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Address: Bayfield City Dock, Bayfield, WI 54814
Phone Number: 715 779-5468
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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!

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Wonderful Lake Superior Sail

On our anniversary weekend, we took a 3-hour sail with Captain Paul on Sarah's Joy. We aren't sailors and don't want to be, but we were interested in the science of sailing. We... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 8, 2015
Carolyn K
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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44 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

On our anniversary weekend, we took a 3-hour sail with Captain Paul on Sarah's Joy. We aren't sailors and don't want to be, but we were interested in the science of sailing. We had a wonderful ride with Captain Paul and were astounded at his encyclopedic knowledge of every aspect of sailing. A veteran of the US Coast Guard, he... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 via mobile

Paul is a great guide! My husband and I took a 2 hour evening tour and enjoyed the entire time. The time flew by. We had beautiful weather and wind. Paul taught us so much about sailing and boats and the science behind it. Not only did we talk sailing, we talked about life. It felt like we were sailing... More 

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Thank Malena O
Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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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!

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1 Thank kcrc1
Wake Forest, North Carolina
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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 

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Thank s10sler
Madison, WI
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 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 

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1 Thank Adamo_Amor
Fenton, Missouri
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18 reviews
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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.

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1 Thank cdld91
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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8 reviews
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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 

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Thank Peanut B
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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73 reviews
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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 

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Thank teacher314
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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 

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1 Thank Barb Y
Mankato, Minnesota, United States
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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 

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