Welcome to

MBJA Sailing School

Established in 1982

Welcome to

MBJA Sailing School

Established in 1982

Ready to accelerate your racing?

Register for SPEED CAMP now!

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Opti

This four day MORNING (9-noon) camp (Monday through Thursday) is open to ANY Opti racer who would like to work on speed techniques with Coach Cappy Capper!

We will be using both Lake Mac and Lake Michigan for training! Class is open to any Opti sailor who as done at least one week of either Learn to Race or Race camp at MBJA or another club.

Daily, Coach Capper will plan lessons that advance acceleration and maximum speed by improving upwind and downwind techniques, implementing acceleration and maximizing speed using drills and employing race simulations.

If your sailor would like to compete with Team Mac on Friday (June 28, July 12 or 26, or August 9) at our WMYSA regatta and be coached by Coach Cappy, they are welcome to at no additional charge! Questions? Please contact marie@mbja.org 

ILCA (Laser)/420

This four day AFTERNOON (1-4pm) camp (Monday through Thursday) is open to ANY ILCA (laser) or 420 racer who would like to work on speed techniques with Coach Cappy Capper!

We will be using both Lake Mac and Lake Michigan for training! Class is open to any laser or 420 sailor who has done a minimum of 1 season of high school sailing or at least one week of either Learn to Race or Race camp at MBJA or another club.

Daily, Coach Capper will plan lessons that advance acceleration and maximize speed by improving upwind and downwind techniques, tactics, implementing acceleration and maximizing speed using drills and employing race simulations.

If your sailor would like to compete with Team Mac on Friday (June 28, July 12 or 26, or August 9) at our WMYSA regatta and be coached by Coach Cappy, they are welcome to at no additional charge! Questions? Please contact marie@mbja.org 

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First time sailor?  No Problem!

At MBJA we offer programs for ages 5 through Adult!  It’s always a good time to learn to sail.

summer camps

Summer Camps

high school & college classes

High School & College

adult sailing classes

Adult Sailing

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in all aspects of life.

Sailing school leads to greatness

in all aspects of life.

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