The 2015 sailing season is HERE!
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 sailing season and enjoy a 50% discount on first year dues.

Visit us during our Open House for a chance to sail, FREE! Info here.

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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Mary and Joe Bartman are now in Florida aboard Draco, a 36 foot Islander, heading for points unknown. 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.

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

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

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


First races - May 3

New member orientation - May 9 - Info

First Hare and Hound race - May 16 - Info

Racing clinic - May 17

Open House - May 23 - Info

Sailing for Veterans - May 29 - 31 - Info

Adult Sail Seminar - June 10 - 12 - Info

Junior Sail Camp - June 14-19

Junior Olympic Sailing - June 27 and 28

Luau - June 27 - Info

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 - More info

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 - More info

Whale of a Sail - September 12 and 13

Cats’ Muddy Waters - October 2 - 4

Regatta calendar

CSA has boats for rent

CSA Open House, May 23!

YOUR chance to sail. FREE!

More info     Register here    Flyer     Volunteer!

New members, returning past members ...

New member orientation

We will have drinks and pizza along with our welcoming basket for new members. We will also be providing information about C.S.A.’s upcoming events and parties!

May 9, 12:00 p.m.

RSVP to Patti Kinsall-Davis (618) 972-6146


Make a difference! Become a Sailing for Veterans sponsor. Information HERE

The 2015 Sailing Instructions are now available HERE

Sail in 2015 with half off on a CSA membership

Starting in 2015, first-time members will receive a discount of $400 off a regular membership.

This offer is good for any who have never belonged to CSA.

Details on the CSA membership application

Fund, food, drink. June 27!  Learn more here

Flying Scots

Egyptian Cup /
Midwest Districts

Sept. 4 - 6

NOR   SIs    Registration & info

The April

Marks of the Course

is here