Jun. Club Hours:

Tuesday: 1800-2200
Wednesday: 1700-2400
Thursday: 1800-2200
Friday: 1500-2400
Saturday: 1200-2400
Sunday: 1200-2000

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.

Sailcamp Scholarships

Link to sailcamp schorarship application (pdf).

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.

NCSS Tax ID# 31-1712942

Make a donation:

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


Jacqueline Dieball
Christopher Freder
Christopher Heid
Roderick Hill
Mark Keesey
Dennis Landis
RC Matthew Kern

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