We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Improve this listing
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: Bayfield City Dock, Bayfield, WI 54814
Phone Number: 715 779-5468
Website
Description: Captained full-day, half-day & evening sailboat rides among Lake...
Captained full-day, half-day & evening sailboat rides among Lake Superior's beautiful Apostle Islands aboard our comfortable and roomy 34' sloop "Sarah's Joy". Enjoy hands-on or full relaxation sailing with our experienced & friendly captain (and former Coast Guardsman). Don't miss the boat!
read more

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 23 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 22
    Excellent
  • 1
    Very good
  • 0
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Anniversary Sunset Sail

Thank you Paul for a beautiful sunset sail! We enjoyed the views, your knowledge of sailing and the history you provided about the Apostle Islands. Thanks for taking some... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 9, 2014
kcrc1
,
Eau Claire, Wisconsin
Add Photo Write a Review

23 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Eau Claire, Wisconsin
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Thank you Paul for a beautiful sunset sail! We enjoyed the views, your knowledge of sailing and the history you provided about the Apostle Islands. Thanks for taking some anniversary pictures too. Will post soon!

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Wake Forest, North Carolina
Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Paul, our Captain tried to give us a good sailing tour of Lake Superior and the Apostle Islands but the wind was not cooperating. So a 3 hr tour was about 11/2 hrs too long. We certainly new it was not Paul's fault but we just sat too much. Wonder if we couldn't have motored more to allow us to... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Madison, WI
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

This is a long review, but stay with me here. I am a complete land-lubber. It's terra firma for me. I'm a Leo - that's a water-hating cat AND a sun (fire) sign. I told my ever-patient husband that IF the temp reached 80 and IF there wasn't a cloud in the sky and IF Lake Superior shrunk to the... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Fenton, Missouri
Contributor
18 reviews 18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 via mobile

On July 7th, 2014, we took our fourth half-day sailing trip with Captain Paul, aboard Sarah's Joy. This trip was just like the first three...fantastic! I cannot recommend a sailing trip with Animaashie Sailing enough. Trust me, you will not be disappointed.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 via mobile

I took my parents and 11 year old out for a day on Paul's sailboat last year. We were just discussing this weekend what a great time we had and what a great "people person" he is. He let anyone who was interested take the wheel. He is very knowledgeable about the area, sailing, and lots of other things. This... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
7 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

My husband and I took a 3-hour afternoon tour on Sarah's Joy. We thought about doing a boat trip on the bigger, motorized boat, but we both had never been sailing and we much preferred being on a smaller boat with one other couple than a large boat with a hundred people, all jostling for the best seat! Captain Paul... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013 via mobile

We had five people in our sailing group and we sailed in and around the Apostle islands out of Bayfield, Wi. It was a great time and well worth the $70 each that we paid for the 3 hours. Paul is retired USCG and knows how to sail and knows what the history is and what the locals are doing... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Mankato, Minnesota, United States
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

My parents and I chartered a tour with Captain Paul on "Sarah's Joy" for his evening sailing trip (5-7pm). What a fantastic time! He took us around the Apostle Islands and Bayfield. He was so incredibly informative and knew so much about the area and history of the area as well. He is also extremely fun to sail with! He... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Minocqua, Wisconsin, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2012

On July 14th, 2012 me and my wife Cathy chartered Captain Paul to Come Sail Away with us on his 34 foot sail boat called, "Sarah's Joy" setting a open course for the seas of Lake Superior in Bayfield, WI. Captain Paul literally showed us how to tie the knot as we set sail and turned our visions of dreams... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Manitowoc, Wisconsin
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2012

Had a great day on Lake Superior with Capt. Paul. We went out with another couple and booked a day trip. Would highly recommend Animaashi Sailing Co.

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Animaashi Sailing Company also viewed

 

Been to Animaashi Sailing Company? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Animaashi Sailing Company staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Will you pick up and drop off at my hotel?
  • I have a family of 7. Can your tour accommodate all of us together?
  • How should I dress for this tour?