Mar. Club Hours:

Friday: 1800-2400
Saturday: 1200-2200
Sunday: 1200-1800

Cruises for 2018

  • Warm Up Cruise - Maumee Bay State Park Marina
    June 1-3, 2018
  • Summer Cruise
    June 22 -July 2, 2018
  • Festival of Sail - Sandusky, Ohio (Land or Sea)
    July 12-15, 2018
  • Middle Bass Island Getaway
    August 10-12, 2018
  • Labor Day Cruise to Leamington
    August 31 - September 3, 2018
  • Land Cruise
    September 15, 2018

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Who We Are

At North Cape our cruising fleet is an active and dynamic group of people that represents a broad and diverse cross section of our club's population; from families to retirees, and from couples to single-handers. And, our members are a blend sailors of all experience levels sailing boats ranging from 20's to 50-footers. We enjoy the ports-of-call we visit around the lakes; but more importantly, we enjoy the comradery and friendships we share with our fellow sailors. Regardless of your sailing and cruising experience, you'll feel a welcomed part of our cruising family.

We head out on the lakes each season for several planned cruising activities designed to satisfy the interests and roaming needs of most sailors; from our weekend Getaways to nearby ports to the week-plus vacation cruises stopping at multiple harbors.

What Is North Cape Cruising About...
It's about the PEOPLE, the PLACES, the FRIENDS, and the SAILING!

"...Whether biking, strolling around the port, playing a game, enjoying a potluck, dining out or walking for the famous after-dinner ice cream cones, it was always a good time. And that is because everyone is so friendly and willing to help out when necessary. If you haven't gone cruising with the group, give it a try! After just one cruise, you'll feel like you've known everyone for 20 years too!" (Julia Griffith, a 20 year+ North Cape cruiser)

"I liked being on the club cruises with all the boats in our fleet docked together in a group, it gave you a sense of belonging. I also liked being with the North Cape cruising group out in the evening for dinner or ice cream because of the feeling of community it gave you." (Jonathan Wesley - now 24 - reflecting back on his North Cape Yacht Club cruising experiences as a young teen)

Cruising Fleet On-The-Lakes Activities...

  • Spring Warm-Up Cruise

  • This early June cruise provides our seasoned cruisers and first-timers alike a chance to get their sea legs back under them and give their boats a shake-down cruise to a near-by port for a weekend of relaxation and recreation.
  • North Cape Summer Cruise

  • Our North Cape Annual Summer Club Cruise is an 8 to 10-day event. We hit the lake in late June to sail western Lake Erie visiting 4 to 5 ports; ports such as Put-In-Bay, Pelee Island, Kelleys Island, Huron, Vermilion, Sandusky, Port Clinton, and Lorain.
  • Middle Bass Island Weekend Getaway Cruise

  • This popular 3-day weekend cruise to the marina at Middle Bass Island State Park provides our group with the opportunity for a quiet weekend on Middle Bass Island (MBI) to explore the island, visit with friends at MBI Yacht Club, and enjoy the pool and bar at JF Walleye's; but, most of all, enjoy the company of good friends within our own cruising fleet.
  • Labor Day Weekend Cruise

  • In September when the vibrant colors of fall are beginning to show, and before the fall boat haul-outs start, we try to get one more weekend cruise in. It may be a short sail up to one of our neighboring yacht clubs at the southern end of the Detroit River or a port on the northern shore of Ohio (and on occasion, depending on the weather, this cruise has morphed into a "land cruise"). Wherever the destination, and whatever the mode of transportation, it's sure to be a good time had together with friends.
  • Fall Getaway Cruise

  • In September when the vibrant fall colors are beginning to show, and before the fall boat haul-outs start, we try to get one more weekend cruise in. It may be a short sail up to one of our neighboring yacht clubs at the southern end of the Detroit River or a port on the northern shore of Ohio. Wherever it is, it's sure to be a good time spent to together with friends.

Cruising Fleet Activities Around-The-Club (and beyond)...

  • "Classic North Cape Cruisers" weekend potluck dinners when the fleet is home at the club
  • Volunteer and join in to help and support the club fundraisings and dinner events
  • "Deck The Cape" - The North Cape Cruising Fleet hosts this annual holiday event during which we dress-out the club in its holiday finery.
  • NCYC Annual Winter Rendezvous at The Three Fisherman in N. Ft. Myers, FL

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