Events & Happenings


“Take the Wheel” and sail a new Jeanneau or Gemini Catamaran at one of our events.



SailTime Detroit Open House

  • Call for a personalized showing – St. Clair Shores, MI – Our partner company, SailTime Detroit, will be hosting an open-house at Jefferson Beach Marina in St. Clair Shores.  SailTime Detroit offers seasonal sailing Memberships aboard a Jeanneau 349 and Jeanneau 389.  Ownership options are available as well.  Stop by to tour the boats and talk to the staff.  You’ll need a gate code to get in so make sure you contact us before arrival 586-888-9744 or Detroit@SailTime.com

Spring Sails Event

  • Call for a personalized showing –  This year, in lieu of boat show style sales event we are offering personalized showings on many Jeanneau and Gemini models.  Stop by to check out the latest from Jeanneau and Gemini Catamarans.  What models are on display will depend on the day.  We have new boats that are going to their new owners, used boats and stock boats as well.  Give us a call and we’ll let you know!
    • New! 2020 Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 410 – in stock
    • New! 2020 Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 389 – in stock
    • New! 2020 Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 319 – SOLD but available for limited showings
    • Used 2019 Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 440 – in stock
    • 2016 Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 349 – SOLD but available for limited showings
    • 2015 Gemini Legacy 35 Catamaran – in stock
    • 2017 Gemini FreeStyle 37 Catamaran – in stock Racine, Wisconsin
    • 2016 Marlow Hunter 22 – in stock

And take some time to chat up charters, sailing school and your next sailing adventure.  Interested in a test sail?  Pre-qualified buyers can schedule a test sail on a Jeanneau or Gemini.  Click the “Take the Wheel” link above for more information.

Bay Harbor Boat Show

  • June 19-21, 2020, Bay Harbor, MI – Open to the public and a free event, we’ll be at the Bay Harbor Lake Marina with a stunning Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 440.  Come see for yourself why this design has won so many awards.  Pre-qualified buyers can schedule a test sail, click the “Take the Wheel” link above for more information.

Unsalted Sailing Flotilla

  • June 20-26, 2020, Northern Lake Michigan – This is your opportunity to explore the islands, beaches, towns and harbors of beautiful Northern Michigan with the comfort and safety of sailing with others.  Plus, Unsalted Flotilla sailors gain access to the highly exclusive YELLOW HAT CLUB!  This event kicks off with a reception dinner on Friday, June 19th.

Detroit Metro Boat Show

  • September 17-20, 2020, Lake St. Clair Metro Park –  Our partner company, SailTime Detroit will be chatting up sailing memberships, sailing instruction and owner opportunities in the SailTime Detroit program.  Booth only, the boats will be on display at the SailTime Detroit home base in Jefferson Beach Marina. See below!

SailTime Detroit Open House

  • September 2020, Jefferson Beach MarinaRSVP Only – Gate code required to enter the marina!  Call 586-888-9744 or email Detroit@SailTime.com. SailTime Detroit will be hosting an Open House.  Stop by to check out the Sun Odyssey 349 and the 389 in the SailTime Detroit fleet.  Captain Bill will be on site to chat up Membership Sailing Opportunities and owing a boat in the SailTime Detroit fleet.

Annapolis Strictly Sail Boat Show

  • October 2020, Annapolis City Docks –  Great Lakes Sailing Co. will be representing Jeanneau for Western Michigan and representing Gemini Catamarans for the Great Lakes.  We will have sales representatives at the Jeanneau and Gemini displays offering personalized tours and even sea trials for those that pre-qualify.  This is an outstanding event offering an opportunity to compare many different brands side-by-side and talk with the pros in the industry.  Skip the line by contacting us for a personalized showing and possibly a sea trial  sales@greatlakessailingco.com

For more information or for sales specials for boat shows and sales events contact us at:

GLSC@GreatLakesSailingCo.com