Kip Nickel

Keith Forton
02/28/2017
Loren Newton
04/27/2018

Kip Nickel

Kip lives on Old Mission Peninsula overlooking Power Island and West Bay. He has been sailing since he was 12 yrs old, beginning on a Sunfish and progressing through racing and cruising sailboats over the years. Kip is an experienced cruisier, he and his wife are owners of “Ruach” a Jeanneau 45 located in Charlevoix and have cruised Lakes Michigan, Huron and Erie over the last 15 years. He also enjoys his Catalina Capri 14 day sailor and teaching his grandkids to sail.

He is excited to share his love and knowledge of sailing and his experience on the Great Lakes; the best cruising ground anywhere. Kip is a USCG Master Captain NCW and is certified to teach: ASA101,103,104,105. He looks forward to helping you expand your knowledge and love of sailing.