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Amicus Adventure Sailing

115 Marina Road, Knife River Marina, Knife River, MN 55609
+1 218-290-5975
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Birthday Sail

All I can say is Amicus Adventure Sailing made my birthday very special! I would recommend this to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cord S
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Top Notch Sail

We enjoyed our first ever sail with Mark, Cedar and Lanny last Friday afternoon on Lake Superior... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Rob B
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Bloomington, Minnesota
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We are a family-owned charter sailing business. With our 40-ft. steel sailboat we take groups, individuals, families, and couples sailing on Lake Superior. We go out up to four times a day if we are not out on multi-day sails. We go to the Apostles, Isle Royale, and the South Shore of Lake Superior on multi-day expeditions.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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115 Marina Road, Knife River Marina, Knife River, MN 55609
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

All I can say is Amicus Adventure Sailing made my birthday very special! I would recommend this to anybody looking to do a sail up the North Shore; Or anyone who is in need of a stress reliever. Mark was very receptive to any questions...More

Thank Cord S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed our first ever sail with Mark, Cedar and Lanny last Friday afternoon on Lake Superior. It was a very cool experience and we enjoyed a couple hours learning about sailing from Mark. We would highly recommend Amicus Adventure Sailing to anyone visiting the...More

Thank Rob B
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Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

We had a spectacular two hour sail on Lake Superior. Kataya was very informative on what to wear or bring and responded so well via email. Mark was very safety conscious and such an expert. He knows sailing and I would sail again anytime with...More

Thank Ann H
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

We enjoyed our sail so much! Mark gave us a lot of information including a short physics lesson on sailboats that reassured me completely of our safety. He pointed out various landmarks. His knowledge and friendliness made an enjoyable cruise even better. Do wear warm...More

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Mark and Katya G, Owner at Amicus Adventure Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Thank you for this Karen and good advice on the head coverings for fall sailing! It's definitely that time now, any sail from here on out will probably be a crispy fall sail.

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Reviewed 9 September 2017

My wife, some family, and I went sailing with Mark on a warm summer day on beautiful Lake Superior. Coordinating the trip with Katya and Mark was a breeze and communication easily flowed back and forth. The scenery and peacefulness of the lake and the...More

Thank Jesse G
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Mark and Katya G, Owner at Amicus Adventure Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2017

Thanks Jesse for your comments! I'm so glad you guys brought suits. We have learned to suggest that more regularly in mid-late summer when the winds are very light. Thanks again for your recommendation and hope to see you again.

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Reviewed 6 September 2017

The day was perfect, as was the "crew". My two grandchildren, ages 7 and 10 thought this experience ranked number 1 out of a multitude of North Shore experiences. We have photos galore to remember this unforgettable event. Thank you so much. What a great...More

Thank Jackie F
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Reviewed 2 September 2017

For most of my adult life, I have wanted to go sailing. That dream came true last weekend. My family boarded Amicus II and we had two amazing days on board as we sailed across Lake Superior. The weather was perfect for sailing on Day...More

Thank Keith J
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Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Mark and Katya were amazing hosts aboard Amicus II. It was cloudy for all of our trip but beautiful nonetheless. Lake Superior might as well be a small ocean and the 360 view of it from the vessel left us speechless. My husband and I...More

Thank Yer X
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Reviewed 21 August 2017

Our Amicus Sailing Adventure was the highlight of our family's celebration of my husband's 80th B-Day. There were 11 of us: 5 girls first from 10:30-12:30 (ages 10-76) and boys from 12:30-2:30 (ages 14-80.) We've camped beside Lake Superior for yrs. but never sailed before....More

Thank inga246
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Reviewed 8 August 2017

Make sure to bring a camera for this sail ! A spectacular sunset on Lake Superior on one side of the boat with a full moon rising over the lake on the other side of the boat. Mark is very knowledgeable about the history of...More

Thank duluth2000
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