Great Lakes Sailing Co. Blog

11/27/2018

How to be a Charter Boat Owner-Operator

There’s a great allure to owning and captaining your own charter boat.  Turning your passion for sailing into a career or just a part time job […]
10/24/2018

ASA’s Veterans Sailing Education Program

We are proud to join The American Sailing Association’s initiative exclusively for active and retired military to thank them for their sacrifices. “We believe that sailing […]
10/15/2018

Low Cost 3 Cabin Ownership

How do you own the boat you really want in a world-class cruising area? And how do you keep it affordable? You can do what over […]
09/10/2018

United States Sailboat Show 2018

Come visit us us at the Jeanneau display during the United States Sailboat Show in beautiful historic Annapolis, Maryland, from October 4-8. Boats on Display Sun […]
07/17/2018

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 […]
05/18/2018

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 […]
05/03/2018

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 […]
05/03/2018

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 […]
04/17/2018

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 […]
10/10/2017

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 […]