Great Lakes Sailing Co. Blog

01/22/2016

“Venteux” – Welcome to the fleet!

We are excited to introduce our newest addition, “Venteux” a 2016 Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 349. 2015 Boat of the Year winner, this is sure to be […]
10/13/2015

Helly Hansen Authorized Dealer

We are excited to announce that Great Lakes Sailing Co. is now an official dealer for Helly Hansen Sailing Gear! So why did we decide to […]
09/26/2015

Marlow Hunter 40 Review

Andrew Cross, from Blue Water Sailing, has a great review on the Marlow Hunter 40.  We’ve had the opportunity to sail our very own MH 40 […]
09/03/2015

Overcoming Sailing Fears

A recent sailing school student has a great blog post about her experience learning to sail, along with some photos she captured.  Below we’ve republished a […]
08/20/2015

Memories Made on Grand Traverse Bay

Our friends, Mike & Marianne Lee, sailed the Gemini Legacy Catamaran last summer and have an great article over on MyNorth.com – “4 Days on Grand Traverse […]
08/20/2015

A Bucket List Item

Running a charter business and sailing school takes a lot of work.  And it gets extremely busy.  We have to make sure we remind ourselves what […]
08/18/2015

Having Fun on “Osprey”

Matt Stargardt and his crew returned for their annual ‘boys trip’ for a charter on “Osprey”, our O’Day 39…highlights below: Thanks again Matt!    
07/07/2015

ASA Outstanding Instructor

Congrats to our very own ASA instructor John Martin. Outstanding Instructor Series John Martin is a guy who knows how to live life. A retired surgeon […]
06/30/2015

Securing a Vessel During a Blow

Have you ever tried sleeping on board your chartered yacht in a slip only to be kept awake by the clanging of someone’s halyard, or your […]
05/27/2015

Power Island – Henry Ford’s Playground

A favorite stop for many of our charter guests and sailing school students is Power Island, located just 5 miles from our main Traverse City charter […]