Questions & Answers

Whether you’re a seasoned sailor or a first-timer, we’ve got all the answers to your questions before setting sail on Schooner Serenity.

It can be a bit colder out on the water than it is on shore. We recommend bringing a sweater or light jacket with you. And while we do provide light snacks and non-alcoholic drinks, please feel free to bring a bottle of wine and any other food items you will want.

If we have to cancel the trip due to weather or any other reason your credit card will be fully refunded automatically.

For Afternoon & Sunset Sails, please let us know at least 5 days in advance if you cannot make the trip or would like to reschedule.

For Private Charters, please let us know 30 days in advance if you need to cancel.

No-shows cannot be refunded.

We have a maximum capacity of 29 guests, although we usually cap our trips at 25 to allow any last minute additions.

Schooner Serenity’s dock is located at 219 N Union St, Douglas MI.

If you’re familiar with local landmarks, our dock is in between the red lighthouse and the Red Dock Cafe just off of Blue Star Highway in Tower Marina.

Yes, Schooner Serenity does have a small bathroom on board.

The Captain will be in touch with you on the day of your trip if the weather is looking too rough to sail. The safety of our guests is our highest priority, so we’ll never go sailing if the forecast looks too dangerous. You will get an automatic full refund if we cancel the trip for any reason.

We don’t allow children under the age of 4 on public sails for safety reasons. And we also require children under the age of 10 to wear a life vest at all times.

Absolutely! We don’t provide or sell any alcohol but please feel free to bring your own to enjoy while on board. Beer and wine only, please.

The Saugatuck/Douglas area has much to offer for retail, dining, outdoor activities, and more! We recommend checking out Visiting Saugatuck for a comprehensive list of happenings and events in the area, as well as our blog and social media channels.