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Daily Sailing on Lake Superior

Daily Sailing on Lake Superior

Flagship of the Grand Marais Harbor, Hjørdis is named after the mythical Norse goddess of war. Take a trip aboard this 50’ traditionally-rigged schooner and experience Grand Marais as it was approached in the centuries before Highway 61 — from the water.

Our full sailing schedule through the end of August is now available! This year we’re also offering sunset sails on select dates, as well as special event sails aboard visiting vessel Abbey Road during Wooden Boat Show, June 22nd.

Wooden Boat Show & Summer Solstice Festival

Wooden Boat Show & Summer Solstice Festival

June 21 - 23

Rows of unique watercraft, boat parade, craft demonstrations, an evening square dance, Boats-to-Tools auction, mini-courses — there’s a bit of everything during our Wooden Boat Show and Summer Solstice Festival! Try your hand at a workshop or course; be inspired by the stories of boat builders, sailors and travelers; plan your next adventure.

Start planning for the Boats-to-Tools auction now! See a preview of auction items or support North House by submitting your own items for auction here.

Have a boat to show off? Bring it along to participate in the boat show! Submit your boat here!

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