Previous Years

Past sailing trips

2017 Trips

Sailing DatesLocationTrip TypeDaysTrip Leader
January 18 - February 1, 2017British Virgin IslandsCharter14Tom Embertson
June 10-11, 2017Lake City MarinaCharter2Lisa Broom
June 24th – 25th 2017Lake City MarinaCharter2Judy Pahlow
July 8th – 15th 2017Isle Royal, Lake SuperiorCharter7Jay Biggs and Reeve Hutchinson
August 19th 1-8pmLake City MarinaCharter1Scott Woolfrey

2016 Trips

Sailing DatesLocationTrip TypeDaysTrip Leader
March 30 - April 5, 2016British Virgin IslandASA 103 & 104 Basic Cruising & Bareboat Chartering *Prerequisite for certification is ASA 1017Joan Gilmore
April 6 - 11, 2016British Virgin IslandsASA 104 & 114 Bareboat Chartering & Cruising Catamaran *Prerequisite for certification is ASA 1036Joan Gilmore
June 18 - 25, 2016Strasbourg, FranceCharter - Riverboat7Jerry Sicard
August 19 - 21, 2016Izaty’s Resort on Lake Mille LacesWeekend Day Sailing3Jerry Sicard

2015 Trips

Sailing DatesLocationTrip TypeDaysTrip Leader
January 17-24, 2015St. LuciaCharter7Scott Woolfrey
February 16-22, 2015 Pre-board 15thBritish Virgin IslandsCharter7Tom Embertson
February 23-March 1, 2015 Pre-board 22ndBritish Virgin IslandsCharter7Tom Embertson
March 2-8, 2015 Pre-board 1stBritish Virgin IslandsCharter7Tom Embertson
March 1-7, 2015British Virgin IslandsASA 103 & 104 Basic Cruising & Bareboat Chartering *Prerequisite for certification is ASA 1017Joan Gilmore
March 9-15, 2015 Pre-board 8thBritish Virgin IslandsCharter7Tom Embertson
March 22-28, 2015 Pre-board 21stBritish Virgin IslandsCatamaran Fun Week7Joan Gilmore
June 6-7, 2015Lake PepinDaysailing2Jerry Sicard
June 25-28, 2015Apostle IslandsCharter GALS ONLY3David Shores
July 13-14, 2015 9AM-5PMLake PepinASA 118 - Docking Pre-req: ASA 101 for cert.2Joan Gilmore
July 16-19, 2015Apostle Islands, WIASA 103-104 Pre-req: ASA 1013Joan Gilmore
July 16-19, 2015Apostle Islands, WICharterGALS ONLY3David Shores
July 17-19, 2015Apostle Islands, WIWeekend trip3Tom Embertson
July 17-19, 2015Apostle Islands, WIDaysailing & Onboard lodging3Jay Biggs
July 24-26, 2015Lake Mille LacsDaysailing & condo lodging2Jerry Sicard
August 13-16, 2015Apostle Islands, WICharterGALS ONLY3David Shores
August 15-16, 2015 Pre-board 14th, 7PMApostle Islands, WIASA 104 Pre-req: ASA 1032Joan Gilmore
August 20-23, 2015 Pre-board 19th, 7PMApostle Islands, WIASA 106 - Advanced coastal cruising Pre-req: ASA 104 & 1054Joan Gilmore
August 29-30, 2015Barker’s Island, WIDay Sails2Lisa Broom & Monica Pelzer
August 29 - September 5, 2015Azores, PortugualCharter8Jean and Kris Van Tatenhove
September 18 - September 25, 2015Block Island Sound, RICo-Charter NLSC and DSSA7Dorothy Zimmerman and Mike Sawinski

