Great Lakes Sailing Co. Blog


Cruiser's Choice Survey

Cast your vote for the Best of Northern Michigan! The “Cruiser’s Choice” is a quick, fun 10 question survey to determine the best anchorages, marinas, beaches, […]

The Gemini Experience

Capt. Dave squeezed in a couple days sailing the Gemini Catamaran this past summer…

Come Together

New designs create suprising similiarities between monohulls and catamarans Working in the bareboat charter industry for many years in the Caribbean and on the Great Lakes, […]

The Best of the Annapolis Sailboat Show

Paul, Doug & Dave’s Picks from the 2012 Annapolis Boat Show “Best Blank Check Monohull” We really like the Tartan 4300.  It combines latest technology and […]

Flotilla Sailing, a Grand Thing

Another great recap from Bob and Ann. This time the Unsalted Flotilla. Carefree days of a Flotilla cruising on sparkling waters. Splicing 101 by Captain Jack […]

Family Sailing on Grand Traverse Bay

Another great recap from our instructors Bob and Ann of Sailing the Sunset. Chris, Kevin, Katie, and P.R. This family came for an exceptional sailing time […]

Women Sailors Conquer Grand Traverse Bay

Our instructors, Bob and Ann from Sail the Sunset in the Florida Keys, recently enjoyed a four day ASA 101-103 sailing adventure with Laurie, Beth, & […]

Chartering a Catamaran on West Grand Traverse Bay

Two Captains are better than one!  Captains Bob & Ann teach and lead some of our more adventurous captained charters during the summers on Lake Michigan.  […]

Get to know our area

The July issue of Lakeland Boating Magazine has a great article about our home here in northwestern lower Michigan.  If you’ve not been, perhaps are considering […]

Unsalted Sailing The Straits

Check out some of the photos from this year’s “Unsalted Islands; The Straits of Mackinaw” event. We rented bikes on Mackinac Island, enjoyed a quiet anchorage […]