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Superior Charters celebrates 40 years of Sailing the Apostle Islands

Originally started in 1979 by the Nixon family, Superior Charters has remained family owned and operated yet today.  Plan to celebrate with us during this, our 40th year of sailing the beautiful waters of Lake Superior and the Apostle Islands!

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Superior Charters featured in Great Lake Scuttlebutt Magazine, September 2016


Erik and Melanie Kyle over at Scuttlebutt shared a great trip journal from their recent trip… Check it out here on pages 66 – 68 of their September 2016 issue!



Superior Charters Announces Partnership with NauticEd Sailing School

Superior Charters is excited  to announce we are now a designated NauticEd Flagship Sailing School. NauticEd is an International Sailing Certification program that offers interactive online sailing courses. Pair this robust online offering of specialty sailing courses with the extremely practical lessons taught here at Superior Charters and we are the best sailing certification program in the Midwest!

Check out the NauticEd online courses by clicking here.


Superior Charters featured in Great Lakes Scuttlebutt Magazine, May & June 2016 Launch Issue

Charter in the Caribbean of the North

"...boaters that cruise the islands discover unspoiled white sandy beaches perfect for hiking, sandstone sea caves waiting to be explored, and the largest concentration of lighthouses, providing stunning vistas..." Click on the article link above to read more!


Apostle Islands Station of Wayzata Yacht Club

Superior Charters crew will compete again in 2016 aboard the 2015 Jeanneau Sun Fast 3600 s/v No Trespassing. The race series starts in May with the Spring Series Regatta over Memorial Day Weekend.


Superior Charters owner, Cindy Kalow, speaks at Northern Lights Sailing Club 

Cindy provided an inspiring presentation on better boating at the Northern Lights Sailing Club February 2016 meeting.

If you are looking for an engaging and informative speaker to present the topics of 'Sailing in The Apostle Islands' or 'Shemanship - becoming a better boating partner' to your group or club, please contact Cindy Kalow at 715-779-5124 or cindy@superiorcharters.com today!


Winning Vessel in the Superior Charters Fleet

Sailing vessel Alyeska, a 2014 Jeanneau 439, takes FIRST in class and thirteenth overall in the 2015 International Trans Superior Race!


The Apostle Islands Goes Viral with the Ice Caves

Those of us who sail here know the beauty of the Apostle Islands sea caves, and some of those sailors also know that in the winter they become ice caves. Thanks to frigid temperatures, five years of inaccessibility and the magic of social media photos, the Apostle Island's ice caves are the latest craze. Come and tour them by boat trip with a local captain to tour the same lovely sea caves!

Read the NBC story here >>

See hourly photos of ice caves here>>

Get ice cave FAQs here>>


Superior Charters in the LA Times

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Superior Charters in Minnesota Monthly Magazine

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Bayfield in the Washington Times:

CHICAGOIllinois, January 10, 2013 – Something is happening in BayfieldWisconsin. Something big.

In 1997, Bayfield was voted the “Best Little Town in the Midwest” by the Chicago Tribune, a stamp of approval that has inspired thousands of tourists to attend its charming apple festival every year since...

Read the full article in the Washington Times>>


Superior Charters Featured in March 2013 Issue of Cruising World

We are thrilled to be chosen as one of Cruising World's destinations for their Domestic Charters piece in 2012.  Take a peek on Cruising World's blog.  For more information, contact us at sail@superiorcharters.com.

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Article in March/April 2010 Issue of Boat U.S. Magazine

Thanks to the efforts of regular customers Rick & Nancy Voss, The Apostle Islands cruising grounds and Superior Charters is highlighted as one of Five Amazing Places to Charter this Summer in the cover article highlighting 'The Great American Vacation'.

While reading page 38, start planning your own great American vacation with us this summer! 

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Cover Photo and Article in April 2009 Issue of Cruising World Magazine

Check out our favorite cover model on the April 2009 edition of Cruising World Magazine. There are many excellent photos of the Apostle Islands as well as an entertaining six page article about sailing in the Apostle Islands. 

Check out the article on Cruising World's Website >>


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