About Us

Serving for more than 25 years

Indiana Sailing Association, Inc. (ISA) was established in 1989 as a non-profit 501(c)(3) charity to sponsor youth sail training. It is a collaborative community partnership for young people. Starting with six East Chicago Central High School Cardinals, more than two thousand young sailors have been introduced to sailing on Lake Michigan. We sail out of East Chicago Marina, East Chicago, Indiana.

Team building in the close confines of a sailboat makes a lasting impression on young people. Facing challenges in a dynamic and changing natural environment builds confidence and social skills that go back to the community.

We are volunteers. Please lend a willing hand.

We sail onward!

Program participants talk about experiences