The Great Lakes Singlehanded Society
January 17, 2015 AGM Meeting details --- The date has been set for the 2015 AGM meeting in Chicago and the details are posted on the website. Please note, you need to lock in your hotel room by December 19th to ensure the GLSS special rate
20 Steps to the Starting Line - Considering a Solo Challenge - Start Here - the step by step guide!
The December 2014 Solo Challenger --- The December 2014 Solo Challenger is now available - Some great stories from the 2014 challenges, & update on the 2015 AGM Meeting as well as board member profiles
Education and Safety --- Articles and papers, primarily written by experienced GLSS members, with the long distance solo sailor in mind.
Check out the GLSS Calendar of events --- The GLSS has seminars in the spring, challenges in the summer and our annual meeting in the winter.
Order your GLSS branded apparel today --- The GLSS has teamed up with Lands' End Business Outfitters to offer logoed apparel.
Welcome to the Home Port of the GLSS!
Within the website you will find plenty of information on our organization's mission, history, the races that we sanction, publications, as well as a host of information of value to singlehanded or shorthanded skippers.
Please bookmark our site, and stop by often as the site is continuously updated. If you haven't found what you're looking for, feel free to contact us to access the Officers, Directors, or Committee Chairs for the area you are interested in. If you have any problems viewing any of the content on the website, please check the 'About Site' menu for information on adjusting your browser settings.
If you've just stumbled onto our site, or if you have been searching for some time to find a venue for singlehanded sailing, you've undoubtedly acquired a war chest of questions dealing with the many aspects of short and singlehanded sailing. To assist you in preparing for one of our Solo Challenges, we have compiled a few Frequently Asked Questions that should get you pointed in the right direction. They cover general topics, membership granting Solo Challenges, and our Fall Race Slate. If there's a burning question that we haven't addressed, just ask! We'll get the answers to you so that you can prepare for your first Solo Challenge!
Great Lakes Singlehanded Society
9213 Harding Blvd.