The Tall Ship SAILING SCHEDULE AND FARES
SAILING 7 DAyS A wEEk*
Floating Bed & Breakfast
Mid June to Labor Day weekend
Manitou is a replica of an 1800’s TIME ADULTS CHILD Fresh air and starry nights abound from the decks of one of the
“coasting” cargo schooner, similar to those that sailed the 12 & under largest traditional sailing vessels on the Great Lakes. You’ll experi-
Great Lakes and the Atlantic Ocean. Specifically designed for 12:00-2:00 p.m. $35.00
$18.00 ence one of the best vantage points on West Grand Traverse Bay.
passenger service, her hull was constructed in Portsmouth, New
Join us on board for the Evening Sail, an adventurous overnight
Hampshire in 1983 and finished by Vermont carpenters on Lake 3:00-5:00 p.m. $35.00 $18.00 secured at our pier and a hearty homemade full breakfast cooked
Champlain. With a 60 passenger capacity, there is plenty of AFTERNOON
on our wood burning stove in the morning.
space for sitting and moving 6:30-8:30 p.m. $42.00 $26.00
EvENING (includes picnic meal) There are accommodations for 24 guests in 12 private cabins
around the decks while under
which are rustic and fitting of a mid-1800’s style windjammer.
sail. Her overall length of 114
*Through Labor Day weekend Each is equipped with built-in wooden bunks and electric lighting.
feet, beam of 21 feet, and
SpRING AND FALL SCHEDULES vARy - The cabins are bright, clean, comfortable and supplied with fresh
displacement of nearly 100 pLEASE CALL FOR INFORMATION linens, towels and warm blankets. There’s plenty of room for a
tons ensures a comfortable,
good night’s sleep or, if you’d rather (and the weather’s
relaxing motion, soothing to ** passengers are welcome to bring along a simple appropriate) you may bring a sleeping bag and a pad for sleeping
both landlubbers and “old lunch (sandwiches etc.) DUE TO SpACE LIMI-
TATIONS NO COOLERS ARE pERMITTED. please on deck under the stars. There are two enclosed toilet facilities on
leave beverages ashore. deck that are kept sparkling clean. Access to shower facilities on
Sailing out of Traverse City, Cash bar and snacks are available on board. shore is available for further passenger comfort.
Michigan, Manitou offers a
Minors under the age of 18 must be accompanied
Noon Sail, Afternoon Sail,
by an adult.
and a popular Evening Sail.
Each adventure is two hours Microbrew Tasting
in length. A specially catered picnic meal is included on the Join us on Sunday evenings (late June through Labor Day)
Evening Sail. With over 3,000 square feet of sail, this stately for a sampling of superb local beer from Shorts Brewing
vessel has plied the waters of West Grand Traverse Bay since Company, paired with Traverse City’s own Crusted
1991 and continues to be the most unique attraction in the entire Creations pizza. (Please call for specific dates) $50 per
Manitou meets or exceeds all U.S. Coast Guard regulations for wine Tasting Cruises
construction, stability, safety equipment, and electronics for Sample a medley of local wines and enjoy specially catered
vessels in passenger service. The U.S. Coast Guard licensed cuisine as we ply the sparkling waters of Grand Traverse
Bay. Tuesday nights feature Leelanau Cellars, while
captain has many years of experience, and together with a
Thursdays we will taste the offerings of Left Foot Capt. Dave, Alaina, Sam, and Mary McGinnis
capable crew, you can rest assured of being in good hands. Charley. (Please call for specific dates) $60 per person.
Mornings are a special time, with spectacular sunrises climbing
Entertainment Nights over Old Mission Peninsula. Wake up to a fresh mug of coffee
Wednesday evenings in July and August are our topside while the preparation of breakfast is in its final stages…
entertainment nights, featuring the popular music group
This is one to remember.
“Song of the Lakes” playing lively jigs, chanteys and ballads
of sailing and life on the sea! (Please call for specific dates) GIFT CERTIFICATES
$60 per adult, $41 per child.
pRIvATE GROUp CHARTERS
Moomers Ice Cream Sails!
Monday and Friday afternoons (3-5 sail) bring the whole RESERvATIONS-INFORMATION
family out for a glorious sail on the bay and the best ice
cream in Northern Michigan…Moomers! VOTED #1 (231) 941-2000
SCOOP OF ICE CREAM IN AMERICA ON “GOOD
MORNING AMERICA!” We’ll sample five flavors,
or (800) 678-0383
including our very own “Tall Ship Manitou.” (Please call
“Song of the Lakes” for specific dates) $40 per adult, $20 per child. www.tallshipsailing.com
BED & BREAkFAST RESERvATIONS
The Bed & Breakfast is offered as a package which includes
13390 S. West-Bay Shore Dr.
Traverse City, MI 49684
the Evening Sail. The ship does not sail all night.
Reservations are recommended and may be made anytime
after May 1. Our Bed & Breakfast does not operate every
(231) 941-2000 MAnITou
night, please check for availability. Traverse Tall Ship Co.
Bay Shore Dr
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Parking, tickets, shuttle
service, information and
Prepayment in full is required to guarantee the reservation; reservations are all available
at our office which is located
48-hour cancellation notice for refund. in the Dockside Plaza, Tall Ship Pier
directly across the street
from the Tall Ship Pier. Marathon Gas Pier
Couple $203.00 - $239.00 1/2 MILE
Prices do not DOCKSIDE PARTY STORE West Grand
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Minimum Bed & Breakfast passenger age is 8. Check in at Traverse
the Tall Ship office at 5:30 pm. Check out is at 9:00 am. City
Travel light, but be prepared if nights are chilly.
4-DAy wINDJAMMER CRUISES
WARNING: This overnight experience is for those slightly Join us aboard
more adventurous who would enjoy something new (and old) Manitou in
in the way of truly unique lodging. September for a
SAILING RESERvATIONS back in time. You
Reservations are recommended and may be made will discover the
within 14 days of the sail. They must be guaranteed by beauty of northern
credit card. Reservations cancelled 24 hours prior to Lake Michigan
scheduled departure will be refunded in full. Refunds from the deck of
will be made if a sail is cancelled by the company. this majestic sailing
Tickets may be available on the day of the sail; please vessel. We sail
check with our office for availability. Traverse Tall Ship during the day and
Co., LLC reserves the right to change sailing schedules anchor at a different
when necessary. destination each
CHECk IN passengers may
Help the crew “Haul Away Sail”! go ashore for a
Please check in at our office at least 30 minutes prior little exploration.
to sailing to receive a boarding pass.
Reservations will only be held up to 20 minutes before
Step back in time, relax, make new friends and enjoy
outstanding food, cooked on our wood burning stove.
Additional information and schedules can be found
ON ONE OF THE LARGEST SAILING
on our website: www.tallshipsailing.com. Or call us vESSELS ON THE GREAT LAkES!
Dress warmly! It’s always cooler on the water than on for a complete Windjammer brochure. Windjammer
shore. Cruises are available from early September to wEST GRAND TRAvERSE BAy
early October. Please call for specific dates. TRAvERSE CITy, MICHIGAN
Gratuities to the sailing crew are appreciated.
Join us on at:
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