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Traverse Tall Ship Company - Schooner Manitou
Traverse Tall Ship Company is proud to welcome a new vessel to its fleet in Traverse City. Scout – a classic Cabo Rico 38 XL – offers a luxurious private cruising experience for up to six (6) people on Grand Traverse Bay. Excursions, ranging from three (3) to nine (9) hours, are personalized to meet the needs of the guests.
Sailing out of Traverse City, the 114-foot long, 59 passenger schooner Manitou offers three different 2-hour cruises every day of the week, with specially catered picnic meals included on the evening sail. During each afternoon cruise bring the whole family out for a glorious sail on spectacular Grand Traverse Bay while being treated to the best ice cream in Northern Michigan…Moomers! VOTED #1 SCOOP OF ICE CREAM IN AMERICA ON “GOOD MORNING AMERICA!” Two delicious scoops are included with the sail. Sunday evenings enjoy our Microbrew & Pizza Cruise featuring local favorites Shorts Brewing Co. and Crusted Creations Pizza. Wine Tasting Cruises featuring wine from Leelanau Cellars and Left Foot Charley, as well as savory cuisine from Silver Swan Homemade Foods, are offered on Tuesday and Thursday evenings. Entertainment with “Song of the Lakes” takes place on the Wednesday evening cruise in July and August. For an added sense of adventure spend the night on our “Floating Bed & Breakfast or set sail on a 4 or 5 day Windjammer Cruise to the islands, bays and coastal villages of northern Lake Michigan and Grand Traverse Bay.