Compass Point Veteran Outreach is a non-profit organization, 501c(3) that that recognizes the turmoil and frustration experienced by returning veterans and their families while they reestablish themselves in society.  Our mission is to provide an evidenced based practice that utilizes adventure therapy through the challenges of sailing. We aim to give veterans an opportunity for adventure and to reconnect with their families.

Step aboard and start a journey to a better life for you and your family!

CONTACT

T: (810) 941-5101

E: compasspointvets@gmail.com

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LET'S GO SAILING

Compass Point Veteran Outreach offers sailing classes to Veterans and their families.

As a 501c(3) non-profit organization, both classroom sailing instruction and on the water training is completely complimentary.

  • Basic Sailing

  • Coastal Cruising

  • Charter Cruising

  • Advanced Coastal Crusing

Sailing Classes Offered

  • DD-214 or NGB-22

  • Disabled Veterans are accepted

Your Requirements

  • FREE

  • Lodging not included

Cost of Classes

  • Mon - Sun 8am - 5pm

  • May 1st - Labor Day (Sailing Season)

Hours of Operation

  • All staff are trained in accordance with the American Sailing Association (ASA) standards, by ASA instructors.

  • All staff are veterans and CPR/BLS certified.

  • Social Workers, Nutritionist, and Nurses are available on weekends if requested.

  • Licensed USCG Captains are present during all training operations.

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Staff Credentials

“To go to sea is to escape in the best sense, to flee trivial routine for something more lasting.

The sea calls in a different voice to each of us, with a message we all understand;

there’s something beyond what we know, and we can reach it.


– Before the Wind: True Stories About Sailing, by David Gowdey

Learn about who we are and how we can make a difference.

See what we events we participate and organize for local communities.

Learn about various opportunities for families and our veterans.

See what you can do to get involved and make a change for the better.