Boatnerd is delighted to announce the return of our annual boat watching events in conjunction with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers annual Engineer’s Day (Friday, June 24) open house at the Soo Locks, Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan.

  • Boatnerd Picnic at Sherman Park, Thursday, June 23*
  • Optional: Three-hour Soo Locks Freighter Chasing Cruise aboard the tour boat LeVoyageur at 6 p.m. Friday, June 24. Buy tickets here: https://tinyurl.com/2p86wujf  You can also print the order form here.
  • Boat watching at Sherman Park and at Mission Point
  • Lots of friendly Boatnerds

*The Boatnerd  Picnic will be Thursday, June 23, from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at Sherman Park, just west of the locks. Bring a dish to pass. Burgers, hot dogs, buns and condiments will be provided by Boatnerd. Free.) Save the date and think early about your travel plans and lodging. The event will be held rain or shine, but lets hope for sunshine!

Boatnerd Picnic 2021.

Boatnerds photographing Erie Trader. Roger LeLievre

Sunset over Soo Harbor after a freighter-chasing cruise.

Tour boat LeVoyageur.

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  1. The dates in the article don’t seem to match the 2022 calendar. Thursday is June 23 and Friday is June 24 (not 24th & 25th as stated above)

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