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First Sail Experience

CLSA is a proud US Sailing First Sail location.  Interested in learning how to sail, but not sure if you are ready for a full commitment?  Take the First Sail Experience (link: and see first-hand why sailing is most exhilarating activities on earth.   This unique, on-the-water opportunity is designed to provide a memorable experience that will motivate newcomers to continue sailing. 

Participants will learn with an instructor in a keelboat provided by CLSA members.   Additionally, all First Sail Experience participants will have access to Basic Keelboat Online (link:, a US Sailing online training course designed to prepare beginners for their first time on the water.   This two-hour lesson is free.   If you would like to be notified of upcoming First Sail opportunities, please email  First Sails are scheduled a few days in advance, only after we are confident the weather will be favorable for a fun experience.   We host First Sails very regularly throughout the sailing season. Invites are sent through and slots are reserved on a first-come-first-serve basis.  

Welcome to First Sail