Great Lakes Sailing Co. Blog


Students turned Cruisers

These stores (in this case ’emails’) never get old: Hello Great Lakes Sailing, In the summer of 2015, my husband, sister, and I took your ASA […]

West Michigan’s Jeanneau Dealer

We’ve been working with Jeanneau for a number of years now as our charter fleet has grown and we are excited to join the Jeanneau dealer […]

Where are they now? — Christian & Kelli

We recently caught up with former sailing school students, Christian & Kelli Wilson, to learn what they are up to now. We learned that after taking […]

Discover Traverse City Sailing

On Saturday, May 19, we will be at Boyne Country Sports in downtown Traverse City from Noon-4pm for an afternoon of “Discover Traverse City Sailing”, answering […]

Three-Cabin Fever

The benefits of 3 cabins… Most people associate 3 and 4 cabin boats as charter boats.  This is true in many cases but there are other […]

How to Book a Charter

We get a lot of first time charterers — from sailing school students taking that ‘next step’ to longtime sailors. And it can be a bit […]

Balancing Escapsim & Reality

Sailing often conjures up thoughts of Jimmy Buffett, Margaritas, warm breezes, sunshine, no worries mon, stress-free and laid-back.  And in the charter business, we are on […]

A Big THANKS & GOOD LUCK to Sabrina

We’ve been very lucky to have one of the most friendly, caring and happy-go-lucky people that you could ever meet working with us these past few […]

Bay Harbor In-Water Boat Show

Bay Harbor Lake Marina will host the 15th annual In-Water Boat Show over Father’s Day weekend – June 16th – 18th. The show will feature the […]

SailCo. Power Boats

SailCo. Power Boats Seems like an oxymoron, doesn’t it?  Powerboats from the people that brought you the Great Lakes Sailing Co?  We understand that there are […]