Schooner Huron Jewel, is a gaff-rigged centerboard schooner in the process of being built.

She is expected to be completed and launched early summer 2017.

While she is being built we are pre-selling tickets at a discount to help raise money for the purchase of materials. Check out the great discounts on day sails and cruises - buy now to get the best price to go sailing next summer aboard the gem of the Great Lakes, Schooner Huron Jewel.

Are you ready to go sailing?

Welcome aboard Schooner Huron Jewel


Flag: United States

Rig: Gaff rigged

Model: Schooner

Homeport: Drummond Island, MI

Waters: Great Lakes

Season: June - September

Built: Under construction on Drummond Island, Michigan

Designer: Hugh Covert

Length: 60 ft on deck, 75 ft overall

Beam: 14 ft 8 in

Draft: 4 ft with centerboard raised; 8 ft 6 in 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
    • Lake Huron
      • Drummond Island
      • Les Cheneaux Islands
      • Mackinac Island
    • Lake Michigan
      • Beaver Island
      • Manitou Islands
      • Garden Peninsula
  • North Channel to Canada
  • Georgian Bay of Canada

Watch Schooner Huron Jewel Be Built

Follow along the pictorial story 

The full scale model with the ship's wheel in place.

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.