Great Lakes Sailing Co. Blog


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 […]

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 […]