Great Lakes Bareboat & Captained Yacht Charters

Great Lakes Sailing Co. has been providing yacht charters on Northern Lake Michigan since 1983.

It’s not only our business, it’s our passion. We continue to provide the best sailing charter fleet on Lake Michigan to cruise the harbors of Grand Traverse Bays, Little Traverse Bay, The Straits of Mackinaw, The Manitou Islands, Beaver Island, the Les Cheneaux Islands and beyond!  Our fleet is maintained to reflect our commitment to our clients. With more than 20 years experience, you can be assured our charter fleet will surpass your expectations and our crew will ensure your satisfaction.

Charter Fleet & Rates

Monuhulls and catamarans ranging in size from 19′ to 46′.

Booking a Charter

All the paperwork and questions you have about booking a charter.


From quite anchorages to bustling harbor towns, explore our many Lake Michigan and Lake Huron sailing destinations!

One Way Charters & Flexible Destinations

Start or end your charter anywhere in Northern Michigan, and check out our current One Way charter opportunities.

Harbor Reservations

Plan ahead!  Marina reservations are just a click or call away.