The Mackinaw boat is a loose, non-standardized term for a light, open sailboat used in the interior of North America during the fur trading era. Within this term two different Mackinaw boats evolved: one for use on the upper Great Lakes, and the other for use on the upper Missouri River and its principal tributaries.
Heritage-23 Mackinaw Modern Boat Specifications . The Heritage 23 is a lugsail rigged, modernized Mackinaw boat. Mackinaw boats are classified as schooners and also fit the historic definition of cutters..
Our MACKINAW express cruiser features a 2-berth cabin with portable head so you can lay over while enjoying fishing, diving, or other watersports. ... Boat trailer plans are also available as well as fastening and fiberglass covering kits on the wood version. Special chine design above is easy to fabricate: Bill of Materials: ...
Bob Schafer spent three and a half years building a traditional 30-foot Mackinaw boat in his driveway in Ponshewaing, Michigan (a community nestled on the shore of Crooked Lake near Alanson).
Mackinaw Boat Challenge division of Seaports Great Lakes, Alanson, Michigan. 205 likes. The 29’ 10” historic “Western Lakes” Mackinaw boat is now...