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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

2014 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 is served underway.

Sunday, June 8 - 11:00am to 2:00pm

Saturday, June 14 - 11:00am to 2:00pm

Sunday, June 15 - 11:00am to 2:00pm

Friday, July 4 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm

Saturday, July 5 - 10:00am to 1:00pm

Saturday, July 5 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm

Sunday, July 6 - 11:00am to 2:00pm

Saturday, July 12 - 10:00am to 1:00pm

Saturday, July 12 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm

Sunday, July 13 - 10:00am to 1:00pm

Sunday, July 13 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm

Sunday, August 17 - 11:00am to 2:00pm

Saturday, August 23 - 11:00am to 2:00pm

Sunday, August 24 - 11:00am to 2:00pm

Saturday, August 30 - 11:00am to 2:00pm

Sunday, August 31 - 11:00am to 2:00pm

Monday, September 1 - 11:00am to 2:00pm

Saturday, September 6 - 11:00am to 2:00pm

Sunday, September 7 - 11:00am to 2:00pm

Saturday, September 13 - 11:00am to 2:00pm

Sunday, September 14 - 11:00am to 2:00pm

Saturday, September 20 - 11:00am to 2:00pm

Sunday, September 21 - 11:00am to 2:00pm

Saturday, September 27 - 11:00am to 2:00pm

Sunday, September 28 - 11:00am to 2:00pm

BBQ Dinner Sails

Adults $45, Students $35, 12 and under $20

Join us on this family friendly sail for a fun evening of sailing and a casual BBQ meal. Call for menu details and reservations or use the link below to book online. Dress is casual.

Friday, July 4 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

Sunday, July 6 - 3:00pm to 6:00pm

Friday, August 15 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

Friday, August 22 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

Friday, August 29 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

Friday, September 5 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

Friday, September 12 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

Friday, September 19 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

Friday, September 26 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

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. Departures include live maritime music by Bay City's Hoolie. Call for reservations or click the link below to reserve online.

 Tuesday, July 15 - 6:00pm to 10:00pm

Friday, August 1 - 7:00pm to 11:00pm

Saturday, August 16 - 6:00pm to 10:00pm

Saturday, August 30 - 6:00pm to 10:00pm

Saturday, September 13 - 5:00pm to 9:00pm

Saturday, September 27 - 5:00pm to 9:00pm

 

Bay City Fireworks Festival

Adults $100 (21+ Only)

Appledore IV is the place to be for the ultimate VIP experience for Bay City Fireworks Festival 2014. 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.

Saturday, July 5 - 6:00pm to 11:00pm

 

 

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.

Moonlight: Saturday, July 12 - 8:00pm to 12:00am

Stargazer: Saturday, August 23 - 8:00pm to 12:00am

Family Ecology Sails

Adults $35, Students $20

A unique and interactive learning experience for parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, and students. Bring the whole family onboard to learn about our ecosystem and the watershed(s) we all live, work, and play in. A light snack, juice, and water is included.

Tuesday, June 17 - 1:30pm to 5:00pm

Tuesday, July 15 - 1:30pm to 5:00pm

Tuesday, August 19 - 1:30pm to 5:00pm

 

 
Tawas Bay Day Sails

Adults $35, Students $20

For a limited time in 2014, Appledore IV will offer day sails to the public from the East Tawas state dock. Call our office for more details of click the link below to book online.

Friday, July 18 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm

Saturday, July 19 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Saturday, July 19 - 12:30pm to 2:30pm

Saturday, July 19 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Saturday, July 19 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm

Friday, July 25 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm

Saturday, July 26 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Saturday, July 26- 12:30pm to 2:30pm

Saturday, July 26 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Saturday, July 26 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm

 

 

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 4 - 11:30am to 1:30pm

Saturday, October 4 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Sunday, October 5 - 11:30am to 1:30pm

Sunday, October 5 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Saturday, October 11 - 11:30am to 1:30pm

Saturday, October 11 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Sunday, October 12- 11:30am to 1:30pm

Sunday, October 12 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Saturday, October 18 - 11:30am to 1:30pm

Saturday, October 18 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Sunday, October 19 - 11:30am to 1:30pm

Sunday, October 19 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

 

 

Tickets also available by calling:

989-895-5193

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"My husband and I went on your BBQ sail last Thursday evening and LOVED IT!   It was beautiful and peaceful.  The crew were gracious hosts and the food was great.   We have recommended it to several friends already. " -Pamela Russell