Coconut Grove Sailing Club

Instructional Center

Encouraging sailing through instruction for adults and youths!

MISSION

The object and purpose of this organization, CGSCIC, organized as a non-profit corporation is to support the sport of sailing and encourage sailing instruction at all levels. Additional goals are to help encourage new sailors, to help sustain Coconut Grove’s sailing tradition and to provide sailing lessons and instructional opportunities for people of all ages.

In order to meet our mission and provide services in our community, we rely on the generosity of individuals and businesses for support. Without the assistance of community-minded individuals, just like you, we wouldn’t be able to serve our community each year.

COCONUT GROVE SAILING CLUB ORIGIN

In 1946, the Coconut Grove Sailing Club was started by a group of Miami residents based on a shared love for sailing, a passion for Biscayne Bay, and a spirit of volunteerism in providing community service.  The founding members formed the club to provide a safe venue to teach children to sail and to run sailboat regattas for the community.  The original CGSC had no club house, merely a storage shack.  There were no moorings; sailors simply anchored out in the basin.   .

As of today, the CGSC has expanded into a fully operational mooring field and is world-renowned for its eclectic sailing programs. Thousands have learned to sail at CGSC, and if you’re just dipping your big toe into the friendly waters of Biscayne Bay, you couldn’t find a better place.

YOUTH SAILING

MEMBER BOAT USE PROGRAM

Although membership is not required to participate in youth or adult sailing courses we have a great boat usage program for all of our members.

Adopt a boat – Flying Scot $60 per month

Once you have completed an orientation/checkout members of CGSC can join this program and have fun on the Bay with fellow sailors

Adopt a boat – Beneteau   $75 per month

All members in this program must have a US Sailing Basic Keelboat, Cruising, Bareboat Certifications (or equivalent) to join for day sail or overnight.

LEADERSHIP

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PRESIDENT

Geoffrey Sutcliffe

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VICE PRESIDENT

James Grupenhoff

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VICE PRESIDENT

James Green

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SECRETARY DIRECTOR

Robert Carlson

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TREASURER DIRECTOR

Olivier de Lavalette