This annual pre-event takes place before the Mahogany & Merlot Boat Show. There are two groups leaving Chelan for the 55 mile boat ride to Stehekin, one Tuesday Sept 27 at 9am and a second on July 28 at 9 am.
Parking will be at Mill Bay Boat Launch and is paid at the launch. All boats return Friday Sept. 30 and the window to dock boats at the Don Morse Marina is between noon and 1pm or after 4pm as hydroplanes will be running.
There are accommodations at North Cascades Lodge (855-685-4167), and restaurants and activities in Stehekin National Park.