Month: October 2020

10/13/20: Official Images of William Richard Launch Day

On June 9, 2019, we held a metal cutting ceremony at Moran Iron Works where chairman Bill Shepler announced plans for a new boat.  Exactly 16 months later, on Friday, October 9, 2020, our William…

10/09/20: William Richard Officially Joins Passenger Fleet

We’re thrilled to announce that earlier this morning, we celebrated the William Richard’s first passenger voyage to Mackinac Island. On one of the most visually stunning mornings of the season, the Michigan-made motor vessel departed…

10/4/20: William Richard Soon In Service

After a very long few months of test trials and final preparations, we’re thrilled to announce our new $4M jet ferry will soon be in service among the Shepler’s fleet of passenger motor vessels.  Under…

10/3/20: Make Plans Now for Your 2021 Visit

There’s no time like the present to being planning your 2021 visit to Michigan’s Crown Jewel, Mackinac Island.   Browse available links below to help you in planning the perfect getaway and be sure to join…