Skippered Sailboat Rides Metro Area
and Greater Minnesota
the brisk Spring sunshine, the fleeting fall colors and everything in
between as you sail quietly on Lake Minnetonka, White Bear Lake, Medicine
Lake, Lake Harriet, Lake St. Croix, Leech Lake, or Duluth Harbor. The boats used are primarily keelboats which are
ideal for couples and can easily accommodate up to four people. Several
boats are available so rides for larger groups are possible. Each sailing
vessel has an American Sailing Association instructor aboard who will sail
the boat and work with interested guests to let them sail and control the
boat as much as possible.
Northern Breezes offers skippered rides
on our spectacular sailboats. A skippered ride is a great way to get
out on the water with family or friends and an experienced skipper to show
you the ropes.
|Our Pearson 26 is a great boat to take out for a
day sail. It comfortably seats 4 adults.
Medicine Lake: Located in the Twin Cities, just east of
494 in French Regional Park. We offer rides on our WindRider, a 17'
Trimaran, which will accommodate two adults.
|The WindRider 17 Trimaran is a great small boat
to take for a day sail on a hot day. It is close enough to the
water that all on board can stay cool by dragging their feet in the
Located at Shorewood Yacht
Club, just minutes west of Excelsior on beautiful Lake Minnetonka
near the intersection of Highway 7 and County Road 19, Northern
Breezes offers rides on our many boats. These include our 23' Ensigns,
a 26' Pearson, a 27' Pearson, and a 28' O'Day Additional
pictures and descriptions of these boats can be found on our
boat club page.
Adagio, our 28' O'Day, has a large
cockpit and spacious decks topside, plus standing headroom and a marine head
Link to Shorewood Yacht
Lake St Croix: Located
on the St Croix River out of Windmill Marina, our 23' Hunter and 22'
Catalina Capri offer room for four adults and are great boats for day
sailing on the river.
Scheduling and Pricing:
Twin Cities Metro Area Skippered Rides:
2-Hours Private (up to four people): $400
4-Hour rides are available by calling our office.
Please call to discuss pricing at other
locations. Our schedule is
flexible and we will work with you to fit your individual needs.
Reservations are required as well as a
forty-eight hour notice of cancellation in order to avoid forfeiture of
deposit. In the event of adverse weather, we will work with you to
reschedule; this is not a reservation/cancellation issue. We always
try to work with our ride customers.
Shorewood Yacht Club Schedule:
Monday: 9-11am, 4-6pm, 6:30-8:30pm
Tuesday: 9-11am, 4-6pm, 6:30-8:30pm
Wednesday: 9-11am, 4-6pm, 6:30-8:30pm
Thursday: 9-11am, noon-2pm, 4-6pm, 6:30-8:30pm
Friday: 9-11am, noon-2pm, 2-4pm, 4-6pm, 6:30-8:30pm
Saturday: noon-2pm, 2-4pm, 4-6pm, 6:30-8:30pm
Sunday: noon-2pm, 2-4pm, 4-6pm, 6:30-8:30pm
Medicine Lake Schedule:
Monday: 4-6 pm, 6:30-8:30 pm
Tuesday: 4-6 pm, 6:30-8:30 pm
Wednesday: 4-6 pm
Thursday: 4-6 pm, 6:30-8:30 pm
Friday: 4-6 pm, 6:30-8:30 pm
Saturday: 9-11am, noon-2pm, 2-4pm, 4-6pm, 6:30-8:30pm
Sunday: 9-11am, noon-2pm, 2-4pm, 4-6pm, 6:30-8:30pm
Leech Lake Schedule:
Monday: 10-noon, 2-4pm, 5-7pm
Tuesday: 10-noon, 2-4pm, 5-7pm
Wednesday: 10-noon, 2-4pm, 5-7pm
Thursday: 10-noon, 2-4pm, 5-7pm
Friday: 10-noon, 2-4pm, 5-7pm
Saturday: 10-noon, 2-4pm, 5-7pm
Sunday: 2-4pm, 5-7pm
Rides are not offered the week of July 4,
|# of boats
||Lake St. Croix
||Lake St. Croix
||White Bear Lake
Call Northern Breezes Sailing School at 763-542-9707 to register or with
About Northern Breezes Sailing School and
The Regional Magazine, Northern Breezes, was started in 1990. The online
Sailing Magazine, SailingBreezes.com, was started in 1997. Northern Breezes
Sailing School started in 1999. The school offers everything in sailing from
Youth Sailing Camps, Adult Intro Courses to Offshore Sailing on Lake
Superior, Lake Michigan and in the Caribbean islands as well as Marine
Weather, Coastal and Celestial Navigation ashore classes on Lake Minnetonka
and Afton. The owner Captain Thom Burns, a retired navy officer, has over
10,000 miles of sea time on small boats and ocean crossings.
Breezes Sailing School
Winnetka Ave. N.
Minneapolis, MN 55427
Call For Free Brochure (763) 542-9707
American Sailing Association