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Manitou Sailing Charters

35 reviews
Bayfield, WI, USA
About Manitou Sailing Charters
Half Day, Full Day and Sunset Cruises from the City Dock in Bayfield, WI. Enjoy a hands-on sailing experience on Lake Superior; take the helm, set sails or just relax and enjoy! Manitou, a beautiful wooden ketch designed by Winthrop Warner--is one of the Apostle Island's best known and loved wooden yachts. A fully decorated Manitou is also available for weddings at dockside or under sail.
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Reviewed October 15, 2018 via mobile

My husband Jeff and I visit Bayfield every summer. We have shared a special love of Lake Superior. Our trip with Captain Bob was one of the most special of all! This lovely wood hull was just pure joy. We went out with just one...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed August 20, 2018

My husband and I honeymooned in Bayfield and had a blast going out on the water with Bob! Neither of us had been on a sailboat before but Bob and Kat made us feel right at home, they also brought champagne for us to celebrate!...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Margaret D
Kat-KeyWest, Owner at Manitou Sailing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded August 22, 2018

Loved having you onboard and hope to have you in Bayfield for future Anniversaries!!

Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

My friends and I went on the sunset cruise tonight with Captain Bob! It was amazing! The weather was perfect and he was very knowledgeable about the area. He let my friend shoot a canon which was the highlight for her -lol.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank addicted2travel75
Reviewed July 19, 2018

The Manitou is a lovely boat. Captain Bob was a great host skipper. Highly recommended. The captain provided refreshments and entertainment. Great fun.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Stuart A
Reviewed July 18, 2018 via mobile

Had a great time out on the lake. The boat is beautiful!! Captain Bob is incredibly knowledgeable. It was fun hearing his stories. Would highly recommend this sailboat ride!!!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Susan J
Reviewed July 17, 2018

We took our family of 4 on the 3 hour private sail, Captain Bob was fantastic. Great with the kids and helped us hone our sailing skills. This trip is for someone that is looking to get out of Bayfield and onto the water. The...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Andrew D
Reviewed June 27, 2018

I wanted to reach out and say THANK YOU for a wonderful trip on the Manitou! Granted no one would have complained if it was 15 degrees warmer, but welcome to Lake Superior! Bob was very fun, helpful and informative and our afternoon-evening on the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank tjmoe2018
Reviewed October 25, 2017

On our annual girls' weekend trip to Bayfield, one the things I look forward to is sailing with Bob and Kat. We have been sailing with them for years and they have always been wonderful hosts. It's a pleasure to spend time on board with...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Kat-KeyWest, Owner at Manitou Sailing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded October 26, 2017

Thanks so much. We look forward to having you join us next year!

Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

Wonderful hosts, made us feel very comfortable on the boat. Educated us on how to sail and let us take the wheel if we wanted. We love to sail with them every year!

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Lynn J
Kat-KeyWest, Owner at Manitou Sailing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded October 4, 2017

Thanks--we look forward to sailing with you next year! Great fun!

Reviewed September 7, 2017

From the minute of booking kat's was friendly, flexible and gave us detailed information. As the day approached for our sailing the winds were unpredictable and low plus the temps were dropping..she called to see if we wanted to change our time to get the...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Kat-KeyWest, Owner at Manitou Sailing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded September 9, 2017

Great to have you join us!!

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