Great Lakes Sailing Co. Blog


SailTime Chicago

We Are Expanding With A New Partnership In The Windy City! Great Lakes Sailing Co. is now the Illinois dealer for Gemini Catamarans and we are excited to […]

Cruising the Bay with Capt. Dirk

  A Great Place to Learn to Sail, and You Never Have to Leave the Bay. Grand Traverse Bay is an easy place to learn to […]

Jeanneau 349 – Cruising World Boat of the Year

Awarded the Cruising World Boat of the Year for 2015,  the Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 349 continues to shine. ACCORDING TO BOAT OF THE YEAR JUDGE ED […]

Book Now & Save!

‘Tis the Season… For family, friends…and planning your next sailing trip! We know how it goes, getting your sailing crew together is like herding alley cats. […]

Marlow Hunter 31 and a Memorable Booth Talk

Marlow Hunter unveiled the all new 2015 Marlow Hunter 31 (photos are below) at the Annapolis Boat Show. We had a number of reasons for attending […]

Starting ’em young

It’s a pretty cool thing, here at Great Lakes Sailing Co.  Not only are we ‘family’ in the sense that we are a small tight kit […]

It’s all about ‘Priorities’

When my husband and I decided to buy a new sailboat, we had to consider all the extraneous costs—slip fees, insurance, upkeep, winterization, launch fees, winter […]

Ellen Davis Traverse City

We have a really great foursome working with us this summer.  Ellen, Taylor, Sabrina and Chelsea keep the boats, docks and marina grounds clean and tidy. […]

Unsalted Island Hopping

If you picked up a copy of August’s Cruising World Magazine you would have seen this great article about our annual Unsalted Island Hopping event.  If […]

Great Lakes Sailing Co. Gear

If you have ever found yourself wondering how you can get your hands on some sweet Great Lakes Sailing Co. gear, or pick up your new […]