Great Lakes Sailing Co. Blog


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 […]

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 […]

SailCo. Power Boats

SailCo. Power Boats.Seems like an oxymoron, doesn’t it? Powerboats from the people that brought you the Great Lakes Sailing Co? We understand that there are times […]

Make it a Getaway Special

Whether you’re reading this in May or December (we’re eternal optimists at GLSC), Northern Michigan’s sailing season is just around the corner. Summer also happens to […]

Why Learn to Sail with Great Lakes Sailing Co.?

These days, if you search the internet you find many choices of where to get your sail training. Great Lakes Sailing Co. has been teaching sailing […]