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Erie Spirit Sailing Adventures

8549 E Northshore Blvd, Lakevue Marina, Marblehead, OH 43440-1150
+1 419-967-0520
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The Erie Spirit and "Admiral" Jim

I hadn't been sailing in 30 years, and my girlfriend booked a three hour cruise on the Erie... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2017
Geoffrey S
via mobile
A Very Enjoyable Day

My wife and I have a dream to quit our jobs, buy a sailboat and live on it. With children still in... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2017
Independence, Kentucky
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8549 E Northshore Blvd, Lakevue Marina, Marblehead, OH 43440-1150
+1 419-967-0520
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Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

I hadn't been sailing in 30 years, and my girlfriend booked a three hour cruise on the Erie Spirit. Admiral Jim greeted us and welcomed us aboard his boat. After a quick, but earnest, safety drill, we were out on Lake Erie and Jim was...More

Thank Geoffrey S
Reviewed 18 June 2017

My wife and I have a dream to quit our jobs, buy a sailboat and live on it. With children still in school, this was the next best option. We opted for the all day charter and don't regret it one moment. We had an...More

2  Thank kentuckylongrifle
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Found Captain Jim's listing on Trip Advisor. ...so glad we did! He is such a grand host and gracious captain. His boat reflects his gregarious personality, Smooth sailing and very capable. 3 hour sailings are just right. The husband's got to help with the boat...More

3  Thank DACTCC
Reviewed 27 June 2016

So I booked a 3 hour cruise for my wife's birthday. I took my 3 kids and son in law. Capt Jim was very personable. Allowed anyone to be as involved as they wanted in sailing. Everyone just had a great time! Would definitely do...More

1  Thank jaidyn424
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

We have never been sailing before and "Admiral Jim" provided us with a lovely experience! My husband even got to steer the boat. We highly recommend this trip to couples and small families with children who can sit for 3 hours and just enjoy good...More

Thank jafi6
Reviewed 18 September 2015

Had a great time sailing with captain Jim! It was very relaxing, enjoyable and informative. Probably wouldn't be best for small children (they would be restless) but I would highly recommend for adults. We would definitely do it again.

Thank Curt A
Reviewed 16 September 2015

Easy to find the marina and boat. Captain Jim was knowledgeable about the boat and taught me how to take the wheel and find the wind. Although there wasn't much wind, it was still an enjoyable time. As Captain Jim said, just being on a...More

Thank JudyAlline
Reviewed 6 August 2015

I see sailboats on Lake Erie all the time. We visit often at a condo that my dad and mom own. THIS WAS AN AMAZING EXPERIENCE. Our son is Autistic and was VERY nervous but Captain Jim was confident and quiet allowing him to settle...More

5  Thank Kelly S
Reviewed 23 September 2014 via mobile

Took a sail with Capt. Jim and his boat. Jim is a really nice guy, and a good sailor. He knows the area very well and also the surrounding islands. While all that is good, there is also the boat to consider. The boat needs...More

8  Thank FrequentFleur
Reviewed 24 August 2014

Truly a great experience! Captain Jim is truly a professional and know his ship. We enjoyed a great 8 hours trek with a nice lunch on Middle Bass Island was the perfect get away for our family. Captain Jim encouraged participation in the sailing process....even...More

2  Thank brimil
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