Promoting Community Boat Building,
Rowing &
Sailing on the Heritage
Coast of Michigan

We are an approved federal and state non profit "501(c)3"organization.

Heritage-23 rowing skiff design

For Information Contact

David Wentworth

Leo Chartier
989 460-2642

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Membership and Waiver Required to participate. 
See additional required information on joining at "Join HCS&R"

Our 2014/2015 Boat Building season is about to begin!
Boat Shop Open House:   Monday thru Saturday:   November 1 through November 8: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (Saturday, 9 to noon) Drop in to see the shop and talk with the crew.  No experience necessary.  Help us finish a boat, build a boat and restore two others.

Builder memberships are $5.00 per year. 

Boat projects: Complete a lapstrake Heritage 23, build a strip plank Heritage 23, restore an International 110 and Rebel 16 for our boating classes.

Boat Shop: Temporary location 1810 South US-23 in Alabaster Township.  Tools necessary to build and restore are in the shop.  Look for the orange marking tape flower by the highway.

Builder membership form can be downloaded by click here or going to:

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For further information please contact:
Dave Wentworth
Heritage Coast Sailing and Rowing

Some picture of our first season are shown below

Building the Heritage 23, Kit Construction Details

Completing the Penobsot 14 Donation from D.P. Stowe

Being one of the builders of a boat is a very gratifying and personally rewarding experience.  Those who worked on Hull # 1 enjoyed the experience . 

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