Month: September 2019

9/27/19: The William Richard Takes Shape at Moran Iron Works

September 27, 2019: Progressive and exciting news from Onaway via our Fleet Captain Billy Shepler.   "Frames are rapidly being shored up together both forward and aft giving the motor vessel a more defined shape. …

9/26/19: Announcing the William Richard, All Aboard in 2020

Earlier this month, it was with great excitement that we announced our latest fleet addition will be named the William Richard, in honor of our chairman, dad, grandfather, captain, teacher, coach, and mentor – William…

09/18/19: Special Departures Added for 2019 GOP Conference

As the official ferry provider of the Mackinac Republican Leadership Conference, we’re pleased to announce the following schedule of special departures for this weekend’s event.   Friday, September 20 and Saturday, September 21 11:30 p.m.…

09/13/19: First Look at #SheplersNewRide

Our first look at #SheplersNewRide, under construction at Moran Iron Works in Onaway.  Progress via our fleet captain, Billy Shepler:   "The overhang for the jets on the aft deck is complete where the HamiltonJets…

09/10/19: Ferry Naming Announcement Planned for September 17

We’re thrilled to have a date and time set for the naming of our latest motor vessel.   Our chairman Bill Shepler, alongside children and partners Chris, Billy, and Patty, will unveil the name of…