Congratulations to Winners of the 2018 Wooden Boat and Paddle Boat Raffle

ALPENA, Mich.—Winners from near and far gathered at the Great Lakes Maritime Heritage Center in Downtown Alpena to receive their raffle winnings. Jodene Compton of Presque Isle, Mich., won the wooden Chesapeake Light Craft Eastport Pram that was built by the Thunder Bay Area Community Boat Builders. Melissa Lane and her family drove from Sturgis, [...]

By |2018-10-31T19:37:55+00:00October 31st, 2018|Boat Raffle|Comments Off on Congratulations to Winners of the 2018 Wooden Boat and Paddle Boat Raffle

Annual Wooden Boat Raffles Kick Off This Weekend

Over the past several years the Friends of Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary (TBNMS) has strived to raise funds for the sanctuary’s youth education programs and community outreach by raffling wooden boats made by local community boat building programs in northeast Michigan. One of the most successful events for raffle sales is coming up this [...]

By |2018-07-05T14:22:49+00:00June 14th, 2018|Boat Raffle|Comments Off on Annual Wooden Boat Raffles Kick Off This Weekend

Penobscot 14 Raffle Winner

Winner of Locally Built, Handcrafted Wooden Classic Boat from Scottville, Michigan The Friends of Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary announced the winner of the Penobscot 14 handcrafted, classic wooden boat that was built by the Thunder Bay Community Boat Builders, with the finishing done by Heritage Coast Sailing and Rowing, Inc. (HCS&R). Of the 1,260 [...]

By |2017-11-21T19:56:40+00:00October 13th, 2017|Boat Raffle|Comments Off on Penobscot 14 Raffle Winner