GT Sailing School
Hudsonville , Michigan
GTSailing.com (616) 896-7127

We offer small classes focused on teaching you to sail. Our Captains are Trained and licensed by the US. Coast Guard and certified by ASA. They are focused on quality training. Our fleet of boats are the type of boats you would cruise in. The boats are well maintained clean and Coast Guard inspected certified and insured for Charter. Our focus is your overall quality experience.

We specialize on small quality classes not volume. Family classes are our specialty. Yes we include the kids. My family grew up sailing and we pride ourselves on teaching your family the lessons we learned. With almost 20 years of family sailing memories behind us let us show you how to start your own memories.

ASA Sailing Certification Courses Offered

ASA 101, Basic Keelboat Sailing
ASA 101, Basic Keelboat Sailing
Learn to skipper a 20' - 27' sloop-rigged keelboat by day, in light to moderate winds and sea conditions. Learn basic sailing terminology, parts and functions, helm commands, basic sail trim, points of sail, buoyage, seamanship and safety including basic navigation rules to avoid collisions and hazards.
ASA 103, Basic Coastal Cruising
ASA 103, Basic Coastal Cruising
Learn to skipper a sloop-rigged auxiliary powered 25'-35' keelboat by day in moderate winds and sea conditions. Learn cruising sailboat terminology, basic boat systems, auxiliary engine operation, docking procedures, intermediate sail trim, navigation rules, basic coastal navigation, anchoring, weather, safety and seamanship.
ASA 104, Bareboat Cruising
ASA 104, Bareboat Cruising
Learn how to sail a sloop-rigged, auxiliary powered 30'-45' sailboat during a multi-day cruise upon inland/coastal waters in moderate/heavy winds and sea conditions. Learn about provisioning, boat systems, auxiliary engines, advanced sail trim, coastal navigation, anchoring / mooring, docking, emergency operations, weather, and more.
ASA 106, Advanced Coastal Cruising
ASA 106, Advanced Coastal Cruising
Learn to safely act as skipper and crew of a sailing vessel about 30 to 50 feet in length in coastal and inland waters, in any conditions.

Other Services Offered

  • Couples Courses
  • Private Courses
  • Weekday Courses
  • Weekend Courses
  • Corporate Team Building Courses
  • ASA 'Challenges'
  • Day Sail Charters (public)
  • Day Sail Charters (member-only)
  • Sunset Cruises
  • Sail Trim Courses

Sailing School Reviews / Testimonials

  • When my husband and I were searching for a sailing school in the Holland, MI area, we were fortunate enough to choose GT Sailing School. I had not sailed for over 30 years and had never had any experience[read more]

    Phyllis Turbeville - ASA 103, Basic Coastal Cruising

  • As a long time sailor and ASA certified instructor, I do not own a sailboat, but prefer to charter sailboats. My family and I love the GT school sailboats for many reasons[read more]

    John Weller - GT Sailing School

  • I've personally sailed for over 35 years, having taught myself everything I know about sailing - good and bad. Fortunately I'm smart enough to know that there is much I don't know about sailing[read more]

    Dave - ASA 103, Basic Coastal Cruising

Contact Information

GT Sailing School

Address 3026 Adams StreetHudsonville MI29426United States
Phone(616) 896-7127
WebsiteGTSailing.com
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