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

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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 or call Harbormaster Mary Bartman at 618-594-3622

for rent

Lots of fun on the water!

Great videos from the
2014 Junior Sail Camp

Thanks to John Sepanski

Boat Rental Agreement

Flying Scot Egyptian Cup
set for Aug. 29-31

An Illinois tradition
dating back some 50 years.

CSA has boats for rent

Hobie Wave (a 15-foot catamaran)

Capri 16 (a 16-foot day sailor)

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

Save the date!
The Whale approaches!
Register now for the
Whale of a Sail Regatta,  Sept 12-14

The Whale starts off with registration and a welcome party Friday night. On Saturday and Sunday there will be lots of racing. A grand dinner and entertainment are planned for Saturday night. With lots of activities on and off the water, this will be an event for the whole family.

HERE is a flyer to get you started. Share it with you friends. Don’t delay. Register NOW!

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