Stay On The Bay – Waterfront and Beach Lodging – Traverse City, Michigan

Nauti-Cat Cruises

At 47’, the Nauti-Cat cuts through the water with a smooth, comfortable sail that first time sailors and longtime sail enthusiasts will enjoy. The 29’ beam allows plenty of space for up to 43 passengers to relax on the nets or sight see from the high and dry decks and seating areas. An on-board bar with specialty drinks, two restrooms and a friendly crew will make sailing with Nauti-Cat the highlight of your vacation. Reserve Online or call (231) 947-1730 to save your spot!

Daily Cruises

Nauti-Cat Cruises sails up to 4 cruises a day and is open 7 days a week. Our season is typically from Memorial Weekend to Labor Day, but we are often open before & after those dates. The cruises are typically 2½ hours, except the Kids Cruise, which is 1 1/2. The Cat cruises in West Grand Traverse Bay. Depending on the wind speed, the Nauti-Cat is capable of traveling 14 knots. With 2 Heads (restrooms) aboard you can enjoy our full cash bar without being caught short. We carry complentary pretzels, potato chips, and chex mix but your more than welcome to bring any other food aboard. If you want to feel like a part of the crew, raising the sails, jibing, tacking, and driving, we will put you to work! While on the Nauti-Cat, you will see Traverse City from the best view, the water. Bring your camera, these photos will be unforgettable! Reservations are recommended & can be made up-to 14 days in advance.

The Nauti-Cat meets or surpasses United States Coast Guard qualifications for safety equipment, stability, construction, and electronics. The USCG license captain and experience crew will make sure you are always safe. The Nauti-Cat staff are:
• CPR trained
• First Aid trained
• Preliminary & random drug tested

Nauti-Cat Cruises
Holiday Inn West Bay
Traverse City, MI 49686

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Nauti-Cat Cruises On Facebook

Below are the latest postings from the Nauti-Cat Cruises Page On Facebook.


Monday April 15th, 2019 - 10:15 am

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Bookings are now available for the 2019 sailing season! ... See MoreSee Less

Bookings are now available for the 2019 sailing season!


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Sheila Petrovich we need to schedule or cruise soon!

Andrea Eidenberger Madison Baxter Jessica Darrow Hailee Lewis Kayla Goins Lafountain Mariah L. Bussell Allison Hammond Allison Wiggins Travis Chamberlain Alexis Sobota Cynthia A Alvarado ChrisWoodthorp Melissa Lynn Deming Cindi Verwey Shanna Dalrymple Erica Rose Ervin Team building event in a Sunday this summer ?????

How much and whats the times

Loving it !!

Ezra Brooks Katsoulos

This could be fun.

Do it! My uncle & cousin own and run this boat!! Fun times! 😍

Would love to play on it

Love it. We should do this ladies.

Me too .. Me too!!

Love me some Nauti Cat!

Miss our boat

Adam L Stroven

That's on my bucket list with my daughter Maegan!

I like bigger boats LOL

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Sunday April 14th, 2019 - 10:30 pm

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Forget about the snow. ... See MoreSee Less

Forget about the snow.


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Nauti-Cat on my mind. It's my favorite place to recharge & unwind. Day or Night, It's always a good time! It may be cold during this storm. However, memories aboard the Nauti-Cat keep me warm. In the Sunshine, or under the Moon, This "Nauti-Kitty" shall see you again soon. ✨⛵⚓✨

Saturday April 13th, 2019 - 7:35 pm

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Have any photos of being on the Nauti-Cat? Want $100 gift card and a free shirt if we use your photos on our website? Submit your quality shots to
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Have any photos of being on the Nauti-Cat?  Want $100 gift card and a free shirt if we use your photos on our website?  Submit your quality shots to


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We can’t do anything with photos posted to Facebook. They are not the same image quality as if you email them.

The google didn't work so emailing will work for all of us.

Dan Kreft we have a few we could submit 😉

Courtney Lewis

We had such a great time💓

Dede DeWitt DeManigoldDede check this out

Kohl Hughes we have gems from last summer. Should we submit?

Cherry McDish Gloria J Morkin Nancy Kiogima

Just sent an email but this is my favorite of the pictures I took on our trip 😍

The Captain

Sent you a couple photos! Love our time spent on the Nauti Cat!

Sent the following photos by email! 📧

I also just emailed this to you! We loved our time on the Nauti-Cat!

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Friday March 1st, 2019 - 5:30 pm

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What are we going to do with this?! ... See MoreSee Less

What are we going to do with this?!


Comment on Facebook

Get the rest of the suit and go diving! 🤣

Give it away!

Sell it

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