Adult Sailing School

Ever thought of being on the waters of Lake Michigan, lazily enjoying the sights of the shoreline or sharing the excitement of racing with other boats? Here is your chance to learn to sail and skipper a sailboat. CCYC’s 4 week Adult Sailing School will teach you to sail with hands-on experience out of Montrose Harbor.

US Sailing Certified Instructors will teach you (to):
- Skipper and direct a boat
- Steer by the wind
- Tack and Jibe
- Set sails
- Leave and Return to a dock
- Right of Way rules
- Perform Man Overboard drills
- Marine Terminology

Registrations for our 2018 Classes are NOW OPEN!!!

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Our instructors love sailing and sharing their experience with you.  

Session 1: JUNE

Tuesday Evenings 5pm to 9pm / June 5th - June 26th (Filled) OR
Thursday Evenings 5pm to 9pm / June 7th - June 28th (Filled) OR
Saturday Mornings 9am to 1pm / June 9th - June 30th (Filled) OR
Saturday Afternoons 1:30pm to 5:30pm / June 9th - June 30th (Filled)

Session 2: JULY
Tuesdays 10am to 2pm / July 10th - July 31st (Filled) OR
Tuesday Evenings 5pm to 9pm / July 10th - July 31st (Filled) OR
Thursdays 10am to 2pm / July 12th - August 2nd (2 seats available) OR
Thursday Evenings 5pm to 9pm / July 12th - August 2nd (Filled) OR
Saturday Mornings 9am to 1pm / July 14th - August 4th (Filled) OR
Saturday Afternoons 1:30pm to 5:30pm / July 14th - August 4th (Filled) 

Session 3: AUGUST
Tuesday and Thursday afternoons 4:30pm to 8:30pm / August 7, 9, 14, 16 (1 seat available) OR
Saturday Mornings 9am to 1pm / August 11, 18, 25, and September 8th (Filled)

Rates Per Session Are:
$250 for CCYC members or Crew School Graduates
$350 for non CCYC members.

* Tiller Time Practice sessions:
   Friday Afternoons from 4:30pm to 8:30 pm beginning June 29th (except July 6th) $75 each
* A Refresher Class will be offered on Saturday May 19, 9:30am to 1:30pmMay 26, 9:30am to 1:30pm, & July 7th, 1:30pm to 5:30pm $75
* Private Lessons can be arranged by special request.  Please contact us for availability and pricing

ALL classes are taught in the school’s Rhodes 19 sailboats with 3 adults per class for maximum practice and learning.  The Rhodes is a nineteen foot keel boat that makes an excellent trainer.  It is small enough to give you the feel of a boat and big enough for a safe, comfortable and FUN experience.

If have any questions about Sailing School, please call 773 334-9100 (Ext 708) or email