Rachel + Ryan – Apostle Islands, WI
In July I travelled up to Lake Superior to be a part of a most extraordinary wedding. I was with Ryan and Rachel for 4 days and got to know them pretty well. Ryan is an experienced Captain and Rachel is a jack of all trades. They have tons of passion, and know what their goals are. I don’t see anything stopping these two and can’t wait to see what they do together!
Rachel actually surprised Ryan the morning of the wedding with a boat that she built for him by hand! By far the best gift I have ever seen given on a wedding day. Maybe ever! The time and work that went into it, along with all the logistics to get it to the wedding site unseen, all while keeping it a secret was over the top. Ryan was completely shocked when he saw it and you can tell it was the perfect gift. More importantly.. it floats 🙂
I have never really been boating before. I got to spend a lot of time on their boat, and I can now see why people spend their whole weekend on the water. Add to this the fact that we were in the midst of some of the most beautiful coastline I have ever seen, it is amazing anyone up there ever goes back to land.
We had an absolutely perfect day. When it needed to be sunny it was. When it was dark and grey it didn’t matter because we were just cruising from one location to the next (we are talking a 5 hour boat ride from the ceremony location to the reception!).
Really proud of this film and hope you enjoy it too!