This Saturday, May 6, Bay Shipbuilding in Sturgeon Bay, WI will be hosting its annual open house. This is the only day of the year when the public gets a chance to see the expansive shipyard from the inside. Guided walking tours of Bay Shipbuilding and Centerpointe Yacht Services will be provided, which includes the grounds and various buildings at the shipyard. Across the harbor, the U.S. Coast Guard cutter Mobile Bay will be open for tours. At the nearby Graham Park dock, an emergency rescue boat and city police boat will also be available for tours. The Door County Maritime Museum, located at the south end of the Michigan Street Bridge, will be hosting various events and tours as well.
Tickets for the event will be sold on Saturday at both shipyard entry gates and the Maritime Museum. Prices are $15 for adults, $6 for children ages 11 to 17, and free for children 10 and under.
I’m excited to attend this event, as it is surprisingly my first time actually being able to tour the shipyard. I look forward to sharing photos later this weekend!