Blessing of the Fleet

Events, Spotlights & Updates

Port Sanilac Blessing of the Fleet

Join us for the kick-off of the 2017 Boating Season! 2017 marks the 66th Anniversary of the opening of the first Harbor of Refuge on the Great Lakes. Every Memorial Day, the Port Sanilac Harbor holds its annual Blessing of the Fleet. All vessels are encouraged to participate in the blessing tour around the Harbor.…

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Registration Information Click Here Opening Songs by Sanilac Symphonic Band 12:00: Welcome Message Guest Speaker: Michigan Representative Paul Muxlow Star-Spangled Banner performed by Ann Goryl Blessing by Father Eppenbrock VFW Gun Salute lead by Commander Jeff Lyall Echo Taps performed by Kaitlyn Miller and Melissa Sleda Closing Prayer by Veteran’s Chaplin Procession begins as Father…

Port Sanilac Blessing of the Fleet

Come one, come all on May 30! Port Sanilac Blessing of the FleetBring your catamaran, powerboat, sailboat, daysailor, or dinghy.Featuring the Port Sanilac VFW Chapter giving a 21 gun salute and echo taps. Any boater can come out and have their vessel blessed. Ceremony to start at 12 noon at the Port Sanilac Harbor of Refuge.…

May 30, 2016

Come one, come all. Bring your catamaran, powerboat, sailboat, daysailor, or dinghy. Featuring the Port Sanilac VFW Chapter giving a 21 gun salute and echo taps. Any boater can come out and have their vessel blessed. Ceremony to start at 12 noon at the Port Sanilac Harbor of Refuge Music in the harbor and the opening…