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BaySail's Mission

>> To foster environmental stewardship of the Saginaw Bay Watershed and the Great Lakes ecosystem and to provide personal development opportunities for learners of all ages through ship board and land based educational experiences. <<

  • Bay City, MI

2017 Bay City Sailing Schedule

 

All sails depart from Downtown Bay City, Wenonah Park (Unless Otherwise Noted) (view map)

 
Legends of the Saginaw Sails

Adults $37, Students $27
Learn the fascinating history of the Saginaw River as the Appledore sails from Downtown Bay City out to the Saginaw Bay. Once out on the open water, help the crew set the sails or relax and enjoy the view. A light lunch with a sub sandwich, chips, cookie and a drink is served underway.

Saturday, May 27 - 11:00 a.m. to 2: 00 p.m.

Sunday, May 28 - 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Saturday, June 3 - 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Sunday, June 4 - 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Saturday, June 10 - 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Saturday, June 10 - 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Sunday, June 11 - 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Sunday, June 11 - 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Saturday, June 17 - 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Sunday, June 18 - 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Friday, June 30 - 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Saturday, July 1 - 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Saturday, July 1 - 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Sunday, July 2 - 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Sunday, July 2 - 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Sunday, July 16 - 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Saturday, July 22 - 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Sunday, July 23 - 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Saturday, July 29 - 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Sunday, July 30 - 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Saturday, August 5 - 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Sunday, August 6 - 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Saturday, August 12 - 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Sunday, August 13 - 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Saturday, August 19 - 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Sunday, August 20 - 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Saturday, September 2 - 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Sunday, September 3 - 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Monday, September 4 - 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Saturday, September 9 - 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Sunday, September 10 - 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Saturday, September 16 - 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Sunday, September 17 - 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Saturday, September 23 - 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Sunday, September 24 - 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Saturday, September 30 - 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Sunday, October 1 - 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

BBQ Dinner Sails

Adults $45, Students $35

Join us on this family friendly sail for a fun evening of sailing and a casual BBQ meal. Menu details are to be determined at this time. Dress is casual.

Friday, June 9 - 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Friday, June 16 - 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Friday,June 30 - 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Friday, July 14 - 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Friday, July 21 - 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Friday, July 28 - 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Friday, August 4 - 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Friday, August 11 - 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Friday, September 1 - 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Friday, September 8 - 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Friday, September 15 - 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Friday, September 22 - 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Friday, September 29 - 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Dinner Sails

Adults $70

Join us for an unforgettable evening of sailing on the Saginaw Bay. Enjoy the sails, the sunset, and a delicious dinner. Dress is casual. Most departures include live maritime music. Dress is casual.

Saturday, July 15 - 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Saturday, July 29 - 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Saturday, August 12 - 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Saturday, August 19 - 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Saturday, September 9 - 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Saturday, September 23 - 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Saturday, September 30 - 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

 

Bay City Fireworks Festival

Adults $100 (21+ Only)

Appledore IV is the place to be for the ultimate VIP experience at the Bay City Fireworks Festival 2016. To celebrate the grand finale, guests will enjoy an evening sail on the Saginaw Bay with dinner served onboard. After the sail, guests will enjoy dessert, beer, wine, and the fireworks display from the BaySail VIP dock in Wenonah Park. Dress is casual.

Saturday, July 1 - 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

 
Stargazer & Moonlight Dinner Sails

Adults $80
Featuring a special live program presented onboard the Appledore IV by astronomers from the Delta College Planetarium. Stargazer Sails view constellations, listen to star legends, learn to navigate by the stars, hear the words of poets, and enjoy the beauty of the night sky under sail. Moonlight Sails explore moon phases, listen to moon legends, and view the beauty of the moon in the night sky. A delicious dinner served onboard. Dress is casual.

Saturday, July 22 - 8:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m.

Saturday, August 5 - 8:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m.

Saturday, September 16 - 8:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m.

Plein Air Pastels

Adults $60

Cruise the Saginaw River aboard a tall ship while learning and using pastels with help from Studio 23’s professional instructors. All art supplies included, bring your own beverages!

Wednesday, June 14 - 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Wednesday, August 9 - 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Wednesday, September 13 - 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Wednesday, October 18 - 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. (Tentative)

 
Tawas Bay Day Sails

Adults $30-$45, Students $20-$35

 

 

Art on the Bay (Tawas)

Tickets $60 and include all supplies.

 

 

 

 

Autumn Color Tour River Cruises

Adults $37, Students $27
In October, as the leaves begin to change and the temperature starts to cool, the Appledore IV changes course and we begin our popular two-hour autumn color tour cruises. Cruising upriver on the Saginaw River, passengers will enjoy hot cider, chili and cornbread while keeping a sharp eye for Bald Eagles, Snowy Egrets, and of course the lovely colors. Cozy quilts available too!

Saturday, October 7 - 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Saturday, October 7 - 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Sunday, October 8 - 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Sunday, October 8 - 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Saturday, October 14 - 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Saturday, October 14 - 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Sunday, October 15 - 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Sunday, October 15 - 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Saturday, October 21 - 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Saturday, October 21 - 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Sunday, October 22 - 11:00 a.m to 1:00 p.m.

Saturday, October 28 - 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Saturday, October 28 - 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Sunday, October 29 - 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Sunday, October 29 - 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

 

 

Tickets also available by calling:

989-895-5193

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