Learn to sail

in a fun, safe environment.


The MYC Sailing School on Muskegon Lake offers children ages 6 and older as well as adults the opportunity to learn to sail through a variety of sailing classes and lessons designed for both beginner and experienced sailors.

Students at all levels will experience the thrill of sailing through a combination of classroom instruction, games, activities, and on-the-water experiences designed to develop personal independence and responsibility, sailing knowledge, boat handling and safety skills.

Sailing classes for the summer of 2016 will be offered during 8 one-week daytime youth sessions as well as an evening class designed for adults, teens and families that meets one evening per week during a choice of two 4 week sessions.  

Check out our new week long Youth Race Camp June 20-23!

Are you an adult who simply wants to try sailing?  Are you and your friends looking for a fun alternative to “book club” or “girls night out”?  Would you like to learn to sail with one of your children?  Are you a teenager who has a job or sports practices during the day?  Our evening class is the perfect opportunity for you to get out on the water!

Classes are led by US Sailing Certified Instructors who are experienced sailors and also certified in CPR.

Instructor-to-student ratios are kept small to maximize each student’s experience, so class size is limited.

Click on the other links above to view specific class offerings, pricing and to register for classes.


Be sure to check out our discounts for enrolling your child in multiple sessions!


We now offer the option to pay for your classes on-line!  Please see the link under REGISTRATION FORMS.


Reminder: all students need to wear a swim suit and bring a life jacket to class.  We also encourage you to send a bottle of water with your child.


The MYC Sailing School is supported by the Muskegon Junior Sailing Association (MJSA), a 501c3 charitable organization whose mission is to promote youth sailing in West Michigan.  Please consider supporting the MYC Sailing School by making a donation on the MJSA GoFundMe web site:  gofundme.com/MJSAsailing