Welcome aboard the Dream Inspiration Tour, where we’re sailing the dream to inspire others to do what it takes to make their dream a reality.
We invite you to help spread the amazing story of Schooner Huron Jewel to inspire others to live their dream. Travel with Captain Hugh and Julie Covert on their voyage through the Great Lakes to the Eastern Seaboard, south to Florida and the Bahamas, and back.
Equals 9000 nautical miles
with Infinite smiles!
Gratitudes to Our Sponsors
Thank you to our Dream Inspiration Tour donors and sponsors (as of March 2023):
Alicia, Esther, Mable & John, Marlene & Larry, Sherri & Joe, and Sue
Drummond Island Tourism Assoc.
East Jordan Shoe Club
HOPE Animal Assisted Crisis Response
Michigan Web Press/Stafford Printing
Ocean Alliance - Whale.org
Parquillian Design - Parquillian.com
Come see us!
Here are just some of the places we’re considering stopping in at:
Algonac, MI–Aug. 22-23 Algonac-Clay Historical Society
Fairport Harbor, OH–Aug. 24-26
Oswego, NY–Aug. 28-30 NNY360.com Port of Oswego article and iheartoswego.com Oswego hosts tall ship
Kingston, Ontario–Aug 31
St Lawrence River/Thousand Islands
Quebec City, Quebec–Sept. 4-5
Lunenburg, Nova Scotia–Sept. 13-17
Machiasport, ME–Sept. 19
Camden, ME–Sept. 23-25
Gloucester, MA–Sept. 29 – Oct. 6 Gloucestertimes.com article and Salemnews.com Tall Ship Goodwill Tour article
Baltimore, MD–Oct. 10-11 (Hurricane delays prevented us from being in the Great Chesapeake Bay Schooner Race.)
Kinsale, VA–Oct. 14-16 The Slips Host Huron Jewel and Yeocomicoclub.com – Huron Jewel Returns
Yorktown, VA–Oct. 17-19
Dismal Swamp VC, NC–Oct. 20-23
Albemarle Plantation, NC–Oct. 24
Edenton, NC–Oct. 25-26 DailyAdvance.com article
Manteo, NC–Oct. 28-30
Oriental, NC–Nov. 3-6 Towndock.net-Shipping news article
Beaufort, NC–Nov. 7-11, 26-27 Newbernnow.com November ’22 article, Coastalreview.org article, and NC Maritime Museum presentation
Belhaven, NC–Nov. 14 – 24
Charleston, SC–Dec. 2-4
Brunswick, GA–Dec. 8-11
Florida Keys–Dec. 20-27
Key West, FL–Dec. 28-29
Everglades, FL–Dec. 30 – Jan. 3
Florida Keys–Jan. 4-16
Bahamas–Jan. 17-March 6
Eastern Florida–March 7-15
Brunswick, GA–March 16-19
Charleston, SC–March 24
Beaufort, NC–March 30-April 1
Oriental, NC–Apr. 2-3
Alberlmarle Plantation, NC–Apr.5-6
Dismal Swamp Canal, NC–Apr. 7
Kinsale, VA–Apr. 10-11 Kinsalefoundation.org – Events
Annapolis, MD–Apr. 13-15 at Port Annapolis Marina with “Building Schooner Huron Jewel” presentation on Saturday, April 15
Baltimore, MD–Apr. 17
Camden or Rockland, ME–May
Lunenburg, Nova Scotia–May
Fairport Harbor, OH–June
Put in Bay, OH–June
Alpena, MI– June
Drummond Island, MI–June
Want us to come to your home port?
Give us a call and we’ll try to make it happen!
Here's a look at what we did in 2020, as examples of what we plan to do in 2022.
In Duluth, MN
78-Foot Schooner Huron Jewel in Duluth Through Monday
August 9, 2020 Katharine Huntley
The schooner will be docked behind the DECC throughout the day on Monday for free tours.
In Beaver Island, MI
Tall Ship Huron Jewel Returns
The Huron Jewel, a beauty of a 78 foot tall ship returns to Beaver Island Municipal Marina, Saturday, July 18 in the afternoon and will offer deck tours Saturday and Sunday.
"Twenty years from now, you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do.
So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor.
Catch the trade winds in your sails.
Explore. Dream. Discover."
~ Mark Twain