2014 Trips

Sailing DatesLocationTrip TypeDaysTrip Leader
February 22 - March 1, 2014British Virgin IslandsCharter7Tom Embertson
February 23 - March 2, 2014British Virgin IslandsASA 103/104 Basic Cruising / Bareboat Chartering Certification7Joan Gilmore
March 1-8, 2014British Virgin IslandsCharter7Tom Embertson
March 2-8, 2014 British Virgin IslandsASA 103/104 Basic Cruising / Bareboat Chartering Certification7Joan Gilmore
March 8-15, 2014British Virgin IslandsCharter7Tom Embertson
June 7-8, 2014 Lake Pepin Lake City, MNDay Sail - This is an NLSC "kid friendly" sponsored trip2Jeff Owens & Ilona Rouda
June 28-29, 2014Day-sailing with DSSA Duluth, MNDay-Sails 2Keith Holloman and Mike Sawinski (DSSA)
July 17-20, 2014Apostle Islands Bayfield, WIASA 103 & 104 Basic Cruising & Bareboat Chartering *Prerequisite for certification is ASA 1014Joan Gilmore
July 18-20, 2014 Apostle Islands Bayfield, WICharter3Keith Holloman
July 18-20, 2014Apostle Islands Bayfield, WICharter3Tom Embertson
July 19-20, 2014Apostle Islands Bayfield, WICharter ***GALS only trip***2David Shores
July 26-27, 2014Barker’s Island Marina Lake Superior & Duluth-Superior Harbor Superior, WIDay Sail - This is an NLSC "kid friendly" sponsored trip2Jeff & Kari Owens
August 2-3, 2014 Apostle Islands Bayfield, WIASA 104 Bareboat Chartering *Prerequisite for certification is ASA 1032Joan Gilmore
August 2-9, 2014Isle Royale Lake SuperiorCharter7David Shores
August 13-17, 2014Bayfield, WI / Grand Marais, MN Sail from Bayfield to Grand Marais and backASA 106 Advanced Coastal Cruising *Prerequisite for certification ASA 104 & 1055Joan Gilmore
August 16-22, 2014San Juan Islands US / CanadaCharter7Trudy Ohnsorg & Keith Holloman
August 23-24, 2014 Apostle Islands Bayfield, WICharter ***GALS only trip***2David Shores
September 4-7 OR September 11-14, 2014Cornucopia, Knife River, Superior Lake Superior, MN/WIDay & Night Sail2Keith Holloman and Mike Sawinski (DSSA)

2013 Trips

Sailing DatesLocationTrip TypeDaysTrip Leader
February 22 - March 8, 2013 (1 or 2 weeks) March 8, 2013 - March 15, 2013 (new - 1 week)British Virgin IslandsCharter7/14Tom Embertson
March 2-9, 2013British Virgin IslandsASA 114 Cruising Catamaran - Prerequisite ASA 1047Joan Gilmore
March 9-16, 2013 British Virgin IslandsCharter Fun Cruise7Joan Gilmore
March 16-23, 2013British Virgin IslandsASA 103/104 Basic Cruising / Bareboat Chartering Certification7Joan Gilmore
May 31, 2013The Yacht Club Spring Park, MNOpen House - Sailboat Rides1Joan Gilmore
June 1, 2013Lake Minnetonka Shorewood, MNASA 101 Basic Keelboat Challenge (Test-Out)1Joan Gilmore
June 8-9, 2013 Lake Pepin Lake City, MNDay Sail - This is an NLSC "kid-friendly" sponsored trip2Tom Nelson, Judy Pahlow, Jerry Sicard
June 15-16, 2013 Lake Superior & Duluth Harbor Duluth, MNDay Sail 1-2Mike Sawinski & Keith Holloman
June 22/23, 2013Lake Minnetonka - 1 Excelsior, MNDay Sail1 - choose Sat or SunJeff Tam
June 22, 2013 Upper Minnetonka Yacht Club Outing - 1 Shorewood, MNDay Sail1Keith Holloman
June 22-23, 2013 Apostle Islands Bayfield, WIASA 104 Bareboat Chartering *Prerequisite ASA 1032Joan Gilmore
July 6/7/20, 2013Lake Minnetonka Shorewood, MNRacing Techniques3Joan Gilmore
July 18-21, 2013Apostle Islands Bayfield, WIASA 103 & 104 Basic Cruising & Bareboat Chartering *Prerequisite ASA 1014Joan Gilmore
July 19-21, 2013 Apostle Islands Bayfield, WICharter3Keith Holloman
July 20/21, 2013 Lake Minnetonka - 2 Excelsior, MNDay Sail1 - choose Sat or SunJeff Tam
July 26-28, 2013Apostle Islands Bayfield, WICharter3Tom Embertson
July 27, 2013 Upper Minnetonka Yacht Club Outing - 2 Shorewood, MNDay Sail1Keith Holloman
August 3-4, 2013Apostle Islands Bayfield, WIASA 104 Bareboat Chartering *Prerequisite ASA 1032Joan Gilmore
July 27 - August 6, 2013Canadian North Shore of Lake Superior Grand Marais, MNCharter11Dave Shores
August 10, 2013 Upper Minnetonka Yacht Club Outing - 3 Shorewood, MNDay Sail1Keith Holloman
August 11-18, 2013Isle Royale Lake SuperiorCharter8Dave Shores
August 14-18, 2013Bayfield, WI / Grand Marais, MN Sail from Bayfield to Grand Marais and backASA 106 Advanced Coastal Cruising *Prerequisite ASA 104&1055Joan Gilmore
August 17-18, 2013 Barker’s Island Marina Lake Superior & Duluth-Superior Harbor Superior, WIDay Sail - This is an NLSC "kid-friendly" sponsored trip2Jeff & Kari Owens
August 24/25, 2013 Lake Minnetonka - 3 Excelsior, MNDay Sail1 - choose Sat or SunJeff Tam
September 2-16, 2013 Whitsunday Islands AustraliaCharter14Jay Biggs

