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Animaashi Sailing Company

Bayfield City Dock, Bayfield, WI 54814
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Beautiful Sunset Sail

My wife and I took the sunset sail with Capt Paul and two other couples. Paul said it was probably... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2017
microgeek55
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Crystal Lake, Illinois
Excellent Fall Sunset Sail

Captain Paul was knowledgeable, friendly, experienced and a pleasure to be around. We had a great... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2017
Kelly S
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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Captained full-day, half-day & evening sailboat rides among Lake Superior's beautiful Apostle Islands aboard our comfortable and roomy 34' sloop "Sarah's Joy". Enjoy hands-on or full relaxation sailing with our experienced & friendly captain (and former Coast Guardsman). Don't miss the boat!
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Bayfield City Dock, Bayfield, WI 54814
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Reviewed 25 October 2017

My wife and I took the sunset sail with Capt Paul and two other couples. Paul said it was probably his last sail of the season, so we really lucked out to be a part of it. The weather and fall colors could not have...More

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Paul B, Owner at Animaashi Sailing Company, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2017

Thank you for the very kind review. It was definitely one of the nicer days sailing this year. Your company, as well as the others, was very enjoyable and I look forward to sailing with you again! Take care. Capt. Paul J. Bratti

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Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Captain Paul was knowledgeable, friendly, experienced and a pleasure to be around. We had a great time sailing with him. What a lovely fall evening on the water! Thanks for one of your last sails of the 2017 season!

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Paul B, Owner at Animaashi Sailing Company, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2017

Thank you very much. I enjoyed the beautiful fall colors, nice wind, as well as your pleasurable company, too. I look forward to a return visit/sail with you again. Take care! Capt. Paul J Bratti

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Reviewed 14 September 2017

We has an amazing trip with Captain Paul. This was our first experience with sailing and it could not have been more perfect. We learned about Lake Superior, the bay and Captain Paul. We will most certainly be back in the future. Thanks for a...More

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Paul B, Owner at Animaashi Sailing Company, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2017

You are very welcome. I enjoyed your company as well. Please come again! Capt. Paul J Bratti

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Reviewed 21 August 2017

Captain Paul took us and another couple out for a 2-hour tour. Captain Paul de-mystified sailing and we learned many interesting things about his time in the coast guard, life in Bayfield and much more. It was beautiful day and we enjoyed our time on...More

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Paul B, Owner at Animaashi Sailing Company, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017

Thank you for the kind words. I enjoyed the sail as well. Hope to see you both again. Take care! Capt. Paul

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Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

My wife and I had an amazing time on our 3 hour sailing trip with captain Paul! It is very clear his vast knowledge of sailing and the area from the beginning. He provide constant information about sailing and every aspect of what we were...More

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Paul B, Owner at Animaashi Sailing Company, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2017

Thank you very much Keith and Maria for the very kind review. I enjoyed your company as well and look forward to a return visit. Take care! Capt. Paul

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Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

On the afternoon of June 27, 2017 we and another couple set sail on the Sarah Joy with Capt. Paul for a 3 hour cruise. It was delightful and educational. The time never dragged as Paul held our attention with his details of area history...More

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Paul B, Owner at Animaashi Sailing Company, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2017

Thank you so very much for the very kind review. I enjoyed your company as well. It was a great afternoon, weather wise as well as the company, and I look forward to another sail with you sometime in the future. Take care and have...More

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Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

From the minute I contacted Captain Paul by phone to make a reservation, I knew I had chosen the right company for my sailing trip. He was very pleasant and professional. We chose the half day trip because we were short on time but would...More

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Paul B, Owner at Animaashi Sailing Company, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2017

Thank you very much for the kind words. I enjoyed our sail as well. I look forward to your return, my new friends! Have a great summer. Capt. Paul J. Bratti

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Reviewed 17 June 2017

We sailed with Captain Paul on June 15, 2017 and it was wonderful. Captain Paul was informative about the local area and Lake Superior, taught us a bit about sailing, and super friendly. Would definitely recommend a trip with Captain Paul and cant wait to...More

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Paul B, Owner at Animaashi Sailing Company, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2017

Kellie and Denis, Thank you very much for going sailing with me. You were both very enjoyable as well and I await another trip with you in the future. Have a great summer! Capt. Paul

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Reviewed 1 June 2017

Wonderful trip and Captain Paul was awesome at talking about local history and geography. Highly recommended!More

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Paul B, Owner at Animaashi Sailing Company, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2017

Thank you for the very kind review. It was a pleasure to have you two onboard as fellow teachers and as new people to Bayfield. I hope your trip as a whole was all you wanted it to be. I (we) hope to have you...More

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Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

My mother, teenage niece and I had never been on a sail boat before. He explained everything to us even with how the boat would lean and put my mom, who didn't want to be on the lower side, on the correct side of the...More

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Paul B, Owner at Animaashi Sailing Company, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2016

Karen, thanks for sailing with me. I enjoyed you and your family's company as well. I hope you will come back and enjoy sailing with us again! Capt. Paul

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Response from Paul B | Property representative |
Well, I got this today (Monday), so we already set the date. For the record you are scheduled for Sunday Sept. 2 1:30-4:30. Let me know how many. I can take up to six! At the present I’ll reserve the boat for you. I can... More
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