SAILING & EVENTS SCHEDULE

Sail under the stars. Dance to the classic sounds of Big Band music in a riverfront park. Conduct scientific water sampling below deck. BaySail offers more experiences than you might expect.


 

AUTUMN COLOR
TOUR CRUISES

Cruising along the Saginaw River, passengers enjoy a warm lunch while keeping a sharp eye out for fall foliage and wildlife from the deck of schooner Appledore IV. Reserve your tickets today for this popular tour!


 

ABOUT US

OUR TEAM

Meet the staff and crew behind the schooners Appledore IV and Appledore V. Interested in joining the team? Learn how you can come aboard with the BaySail team.


SHIPS

Our two schooners, the Appledore IV and Appledore V, allow BaySail to create authentic tall ship sailing experiences. Visit our ships based in Downtown Bay City.


PARTNERS

At BaySail, we’re proud of our partnerships with strong organizations committed to improving our environment and communities.


SUPPORT US

Your contribution or organizational membership is vital to our continued success. Please consider making a donation or becoming a member today.


TALL SHIP
CELEBRATION
2019

Join us in Bay City as we explore tall ships from all over the world. Check here later for more details about this action-packed event.

TALL SHIPS
CELEBRATION
2019

Join us in Bay City as we explore tall ships from all over the world. Check here later for more details about this action-packed event.

 

SHIP TO SHORE NEWS

Explore Your World Create an engaging, anchoring phenomenon for your students! Add a new dimension to your curriculum with BaySail’s award-winning programming in the classroom or onboard a tall ship. Shipboard programs are filling fast. ...

November 21, 2017

New Education Programs

Delivering a program aboard a tall ship means certain challenges must be overcome. Arguably the biggest challenge we face is the limited window of time during the sailing season that class is in session. Over the summer, our Director of ...

September 19, 2017

Autumn Color Cruises

Autumn Color Tour River Cruises are a great way to get the whole family aboard the schooner Appledore in Bay City! Climb aboard as the Appledore changes course and cruises up the Saginaw River in search of the beautiful fall foliage and ...

OUR 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 shipboard and land-based educational experiences.