A 148-foot-long, traditional four-masted schooner sails throughout Lake Michigan for about 75 minutes
About This Deal
- The Tall Ship Windy is the official flagship of Chicago. With its sails filled by the Windy City’s blowhard politics, the 148-foot-long, traditional four-masted schooner whisks passengers along Lake Michigan on a number of 75-minute tours.
- Tours depart from Navy Pier and are guided by US Coast Guard-licensed captains, and trained crew for a fun sail!
This Groupon is valid for any regularly scheduled $37 sail, of which they are many that are offered daily, the current schedule includes 1 p.m., 3 p.m., 5 p.m., and 7 p.m. Boarding commences 20 minutes prior to scheduled departure times, and 5 minutes prior to the prompt departure times chosen, don’t miss the boat.
About Tall Ship Windy
The massive schooner gently bobs in the Lake Michigan waters as the Chicago skyline towers on the shore. Onboard, hardy sailors train their passengers to tie knots and unfurl sails. Period lessons abound onboard Windy, the lone vessel helmed by US Coast Guard-certified captains and crews. The nostalgic steed is used to educate visitors on the lake's maritime traditions and explore coastal waters. Windy also plays host to themed adventures. Crews strive to make each tour unique, with sailors who expound on their skills as well as performers and educators versed in history, maritime lore, art, and theater.