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Special Offers & Upcoming Events



(Starts Wednesday, August 23. Subject to availability. Call now!)

Take an additional 10% off mid-week trips next week!

Mid-week sailors board on Monday, sail Tuesday to Thursday, and conclude their trips by Thursday. Our mid-week rates are already 10% off, but next week -- boarding 8/28 and sailing 8/29 - 8/31 -- you can take an additional 10% off mid-week trips on the following boats:          

32' s/v Pearl ... See Pearl here > http://www.superiorcharters.com/fleet/Pearl#start

33' s/v Breeze ... See Breeze here > http://www.superiorcharters.com/fleet/Jeanneau33i#start

34' s/v Bella ... See Bella > http://www.superiorcharters.com/fleet/J349_2015#start

36' s/v Avalon ... See Avalon here > http://www.superiorcharters.com/fleet/avalon#start

36' s/v Twilight ... See Twilight here > http://www.superiorcharters.com/fleet/Twilight#start

40' s/v Giddyup ... See Giddyup here > http://www.superiorcharters.com/fleet/giddyup#start


Also included in our mid-week Summer Sizzle Sail: Chat Eau, a 38’ Lagoon Catamaran - the only bareboat Catamaran on Lake Superior! See Chat Eau here > http://www.superiorcharters.com/fleet/Chat_Eau#start


Add Cat certification to your first day for only $250

Once you’ve completed our Catamaran certification course, you can book a trip in the tropics through us with one of our Caribbean partners -- and receive 5% cash back on your trip!




We’re offering Late Season rates for all sailing certification courses, and these certification trips include a discount for 2018 charter trip with us!

'Learn to Sail' Basic Certification: Two Days

   - Two Sailors Certified - Regularly $795, NOW $715 per person - 

'Learn to Sail' Overnight Certification: Three Days

   - Two Sailors Certified - Regularly $1195, NOW $1075 per person - 

Click the links above for more information on these multi-day trips, or call us now (715-779-5124) for availability and to book your trip!



Calling All “Cat” Lovers


We have openings September 1 – 4 (Labor Day Holiday Weekend)

through the weekend of September 8 – 10 

on our incredible 38' catamaran, Chat Eau.


Never skippered a Cat?

We offer a one-day Catamaran certification on the first day of any Cat trip

for only $250 in addition to the cost of chartering the Cat.

And that opens up all kinds of

new sailing adventure options to you!




Once you’ve completed our Catamaran certification, you can book a trip in the tropics through us with one of our Caribbean partners and receive 5% cash back.


Superior Charters can book bareboat or captained trips with partners like Dream Yacht Charters, Sail Caribe, Florida Yacht Charters, The Moorings, Sunsail, and many other major charter companies in the most popular cruising destinations.




Get in on our last 2017 sail to Isle Royale!

Boarding September 19th, sailing the 20th - 24th. We have four slots available.

Late Season Rate of $1165 per person. Includes meals, training, accommodations on a 39'+ yacht.

Enjoy the Fall colors and the beauty of the Big Lake.


Need a little more trip inspiration?

Click here and enjoy a stunning video of Isle Royale!





If you've ever thought about getting married on a sailboat, or having sailboats incorporated into your special day, we've got news for you!

Superior Charters has teamed up with the amazing Bayfield Area wedding planners at Lace & Brass Events, LLC to bring you several wonderful options to make your wedding dreams come true.


All-Inclusive Sailboat Elopement Packages

starting at just $8,950


Choose from several luxury sailboats, and many different options to help personalize your day. Please click on the link above for more details!




Some of the best boat inventory and pricing begins now!

If you’re thinking about boat ownershiplooking for something different, or considering selling your current boat, we can help!

You can certainly look online – the links above will take you there – and you can also walk the docks looking for For Sail signs. But the best way to buy, upgrade or sell a boat is by talking to an experienced boat broker. They can help answer your questions, determine your priorities, and guide you along the way. They also know about boats that aren’t even on the market (yet), as well as those available just through word of mouth.  

Contact Joe Radtke today to talk about buying, upgrading, or selling your boat!

Email: joe@superiorboatsales.com 

Mobile: 218-590-7131





It’s official! Jeanneau will be sponsoring the Take the Wheel program at the Sailboat Show – October 5-9, 2017!


