Lake Erie Sailing Charters

Fair Wind is proud to be the largest sailing charter company on the Western Basin of Lake Erie.  We offer the largest and most generously equipped bareboat charter vessles anywhere in Ohio.  Our larger bareboat charter yachts (35 ft and above) include air conditioning, iPod compatible stereos and bbq grills, to name a few of the comfort features, all at very comptitive prices.  Fair Wind is the only bareboat charter operator on Lake Erie who also operates in the Caribbean and we've brought our Caribbean hospitality and attention to Lake Erie. Whether you want a day sailing charter, weekend sailing charter or a full week long sailing charter, we offer the right yacht for you!  Our entire fleet of generously equipped and professionally maintained bareboat charter yachts  -- all specifically chosen for the waters and sailing conditions of Western Lake Erie -- are all reasonable priced and available to you from May through October.   Our sailing fleet includes our day charter rocket, Old School, an S2 7.9.  She is responsive and with her race heritage, quite a fast boat and also perfect for light air summer day sails.  We also offer our Catalina 36 -- Panacea-- the perfect cruising boat for 4-6 people.   Panacea is equipped with air conditioning and stereo featuring iPod connectivity.  in 2013, Panacea was completely updated, including new mainsail, new navigation instruments and a brand new deck.  Completing our fleet is Pirate Girl, a Beneteau 400 to our fleet.  With 3 cabins, 8 berths and 2 heads, she is perfect for larger groups.  Also fully equipped with air conditioning, iPod capable stereo and lots of new gear for 2014.  Give your favorite a try and you'll agree Fair Wind offers the best equipped bareboat charter fleet on the Lakes.

Looking for more service than a standard bareboat charter?  No problem, Fair Wind also offers Captained charters with one of our experienced sailing Captains (all our Captains are US citizens, fully licensed by the US Coast Guard and are sailing instructors) as well as Luxury charters with a full staff (Captain and Chef) and all expenses included.  We also offer a full provisioning service to help speed your trip from marina to water. 

No matter your preference, Fair Wind Sailing can help make your Lake Erie sailing charter memorable. Come join us for an unforgettable bareboat charter!




1 Weekday

(Fri through Sun) 

(7 Day) 

Catalina 36


Beneteau 400
/ AC




Extra days may be added to any charter at a rate of $250 per day.  
Please note that premium rates (additional 10%) apply for day, week  and weekend charters from June 29 - Jul 11, 2014 and September 4-13, 2014.
Day charters are 10 AM to 4 PM
Weekend charters begin 12 noon on Friday and conclude 4 PM Sunday
Weeklong charters are for 7 days /6 nights, noon to noon, but can not begin on a Sunday
Captains can be added for $195 per day
Provisioning options and chefs are custom quoted upon request, call for details


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