More than a sport, more than a “lifestyle,” it’s a way of Life.
Sailboat racing lays the groundwork for a successful life through leadership, strong work ethic, communication, patience, teamwork, and self confidence. MBJA provides access to sailing for anyone ready to experience a life filled with adventure, challenges, and triumph.


Sailing Program

See what’s happening at MBJA this Spring, Summer, and Fall…

Junior Sailing

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High School & College

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Adult Sailing

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Regardless of age, ability or limitation, sailing is for everyone.

Learn about our program's mission

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Learn more about our Fundraising Initiative

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How to make a tax-deductible donation

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Join our team or become a volunteer

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First-time sailor?

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Macatawa Bay Junior Association


2157 S Shore Dr., Holland, MI 49423


(616) 796-8671

Macatawa Bay Junior Association

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Macatawa Bay Yacht Club
Since 1993, MBJA has operated on the grounds of Macatawa Bay Yacht Club, serving the Holland community as a 501c(3) non-profit sailing school.

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US Sailing
MBJA is a proud member of US Sailing.