Classic Sails

Legends of the Saginaw

Learn the fascinating history of the Saginaw River as the Appledore sails from Downtown Bay City to the Saginaw Bay. A light lunch is served aboard.

Dinner Sails

Join us for an unforgettable evening of sailing on the Saginaw Bay. Enjoy the sails, the sunset, and a picnic-style dinner. Dinner Sails usually take place on Saturday night and most departures feature local entertainment.

Family Ecology Sail

A day of exploring the ecosystem of the Saginaw Bay Watershed from the deck of Appledore IV. Suitable for 3rd grade students and up. Parent/guardian must accompany students.


BBQ Dinner Sails

Join us for an unforgettable evening of sailing on the Saginaw Bay. Enjoy the sails, the sunset, and a picnic-style BBQ dinner.

Celestial Excursions

The night sky comes alive with a special live presentation by local astronomers. Whether you’re enjoying a dark sky or a full moon celestial sail, you’re sure to have a great adventure night sailing and sky touring! A delicious picnic-style dinner is included.

Autumn Color Tour River Cruises

Cruising upriver on the Saginaw, passengers will enjoy a warm lunch while keeping a sharp eye out for fall foliage and wildlife. Autumn Color Tours are always popular – reserve your tickets today!


Testimonials

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Just wanted to drop a line and let you know the ‘sail away’ on Sunday evening was delightful! We were on the Appledore IV and the crew was wonderful – it was a very pleasant evening! Thanks again.

C. Williams, 2016

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Great learning experience as usual. All volunteers were outstanding and students loved them. They were also very knowledgeable.

2013