Dec. Club Hours:

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

North Cape Sailing School

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About Us

North Cape Sailing School, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded in 1999 to provide sailing education and promote boating safety to all interested persons.

What Does NCSS Provide?

We offer programs/seminars, events and scholarships that support our mission.

Scholarships for:

  • Numerous scholarships have been awarded to individuals for NCYC Junior Sail Camps.
  • Advanced Race Clinics, Safety At Sea Seminars and U.S. Sailing Instructor Training.
  • Grants have been offered at Fund Raising events; Imagination Station & Monroe High School

Educational Seminars:

  • Cold Water Safety/CPR Class/First Aid Preparedness at Sea
  • Engine maintenance
  • Fiberglass repair
  • Homeland Security/Nexus/I-69 process
  • Marine Paints
  • Non-Electronic Navigation
  • Race Administration
  • Race Rules
  • Sail Trim/Design
  • Single-Handed Sailing Skills
  • Weather
  • Women at The Helm

Events within our Speaker Series:

  • Travels Around the World with Captain Forderer
  • The Great Circle Route - A Cruising Adventure
  • Cruising The North Channel
  • Kayaking Newfoundland-Greenland
  • Sailing Around Cape Horn & Rescue off Easter Island
  • Extended Cruising Trip to The Bahamas
  • Olympic Gold Medal Winner-Anna Tunnicliffe


NCSS is funded primarily through monetary, and in-kind donations. Sources of revenue include cash, stocks/securities, corporate matching-funds, boat equipment, and the sale of donated assets, including boats, automobiles and other property. Many donations are given to honor or memorialize an individual. Consider bequeathing a legacy to NCSS in your estate planning. By supporting NCSS with a donation, you are encouraging the mastery of boating skills, self-reliance, and life-long enjoyment of the sport for future generations.

Make a donation:

Would you like to make a tax-deductible donation to North Cape Sailing School?

Donations can be mailed to:
North Cape Sailing School, Inc.
11850 Toledo Beach Rd.
LaSalle, Michigan 48145

NCSS Officers

Alan Newell - President
Secretary - Darlene Burgoyne
Treasurer - Doug Haag


Christine Davis
Christopher Frederick
Brian Goldberg
Luke Gossman
Mark Keesey
Neal Thurber
RC Walt Grabowski

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