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  • Venetian Night is Saturday, Aug 19th Venetian Night has been deemed as "the most elegant evening at CLSA." Please join us for the fun and elegance!Saturday August 19, 2017, Clinton Lake Sailing Association is hosting Venetian Night. This entails sailboats decorated with lights and fanciful themes docked at our sailboat dock prior to a night sail. Please join us for a potluck and cookout followed by a near full moon sailing experience. CLSA will provide steaks at $10 per steak. Please bring a dish to pass!The potluck and cookout begins at 6:00 PM and sailing follows as your spirit moves you. The lake is great by night. It's fun to watch satellites and stars. We will not have extra steaks on Saturday ...
    Posted Aug 13, 2017, 7:12 PM by CLSA Sailing
  • Small Fleet Practice Wednesday 7/12 CLSA Members, do you want/need help practicing with the CLSA Fleet boats? We're here to help! Gerry Christman will be at the lake on Wednesday, July 12th at 5pm. Email christmanz@hotmail.com to sign up for practice. YOU MUST REGISTER WITH GERRY IN ADVANCE or this practice will be cancelled. We have the fleet boats for the use of our members. Please take advantage of this opportunity if you're interested! 
    Posted Jul 11, 2017, 6:01 PM by CLSA Sailing
  • Mowing Help Needed Attention CLSA members! We NEED your help mowing. All of our yard work and mowing is done by our tireless volunteers, but some of our volunteers are growing tired of mowing again and again. Please, consider signing up for a turn at mowing. If we had to pay someone to do our mowing, it would significantly raise our membership fees and we don't want to do that. Your help is greatly appreciated. Sign up below!http://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080d44a5ac29a6fe3-lawn
    Posted Jun 21, 2017, 11:42 AM by CLSA Sailing
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CLSA 2017

Venetian Night is Saturday, Aug 19th

posted Aug 13, 2017, 7:12 PM by CLSA Sailing

Venetian Night has been deemed as "the most elegant evening at CLSA." Please join us for the fun and elegance!

Saturday August 19, 2017, Clinton Lake Sailing Association is hosting Venetian Night. This entails sailboats decorated with lights and fanciful themes docked at our sailboat dock prior to a night sail. Please join us for a potluck and cookout followed by a near full moon sailing experience. CLSA will provide steaks at $10 per steak. Please bring a dish to pass!

The potluck and cookout begins at 6:00 PM and sailing follows as your spirit moves you. The lake is great by night. It's fun to watch satellites and stars. 

We will not have extra steaks on Saturday. If you want one, yo
u must RSVP by 5pm on Friday. Thank you for your cooperation! 

Click below to RSVP:

Small Fleet Practice Wednesday 7/12

posted Jul 11, 2017, 6:01 PM by CLSA Sailing

CLSA Members, do you want/need help practicing with the CLSA Fleet boats? We're here to help! Gerry Christman will be at the lake on Wednesday, July 12th at 5pm. Email christmanz@hotmail.com to sign up for practice. YOU MUST REGISTER WITH GERRY IN ADVANCE or this practice will be cancelled. We have the fleet boats for the use of our members. Please take advantage of this opportunity if you're interested! 

Mowing Help Needed

posted Jun 21, 2017, 11:37 AM by CLSA Sailing   [ updated Jun 21, 2017, 11:42 AM ]

Attention CLSA members! We NEED your help mowing. All of our yard work and mowing is done by our tireless volunteers, but some of our volunteers are growing tired of mowing again and again. Please, consider signing up for a turn at mowing. If we had to pay someone to do our mowing, it would significantly raise our membership fees and we don't want to do that. Your help is greatly appreciated. Sign up below!

http://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080d44a5ac29a6fe3-lawn


CLSA's Ship Store is open!

posted Jun 8, 2017, 5:22 AM by CLSA Sailing

Need some CLSA swag? Of course you do!

We now have a ship's store where you can have our CLSA logo printed on almost any item of clothing! 
Coral Reef has created a lovely range of items for you to choose from. Whether you like sweatshirts, golf shirts, or hats, Coral Reef has them all!

Wear your CLSA affiliation with pride, click on the link below and stock up on some new gear!!!

http://bit.ly/2r4LihP


Dock Walk & Moonlight Sail

posted Jun 6, 2017, 8:45 AM by CLSA Sailing   [ updated Jun 6, 2017, 8:46 AM ]

We hope for a great turnout at Friday's Dock Walk. A great evening on the docks will be followed by a Moonlight Sail under a full moon. 

Summer Work Day (Evening)

posted Jun 1, 2017, 5:40 PM by CLSA Sailing

All hands on deck for our summer work day! Join us at CLSA Friday, June 2nd from 6 to 8pm. There are lots of tasks to be completed at CLSA and your help is greatly appreciated! We'll have snacks, too! Don't worry, you'll be done in plenty of time to catch the sunset from the best vantage point at the lake, the CLSA bench. 

Captain Morgan Regatta

posted May 23, 2017, 1:44 PM by CLSA Sailing

Join CLSA for a weekend of racing at fun at the annual Captain Morgan Regatta! Festivities begin Friday, May 26th and continue through Sunday. 
Kickoff party at Lunker's in Normal (famous for their fried fish) on Friday from 6 to 8pm. 
Distance race series on Saturday and Sunday. Skippers' meeting at noon and racing at 1pm on both days. 
Brunch for participants on Sunday at 10:45am. 


2017 CLSA Open House

posted May 6, 2017, 7:00 PM by CLSA Sailing

On May 20th, 2017 we welcome you to our annual CLSA Open House. Please join us for sailboat rides, food, a powerboat driving simulator, the 'Ready, Set, Wear It' World Record event at 1:30pm, a mini tugboat, and more. Special thanks to the Mid Illini and Land of Lincoln Power Squadrons for their participation.  

At CLSA, safety of our guests and all sailors is paramount. For that reason, if you wish to go on a sailboat ride we have a few, simple, guidelines/rules to protect our passengers, skippers, and boats. Thank you for your cooperation. 

1. Each child must be accompanied by an adult
2. Children must be at least 5 years old
3. Passengers should remain seated unless told and always follow your skippers' directions
4. All passengers must wear a life jacket for the duration of the trip
5. Be respectful of the boat, other passengers, and the skipper
6. No gum, food, or drinks (other than water) should be brought aboard
6. Enjoy the ride! 

Lake Clean Up with the IL Conservation Police

posted Apr 14, 2017, 6:10 AM by CLSA Sailing   [ updated Apr 27, 2017, 11:43 AM ]


The Illinois Conservation Police will be holding a lake wide cleanup for Clinton Lake Saturday, May 6th from 9am to 2pm.

Meet at the Clinton Lake State Recreation Area boat ramp (Mascoutin).
Please bring a pair of gloves. 

Your shoes/pants may get wet as litter is retrieved from the water and shoreline. We recommend that you bring an extra pair of each.

To sign up, please use our CLSA form here:
http://bit.ly/2opTLct

Spring Workday

posted Apr 3, 2017, 9:20 AM by CLSA Sailing   [ updated Apr 3, 2017, 9:21 AM ]

CLSA Spring Work Day, this Saturday, April 8th from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

Time to get the CLSA grounds ready for the season! Join us at the CLSA pavilion to help us with a list of tasks from our Harbormaster, Perry Biddle. 
Lunch will be turkey and brisket from Hickory River and soup from Debbie Y. Bring a drink and anything you'd like to share.

Also, if you have pair of work gloves and a rake or shovel, you can throw those in, too!

Thank you in advance for your help!


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