West Shore Sail Club is a diverse group of sailors unified by a love of the Great Lakes and sailing. Whether your passion is racing, cruising, just floating about, or socializing you will find a warm welcome and great camaraderie within our group. We invite you to join this brotherhood of sailors and look forward to your inclusion and participation. Please fill out the WSSC Membership Application below and bring it to one of our monthly meetings or contact one of our membership … we’ll keep the door open for you!
Come join us and see all we do at our monthly Membership meeting held on the 1st Thursday of each month at Mr. Nick’s Banquet Hall (1926 West Road, Trenton MI 48183). A buffet dinner starts at 6:45 pm with the meeting starting at 7:30 pm and a guest speaker at 8 pm. (We do not have a meeting in July as we are out sailing.) Hope to see you there.
*Note: WSSC is a member in good standing with I-LYA*
Benefits for joining West Shore Sail Club
WSSC was founded in 1972 as an organization focused exclusively on activates related to sailing. We promote our membership, the sport of sailing, and good seamanship.
- WSSC has independent sail racing and cruising programs.
- Racing – WSSC has almost 100 race starts per year and is predominate in race coordination in the area; WSSC members receive discounts on entry fees for both our WNATR and WSSC Specialty Races.
- Cruising – WSSC has the only yearly organized sail cruising program with scheduled cruises from May through October, visiting ports both North and South of our downriver base and as far away as the Caribbean.
- WSSC hosts many social activities throughout the year to keep the membership involved. These activities include our Regatta, Commodore’s Ball, Car Cruises to sister clubs, the Opening of the Island, a wine party, a Corn Roast, Theater Nights, and a Fall Fun Fest to name a few.
- WSSC meets monthly at our General Membership Meetings where members can partake in refreshments and a buffet dinner, a short administrative meeting, and then an educational or entertaining presentation focused on sailing, seamanship, or something of interest to the membership.
- WSSC is a member of the Inter-Lake Yachting Association, an association of 175 sister yacht clubs with over 55,000 members. Our sister clubs have reciprocal agreements that allow WSSC members to visit and utilize their facilities as well as many provide free nights of dockage for WSSC member visitations.
- WSSC yearly dues have only raised $5 in our 45 years of service. Today’s membership renewals are only $35 a year.