We can’t wait to welcome our members, volunteers, students, and guests to Hoist a Glass on Saturday, April 13, 2019, at the Saginaw Bay Yacht Club. The evening begins at 7:00 p.m. and tickets are available at-the-door for $35/ea. Below is a list of the incredible auction items and experiences we’ll have available this year: Auction Type Donor/Experience Item/Experience Package … Read More


Are you interested in getting involved with the Saginaw Bay Community Sailing Association? We have excellent volunteer opportunities throughout the season and look forward to working with you. Here are a few upcoming events you might be interested in: Date Time Location Boats/Activity Tasks 4/13/2019 12:30 p.m. Delta Planetarium Family Fun Fair Table display, lesson promotion 4/15/2019 5:00 p.m. Gougeon … Read More

Hoist a Glass Annual Fundraiser – April 13

It’s hard to believe that April is right around the corner and that means it’s time for the Saginaw Bay Community Sailing Association’s annual Hoist a Glass fundraiser! This year  Tri-City Brewing Company will bring an assortment of ales and Ideal Party Store will showcase a variety of wines. And don’t forget about the amazing charcuterie board from Artigiano! Live music … Read More


During the winter months, SBCSA introduces members to the art of boatbuilding using a variety of construction methods, building techniques, and other skills. No prior boat building knowledge is required. Basic woodworking skills are helpful but not necessary. Completed boats are raffled off or sold and proceeds support the SBCSA’s youth and adult sailing programs. This season, the boatbuilding class … Read More

Annual Meeting – November 13

The Annual Meeting is open to all members, family, and friends of SBCSA. Please join us for an evening of celebrating our organization, wrapping up the previous season, and getting a sneak peek at what’s in the works for next year! Dinner and drinks are on your own tab for the Annual Meeting. Dinner selections include sirloin steak, chicken picatta, … Read More


SBCSA’s annual Try Sailing Day is happening on Saturday, June 9 from 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. at the 5th Street docks. Each year potential students – both youth and adult – climb aboard to see if learning to sail is for them. And each year, many students decide that it is! Important Tips: Visit the docks as close to … Read More

Beakers, Brushes, & Boats: A STEAM Day Camp

Three Bay City nonprofits are coming together to offer a new day camp experience designed to get participants excited about…water. BaySail, the Saginaw Bay Community Sailing Association and Studio 23/The Art Center have joined forces to offer “Beakers, Brushes & Boats: A STEAM Day Camp” to young people ages 8—10. The first ever camp will take place in Downtown Bay … Read More

Hoist A Glass Annual Fundraiser

What a crazy spring it’s been! Only a few short weeks ago, an ice storm forced the Saginaw Bay Community Sailing Association to postpone our annual wine, cheese, and ale tasting fundraiser. But, two-weeks later on April 28th, Hoist a Glass finally happened and fun was had by all. Guests dined on fine cheese hors d’oeuvres from Artigiano, craft brews … Read More

Competitive Sailboat Racing on the Saginaw Bay Kicks Off in May

Each Wednesday evening from the middle of May through the end of September, a parade of sailboats heads out to the Saginaw Bay for comradery and competition. Currently organized by the Bay City Yacht Club, Saginaw Bay sailboat racing has occurred for about 50 years and attracts as many as 30 to 40 boats per race. According to race organizers, … Read More

Registration Open for Sailing Lessons

Another sailing season is quickly approaching and we can’t wait to get back out on the water! The SBCSA provides summer sailing lessons to introduce newcomers to the sport of sailing and to provide training in basic sailing skills and safety on the water. Sailors with some previous experience who are looking to improve their skills are also welcome. Lessons … Read More