Schooner Huron Jewel, is a gaff-rigged centerboard schooner built over three years
by Capt. Hugh and Julie Covert with the help of 50+ volunteers.
She was launched Summer 2018.
Now it's time to go sailing! Get your tickets here for some terrific trips this summer.
Are you ready to go sailing?
Welcome aboard Schooner Huron Jewel
Flag: United States
Rig: Gaff rigged
Homeport: Drummond Island, MI
Waters: Great Lakes
Season: June - September
Built: Drummond Island, Michigan
Designer: Hugh Covert
Length: 60 ft on deck, 78 ft overall
Beam: 14 ft 8 in
Draft: 4 ft 4 in with centerboard raised; 9 ft with board lowered
Rig Height: 60 ft
Sail Area: 1700 sq ft
Displacement: 40,000 lbs
Spar Material: Wood
Hull: Wood, epoxy and fiberglass cloth
Power: Twin 100 h.p. Yanmar diesels
Hull Speed: estimated 10.3 - 14 knots
Passengers: 6 passengers plus crew; sleeps 6 plus crew comfortably
Crew: Sails with two crew
Ownership: Drummond Island Tall Ship Company
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Where We Sail
Available for day sails,
windjammer cruises and B 'n B sails.
In the Great Lakes
- Drummond Island
- Les Cheneaux Islands
- Mackinac Island
- Beaver Island
- Manitou Islands
- Garden Peninsula
North Channel to Canada
Georgian Bay of Canada
Watch Schooner Huron Jewel Be Built
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and the blog as Schooner Huron Jewel
is built by Captain Hugh Covert and the building crew.
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Book your cruise
Now is the time to book your sailing trip aboard one of Drummond Island Tall Ship Company's sailboat. Don't delay as there's only a limited number of sailing days in the calendar.