Michael Wiggins Honored

Stopping at Ogden Slip Wiggins group Water Cannon celebrates WigginsOn July 6, a group of men whose lives he had changed for the better gathered on the Robert Allan II to honor Michael Wiggins on the occasion of his retirement from The Center, a charitable organization based in Palos Park.  Mr. Wiggins is the handsome guy in the attached portrait.  We had a great trip down the main branch to Ogden Slip and back to Canal Street.  We were very honored to have a chance to host Michael and his friends.  We attach a pic of the Chicago water cannon honoring Mr. Wiggins with a big splash.

 

 

Another Perfect Night – August 30, 2015

All in a day’s work for our 40’ 1936 power boat, ROBERT ALLAN II: from 11 to 6, she took Ted and Cindy Cartner and friends on a leisurely cruise of the Chicago River including a short visit to the Lake. From 6 on she went right back out again to help the Captain celebrate his 73rd Birthday until 11.…

Log: Thursday, April 23, 2015

Started work at 1400 hours. Winter cover came off the boat for the first time this year, courtesy of the storm the night before. Fortunately the damage was limited to some bruises on the forward port side spray rail, which could use refinishing anyway, so God be praised. Micah did most of the heavy lifting and dis-assembly of the cover…