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Sailing With Julie Sailboat Charer in Douglas MI



Aboard the sailing vessel Julianna, it's your gateway to memorable sailing adventures on the enchanting Lake Michigan. We're anchored in Douglas, MI, ready to share our love for these waters with both seasoned sailors and budding adventurers.

Our experienced Captain Tim,  a sailing enthusiast since his teenage years, helms our journey. His passion for Lake Michigan's beauty and serenity has shaped our mission: to make the thrill and tranquility of sailing accessible to all.

At Sailing with Julie, we offer more than a boat ride. We provide an experience filled with adventure, relaxation, and awe-inspiring views. So, come join us and let Captain Tim guide you through the captivating waters of Lake Michigan. Your adventure is just a sail away with Sailing with Julie.

We can't wait to share our passion for sailing with you!

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  • In compliance with U.S. Coast Guard regulations, individuals under the age of 13 are required to wear a life preserver.
    We encourage those who possess their own to kindly bring it for use. However, should it be necessary, we are prepared to provide one.


  • Embark on our 3-hour+ sailboat charter, featuring a captivating 30-minute cruise down the channel to the lake and back, promising an unforgettable aquatic experience.

    Additional time aboard may be permitted if there are no back-to-back bookings  -- $100/hr.
    Talk to Captain Tim once your journey begins!

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If you need to cancel your charter, please inform us at least 1 day (24 hours) in advance of your scheduled departure for a full refund. If you cancel within the 24-hour window, we're unable to offer a refund due to the preparations made for your sail. We appreciate your understanding and cooperation with our policy.

Safety and enjoyment are our top priorities. If the weather is forecasted to be unsafe for sailing, we will work with you to reschedule your trip to a more suitable date or issue a full refund.


Do children count towards the total number of passengers on board?

Yes, according to U.S. Coast Guard regulations, all individuals, regardless of age, are accounted for as souls on board.

Is it possible to take a swimming break during our sailboat journey?

Absolutely, your day is entirely customizable! We can drop anchor for a swimming break, as long as it fits within the allocated time for your charter.

Are we permitted to bring our own food and beverages, including alcohol?

Certainly! We encourage you to bring along any drinks, snacks, or alcohol you'd like to enjoy once we have set sail.

Are there bathroom facilities available on board?

Yes, our sailboat is equipped with a marine head, complete with a flushable toilet and sink for your convenience.

What essentials should we pack for our sailboat charter trip?

We recommend bringing closed-toed shoes for safety, layered clothing to accommodate changing weather conditions, sunglasses, sunscreen, towels, hats, and any snacks or drinks you might desire during the trip.

What are the safety measures onboard?

We prioritize your safety above all. Our boat is equipped with life jackets, fire extinguishers, first aid kits, and other safety equipment. Furthermore, our captain is well-trained in safety procedures and emergency responses.

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