Great Lakes Sailing Co. Blog


“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 […]

Float awhile with us – Unsalted Flotilla at its best!

  Unsalty Sailors on Power Island Too many great photos to choose here are the highlights of a wonderful week of sailing with the BBYC […]

With gusto, these Grand Sailors explore Grand Traverse

Sailors ready to cast off in Suttons Bay Marina This crew arrived from Grand Rapids to sail 7-days in the Bay to earn their ASA 101, […]

Sailing – This family knows how to have fun! / ASA Certification

 Five Sailors display their 101/103 TEAMWORK on Grand Traverse Bay! Look Out Sailors on the bow! Crew Over Board – TEAMWORK  / ASA Sailing Lunchtime swim […]