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Detroit Boat Club
The Oldest Yachting Club in the Americas
Established in 1839
HomeLearn To Sail

LEARN TO SAIL


Welcome!


The Detroit Boat Club offers club-owned sailboats (Flying Scots) which are available for recreational use by any certified member. Sailing lessons are available for members who wish qualify for their skipper’s card. 

Sailing classes are designed for both the novice who has never been in a sailboat as well as for sailors with some experience who want to learn how to sail on their own. Contact us for more information at learntosail@detroitboatclub.com

For additional details, please review our  Learn to Sail 2020 Brochure

Want more information?

Give us a call and speak with one of our Instructors / members. We would love to speak to you!

Bill Wayland
WWayland178@gmail.com
313 970-0135
(cell/text)
Caleb Parton
Klebwingnut@yahoo.com
313 718-3460
(cell/text)



Pamela Rupinski
Pamelar710@gmail.com
313 719-0501 
(cell/text)


Class Schedules  

(Presently suspended due to COVID-19)



Indoor Classes:  TBD.  These classes will review terminology, basic sailing concepts and safety.

Outdoor Classes:  Every Thursday (6:00 to 8:00 pm) and Sunday (4:00 to 6:00 pm) in TBD (weather permitting).

Class Dates: TBD

Class Location

 

Detroit Community Sailing Center at Belle Isle Boat House
E. Picnic Way, Belle Isle
Detroit, MI

Great view of Detroit River traffic and Downtown.