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Celebrating New Years in the Flathead Valley

You won’t regret celebrating New Years in the Flathead Valley! Here are a few of the best ways to welcome in the new year around Flathead Lake:  1. Hit the Slopes for a Torchlight Parade  Whitefish Montana Resort is a great place to spend New Years. You can ski or snowboard your way into 2024…

The Best Montana Made Gifts for Dad this Christmas

Trying to keep your gift giving local this holiday season? Here are a few Montana made gifts for Dad this Christmas that are perfect for even the hardest to shop for dads!  1. For His Adventurous Side If your dad is always collecting new hobbies or dabbling in new activities, buy him a gift for…

A Guide to Sailing with Kids

When schools close for the summer and your children have had enough screens and schedules, sailing with kids is a rewarding outdoor pastime for the whole family. However, there are a few things to keep in mind when you bring children onboard. Here are some tried and true tips to ensure everyone has a blast…

Sailing Schools in Montana

On the lookout for sailing schools in Montana? Go Sail Montana is the Big Sky State’s only sailing school, offering comprehensive ASA classes to get you sailing on Montana’s lakes and beyond! Here’s a few things you may want to know before signing up for courses: Why Take Sailing Courses? Sailing is a fantastic way…

A Guide to Sailboat Racing in Montana

Are you interested in taking your sailing skills to the next level? Then come join the world of competitive sailboat racing! You don’t need a lot of experience to start competing. Here’s a quick guide to help you get started sailboat racing in Montana: Become Part of the Sailing Community Racing sailboats is a wonderful…

Sailing Story: Gene Kirschbaum

  Gene Kirschbaum’s introduction to sailing is about as unique of a story as they come.    “I started sailing in about 1976 when I was a school teacher in an ocean going school,” Gene explained. “We taught a nine month typical curriculum— reading, writing, arithmetic— 8th grade through high school.”   The 85 students…

How To Get The Best Deals for Sailing on Flathead Lake

Everyone loves a good bargain! Here are a few tips to make sure you get the best deal when booking a sailing trip on Flathead Lake: 1. Book Your Sailing Trip on Flathead Lake Early The earlier you book, the cheaper your sailing trip on Flathead Lake will be! There are a limited number of…

How to Rent a Sailboat on Flathead Lake

The large race began! Start of a sailing regatta. The sailing yachts compete in speed. Renting a sailboat on Flathead Lake is easy! Here’s what you need to know for a seamless sailboat rental experience:  Where to Rent a Sailboat on Flathead Lake Go Sail Flathead Lake is the only sailboat rental company on Flathead…

Things To Do Labor Day Weekend in the Flathead Valley

Summer may be winding down but there is still plenty to do over Labor Day Weekend in the Flathead Valley! Here are a few of the best Labor Day Weekend activities in the Flathead Valley to enjoy before saying a final goodbye to the summer season: 1. Soak in the Sun on Flathead Lake It’s…

How Flathead Lake Water Levels Affect Boating on the Lake

Flathead Lake’s water levels have fallen to historic lows and you may be wondering how that affects your boating plans. Here’s what you need to know about the current water levels on Flathead Lake and what that means for your upcoming boating plans: How low are the Flathead Lake water levels? Flathead Lake has been…

A Guide to the Top Spots to Sail in Montana

Montana is home to some absolutely beautiful sailing spots! In this guide we discuss four of the best places to sail throughout the state as well as how to get involved with each sailing community, rent a sailboat nearby, or even sign up for sailing lessons. Let’s get started:  1. Northwestern Montana: Flathead Lake Flathead…

Sailing vs Speed Boating on Flathead Lake

Which reigns supreme on Flathead Lake? Sailing or speed boating? The truth is– there is no definite answer as to whether sailing vs speed boating on Flathead Lake is better! Instead, the answer depends on your goals for your day out on the water and what your idea of the “perfect” boating experience is. Here…

4 Creative Ways to Celebrate National Fishing and Boating Week in Montana

National Fishing and Boating Week 2023 begins on June 3 and goes through June 11. For this year’s celebration, consider straying outside your tried and true fishing hole and embarking on a new fishing or boating adventure! Here are four creative ways you can celebrate National Fishing and Boating Week in Montana: 1. Try a…

How much does it cost to rent a boat at Flathead Lake?

The cost to rent a boat at Flathead Lake is dependent on a few different factors. This includes the type of boat you are interested in renting, the length of time of your rental, and the number of times you would like to rent a boat at Flathead Lake throughout the boating season. Here is…

Why taking a sailing lesson will make you a better captain.

Learning how to sail is just the beginning. You will be the leader now and be training your crew. Learn from the best! Ready to Captain Go Sail Flathead Lake Even the best captains still learn new things on sailing trips. From first timers to seasoned veterans, sailing lessons are an important part of becoming…

Operation vet sail!

In coordination with American sailing Association, Flathead Lake sailing school is offering steep discounts for introductory sailing lessons for veterans. OFFERS GREAT OPPORTUNITY Yes, we are honored to offer $50 off for veterans. Please follow this link to the ASA Website and submit your information. Here is the webpage. https://asa.com/veterans/ Send us the coupon through…