Great Lakes Sailing Co. Blog


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 […]

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 […]

Surprising Similarities Between Monohulls and Catamarans

New designs create surprising similarities between monohulls and catamarans Working in the bareboat charter industry for many years in the Caribbean and on the Great Lakes, […]

The Best of the Annapolis Sailboat Show

Paul, Doug & Dave’s Picks from the 2012 Annapolis Boat Show “Best Blank Check Monohull” We really like the Tartan 4300.  It combines latest technology and […]

Flotilla Sailing, a Grand Thing

Another great recap from Bob and Ann. This time the Unsalted Flotilla. Carefree days of a Flotilla cruising on sparkling waters. Splicing 101 by Captain Jack […]

Family Sailing on Grand Traverse Bay

Another great recap from our instructors Bob and Ann of Sailing the Sunset. Chris, Kevin, Katie, and P.R. This family came for an exceptional sailing time […]

Women Sailors Conquer Grand Traverse Bay

Our instructors, Bob and Ann from Sail the Sunset in the Florida Keys, recently enjoyed a four day ASA 101-103 sailing adventure with Laurie, Beth, & […]

Chartering a Catamaran on West Grand Traverse Bay

Two Captains are better than one!  Captains Bob & Ann teach and lead some of our more adventurous captained charters during the summers on Lake Michigan.  […]