Win a Trip on a Great Lakes freighter

Drawing Friday February 4, 2005 Park Place Hotel:
1st Prize, Wilfred Sykes trip: Mel Riecher, Detroit, Michigan
2nd Prize, Badger trip: Kevin Leous, Kenmore, New York
3rd Prize, Tallship cruise: Lorne Hamilton, Farmington Hills, Michigan
4th Prizes ship prints:
Sykes print: John Young, Gross Point Woods, Michigan
Badger print: Dick Wagor, Elk Rapids, Michigan
Ship print: Jim Weinand, Warren, Michigan


The International Ship Masters' Association Grand Traverse Lodge #23 is offering a chance to win a trip on the steamer Wilfred Sykes or M/V Joseph L. Block.  A cruise aboard a lakes freighter is only available to the shipping company's customers and some family members. The only chance for the general public to enjoy a once-in-a-life-time cruise is through non-profit raffles such as this.

Grand Prize:  One trip for two adults on board the steamer Wilfred Sykes or M/V Joseph L. Block during the 2005 navigation season.     
(Winner must be flexible concerning scheduling and port of departure/return. Guests are required to adhere to all company polices & safety procedures)

2nd Prize:  One round trip for four adults on board the steamer Badger during the 2005 navigation season.

3rd Prize:  An evening cruise for four on board the schooner Manitou on Grand Traverse Bay.  

4th Prizes:  Prints: SS Badger, Wilfred Sykes, Manitou & others.

Donation: $10.00 (U.S.) per Ticket.

Drawing will take place on February 4, 2005 at the Park Place Hotel in Traverse City, Michigan during the ISMA’s Grand Lodge Convention.

Winners need not be present at drawing to win, will be notified by mail and/or phone and posted on the Boatnerd Website.

All proceeds go to the International Ship Masters' Association Grand Traverse Lodge #23  License R-75422.


To purchase tickets, click on this: Grand Traverse Lodge #23

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