2012 Trips

Sailing DatesLocationTrip TypeDaysTrip Leader
Weekly February & March, 2012San Blas Islands, Panama 9° 33’ N, 78° 58’ WCaptained Cruise7Dianne Siebrasse
February 11-18, 2012British Virgin Islands 18° 26’ N, 64° 37’ WASA 103/104 Basic Cruising / Bareboat Chartering Training7Joan Gilmore
February 19-25, 2012British Virgin Islands 18° 26’ N, 64° 37’ WASA 104/audit: Open to all.7Joan Gilmore
(February 24) February 25 - March 2, 2012British Virgin Islands 18° 26’ N, 64° 37’ WCharter 7Tom Embertson
(March 2) March 3-9, 2012British Virgin Islands 18° 26’ N, 64° 37’ WCharter 7Tom Embertson
(March 9) March 10-16, 2012British Virgin Islands 18° 26’ N, 64° 37’ WCharter 7Tom Embertson
March 13, 2012 Aquaventure Dive & Photo Center 10024 County Rd 81, Maple Grove, MN 55369 45° 7.15’ N, 93° 24.52’ WDiscover SCUBA Diving and Snorkeling1Jerry Sicard
May 11-13, 2012Lake MinnetonkaInstructor Qualification Clinic for new ASA Instructors3Joan Gilmore
May 18, 2012The Yacht Club, Spring Park on Lake MinnetonkaSailboat Rides1Joan Gilmore
May 19, 2012Hooper’s Yachts, Afton, MNRigging Class1Joan Gilmore
June 2, 2012Lake MinnetonkaASA 101 Basic Keelboat Challenge1Joan Gilmore
June 2-3, 2012Lake Superior & Duluth Harbor Duluth, MNDay Sail2Mike Sawinski & Keith Holloman
June 9-10, 2012Lake Pepin, Lake City 44° 26.96’ N, 92° 16.00’ WDay Sail2Tom Cronmiller
June 23-24, 2012Lake Minnetonka -1 Shorewood Marina, Chanhassen, MNDay Sail1-2 days Jeff Tam
July 7, 2012Lake MinnetonkaRacing Techniques1Joan Gilmore
July 13-15, 2012Apostle Islands -1 Duluth, MN Port Superior Marina, Bayfield, WICharter3Keith Holloman & Bob Mayer
July 21-22, 2012St. Croix Marina, Hudson, WIASA 118 Docking Endorsement Training, Prerequisite ASA 1012Joan Gilmore
July 20-22, 2012Apostle Islands -2 Port Superior Marina, Bayfield, WICharter3Keith Holloman & Bob Mayer
July 21-22, 2012Lake Minnetonka -2 Shorewood Marina, Chanhassen, MNDay Sail1-2Jeff Tam
July 27-29, 2012Apostle Islands -3 Apostle Islands Marina, Bayfield, WICharter3Tom Embertson
(August 1) August 2-5, 2012Bayfield, WIASA 103 & 104 Basic Cruising & Bareboat Chartering Prerequisite ASA 1014Joan Gilmore
(August 10) August 11-12, 2012Bayfield, WIASA 104 Bareboat Chartering Prerequisite ASA 1032Joan Gilmore
August 18-19, 2012Barker’s Island Marina Lake Superior & Duluth-Superior Harbor Superior, WIDay Sail2Jeff Owens & Monica Pelzer
August 25-26, 2012Lake Minnetonka -3 Shorewood Marina, Chanhassen, MNDay Sail1-2 daysJeff Tam
Sept 22-29, 2012 Canal Du Midi Southern France 43° 17.14’ N, 2° 55.71’ ECharter - Canal boat8Jerry Sicard
October 27, 2012Burnsville, MNASA 105 Coastal Navigation5Joan Gilmore

