Great Lakes Sailing Co. Blog


An Unsalted Island Journey

The summer of 2013, Marianne Lee and her husband Mike Lee, traveled along during our annual Unsalted Island Hopping event. You can read a great article […]

“Learn How to Sail”

I remember walking back from the dock on Houghton Lake to my dad’s cabin when I stumbled across a small sailboat for sale in a neighbor’s front yard. […]

Meet Capt. John

We are excited to welcome Capt. John to the Great Lakes Sailing Co. staff of award winning ASA sailing school instructors.  John and his wife Cyndi […]

Why Sail Here?

Our homeport of Traverse City, as well as the entire northwestern corner of lower Michigan, tends to get mentioned on every ‘list’ and travel article under […]

The BIG News, in case you missed it!

Here’s the ‘official’ press release announcing our BIG name change! Traverse City, MI— Six years have passed since Dave Conrad purchased Bay Breeze Yacht Charters and […]

First In!

She’s In! Well, we almost had to break through a crust of ice to do it, but we couldn’t wait any longer.  Our 2014 Gemini Legacy […]

The Big Melt

We are still waiting, any day now, spring will arrive and this record snow fall will start to flow into the Great Lakes.  The crew at […]

Hello Jeanneau!

Great Lakes Sailing Company (formerly Bay Breeze) is proud to announce that “Meander”, a 2014 Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 379, is the latest addition to the charter […]

Images from an early season charter

Three longtime friends from Denmark, who meet up every year for a sailing trip, recently chartered our Catalina 309 “Adele Lina” for an early season sailing adventure. Though […]

Gemini Legacy 35 Catamaran Premier at Chicago Strictly Sail

Gemini Legacy 35 Catamaran to Premier at the Chicago Strictly Sail For the first time a cruising catamaran will be on display indoors at the Chicago […]