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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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Excellent sailing adventure

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Randy S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW 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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Thank Randy S
Bemidji, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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Thank Margie78_13
Hilton Head, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Thank Hiltonheadbeach
Fenton, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Thank sashroch
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars 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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Thank 19papa47
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5 of 5 stars 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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Thank Steve O
Minnesota, United States
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5 of 5 stars 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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Thank WaddyagonnaDo
Independence, Missouri, United States
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5 of 5 stars 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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Thank Julie R
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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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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Thank Carolyn K
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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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