2011 Trips

Sailing DatesLocationTrip TypeDaysTrip Leader
February 13-19, 2011British Virgin Islands FLOTILLA 18° 26’ N, 64° 37’ WCharter7Joan Gilmore
April 30, 2011 12:30-4:30pmWhite Bear Boat Works, 4120 Hoffman Road, White Bear Lake, MNRigging Class1Joan Gilmore & Ernie Eisenberg
May 20, 2011 4-8pmThe Yacht Club, Spring Park on Lake MinnetonkaSailboat Rides 1Joan Gilmore
May 21-22, 2011"Icebreaker", Shorewood Yacht Club, Shorewood, MNTrailerable & Already-there2Jeff Tam
May 29, 2011Tremann Cup Racing, Upper Minnetonka Yacht Club, Spring Lake, MNTrailerable & Already-there1Noel Neuman
June 11-12, 2011Lake Pepin, Lake City Marina, Lake City, MNTrailerable & Already-there2Tom Cronmiller
(June 22) June 23-26, 2011 4-8pmBayfield, WIASA 103 & 104 Basic Cruising / Bareboat Cruising Prerequisite ASA 1014Joan Gilmore
July 9, 16, & 23, 2011 1:00-4:30pmThe Yacht Club, Spring Park on Lake MinnetonkaRacing Techniques Class3Joan Gilmore
July 22-24, 2011Apostle Islands, Port Superior Marina, Bayfield, WICharter3Keith Holloman
July 29-31, 2011Apostle Islands, Port Superior Marina, Bayfield, WICharter3Keith Holloman
August 4-7, 2011 4-8pmBayfield, WIASA 103 & 104 Basic Cruising / Bareboat Cruising Prerequisite ASA 1014Joan Gilmore
August 19-22, 2011 4-8pmBayfield, WIASA 106 Advanced Coastal Cruising Prerequisite ASA 104 & 1054Joan Gilmore
August 20-21, 2011Lake Superior, Barker’s Island Marina, Superior, WITrailerable 2Lisa Broom & Monica Pelzer
September 10-24, 2011Italy [Palermo to Tropea, one-way] 38° 7.75’ N, 13° 22.16’ ECharter14Jay Biggs
September 16-23, 2011 Narragansett Bay Area, Rhode Island - Martha’s Vineyard & Nantucket 41° 29’ N, 71° 19’ WCharter7Dorothy Zimmermann

