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Address: Bayfield City Dock, Bayfield, WI 54814
Phone Number: +1 715-779-5468
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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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First Sail Boat Ride

My mother, teenage niece and I had never been on a sail boat before. He explained everything to us even with how the boat would lean and put my mom, who didn't want to be on the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed September 12, 2016
Karen T
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

My mother, teenage niece and I had never been on a sail boat before. He explained everything to us even with how the boat would lean and put my mom, who didn't want to be on the lower side, on the correct side of the boat to avoid that. We got to sit on the front of the boat and... More 

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Paul B, Owner at Animaashi Sailing Company, responded to this review

Karen, thanks for sailing with me. I enjoyed you and your family's company as well. I hope you will come back and enjoy sailing with us again! Capt. Paul More 

Neenah, Wisconsin
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16 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016

We did the 10-1 sail on Sunday 8/28. I had never been sailing before and Captain Paul was great at explaining how things worked as he did them. He was also very knowledgeable about the history of the islands and the area. We had little to no wind the entire time we were out there, but it was still a... More 

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Paul B, Owner at Animaashi Sailing Company, responded to this review

Thanks for going Amanda. Was very nice having you both. Please consider coming again. Capt. Paul More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016 via mobile

Captain Paul provided a great sailing adventure of the Apostle Islands. Lake Superior is spectacular! The trip was very relaxing and educational. We will definitely be coming back.

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Paul B, Owner at Animaashi Sailing Company, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind review. I look forward to your return visit! More 

Bemidji, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016

We love sailing with Captain Paul. This is our second year in a row and we plan on continuing. We enjoy much better than other sailing places. They may only have one sailboat to go out on but I would wait to get on Paul's before I would book others.

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Paul B, Owner at Animaashi Sailing Company, responded to this review

Thank you very much! I look forward to your return trip. Capt. Paul More 

Hilton Head, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2016

On August 18th we booked a 3 hour afternoon sail with Captain Paul with 6 passengers aboard. The weather was perfect. The captain and customers shared non stop life stories and area information. We sailed under full sail out to the Long Island light house passing every sail boat in sight but with dark clouds looming on the horizon we... More 

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Paul B, Owner at Animaashi Sailing Company, responded to this review

Thanks for the wonderful review! Your company was very well enjoyed as well and I look forward to your return trip. Capt. Paul More 

Fenton, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016

On August 9th, we once again sailed Lake Superior with Captain Paul on his boat, "Sarah's Joy". We have sailed many times with Captain Paul and have NEVER been disappointed. His knowledge of the lake, its history and his humor always makes for a wonderful time. There are other sailing companies in Bayfield but Animaashi is by far, the best... More 

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Paul B, Owner at Animaashi Sailing Company, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review. A very good time was had by all and that is what good sailing is all about. I very much look forward to your return trip aboard Sarah's Joy in the future! Capt. Paul More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2016

We had perfect weather; and Paul is informative, fun, and a bit of a curmudgeon. You get both history and comedy. CAN'T go wrong. The sailing was a great experience. I only regret that we did not have more time to see more of the Apostle Islands.

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Paul B, Owner at Animaashi Sailing Company, responded to this review

Non-stop talking to answer non stop questions! Sort of what a tour boat is all about. Thanks for sailing with me and I look forward to your return trip! Capt. Paul More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

You'll only be disappointed if you don't go. Captain Paul is a terrific sailor. The best part of the trip was the conversation. We were joined by another couple (the boat can transport up to 6 guests). We came as strangers but you'd never know by the lively conversation we enjoyed. If we return in the fall we will definitely... More 

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Paul B, Owner at Animaashi Sailing Company, responded to this review

Thank you for the very kind review. I look forward to your return trip and another great sail! Capt. Paul More 

Minnesota, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

I have wanted to take the family on a sailboat charter for at least 3 years and so my wife and I had made the decision to go sailing on Father's day. I wanted to charter a sailboat in Bayfield, Wisconsin. There are many choices, but after considerable research and thought, I decided to contact Captain Paul of Animaashi Sailing.... More 

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Paul B, Owner at Animaashi Sailing Company, responded to this review

Thank you for your very kind review. Your company was well enjoyed, and I look forward to your family's return trip! Capt. Paul More 

Independence, Missouri, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 13, 2016

This was our first experience sailing and Captain Paul gave us a great time! We learned a lot and had a lot of fun. Had great boat conversation too with the Captain and other couple on the boat with us. He adjusted our trip to our level of comfort with sailing since both couples had never been before. He would... More 

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Paul B, Owner at Animaashi Sailing Company, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. I look forward to your return visit and more sailing on the big waters of Lake Superior! Capt. Paul More 

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