Welcome Aboard Tall Ship Windy

Sailing Tours Aboard Chicago's Official Tall Ship!

 

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Or please call us at: (312) 451-2700

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The Tall Ship Windy, located on Chicago’s Navy Pier, brings you exciting boat tours that are educational, creative and inspiring. From our daily story telling adventures, up to seven sails per day, to field trips for our students, to our underway concert sails, there is something for everyone!

  • 3-Hour Special Event!

    Air and Water Show Special Event

    Join us aboard Tall Ship Windy for the best seat in the house to view the Chicago Air and Water Show.
  • Famous Sites

    Lakeside Architecture Sail

    Explore Chicago's architectural majesty while sailing across our beautiful lakefront skyline. Learn about the people, plans, and persistence that shaped Chicago's most famous sights. From our historical maritime roots to modern science and technology, you will be delighted with interesting facts, unique stories, and a healthy dose of whimsy.

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  • Great for Families

    Real Pirates of the Inland Seas

    TRUE STORIES OF PIRACY on the Great Lakes! From epic battles to trickery and treasure, experience the incredible tales of real pirate adventure that happened right here on these magnificent inland seas.

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  • Free Drink with Ticket

    Pub Sail

    Tall Ship Windy is a spectacular place to listen to some music and share a drink with friends. Our Pub Sail offers a unique opportunity to relax with your friends while enjoying Chicago’s beauty from Lake Michigan. With such a beautiful city, Chicago busy hub offers many adventures. Tall Ship Windy is never shy when it comes to finding fun ways to showcase it.

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  • A Sailor’s Life for Me!

    What did it take to survive and thrive as a Tall Ship sailor? On this trip through time, hear the story of how Tall Ship sailors became sailors, where in the world they sailed, and what they did on these great ships! See and touch their tools of the trade, discover how they lived every day, and what made Tall Ship sailing on our Great Lakes, "Great"!

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  • Wednesday Night Fireworks Cruise

    A SPECIAL EVENT SAIL! Relax and enjoy Navy Pier’s spectacular fireworks display from the best seat in town. Then, get your history fix with a rousing rendition of traditional shipboard working songs against the backdrop of the brilliantly lit Chicago skyline. It’s the best of both worlds!

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  • Saturday Night Fireworks Cruise and Spirit Ships

    A SPECIAL EVENT SAIL! Treat yourself to Navy Pier’s spectacular fireworks display from the best seat in town! Grab a cool drink from our bar, relax, and enjoy a leisurely evening sail past the brilliant and beautiful Chicago skyline. Then, join our storytellers on the main deck, if you dare. As night falls and the seas grow dim, journey through the misty curtains of time to uncover the mystery, history, legend, and lore of our Spirit Ships and Haunted Harbors.

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  • Welcome Aboard Tall Ship Windy!

    Chicago's Official Tall Ship

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