What is it? It’s an on-and-off water learning experience, and a great opportunity for individuals or couples to try the boats of your choice, compare one against the other, fast track your boating knowledge, and narrow the search for your new boat.


Over the course of three days (Saturday, Sunday and Monday), a limited number of individuals will have the opportunity to attend a full day, interactive workshop with seminars in the morning and a boat demo in the afternoon!


Cost is just $200 per person, or $325 per couple, but that cost will be reimbursed if you buy your boat from us.


Registration is open now, and the event will sell out fast! For more information, and to register, please visit the boat show website.




That’s right! Enjoy prime summer sailing at a discount*. Board Monday night and sail Tuesday to Thursday.

   * Find your boat here and feel free to call us at 715-779-5124 for any questions and to help plan your trip!


Want more out of your sailing experiences?

   * For a limited time*, we’re also offering the 10% mid-week discount on both the Two Day and Three Day Bareboat certifications.

Two Day = $715 per person (regularly $795 each)

Three Day = $1075 per person (regularly $1,195 each)

   **Two people trained at a time. Limited availability.


Looking for a fun, family-friendly adventure?

Take a sailing vacation together, and learn while you’re on the water! Above rates apply. Children, ages 8 – 16 can share in the experience at no additional cost!


*Discount offers valid for a limited time, based on availability. Not to be combined with any other offers or special pricing.





The Bayfield Chamber Events Calendar has a full list of events going on each day throughout the year. 


Here are some of our favorites:

Apostle Islands Lighthouse Celebration

   * August 29 - September 16

Concerts by the Lake

   * Held in Memorial Park every Tuesday at 7:00 p.m., now thru September 5

Big Top Chautauqua Shows & Concerts

   * All season long... All amazing!




   * Check out racing events held all over the world!

2017 WYC/AIS Labor Day / Fall Series

   * Bayfield, WI, USA

   * September 02 - 04, 2017

2017 WYC/AIS Single / Double Handed Race

   * Bayfield, WI, USA

   * September 16, 2017

2017 WYC/AIS MW Dobson Regatta

   * Bayfield, WI, USA

   * September 23 - 24, 2017




This special offer is no longer available for 2017, but keep it in mind for 2018!

Beat the rush and lock in some of the best sailing time of the year…

Book your trip from May 19 - June 22 and receive 20% off your chosen sailing package.


The Superior Charters fleet includes boats from 31' to over 40' in length, and several over 50'.

We offer both bareboat charters for experienced sailors, and captained charters for those who want to relax on the water and enjoy a well-guided tour of the Apostle Islands.

You're welcome to peruse our fleet information for options and availability.

BOOK YOUR TRIP TODAY! A down payment of 1/3 of the trip cost is all that is required to reserve your boat. The balance is due at the time of your trip.


We'll be happy to help you select the perfect boat for your 2017 sailing vacation!

Contact us anytime at 715-779-5124 or sail@superiorcharters.com.




We all know how beautiful the fresh waters of the Apostle Islands (a.k.a., the Caribbean of the North) are, but we know our clients also enjoy saltwater sailing vacations – especially during the long, cold winter months.

If your plans include heading south anytime soon, let Superior Charters handle the details for you and receive:

5% OFF the partner charter fee as a discount on your next charter with Superior Charters or cash back!


Superior Charters can book bareboat or captained trips with partners such as:

Dream Yacht Charters website > http://www.dreamyachtcharter.com/

Sail Caribe website > http://www.sailcaribe.com/

Florida Yacht Charters website > http://floridayachtandcharters.com/

The Moorings website > http://www.moorings.com/

Sunsail website > http://www.sunsail.com/

...and many other major charter companies in the most popular cruising destinations.


Contact us today to learn more, or to request a brochure: 715-779-5124 or sail@superiorcharters.com.





Did you know Superior Charters offers a variety of comprehensive sailing training and certification courses?


Please visit our instruction page for more information about our training packages,

and call us at 715-779-5124 to book your trip!



Check back often... We'll be adding more events & updates throughout the season!

Superior Charters Inc, 34475 Port Superior Rd, Bayfield, WI 54814 -- 1.715.779.5124 -- sail@superiorcharters.com
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