Congrats to our very own ASA instructor John Martin. Outstanding Instructor Series John Martin is a guy who knows how to live life. A retired surgeon who has sailed around the world, Martin has over 48,000 nautical miles under his belt and he’s still sailing all the time. The sailing bug bit him as a […]
Have you ever tried sleeping onboard your chartered yacht in a slip only to be kept awake by the clanging of some ones halyard, or your neighbors boat (something the owner hasn’t visited in a while) suddenly opens its headsail at the dock in a violent flogging only a good sailor would instantly recognize. Many […]
Some of our more popular sized boats have availability in July. Chances are….they’ll book up, but we are feeling generous and are offering 10% off through July on the following boats: Catalina 320 “Tivoli” Beneteau 323 “Godspeed” Hunter 33 “Forever Weekend” Catalina 34 “Escape Hatch”
A favorite stop for many of our charter guests and sailing school students is Power Island, located just 5 miles from our main Traverse City charter base. Recently the Traverse City Ticker published an interesting historical look at the island – “When Power Island Was Henry Ford’s Playground“. Below is the article in full, as […]
The Boat Club is a fleet of smaller, day-sail boats, sizes 18 – 25 feet and is perfect for day-sailing and occasionally staying aboard overnight multiple times a season for a greatly discounted rate.
"Yellow Caps" are available only to Great Lakes Sailing Co. charterers, sailing school students and Unsalted Sailing event participants.
(231) 941-0535 office
(231) 932-1130 fax
12935 S. West Bay Shore Drive
Traverse City, Michigan 49684
Started in 1983 as Michigan’s only full time charter operation, Great Lakes Sailing Co. has grown to become a reputable and reliable charter fleet and sailing school.