>> To foster environmental stewardship of the Saginaw Bay Watershed and the Great Lakes ecosystem and to provide personal development opportunities for learners of all ages through ship board and land based educational experiences. <<
Booking the Ship
Two sails are scheduled per day, Monday — Friday, weekends by special arrangement.
Early May -- Mid October
8:30a.m. – 12:00pm
1:00p.m. – 4:30pm
April 25 - April 29
9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Departs from Detroit Port Authority.
Cost is $550 per program.
APPLEDORE IV: 35 total passengers (32 students + 3 chaperones)
APPLEDORE V: 20 total passengers (18 students + 2 chaperones)
Fees: Each Science Under Sail program is $850 unless otherwise noted. Early booking discounts are available; please contact us for more information.
Our vessels are licensed by the U.S. Coast Guard as certified passenger vessels subject to annual safety inspections and are required to carry extensive safety equipment. Our ships are commanded by a U.S. Coast Guard licensed captain.