Come and join us for a soothing, entertaining, two-hour cruise aboard the schooner Manitou. The ship sails 3 x each day from her dock on western Grand Traverse Bay in Traverse City, Michigan. Once clear of the dock, guests tend to be invited to help set Manitou’s 3000 square feet of sail, the motor is shut-off, additionally the ship glides along under wind power alone. There isn't any set course, no destination, no rush. Wind and waves alone should determine our course throughout the voyage, the expert captain and crew directing the ship to offer the perfect knowledge. You can sit back and go all-in, or get embroiled using the cruising of the vessel, assisting the crew utilizing the outlines or maybe even taking a turn on wheel if circumstances enable. Drinks and treats can be found onboard for purchase on all cruises. Furthermore, our Moomers Sail provides two scoops of delicious, locally-made Moomers frozen dessert, in addition to night Sail includes a “picnic meal” of a turkey wrap (vegetarian option offered), pasta salad, cookie and a no cost drink.
Manitou Daysail Plan “Awesome, so much enjoyable. Great staff! Enjoyed the sail tremendously!” – Sammie O.
Noon Sail – Departs daily at 12:00, going back at 2:00 PM. Snacks and beverages available for purchase. Passengers are thank you for visiting deliver along an easy meal (sandwiches etc.) BECAUSE OF SPACE LIMITATIONS NO COOLERS tend to be ALLOWED. Please leave drinks ashore.
Moomers Sail – Departs every day at 3:00 PM, returning at 5:00 PM. Snacks and drinks available, two scoops of Moomers frozen dessert (voted “#1 Scoop of ice-cream in the usa” on Good Morning America) come when you look at the pass price.
Evening Sail – Departs Monday, Friday and Saturday*, 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM. Snacks and beverages available, picnic meal included in ticket cost.
Schedules are subject to change, and considering charters or other unique activities, certain voyages might not be offered at their particular regularly planned time. If you should be contemplating a certain date and time, kindly check the routine.
Traverse Sailing Cruise
Sailing with Us
“Sail ended up being highlight of Traverse journey!” – WestSideGal
Please check in on the job located across the street from the ship during the Discovery Center Great Lakes a minimum of half an hour before your planned cruising time to get your boarding pass. When you yourself have maybe not inspected in by now, you may forfeit your reservation. Once you've received your pass, you're going to be shuttled into the ship. The ship casts off promptly within scheduled some time we can not delay the cruise for latecomers.
Other facts to consider:
- Dress warmly. It's a reasonable little bit cooler on the water compared to the temperature on coast.
- Dress properly when it comes to climate. The ship will sail throughout weather as long as the captain seems there aren't any security problems. Tie down your hat on windy days, wear sunshine security on bright days, and bring a rain coat on rainy times. NO UMBRELLAS ALLOWED!
- There is certainly a club with drinks (alcohol, wine, carbonated drinks), complimentary water and treats available on board. Kindly leave coolers on coast. Expenditures up to speed may be created using cash, Visa, Mastercard or find.
- Gratuities to the staff are valued.
“Our romantic adventure aboard Scout couldn’t being much more perfect!” – RebeccaF1951
The classic boat Scout will whisk you away on a lavish exclusive cruise for approximately 6 friends. Sail the dazzling seas of Grand Traverse Bay for a few hours or take the whole day and head throughout the horizon. Maybe you’d love to drop anchor and explore Power Island. Scout is yours while you’re aboard. We cater this adventure to your desires. Take full advantage of it!
ALL ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES ARE BYOB (pertains to boat Scout only)
2 HOUR CRUISE $299/$229 in September
Lower Western Grand Traverse Bay
Include Extra Hours (9 hour. sail maximum.) $100 per hr./$70 in September
Flake out and use the whole time to explore!
POWER ISLAND PACKAGE (6-7 hours.) $725
Love a spectacular sail to energy Island, for which you might go ashore to savor hiking, picnicking, sunbathing, rock searching and swimming. A soothing sail back into “civilization” finishes this unforgettable knowledge. This option is a perfect household adventure!
Scout Daysail bookings “Thank you, great end to an excellent stay static in T. C.”