The Carlyle Sailing Association has what you're looking for if it's sailing near St. Louis, sailing in Illinois, sailing near Belleville, sailing near Edwardsville, sailing near Collinsville, sailing near Scott Airforce base ( AFB). Or perhaps you are seeking sailing lessons near St. Louis, sailing lessons in St. Louis, sailing lessons in Illinois, Or maybe you want to learn to sail near St. Louis or learn to sail in St. Louis or learn to sail in Illinois. Check out the great sailing at CSA. Our popular fleets include Lightning, E-scow, Flying Scot, Melges, Comet, Catalina, San Juan and more. There are great opportunities for sailboat racing and daysailing, plus great on-shore facilities. There are also several learn to sail programs for adults and kids. All of this great sailing happens in Hazlet State Park at Carlyle Lake, also known as Lake Carlyle   Find out more


Boat Yard Looking for a boat, but not sure what is right for you? Check out our buying guide. Then check our classifieds.

Sailboat Primer

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The MARKS

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Racing quick clicks...

For more racing news and information, visit the Racing Page.

For a whole raft of racing-related info, check out the Racing Library

PROs - please file your weekly results. Results cannot be posted on the website until you submit them.
Use THIS XLSX FORM  Got questions? Ask... downwindcsa@gmail.com

  1. Your December Marks of the Course is HERE

Lots will be going on at CSA in 2018. Get the story on all that’s happening!

More drone fun
- Oct. 8 pursuit race

Video by Rick Bernstein HERE

More pictures on the CSA Facebook page

Take a ride with Bronson & Rachel

Watch the video from their Texas adventure HERE

Nacra solo 

Video by Charlie Stauffer - going solo on his Nacra 5.2

  1. Got questions? We’ve got...

For all that stuff you wanted to know about CSA, but were too bashful to ask. Check out our CSA FAQ and glossary HERE

  1. CSA Commodore’s Banquet, Jan. 20

Come celebrate the 2017 sailing season!

6 pm - 11 pm at the Maryland Heights Community Center, 2300 McKelvey Rd, Maryland Heights, MO 63043.

Open bar at 6:00 PM. Buffet at 6:30 PM.

  1. On the menu... Roast Beef Au Jus and Chicken Piccata, Cavatelli Con Broccoli, Baby Buttered Parsley Potatoes, Green Beans Almondine, Italian Salad with Creamy Peppercorn Dressing, Sliced Italian Bread with Butter, Lemonade, Ice Tea and Water. Cake for dessert

  2. Children will be served pizza unless they would like to pay full price for the buffet.

Adults, $35, Children $5. Send payments to Scott Stevenson, 93 Buckhorn Ct, St. Charles, MO 63303

Reserve your place by January 5. The venue seats 100 people.

Download flyer and registration form HERE

  1. Members - check out your new Toolkit

We’ve put together an extensive listing of useful information, designed to help you get the most out of your CSA membership. There’s info on things such as how to navigate club communications, a starter link for getting publicity for your event, places to go and things to do when there’s no wind, a link to key racing documents and lots more.  It’s all on the Toolkit page

They’re back! The USACE level, flow charts return

Get the latest data on Carlyle Lake levels and Kaskia flow on the Lake Watch page.

Season Pass to Sailing
THE passport to adventure

Tell your friends... joining CSA is easy

An associate membership may be just the ticket for someone who wants to
give sailing a try. It could be the start of something great!  Would-be sailors can join CSA online with a simple form and PayPal payment.
Details HERE

  1. Renewing your CSA membership is now so much easier

By now your 2018 CSA membership renewal form should have arrived. Your renewal contract is attached as a PDF and you will be able to renew online with a simple email reply and a payment via Paypal.
Prefer the traditional paper form and payment by check? You can do that too.

If the Paypal link in your email fails to work, use the button on the Membership Renewal page.

If you have questions about the process or did not receive your form,
contact Bronson Bowling at wreckless2321@gmail.com    Additional information HERE

Winter is upon us. Time to renew for 2018

Bob Winston photo

CSA Winter scenes

Photos by Bob Winston

See more on the CSA facebook page