Join us to celebrate the arrival of Schooner Alliance! After many long weeks underway she will be arriving in Suttons Bay on Friday, July 14th at 4 pm. Join us in welcoming the Alliance to her new home in the Great Lakes and get a tour of the Great Lakes’ newest Ally!
Friday, July 14, 2023
4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
100 Dame St, Suttons Bay, MI 49682
Inland Seas’ Campus – Thomas M. Kelly Biological Station
4:00 – 4:30 pm Watch from shore as Schooner Alliance Sails into Suttons Bay for the very first time.
4:30 – 7:00 pm: Deck tours will be available to meet the crew and get to know the newest Schoolship to sail the Great Lakes. Alliance shirts and mugs will be available for purchase.
Q: How will Alliance be used?
A: Operating two schooners allows program delivery around the Great Lakes – from May
through October – while also continuing our work at home in Grand Traverse Bay, ensuring
ISEA can better meet the demand our stellar reputation has generated.
Q: Will you be keeping the name Alliance?
A: Yes, we feel the name fits perfectly with the many partnerships which allow ISEA to conduct programming throughout the Great Lakes.
Q: Where is the Alliance?
A: Alliance is currently transiting towards Suttons Bay, you can track her progress here: https://schoolship.org/meet-the-fleet/.
Q: When is the transit happening?
A: Mid-June through early July.
Q: When will Alliance arrive in Suttons Bay?
A: The Alliance will be arriving here in Suttons Bay on July 14th at 4pm.
Q: Will there be news coverage for the arrival of Alliance?
A: Yes! If you are from the news media and would like to be part of Alliance’s arrival, please contact Harrison Fischer at email@example.com.
We would like to thank all of the businesses and individuals who supported Inland Seas and generously funded the transit of the schooner Alliance from Virginia to Suttons Bay.