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Tall Ship Manitou and Sailing Yacht Scout

Tall Ship Manitou – Sail back in time aboard the 114 foot Schooner Manitou as we ply the sparkling waters of Grand Traverse Bay. Join us for a 2 hour cruise, overnight bed and breakfast package, or multi-day Windjammer Cruise.

Sailing Yacht Scout – Spoil yourself with a luxurious private charter aboard the 38′ Sailing Yacht Scout. Reserve this beautiful vessel for up to 6 passengers, and create your own special experience! Sail from 2 hours to all day, or take advantage of our overnight package.

Sail Back in Time!

Step into "the age of sail" aboard this majestic replica of an 1800’s coasting cargo schooner. Manitou offers two hour sails, "Floating Bed & Breakfast", and multi-day windjammer cruises.

Cruise in Style

Sail away on a luxurious private charter for up to 6 people.

Cruises range from 2 hours to a full day!

A Splendid Sailing Experience!

Here's what our satisfied sailors have to say...

My husband and I went on the micro-brew and pizza sail on September 2, 2012, and we had a great time. It was a beautiful evening and there were many people on that particular cruise but, once we set sail and could move around, it was quite entertaining - a fun time to people-watch!


Our days of sailing included everything from gentle sailing, motoring, and a day of wild waves, speeding through the water at 10.5 knots. I'm not a sailor, but found it most exciting and invigorating. There were 17 guests on our cruise. Chatting with other passengers and the crew were certainly a highlight. I came with one friend, but felt like I left with a boatload of new chums. We spent our time helping the crew, reading, napping, visiting, eating - it all depended on each individuals' interests and energy.

Sandy F

How about a 5-course wine tasting with a WONDERFUL Mediterranean buffet dinner as you sail the bay? A two-hour sunset cruise that was WORTH EVERY PENNY! The wine, the food and the crew were an absolute delight! The crew are young, but fun and quite capable, with the steady captain behind the wheel. WOW, what a mistake if you don’t check this out! You can even stay the night if you want or go on longer cruises.

Alice from Texas

Advance purchase highly recommended!
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Top-rated sails by hundreds of past guests