Great Lakes Sailing Co. Blog

04/23/2015

Sail to one of the Top Ten Islands in the U.S.

Trip Advisor recently named Mackinac Island among their Top Ten Islands in the United States. It’s a favorite destination for many of our charter guests. And […]
04/08/2015

Catamaran Cruising on Grand Traverse Bay

April’s edition of SAILING Magazine has a great article on Catamaran Cruising Michigan’s Grand Traverse Bay called “Sweet Sailing on Sweet Water“, and it features our […]
03/10/2015

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 […]
02/12/2015

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 […]
12/16/2014

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 […]
12/03/2014

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. […]
10/16/2014

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 […]
09/03/2014

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 […]
08/29/2014

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 […]
08/19/2014

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. […]