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Shut your eyes, take a deep breath, and imagine – clear blue water. The rise and fall of the waves. The sound of your sailboat gliding through the pristine waters of Lake Superior. You feel the warm sun and a light spray of water on your face as you relax on the bow.
Gaze at old-growth forests. Study century-old lighthouses and sea caves carved out of sandstone. Admire the cozy harbor towns that line the south shore of Lake Superior.
Sailing on the big waters of Lake Superior and the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore is an experience you don’t want to miss.
It’s one thing to enjoy Lake Superior views from the mainland. But it’s another to ride on its waters. To feel the wind pushing back your hair. To breathe in its air.
For many, the cost and upkeep of owning a boat are out of reach. The cost of registration, insurance, gas, and more add up quickly. Not to mention the hassle of towing and storing the boat – in both summer and winter.
Plus, it’s one thing to cruise around on a motorized boat and another to sail.
Sailing requires unique skills. There are sails to hoist and helms to man. You must understand wind direction and knot tying – all while learning Lake Superior’s weather patterns, nautical navigation, and boat safety.
It doesn’t make sense to own a boat for many of us whether it’s propelled by wind or gas. But don’t worry, there are still several ways to have a true Lake Superior sailing adventure.
Are you looking to sail for a couple of hours at sunset? Spend an entire day on Lake Superior? Or indulge in an overnight excursion? Looking to snuggle with a loved one or have a hands-on sailing adventure? Here are the 7 best charters and sailing experiences to choose from.
Looking to take your sailing adventure one step further? Check out these sailing charters that offer classes for beginner to advanced sailors. Or if you’re a captain without a ship sailboat rentals are available.
Not ready to stretch your sea legs? Then we invite you to join fishermen, sailors, boaters, and kayakers in the Blessing of the Fleet.
For more than 60 years, boats have paraded through Bayfield’s Harbor to receive a blessing of safe passage and a prosperous season on Lake Superior.
This year’s service is on Sunday, June 5th at 1 pm. Onlookers can set up camp chairs or find a park bench at Memorial Park in Bayfield to witness this time-honored tradition.
Whether you set sail for a few hours or a few days, Seagull Bay Lakeside Motel is here to anchor your sailing vacation.
We know how important it is for you to experience Lake Superior up close and personal. Our motel and properties adorn the banks of Lake Superior. You’ll enjoy views of the Apostle Islands from your balcony or the lawn.
Our convenient location gives you easy access to the Brownstone Trail. Here you can take a 10-minute walk to the Bayfield City Dock to meet your captain. Or drive 5 minutes to Pike’s Bay Marina to catch your charter.
We offer a variety of lodging accommodations to fit groups of any size. And our affordable prices ensure that your Bayfield sailing adventure is one you won’t forget.
And don’t forget that True North Sailing Charters is offering Seagull Bay guests 10% off when you use the promo code “SEAGULLBAYSAILS.”
Come to Bayfield and sail on its “tall waters.” BOOK NOW at Seagull Bay.
Mollie, Isaac, Axel, Ridge, and Banks.
June 26, 2022
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