Tall Ship Sailing Cruises in Saugatuck, Michigan

Join us for a two hour sailing tour on our Schooner Serenity, Saugatuck’s only authentic tall ship.

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Tall Ship Sailing Cruises in Saugatuck

Join us for a two hour public sailing tour on Schooner Serenity, Saugatuck’s only authentic Tall Ship.

Easy Cancellation with Full Refund

Ranked #1 Tour In Saugatuck
Based on 140+ five-star reviews

“This was the highlight of our trip! The sail was beautiful, peaceful and fun. The captain and crew were delightful. Highly recommended!”
Judy J. from August 2019

TALL SHIP SAILING TOURS IN SAUGATUCK / DOUGLAS

$49 / Adult
$39 / Child

An afternoon sail on Schooner Serenity is an afternoon well spent! Spend a couple hours cruising on beautiful Lake Michigan on a classic schooner. Kick back, relax, and enjoy the ride or lend a hand raising the sails.

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$59 / All Ages

Our idea of the perfect night! The two-hour sunset sail is our most popular tour for good reason. Enjoy a cruise down the Kalamazoo River and into Lake Michigan where you will enjoy a full panoramic and dramatic Michigan sunset.

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$955 / Day Sail
$1,150 / Sunset Sail

Whether you’re looking to mark a special occasion or just want to spend some time sailing with up to 24 guests, Schooner Serenity is available for customized private charters. Coast Guard certified captain & crew are included with every charter.

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OTHER SAILING EXPERIENCES

Interested in a more intimate, private sailing experience for your crew?

Consider booking a private charter on one of our two sister vessels:

TAMERLANE IN SAUGATUCK/DOUGLAS

Tamerlane is a classic, 1960s forty-two foot wooden boat that sails out of Saugatuck/Douglas. For groups up to 6 people. Price starting at $430.

MARGARET ANN IN SOUTH HAVEN

Margaret Ann is a thirty-seven foot Gulfstar blue water cruiser that sails out of South Haven, just 18 minutes south of Saugatuck/Douglas. For groups up to 4 people. Price starting at $357.

WELCOME ABOARD

The Sailing Saugatuck crew aims to provide unforgettable sailing experiences for Southwest Michigan visitors and locals alike. Offering daily two-hour cruises out of our home port in Saugatuck, Schooner Serenity will take you sailing through the scenic Kalamazoo River into the expansive, fresh waters of breathtaking Lake Michigan.

1. BOOK ONLINE

Pick your date and easily book online using our secure system. You’ll instantly receive a confirmation with all the key details you need to know before your sail.

2. BEFORE YOUR SAIL

Grab some sunscreen and a couple beverages from your favorite local shop and then show up 15 minutes before your scheduled sail. Our crew will be there to greet you and get you settled.

3. THE FUN PART

Welcome to the crew! Find a nice cozy spot on the deck and relax. Then we’ll cruise down the scenic Kalamazoo River before we cut the engine and raise the sails on picturesque Lake Michigan.

– Welcome Aboard –

The Sailing Saugatuck crew aims to provide an unforgettable sailing experience for Southwest Michigan visitors and residents alike. Offering daily two-hour cruises out of our home port in Saugatuck, Schooner Serenity will take you sailing through the scenic Kalamazoo River into the expansive, fresh waters of breathtaking Lake Michigan.

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$49 per person

An afternoon sail on Schooner Serenity is an afternoon well spent! Before you dine in downtown Saugatuck or Douglas, spend a couple hours sailing on beautiful Lake Michigan with loved ones. Kick back, relax, and enjoy the ride or lend a hand and help us out with the ropes.

Free Parking 
BYOB

$59 per person

The two-hour sunset cruise is our most popular sailing trip for good reason. Enjoy a trip down the Kalamazoo River and into Lake Michigan where you will enjoy a full panoramic and dramatic Michigan sunset.

Free Parking 
BYOB

Times & Prices

Sunset Cruise
Sail into an unforgettable sunset aboard a Tall Ship on Lake Michigan.
$59 / All Ages



The two-hour sunset cruise is our most popular boat tour for good reason. Enjoy a trip down the Kalamazoo River and into Lake Michigan where you will enjoy a full panoramic and dramatic Michigan sunset.

See booking calendar for schedule.

Easy cancellation with 100% Refund

More Tour Details

Afternoon Sail
Enjoy the warm sun and the cool breeze on Schooner Serenity.
$49/Adult – $39/Child

An afternoon sail on Schooner Serenity is an afternoon well spent! Sit back and enjoy the boat ride or lend a hand and help us out with the ropes. 2 hours long.

See booking calendar for schedule.

Easy cancellation with 100% refund.

More Tour Details

Other Info

Free parking for guests.

All cruises are BYOB.

Children are very welcome on Schooner Serenity but USCG safety restrictions limit us to ages 4+.

Interested in a private party? Contact us at sailingsaugatuck@gmail.com

Other Sailing Experiences

Interested in a more intimate, private sailing experience?

Consider one of our two sister vessels: The Tamerlane sailing out of Saugatuck/Douglas and the Margaret Ann sailing out of South Haven, just 18 minutes south.

Both are available for private charters only.

Tamerlane is a classic, 1960s forty-two foot wooden boat that sails out of Saugatuck/Douglas. For groups up to 6 people.

Margaret Ann is a thirty-seven foot Gulfstar blue water cruiser that sails out of South Haven, just 18 minutes south of Saugatuck/Douglas. For groups up to 4 people.

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1. BOOK ONLINE

Pick your date and easily book online using our secure system. You’ll instantly receive a confirmation with all the key details you need to know before your sail.

2. BEFORE YOUR SAIL

Grab some sunscreen and a couple beverages from your favorite local shop
and then show up 15 minutes before your scheduled sail. Our crew will
be there to greet you and get you settled.

3. THE FUN PART

Welcome to the crew! Find a nice cozy spot on the deck and relax. Then we’ll cruise down the scenic Kalamazoo River before we cut the engine and raise the sails on picturesque Lake Michigan.

Private Charters

Intimate weddings, reunions, birthdays, bachelorette parties… all three of our boats offer a serene, one-of-a-kind backdrop for your special occasion!

Free Parking

Parking can be a challenge in Saugatuck but not when you’re sailing with us. Our guests have access to free and easy parking just steps away from our dock.​

Coast Guard Certified

Our Captains, crew and sailing vessels are US Coast Guard certified and regularly inspected to provide a safe and fun sailing experience.

Have a special event coming up?
Book Schooner Serenity for your private charter.

“Simply Perfect”

“I can’t say enough good things about Captain Robert and the crew. They were all so friendly– it was like sailing with family! Very well maintained ship and professional crew! Highly recommend this adventure!”
Sam H from August 2019

“The best boat tour in Saugatuck.”

“We really enjoyed our sunset sail on Lake Michigan! The Serenity staff was great and the trip was full of beautiful scenery. We will definitely sail with them again!”
– Jeanine A from Saugtuck, MI

“Happy crew, beautiful sailing.”

“I never understood the relationship people have with their boats until I sailed on the Schooner Serenity. What a beautiful experience. A visit to Saugatuck is not complete until you have a sail on Serenity!”
– Shannon T from September 2019.

“The best sailing experience to date!”

“What a wonderful experience! We did the sunset sail with family that came into town and everyone enjoyed it immensely. The Captain and Crew were great. You can participate in hoisting the huge sails which was so fun and provided opportunity for great photos. GO, you won’t be disappointed.”
– Margo M from Chicago, IL

Easy Cancellation with 100% Refund