The 2015 sailing season lies just ahead.
The Carlyle Sailing Association offers a wonderful world of sailing -- from casual daysailing to serious racing, instructions for adults and juniors and lots of great on-shore social activities.

Join us in this coming sailing season.

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.    Find out more

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Find us at N 38°38'32.56"  /  W 89°20'33.31"

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The March

Marks of the Course is HERE

Adventures aboard Draco

Follow Mary and Joe Bartman’s

Mary and Joe are headed south along the east coast aboard Draco, a 36 foot Islander. Mary says they will keep sailing her until they run out of wind.

For a more compete telling of their adventures follow Mary’s blog HERE

and, lots of pictures HERE

Are you ready to sail?

Regatta set for May 29-31. Registration is open.

Notice of race HERE.     Click HERE for more information

Adult Sail Seminar

is set for

June 10, 11, 12

Sign up NOW

Learn more here

Meet Bob Winston,

our new harbormaster,

in The Marks

The Carlyle Sailing Association offers a sailboat rental program. The boats can be rented by qualified skippers for half or full days (i.e., 9:00am to 5:00pm) on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.  The boats are also available Monday through Thursday by appointment.

Reservations are encouraged, but not required. Please see the rental agreement for more information.  RENTAL AGREEMENT

The April Marks of the Course has landed. Get yours!

Hobie Wave (a 15-foot catamaran)

Capri 16 (a 16-foot day sailor)

Flying Scot (19-foot, racing or day-sailing.)

Hare and Hound races are back!

First race is May 16.

Get more information on the Racing page

Get the Hare & Hound flyer HERE

Big Spring work party - April 11


First races - May 3

First Hare and Hound race - May 16

Open House - May 23

Sailing for Veterans - May 29 - 31

Adult Sail Seminar - June 10 - 12

Junior Sail Camp - June 14-19

Junior Olympic Sailing - June 27 and 28

Luau - June 27

Harbor Mice Sundays begins - June 28

WOW / Strawberry Regatta - August 1

Whale of a Sail - September 12 and 13

Events highlights

Snipe Districts - May 16 and 17

Sailing for Veterans - May 29 - 31

Firecracker regatta - June 19

Junior Olympic Sailing Regatta - June 14 - 19

Championship of Champions - TBD

Y-Flyer Beer and Boats - August 8 and 9

FnS Egyptian Cup / Midwest Districts - Sept. 5 and 6

Whale of a Sail - September 12 and 13

Cats’ Muddy Waters - October 2 - 4

Regatta calendar

Want to win a new Flying Scot?

$100 buys you a 1 in 250 chance of winning a brand new, race-rigged Flying Scot in the color of your choice. Trailer, cover and full suit of sails included. DETAILS HERE

The proceeds after paying for the boat will go to the Flying Scot Foundation to help ensure the future of Flying Scot sailing. Sponsored by FSSA and the Flying Scot Foundation.