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Rig: Gaff topsail schooner, 2-masted
Homeport: Traverse City, Michigan
Normal Cruising Waters: Great Lakes
Sparred Length: 92’
Madeline is a reconstruction of a mid-19th century schooner, typical of the trading schooners that once sailed the Great Lakes. The original Madeline one was the first Euro-American School in the Grand Traverse region and for a short time served as a lightship in the Straits of Mackinac. This modern Madeline was built over a five year period by volunteers of the Maritime Heritage Alliance, and they used traditional methods and materials. She has sailed on all five Great Lakes and has visited more than 60 ports.
Photos courtesy of Edgar.