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Dreamcatcher Sailing

100 Rittenhouse Ave, Bayfield, WI 54814-4968
+1 715-779-5561
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Thank you, Captain Kay, for a fantastic sailing excursion!

We just returned from a 2-1/2 hour afternoon sail with Dreamcatcher's Captain Kay. It was, without... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2012
Marc B
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Terrific trip - highly recommended

Our family sailed the sea cave charter on July 9, 2012 with owner/capitan John Theil. This trip was... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2012
Susan B
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Mettawa, IL
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Explore the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore near Bayfield, WI on our daily trips or come for an overnight anchored in the Apostle Islands. You can get as involved as you like when you sail with Dreamcatcher. Learn about sailing, take the wheel or just relax while exploring the Islands with a partner or a group of family or friends.
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100 Rittenhouse Ave, Bayfield, WI 54814-4968
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Reviewed 14 July 2012

We just returned from a 2-1/2 hour afternoon sail with Dreamcatcher's Captain Kay. It was, without a doubt, the highlight of a family vacation filled with highlights. Part ride, part introductory sailing lesson, Kay made the trip a joy for every member of our family....More

Thank Marc B
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Management response:Responded 16 July 2012

Hello Marc, Thanks so much for your kind words & review! So glad you had a wonderful time with Captain Kay on a not-so-windy day. Swimming in Lake Superior is always great: warm water & swimming from the boat are added bonuses! Glad you got...More

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Reviewed 12 July 2012

Our family sailed the sea cave charter on July 9, 2012 with owner/capitan John Theil. This trip was great. The Lake Superior shoreline caves are breathtakingly beautiful. John and the Dreamcatcher team made the trip even better from their great website, amazing range of sailing...More

1  Thank Susan B
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Management response:Responded 16 July 2012

Hello Susan, Thanks for the wonderful review & kind words. I know Captain John enjoyed sailing with your family. Swimming is the caves is always a special treat so I bet your kids were thrilled! We are constantly striving to improve: whether it be our...More

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Reviewed 11 July 2012

My fiancee and I were so happy with Jen and our afternoon sail with Dreamcatcher. I was just hoping to be out on the water, but the trip so exceeded my hopes- Jen was a fantastic captain: professional yet easy-going, a good sailing teacher who...More

Thank Tamzos
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Management response:Responded 16 July 2012

Hello T & J, Thanks so much for your review! It's always nice to hear we exceeded your expectations; that's always a great goal. So glad you got to sail with Captain Jen and get some of her great knowledge of the Apostle Islands, too!...More

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Reviewed 6 July 2012

A month has passed since our trip in Sailing trip in Lake Superior with Captain John and Dreamcatcher Sailing. My kids said yesterday that we need to go back because it was our best vacation ever. We are fortunate that we have been to many...More

1  Thank James R
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Management response:Responded 7 July 2012

James, Thanks for your great words. We greatly enjoyed taking your family sailing on Lake Superior. We are extremely flattered that we top the list for your vacations! You've been to some amazing places and I'm glad Dreamcatcher Sailing is among your best memories. Thanks...More

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Reviewed 3 July 2012

I took the Sea Caves sail with Captain Jim. Both Captain Jim and the woman who works in the shop in Bayfield (I'm sorry, i can't recall her name) were delightful. The cruise itself was lots of fun, the caves are stunning as always, but...More

Thank KrisWi
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Management response:Responded 7 July 2012

Kris, Thanks so much for your kind words & great review! We're happy to have sailed you out to the Mainland Sea Caves and we're always pleased to hear that you had a fantastic experience with everyone at Dreamcatcher Sailing! Sarah Leino Manager

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Reviewed 25 June 2012

My wife and I highly recommend that any one wanting to see the Apostles from the water consider doing so from a Dreamcatcher boat. My wife and I did took a day trip and can't wait to take an overnight cruise. Our skipper Capt. Jen...More

Thank Rick C
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Management response:Responded 29 June 2012

Dear Rick, Thank you so much for your kind words. We are proud to give excellent customer service and a fantastic experience in the Islands. Captain Jen does know the Islands incredibly well (as do our other captains!) and we are glad to have been...More

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Reviewed 20 June 2012

We had the best time with Captian Jim! The two teenage boys we had with us loved the hands on experience. Sarah in the shop was so kind and helpful. If it wasn't for her I wouldn't have been able to go sailing. All six...More

Thank Marie M
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Management response:Responded 22 June 2012

Marie, It was a pleasure taking your group out on Lake Superior! Thanks for your kind words; we love to go above and beyond for great folks like you!

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Reviewed 29 May 2012

John and Mary, owners of Dreamcatcher Sailing, provide a great sailing experience. Lake Superior is full of wonder and beauty, the boats are in excellent condition, and the Captains are the very best. I highly recommend a trip with them.

Thank milomccowan
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DreamcatcherSailing, General Manager at Dreamcatcher Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2012

Thank you for your review. We're happy to hear that you had an excellent time. That is our goal with each passenger that steps onto our boats!

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Reviewed 31 March 2012

Fun, educational, safe, relaxing, entertaining. Old people and young people were invited. Potential water lovers and water fearers enjoyed this trip because of the captain and his on going banter and readiness to answer questions. The youngsters were invited to the wheel which gave them...More

Thank yayaec
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DreamcatcherSailing, General Manager at Dreamcatcher Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2012

So glad you enjoyed your sail with Dreamcatcher Sailing! We focus each trip on the passengers aboard and will tailor the experience to what you want. Welcome aboard novice & experienced sailor, young & old and everyone between.

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Reviewed 30 July 2011

We went sailing with Dreamcatcher on July 24th. It was a great time and the weather was beautiful! The Captain let my kids take their turn at the wheel and they loved it, in fact there still talking about it! The great thing about sailing...More

3  Thank bleino
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DreamcatcherSailing, General Manager at Dreamcatcher Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2012

Thanks for your review....glad we could get you out on the water!

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Response from Eric R | Reviewed this property |
Are dogs allowed? I don't know, but I would be hesitant. The boat is quite small, and you will be out for quite some time with no opportunities for peeing etc. I'd ask him directly if you need.
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