the Detroit River is an irreplaceable part of the city’s history. The Detroit History Club is honored to invite you to join us for a legendary evening on board the eighty-five foot long tall ship, The Appledore IV. With a seventy-six foot mast and over 3,500 square feet of sails, The Appledore IV has majestically sailed the Great Lakes for nearly twenty years. On board, you’ll be greeted by the Captain and crew of this beautiful sailing vessel, along with your guide. You will depart from the Port of Detroit and sail up the river past the Ambassador Bridge as Bailey shares the stories of the city’s skyscrapers, the wars for control of the river, and the secret hiding spots of mischief makers. Together with the crew you’ll raise the mainsail, cut through the waves, and learn the history of tall ships on Michigan waters. As the sun sets over Detroit we will glide past Belle Isle state park to see the shining beacon of the Livingstone Lighthouse. After a few turning maneuvers on Lake Saint Clair, you’ll sail back to port with a set of once in a lifetime memories.
Ages 12 yrs and up.
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