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Boating & SAiling

Experience the wide open

Sail away into an endless horizon

Cruise the harbor and bay. Or explore the many smaller lakes and rivers.
We’ll show you how. 

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Sail away 

A place to start: Barker’s Island Marina. As Lake Superior’s largest marina, with 420 slips, this complete boating center and marina community offer sailboat rental, guest docking, full-service and repair, a boaters clubhouse and more. 

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Fish BIG

Chartering a Lake Superior day trip is a memory maker. People of all ages and abilities come here for savvy guides and all the gear needed to land a trophy trout or salmon. Want an inland lake or stream experience? We’ve got guides for that too.

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Dragon Boat Festival

Cheer on teams of paddlers racing for a good cause. In boats honoring an ancient tradition. At a festival fired up with music, games, food and fun.  

A sailboat out on the open, blue waters of lake superior.

Belong on a boat 

Ever dreamt of sailing the open waters of Lake Superior or chartering a guide to fish the deep waters? It’s time to make it happen.

Superior Boat Launches

Get a pass and put your boat in the water to explore the historic harbor of Superior and Duluth, the St. Louis River and Lake Superior.

  • Arrowhead – west end of the City off Belknap Street
  • North 21st Street – west end of the City off 21st Street.  
  • Barker’s Island – off Hwy. 2 and Marina Drive
  • Loon’s Foot Landing – off Hwy. 2 on 30th Avenue East
  • Woodstock Bay kayak launch – N. 28th Street

More Ways To Explore

Drop into one of the hundreds of lakes and waterways across the region. This map shows you where to go.

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