Clinton Lake Sailing Association

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Sailing Lessons with Onboard Instructor

Learn to sail on comfortable and stable Flying Scot for as little as $25 per lesson.  Lessons are offered every week all season long.  Sign up for an introductory lesson or purchase a lesson package today.  

Before attending the first sailing lesson, all sailors must attend a free rigging clinic. and watch Learn to Sail in 60 Minutes.   

Rigging lessons are free and a great way to get introduced to sailing at CLSA



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      Wednesdays at 4pm and Saturdays at 9:30am

Rigging Lessons

Our free rigging lessons are offered every week all season long.   RSVP is required.   Our instructors will show you how to connect to the trailer, unpack the boat, rig the sails, launch the boat and hoist the sails on a Flying Scot.  

New sailors interested in taking sailing lessons on a Flying Scot must attend at least one rigging lesson before attending an on-the-water sailing lesson.   

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 go a long way faster.

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