The SS Bigwin is a precious artifact of our heritage. It will continue to sail only through your generousity.

The Lake of Bays Marine Museum & Navigation Society (owner of the SS Bigwin) is a registered charity and not-for-profit organization established to promote public interest in the marine and navigational heritage of the Lake of Bays region in the District of Muskoka.

Please click the Donate button to make a donation and help the SS Bigwin keep sailing! An annual tax receipt will be issued for donations over $20.

Interested in Becoming a Corporate Sponsor?

For your donation of $10,000/year (5-year commitment required) you will receive a corporate day on a weekend in July or August that is your “SS Bigwin day”. Use the day for promotional activities, building your position in the community, private cruises for your VIP customers, branded excursions on Lake of Bays, or any other idea you may have. You will have this privilege once a year throughout the duration of your sponsorship.

Additionally, you’ll receive a package of other marketing and branding activities including seasonal signage at the dock, advertising in local publications, opportunities for media interviews, and other benefits that can be customized to individual sponsors.

Charter Membership

Become a Charter Member of the Lake of Bays Marine Museum and Navigation Society to help the SS Bigwin keep sailing. All Club Level donors are eligible for a private cruise. Direct donations will be recognized on this site. Please give generously.

There are four levels of donation.

Commodore Club $2,800
Captain’s Table $2,250
First Officer’s Club $1,600
Purser’s Club $850

Donations may be made by certified cheque or credit card. An annual tax receipt will be issued. Prefer to send a cheque or have us invoice you? Contact Us and we’ll be happy to make arrangements.

Visit our Cruises page for information on booking public and private cruises.