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Lakeland Boating Magazine SIMM Advertisement

February 9th, 2012

Barkers Island Marina Advertisement for Lakeland Boating Magazine.The ad that ran in the Lakeland Boating Magazine for Barker’s Island Marina.

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The Sailing Bug Bites Hard: Good Old Boat

February 9th, 2012

By Theresa Meis
Jul 29, 2011

UNTIL RECENTLY, THE MAJORITY OF my sailing experience took place between the ages of nine and 16 aboard my father’s 17-foot Siren, Running Free. Our family of five, plus our 35-pound terrier-mix, spent many wonderful afternoons aboard that boat sailing the small lakes of central Minnesota.  Download the PDF

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The vibrant sister ports of Duluth, Minnesota and Superior, Wisconsin are well worth a visit, by boat — or otherwise.

February 8th, 2012

Lakeland Boating Magazine
by Heather Steinberger
March 2012

Cover layout for the Duluth Superior story in Lakeland Boating Magazine.FEW CITIES CAN COMPARE WITH DULUTH, MINNESOTA, when it comes to sheer paradox. Located in the far reaches of the Upper Midwest, where Wisconsin’s and Minnesota’s deep, dense North Woods kiss the shores of mighty Lake Superior, this community of nearly 90,000 people still conjures images of a remote, hardscrabble world. After all, this is a land of arctic winters and a frigid, temperamental inland sea. It’s a land of Dakota and Ojibwe legends, prospecting iron men and tough lumber camps. Download the PDF

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We are united by a genuine love of sailing, and we share this love with our families, our friends, and through relationships with the broader sailing community.

Sailing School Locations and Dates

Enjoy the Apostle Islands just outside of Bayfield, Wisconsin on beautiful Lake Superior. Or the relaxed river town of Lake City and is located 65 miles southeast of the Twin Cities (Minneapolis & St. Paul, Minnesota).

Go from student to sailor in three days

In just three days, our students can complete a certification course that fully prepares them to sail any vessel on any water. We turn novice into know-how, in other words, and we instill confidence and competence into every participant. The proof? Over 12,000 sailors since 1980.