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Sailing has been a tradition at the GPYC since its inception. We are located on Lake St. Clair, after all. The GPYC is the place to be for world-class sailing. Sign up for private or group lessons, or book a sailing tour or sunset sail experience!

Adult Sailing: Learn to Sail and Learn to Race

Sailors are taught aboard Grosse Pointe Yacht Club’s J-22’s and instructors are U.S. Sailing Certified. Whether you are new to sailing or want to improve your sailing, navigation or racing techniques, we can tailor a program to your needs. James Cooper is the Adult Sailing Program Director and has designed the courses for those 18 years and older with all different sailing abilities in mind.

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Junior Sailing

Our Junior Sailing program is recognized on a local and national level. We've graduated sailors who have gone onto the Olympics and professional sailing careers. Our Junior Sailing programs runs every summer and includes kinder sailing, sailing lessons, adventure sailing and the GPYC Racing Team, which competes in regattas.

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