Find your eternal summer on the elusive Apostle Islands of northern Wisconsin. An extended Labor Day weekend trip on Lake Superior - filled with sailing, sea caves, bonfires, hiking, 19th Century lighthouses, and secluded islands. Lay anchor & set your automatic out-of-office reply as you get off the grid with the YachtXP crew. The perfect way to celebrate the end of summer without dreading the impending winter.
The best part of this trip? It's an easy drive from Madison, Milwaukee, or Minneapolis and you only have to use one vacation day. Road trip!
No sailing experience? Not required. Every boat has an experienced sailor who skippers (code for Captain).
There’s no better way to vacation than on a yacht, so join us this September for the real YachtXP eXPerience. The YachtXP Promise? This will be the best Labor Day Weekend of your life. Just ask anyone that has sailed Lake Superior with YachtXP before. You will not regret this. Save your spot and make your deposit today.
Arrive in Bayfield, WI anytime after 7PM on Thursday, September 3rd
We sleep on the boat in the Marina on Thursday night, free of charge
We set sail first thing Friday, September 4th
Three full days of sailing, exploring uninhabited islands, cliff hiking, beach bonfires, lighthouses, lounging, floating - whatever your heart desires
Our fleet of yachts will sail together - but your boat will have freedom to choose daily activities
Food is included! Delicious sailor-made food - if we do say so ourselves
We will sail Monohulls (2 - 4 total), and each boat sleeps 7 to 9 people
Who provides the boats? This Marina
We return to the marina on Monday, September 7th around noon
We help clean the boats, and then we hit the road. It's easy to catch a flight in Minneapolis by 7PM.
Fair warning - alcohol is not included. Most boats chip in for a communal slush fund
Flights are also not included, but we are more than happy to help find/coordinate flights or carpools with other members of the group
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Reserve Entire Berth
Prefer your own cabin? No problem! Sign up and reserve the whole cabin. Planning to split with a friend? When you sign up for a cabin you'll have that option!
The most common arrangement is to share a cabin with someone else. Individuals are paired with another person of the same gender to share a cabin. Beyond sleeping, you will rarely spend any time in your cabin.