Clinton Lake Sailing Association

9:30am-1:00pm on select Saturdays and Sundays

Introductory Lessons include a morning rigging lesson & afternoon sailing lesson.

Only $25 - Sign Up Here



Sailing Lessons with Onboard Instructor

This is a 3-hour adult lesson with breaks included.  Membership is not required.  Limit 1x per adult.  We'll teach sailors how to rig and launch a Flying Scot and then we'll go sailing for the second half of the lesson.  Only $25 per person.  Sign up here

Keep sailing for free!  Sign up to crew on Wednesdays and Thursdays.

  Crew for Free

Wednesdays & Thursdays

Flying Scot Wednesdays & Thistle Thursdays are FREE and is organized by CLSA's Flying Scot and Thistle sailors on privately-owned sailboats.  Membership is not required.  After completing the introductory lesson,  sailors simply sign up and show.  New sailors are matched with more experienced sailors for maximum learning and maximum fun.  The sailing format on Wednesdays and Thursdays is casual racing.  

Want to take your sailing to the next level?  Become a skipper! 



Intermediate Sailing Class

Our Intermediate Sailing Class is for sailors who want to take their sailing to the next level.   Sailors are selected from our Wednesday and Thursday sailing programs.   

Click here to view our class guide.

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Get started right now by watching our free YouTube class.

Learn to Sail in 60 Minutes

Learn to Sail in 60 Minutes

In this 60-minute video, Eric will teach you everything you need to know to sail from point A to point B.   The boat in the video is a Flying Scot, the same boat used to teach CLSA sailing lessons.  Learn to Sail in 60 Minutes can be taken by anyone, whether preparing for an on-the-water learning program or those interested in learning more about the sport.  Page numbers are referenced in the video so you can easily follow along in textbook.  

Recommend Textbook: 
Learn Sailing Right - Beginning Sailing 

US Sailing also offers a digital version of the text if you don't want to wait.  

Watching these training videos before and after learning sessions help you go a long way faster.

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