Channels, Islands, Bays, and Reefs

Channels, Islands, Bays, and Reefs

Note: This is a 4-hour cruise. The St. Clair River Delta is one of the largest freshwater deltas in the world, and its many islands, bays, and channels create a truly unique feature of the Great Lakes basin. Join us as we travel up into the Middle Channel of the delta...
The History of Lake St. Clair

The History of Lake St. Clair

We cruise Lake St. Clair and the St. Clair Flats in search of the geologic past of the St. Clair River Delta and tell the human stories that shaped the history of this unique area. Lake St. Clair Friday, July 05, 2019 at 6 pm, 2.5 hoursSaturday, July 06, 2019 at 4 pm,...
Birds, Boats, and Booze

Birds, Boats, and Booze

Note: This is a 4-hour cruise. Many things drew people to the St. Clair River Delta Flats area. The abundant wetlands brought duck hunters and fishing, wood boats and passenger steamers brought tourism and recreation, and Prohibition brought rum runners and...
Night Watch

Night Watch

Join the crew of the E/V Clinton on a late evening cruise and learn about navigating under the stars using charts, lights, and the heavens themselves. The cruise will take us through the history of navigation, from the discovery of latitude and longitude to...
River of Time

River of Time

Cruising among the lower Detroit River Islands, we search the human stories that shaped the history of her waters. From Native Americans and early European explorers to military forts, massive engineering projects, and stories of yesterday, this cruise is a time...
Bob-Lo Island History Cruise

Bob-Lo Island History Cruise

Join this fascinating tour around Bob-Lo Island — Detroit’s island playground of the 20th century. Cruise participants will explore the critical role the island played in the lives of Native Americans and Canadians, French coureurs de bois, British military, Detroit’s...