What is Micro Cruising?

Micro cruising is doing what the big cruise lines do but on a smaller vessel with a bit more personalized setting. Departures out of Thunder Bay showcase some of the very best of Lake Superior’s Canadian waters. Chose the S/V Welcome catamaran which is for larger families with lots of space put to eight guests or chose the S/V Frodo monohull for two- four guests for a true sailboat adventure.

Our adventures are three to seven days and  packed with traditional saunas, jutting cliff-faces, quaint coastal towns and cascading waterfalls, every mile is a memory. Have you been to, The Sleeping Giant, Silver Islet, Otter Cove waterfalls, Spain island Sauna, Red Rock, Rossport, Battle Island or seen the woodland caribou on an island created from a meteorite strike?  We'll take you there.

I have endless gratitude for Leanne as she kept us safe, taught us more than I thought possible on a 7 day journey and most of all, we had a blast. Since we can't have Leanne on the boat with us now, in any situation I will refer back to the sticker I mounted in the cockpit 'WWLD' (What Would Leanne Do?). If you're looking to learn how to sail or have a proper adventure, Sail Superior will not disappoint.
Chris Wiegand, Collingwood

Tour Highlights

  • Enjoy.... Frequent stops at choice destinations from the Sleeping Giant, to the water falls at Otter cove and Hidden saunas on Spain or Swede. On longer duration adventures see Battle Island, the Slate Islands Red Rock and Rossport.

  • Enjoy.... All boat amenities including dinghy tender for exploration - or to catch a fish for dinner. 

  • Catering / inclusions... Fully catered and provisioned adventures with chef* for your culinary delight.

  • Sightseeing... 1200 ft high cliffs, waterfalls, caves, mineshafts, historical communities...

  • Hiking... From easy nature walks to challenging hikes; choose your level of comfort.

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Departure Times

  • Departure times: Between 08h30 and 10h00. Returning by 4 pm on the final day.

  • Maximum Eight on the catamaran and four on the monohull for overnights.

  • Availability: Every day from May 15th to October 15th. 

  • Bookings: Choose your dates online and number of guests, the boat chosen is a base for the number of days and then add the number of persons so we can provision accurately. This is a fully inclusive adventure, all provisions, water toys, tender RIB, and chef* are at your convenience.

    *There is a dedicated chef on the catamaran. On the monohull you will be expected to assist the captain in meal preparation and clean up. 

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Pricing (all rates are plus taxes)

  •   $7,950 Four Days: Otter Cove Monohull 
      $9,595 Seven Days: Battle Island/Slates Monohull

       $20,195 Four Days: Otter Cove Catamaran
       $31,500 Seven Days: Battle Island/ Slates Catamaran

  • Prices are all provisions included, taxes extra.

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