2010 Trips

Sailing DatesLocationTrip TypeDaysTrip Leader
January 11-24, 2010Phuket, THAILAND 7° 59’ N, 98° 20’ ECharter14Jay Biggs
January 10-17, 2010Florida Keys 25° 7’ N, 80° 25’ WCharter12Jerry Sicard
February 7-13, 2010British Virgin Islands 18° 25.6’ N, 64° 38.1’ WTeaching ASA 103/104 Basic Cruising / Bareboat Chartering7Joan Gilmore
February 14-20, 2010British Virgin Islands 18° 25.6’ N, 64° 38.1’ WTeaching ASA 114 Cruising Catamaran7Joan Gilmore
March 7-14, 2010British Virgin Islands 25.6’ N, 64° 38.1’ WCharter7Lisa Broom & Keith Holloman
May 15-16, 2010Lake Minnetonka "Icebreaker" Shorewood Yacht Club 44° 54’ N, 93° 34’ WCharter & Trailerable2Joan & Jeff Tam; Diane & Ron Carlson
May 22-23, 2010Upper Minnetonka Yacht Club Treman Cup Co-op Races & Party Spring Park, MN 44° 56.09’ N, 93° 37.70’ WUMYC Boats & Trailerable1 or 2Noel Neuman & Joan Gilmore
June 12-13, 2010Lake Pepin - Spring Lake City Marina Lake City MN 44° 27’ N, 92° 16’ WTrailerable & Boats-already-on-the-lake2Lisa Broom & Tom Cronmiller
June 19-20, 2010Lake Superior Duluth, MN 46° 42’ N, 92° 3’ WTeaching ASA 118 Docking Endorsement2Joan Gilmore
July 9-11, 2010Green Lake [near Spicer] 45° 14’ N, 94° 56’ WTrailerable3Don McGrath
July 17-18, 2010Lake Superior Duluth, MN 46° 42’ N, 92° 3’ WTeaching ASA 118 Docking Endorsement2Joan Gilmore
July 18-24, 2010North Channel, Lake Huron Ontario, Canada 45° 58.8’ N, 81° 55.5’ WCharter7Lou Culbert
July 20, 2010Bald Eagle Lake Dave Klein’s home 45 ° 6.36’ N 93 ° 0.33’ WBald Eagle Yacht Club’s Boats & Trailerables1Dave Klein
July 31- August 1, 2010Lake Superior Duluth, MN 46° 42’ N, 92° 3’ WTeaching ASA 118 Docking Endorsement2Joan Gilmore
July 31 - August 7, 2010Isle Royale 1, Lake Superior [Grand Marais, MN] 47° 45’ N, 90° 20’ WCharter7Dave Shores
August 7-14, 2010Isle Royale 2, Lake Superior [Grand Marais, MN] 47° 45’ N, 90° 20’ WCharter7Dave Shores
August 7-8, 2010Barker’s Island, Lake Superior [Superior, WI] 46° 42.96’ N, 92° 3.26’ WTrailerable2Lisa Broom
August 14-16, 2010Leech Lake REGATTA 47° 6’ N, 94° 35’ WTrailerable or Charter3David Klein
September 10-12, 2010Apostle Islands, Lake Superior on a CATAMARAN! & a Monohull 46° 47’ N, 90° 51’ WCharter3Lisa Broom
September 25-26, 2010Lake Pepin - Fall Lake City Marina Lake City MN 44° 27’ N, 92° 16’ WTrailerable & Boats-already-on-the-lake2Jerry Sicard; Steve & Jacquie Engelmayer
October 8-13, 2010Annapolis Boat Show & Chesapeake Bay 38° 58’ N, 76° 28’ WCharter6Wayne Hochmeir
November 9, 2010 - 6:30 pmGolden Valley VFW 45° 00’ N, 93° 23’ WTrip Chair Informational Meeting1Keith Holloman & NLSC Trip Chairs

2009 Trips

Sailing DatesLocationTrip TypeDaysTrip Leader
January 10-18, 2009Florida Keys 25° 7’ N, 80° 25’ WCharter9Lisa Broom
March 1-7, 2009British Virgin Islands 18° 25.6’ N, 64° 38.1’ WTeaching ASA 103/1047Joan Gilmore
May 16-17, 2009Lake Minnetonka "Icebreaker" Shorewood Yacht Club 44° 54’ N, 93° 34’ WCharter & Trailerable2Jeff & Joan Tam, Diane & Ron Carlson
June 13-14, 2009Lake Pepin Lake City Marina Lake City MN 44° 27’ N, 92° 16’ WTrailerable & Boats-already-on-the-lake2Ilona & Bob Rouda, Diane & Ron Carlson
July 17-19, 2009Apostle Islands Lake Superior Pikes Bay Marina, Bayfield WI 46° 47.40’ N, 92° 3.19’ WCharter3Lisa Broom
July 25-26, 2009ASA Docking - Lake Superior Barker’s Island Marina, Superior WI 46° 42.99’ N, 92° 3.19’ WTeaching ASA Docking2Joan Gilmore
August 15-16, 2009Barker’s Island, Lake Superior Barker’s Island Marina, Superior WI 46° 42.99’ N, 92° 3.19’ WTrailerable2Lisa Broom
August 22-23, 2009ASA Docking - Lake Superior Barker’s Island Marina, Superior WI 46° 42.99’ N, 92° 3.19’ WTeaching ASA Docking2Joan Gilmore
August 29-30, 2009ASA Docking - Lake Superior Barker’s Island Marina, Superior WI 46° 42.99’ N, 92° 3.19’ WTeaching ASA Docking2Joan Gilmore
September 26 - October 3, 2009Saronic and Argolic Gulfs, GREECE 37° 59’ N, 23° 43’ ECharter7 {or 14 or 21}Don McGrath & Jerry Sicard