A Great Lakes Maritime Academy cadet serves patrons of the first GLMA Captain's Dinner
GLMA Captain's Dinner attendees tour the T/S State of Michigan

A demonstration of the Great Lakes Maritime Academy's state-of-the-art ship simulator

A scene from the first GLMA Captain's Dinner

GLMA Captain's Dinner

Thank you for your interest in the third annual Great Lakes Maritime Academy Captain's Dinner which was held Saturday, April 16, 2016. Proceeds from the dinner benefit the following cadet organizations:

About The Event

The event includes:

  • Gourmet dinner prepared by Great Lakes Culinary Institute chefs (see menu below).
  • Dining with picturesque views of the Grand Traverse Bay, festival seating, service by cadets.
  • Full cash bar.
  • Exclusive tour of the Training Ship State of Michigan.
  • Tour of the Academy, state of the art ship simulators and lab areas.
  • An opportunity to bid on maritime and locally themed silent auction items.

2016 MENU - plated dinners

Tossed Green Salad
Chicken Piccata
Roasted Redskin Potatoes
Vegetable Medley
Homemade Bread
Panna Cotta

If you couldn't attend the dinner and still want to support cadet organizations, please use this form, call (231) 995-1021 and mention the Captain's Dinner, or mail your contribution to:

Great Lakes Maritime Academy
Attention: GLMA Captain's Dinner donation
1701 East Front St.
Traverse City, MI 49686

Thank you for your support!

Special Thanks to our generous sponsors:

Chief's Table: Central Marine Logistics

Mate's Table: Great Lake Maritime Academy Alumni Association

Mate's Table: The Montoya family

Assistant's Table: American Maritime Officers

Thank  You to our generous sponsors!


Central Marine Logistics
Central Marine Logistics

Grand River Navigation


Great Lakes Alumni Association


Assistant's Tables:

Pere Marquette Shipping

American Maritime Officers

Special thanks to Interlake Steamship Company for their donation.

In the News

Out to see food: All aboard for the Captain's Dinner

March 29, 2015

Maritime Academy cadets host Captain's Dinner and Ship Tour

March 16, 2014

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