By Paul Schmitt
The Rotary Club of Sturgeon Bay is presenting the 25th Annual Shipyard Tours this Saturday. Maritime lovers and visitors will have the opportunity to see first-hand the operations of the shipbuilding industry in Sturgeon Bay. Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding President Todd Thayse says it’s a special day to host the public.
CenterPointe Yacht Services will also be offering tours along with the US Coast Guard Cutter Mobile Bay at Graham Park. Door County Maritime Museum will also feature artist Lee Radkte and his oil paintings of the tugs and ships. Proceeds from the Rotary Shipyard Tours benefit the Door County Rotary Youth Interact program through the YMCA. You can find ticket information for this year’s shipyard tours with this story online.
Tickets will be available before the event at the Door County Maritime Museum and at the Sturgeon Bay Visitor Center. You can also purchase tickets the day of the event at all three locations. Ticket prices are $15 per adult and $6 for students ages 11-17. Guests ages ten and under are free.