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 now enjoy a 50% discount on first year dues.

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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  2. Junior Sailing

  3. Instruction   

  4. Sign up to crew

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  4. Crew list

Around Carlyle

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  3. Weather

  4. Carlyle Lake Association

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  1. Officers

  2. Webmaster

  3. Commodore

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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about CSA


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? Check us out

May 29-31.   Be part of something important, and fun!

Notice of race HERE.     Click HERE for more information

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. Contact Harbormaster Bob Winston to reserve - 618-594-3622

Please see the RENTAL AGREEMENT for more information.


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

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 Dist - Sept. 5, 6 - More info

Whale of a Sail - September 12 and 13

Cats’ Muddy Waters - October 2 - 4

Regatta calendar

CSA has boats for rent

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

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

Flying Scots

Egyptian Cup &
Midwest Districts

Sept. 4 - 6

NOR   SIs    Registration & info

Great events, food, camaraderie, great racing and most importantly sailing to honor our nation’s veterans.  Read more from Rick Bernstein here.

First 50 registrants will receive
this nifty cooler!

  1. Hobie Wave (a 15-foot catamaran)

  2. Capri 16 (a 16-foot day sailor)

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

Junior Sail Camp

June 14 - 19

A great opportunity for kids ages 10 to 16 to learn the joy of sailing.

Reserve space now. Find out more HERE

The April

Marks of the Course

is available HERE.

Get the latest on CSA

Hare and Hound races are back!

Next race is June 6.

More information and the 5/16 results on the
Racing page 

Hare & Hound flyer HERE

The 2015 Sailing Instructions
are now available HERE

Catamaran Regatta

October 3-4, 2015

Final days of registration. Sign up NOW

  Learn more here

Adult Sail Seminar

June 10, 11, 12

Adult Sail Seminar

June 10, 11, 12

Time for Harbor Mice!

Starts June 28

Learn-to and practice sail class
for children, ages 8 to 14

Sign up now.

Flyer and registration HERE