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“captain josh”(13 reviews)
“sunset cruise”(15 reviews)
“lake charlevoix”(25 reviews)
Enjoy a short cruise around the south side of Round Lake while viewing amazing homes and boathouses on our way out to Lake Charlevoix where we pop the sails. After sailing Lake Charlevoix, take a break with a quick swim before heading back through...more
109 Bridge Park Dr, Charlevoix, MI 49720-1397
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Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

I always take family and friends on this two hour cruise to enjoy both lakes and the experience of going through the Pine River Channel. We bring drinks and snacks and enjoy the scenery and the wind. Captain and crew always responsive and helpful. A...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank jsschneider
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

Our group of 7 all enjoyed this excursion—our Captain and 1st Mate Emma were knowledgeable, capable, and very hospitable to everyone on board! Great views around Lake Charlevoix and Lake Michigan—even got to see one of the historic Earl Young Mushroom houses! Would definitely recommend!!

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 29 August 2018

Best part of the weekend! My husband and I loved this sailboat ride. Emily and the captain were great. Very accommodating and knowledgeable. Highly recommend this tour.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank kalliegales
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Captain Josh ands team will take care of everything! We sail with him every summer, bring our own snacks and wine and sit back and enjoy the ride! Highly recommend this!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Katie S
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

It was my bucket list to sail on a sailboat and was thrilled to find the brochure for this cruise. I was positive it was out of my price range and was so surprised to find it so affordable. So much so I was able...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Dena B
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

It was a slightly cloudy, light breeze day. Still had a wonderful trip. Captain Gary was a great host and did his best to make sure everyone was happy. The mate, sorry I didn’t get her name, did her best to accommodate everyone’s needs. Beautiful...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank fish-trails
Reviewed 18 August 2018

Great people, Great Brews a must do for anyone visiting Charlevoix!!! We had a good wind, so much that the skipper had to reef in the main other was we'd of washed his boat in beer. As small boat (dinghy) sailor it was nice to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank b1nowzzz
Reviewed 9 August 2018

What a great thing to add to your vacation experience! Sunset Cruise was heavenly! Staff was helpful and attentive. Boat is solid and captain expertly handled our sail in a most comfortable manner. Would highly recommend and we plan to do it again next time...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Maggie K
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

Beautiful afternoon sailing on Lake Charlevoix and Lake Michigan.Layed back but well run tour. We'll do it again .

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank SEKIllinois
Reviewed 30 July 2018

We were fortunate to have the best seats on the boat forward and center behind the trampoline. It was a Brew Cruise, and the LCBC representative, brewer (and we believe owner), gave a great explanation of each of the brewed products we sampled, and the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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