Crescent Sail Yacht Club 

276 Lakeshore Road, Grosse Pointe Farms, MI 48236

Adult Learn to Sail Program - Come sail with us!

The Crescent Sailing Association offers sailing lessons on beautiful Lake St. Clair in Grosse Pointe Farms, the heart of the Great Lakes and the premier sailing location in the Detroit, Michigan area.  The program director is a recipient of the US Sailing's Annual award.

More than just an introduction to sailing, ALtS provides a direct path to active participation in dinghy and keel boat racing.  The curriculum emphasizes small boat safety, seamanship, and sailing skills in addition to the teamwork required for successful cruising and competitive sailing.  Our instructors are highly experienced sailors, with decades of sailing and racing experience.

For information on Crescent's very popular and successful ALtS program please click on the following links.

2020 Program Schedule

Frequently Asked Questions 

Training Webinars

Come Sail with Us Flyer 

Student Guide

Fun in Flying Scots

Refund Policy

Applicants to the program out number available spaces every year, so sign up now in order to apply for a spot next season!

Complete an application by submitting the Application Form, Health Form, and payment.  The Application Form and Health Form are provided below.

Application Form

Health Form

The cost of the class is $480.  If you are a spouse, parent, or child of a member of Crescent; the cost of the class is $424. 

Please send the Application Form, Health Form, and check made out to Crescent Adult Learn to Sail to:

Crescent Sailing Association

Attn:  Liz Natter

1299 Hawthorne
Grosse Pointe Woods, MI 48236

Questions?  If you have questions, call Liz Natter at (313) 802-0278 or e-mail