Classic Boat Show in South Haven on Saturday

The Michigan Maritime Museum will celebrate its 30th Classic Boat Show on Saturday. Among the featured exhibits will be the Duchess, a 1904 gas launch from Gull Lake; Norman, a 1956 utility Chris Craft from Holland; and Babe, a Rhodes 27 sailboat from Chicago. The steamboat Willie from Saugatuck is anticipated to be in attendance.
Jun 14, 2011


There will also be numerous examples of owner-built and restored wooden sailing canoes and boats, paddle craft, traditional rowing dories and dinghies, and outboard skiffs. Two historic ice boats and a Norwegian-style Faering will round out the exhibits.

The show will run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., with a nautical auction at 1:30 p.m. Foundry Hall will play at 1 p.m. preceding the auction.

Several small boats and nautical gear will be for sale. A special feature for young families is toy boat building for kids.

Admission is $6 for adults and $5 for senior citizens, and kids are free.



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