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Click here to learn more about how you can enjoy a 3 hour cruise on the Illinois River!  We offer 3 cruises every day - Late morning cruise, afternoon cruise, and a favorite for most, evening sunset cruise.

Sunset Cruise

The Sunset Sailing Cruise is the most popular cruise we offer.  Take a look at the Photos page and you'll see why!

Sailing Lessons

Whether you are brand new to sailing or have been sailing a while and would like to learn the finer points of sail trimming, I can tailor a class for you!

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Captain Brad

Hello!  My name is Brad Lathrop

Here at Sail Peoria, my goal is to create a memorable sailing experience for you and your guests.  Please take a moment to browse through our website to learn more about what we offer.  My goal is to tailor a sailing cruise that meets your individual desires. Whether you would like to experience the romance of sailing, looking for a very unique date night, or just want to enjoy some time on the water, I will create a special cruise experience for you and your guests.  If you have questions please give me a call.  I will do my best to design a custom sailing cruise that will be perfect for you!

Please take a few minutes to explore the website to learn all about the services we offer.

On the Services tab you will find information about the Sailing Cruises, including the Sunset Cruise option, as well as the Sailing Lessons you will almost surely want to take after your first cruise!  Click on each link to learn more.

On the FAQs link you will find answers to commonly asked questions such as what to wear, what to bring, information about the sailboat, rules and regulations, etc.

On the Contact link you will find a few different ways to contact me to design your cruise.  I prefer a phone call, text, or email.  Please use whatever works best for you.

On the About link you will have the chance to learn a little bit more about myself and the boat.

And lastly - The Photos link pretty much speaks for itself.  Enjoy!

What guests are saying about us...

"Wonderful, Fun, Relaxing, Peaceful, Beautiful"

"I Could Do This Every Night!"


"Very accommodating during the sail to meet our interests. Brad is very personable and fun to talk too! Appreciated his willingness to reschedule several times. Overall a wonderful experience!" - TF


"Wonderful sailing experience with a super knowledgeable captain!" - JH


"Just wanted to say thank you for a totally enjoyable birthday sunset cruise! I’m so glad I found you online! It was a beautiful evening of sailing and just relaxing on the water with my besties!  I will definitely recommend you to everyone I know!" - RL


"A very fun and relaxing time on the water. The city of Peoria is absolutely beautiful at night!" - SC


"The boat was super clean and Capt. Brad was very friendly, personable, and knowledgeable." - UK


"Thank you so very much!  I don't often get to give a gift he gets excited about, but this one succeeded at that!" - JC



Watch The Video

Customer's Video Compilation from a Sunset Cruise

City at Night

This quick 2 1/2 minute video compilation was provided to me by a fun couple
who had recently enjoyed a Sunset Cruise with us.

Video Compilation from a Sunset Cruise

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Gift certificates make great gifts for Christmas, Birthdays, Anniversaries, Weddings, Proms, Date Night, or a Special Date Night for a well deserving couple.  Gift certificates may be purchased in any amount and may be applied to any of our services.  It's as simple as a phone call, text, or an email! 

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NOTICE: At this time we are not taking booking requests for May or June. We anticipate opening sometime in July. We hope you will check back from time to time for updates.

If you would like to be put on a waiting list please call or text 309.620.4461

Call today to create your personal cruise or lessons - Or book online by clicking the button below!

Questions?  Call, text, or email!

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