Apostle Islands Trip - Page 2 - SailNet Community

   Search Sailnet:

 forums  store  


Quick Menu
Forums           
Articles          
Galleries        
Boat Reviews  
Classifieds     
Search SailNet 
Boat Search (new)

Shop the
SailNet Store
Anchor Locker
Boatbuilding & Repair
Charts
Clothing
Electrical
Electronics
Engine
Hatches and Portlights
Interior And Galley
Maintenance
Marine Electronics
Navigation
Other Items
Plumbing and Pumps
Rigging
Safety
Sailing Hardware
Trailer & Watersports
Clearance Items

Advertise Here






Go Back   SailNet Community > Out There > Destinations > Great Lakes > Lake Superior
 Not a Member? 


Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
  #11  
Old 06-25-2012
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Madison, WI
Posts: 8
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
gbam is on a distinguished road
Re: Apostle Islands Trip

Sorry, I'm bringing this thread back up even though its older but I'm going up to the Apostle's in August and chartering a boat for 4 days. What should be on my 'must do' list? What are some of the less known places? Do you have any personal favorites? Any other suggestions you have are welcome!

Cheers,
Greg
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #12  
Old 06-26-2012
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Posts: 204
Thanks: 11
Thanked 4 Times in 4 Posts
Rep Power: 3
shanedennis is on a distinguished road
Re: Apostle Islands Trip

I enjoy staying overnight at the Madeline Island Marina and enjoying good food and beverages in La Pointe.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #13  
Old 06-28-2012
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Madison, WI
Posts: 8
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
gbam is on a distinguished road
Re: Apostle Islands Trip

What islands do you recommend explore? Outside of Madeline, what smaller less popuoler ones do you suggest?
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #14  
Old 06-29-2012
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Wisconsin
Posts: 10
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
silverbeard is on a distinguished road
Re: Apostle Islands Trip

Stockton Island, though a popular place, does have a couple of nice anchorages and some hiking trails. Raspberry has a lighthouse, hiking trails and a nice anchorage on the east side but you need to pay attention to the wind and wave direction or you will likely be in for a rocky night if you anchor there. As others have mentioned, Bonnie Dahl's book "The Superior Way" is a great source of information.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #15  
Old 07-31-2012
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Posts: 6
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
mmcguire is on a distinguished road
Re: Apostle Islands Trip

My family really enjoyed Stockton Island. Nice beaches and hiking and a pretty snug place to anchor for the night in most wind conditions. I hope you have a great trip!

Mark
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #16  
Old 07-31-2012
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Madison, WI
Posts: 8
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
gbam is on a distinguished road
Re: Apostle Islands Trip

Thanks again for the advice everyone. If anyone is up there, the dates I'll be up there are 25th - 28th. Send me a message if you're sailing up there!
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #17  
Old 06-05-2014
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2014
Location: Tennessee
Posts: 17
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
Griz83 is on a distinguished road
Re: Apostle Islands Trip

Stockton is nice, as is Raspberry. For a little less traveled area, check out the Outer Island Light, and Devil's Island Light. Devil's Island sea caves are a must if the waves are small enough. Rocky/South Twin is a nice anchorage, with decent areas to get out and stretch your legs on shore.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #18  
Old 06-05-2014
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2013
Location: Wisconsin
Posts: 199
Thanks: 6
Thanked 6 Times in 6 Posts
Rep Power: 2
Chas H is on a distinguished road
Re: Apostle Islands Trip

As stated watch the wind when anchoring overnight. Plan an anchor watch or set an alarm on the GPS. A charter dragged anchor last week around the islands, grounded and called for a tow.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

By choosing to post the reply above you agree to the rules you agreed to when joining Sailnet.
Click Here to view those rules.

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the SailNet Community forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
Please note: After entering 3 characters a list of Usernames already in use will appear and the list will disappear once a valid Username is entered.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools

 
Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may post attachments
You may edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Islands 15 ehmanta Boat Review and Purchase Forum 16 11-05-2014 10:37 AM
trailer sailing to Apostle Islands (Superior) pelicanl Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 11 08-09-2006 06:03 PM
Apostle Andrew yacht back to Petersburg from Antarctica voyage (Itar-Tass) NewsReader News Feeds 0 08-06-2006 03:15 PM
islands 17 Anita Learning to Sail 1 07-11-2004 07:04 PM
CNG in islands hathanger General Discussion (sailing related) 2 11-30-2003 10:24 AM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 11:44 PM.

Add to My Yahoo!         
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
SEO by vBSEO 3.6.1
(c) Marine.com LLC 2000-2012

The SailNet.com store is owned and operated by a company independent of the SailNet.com forum. You are now leaving the SailNet forum. Click OK to continue or Cancel to return to the SailNet forum.