Great Lakes Sailing Co. Blog


SailTime Chicago

We Are Expanding With A New Partnership In The Windy City! Great Lakes Sailing Co. is now the Illinois dealer for Gemini Catamarans and we are excited to […]

Cruising the Bay with Capt. Dirk

  A Great Place to Learn to Sail, and You Never Have to Leave the Bay. Grand Traverse Bay is an easy place to learn to […]

Strictly Sail Chicago 2015

‘Tis the season!  Boat Show season! This year’s Strictly Sail show in Chicago will be a bit different  – New location.  New Dates.  And…Strictly Sail Chicago […]

Cruising World Boat of the Year

The Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 349 has been awarded a Cruising World Boat of the Year for 2015. ACCORDING TO BOAT OF THE YEAR JUDGE ED SHERMAN, THE […]

Book Now & Save!

‘Tis the Season… For family, friends…and planning your next sailing trip! We know how it goes, getting your sailing crew together is like herding alley cats. […]

Marlow Hunter 31 and a Memorable Booth Talk

Marlow Hunter unveiled the all new 2015 Marlow Hunter 31 (photos are below) at the Annapolis Boat Show. We had a number of reasons for attending […]

Annapolis Boat Show

A few of us are at the Annapolis Boat show this week, checking out new boats, including brands we represent that include Gemini Catamarans, Marlow-Hunter and […]

Fall Sales Event

Schedule Your Test Sail Today! Fall Incentives Good Thru November 1st Schedule Your Test Sail September 26 or 27 Fall Factory Incentives on Makes & Models […]

Starting ’em young

It’s a pretty cool thing, here at Great Lakes Sailing Co.  Not only are we ‘family’ in the sense that we are a small tight kit […]

It’s all about ‘Priorities’

When my husband and I decided to buy a new sailboat, we had to consider all the extraneous costs—slip fees, insurance, upkeep, winterization, launch fees, winter […]