The Carlyle Sailing Association
offers Midwest sailing at its best
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from casual daysailing to serious racing,
instructions for adults and juniors and lots of
great on-shore social activities.

Got questions? Let’s talk.
Drop us a line HERE. Or call us at 314-325-9283

Great sailing here in the Midwest
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Let us show you how CSA might be your best course to the joy of sailing.

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Get on a boat in the 2018 season

It’s easy to find a skipper who will get you sailing on a boat in 2018. Just call someone on THIS LIST and make plans to get out whenever you’re ready. We have a harbor full of boats with skippers who are anxious to share the joy of sailing. No one left ashore!

Have other questions? Call 314-325-9283.

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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

Joining CSA is as easy as 1, 2, 3

Members - it’s where you should be

  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

Discover the midwest's premiere sailing facility just an hour's drive from St. Louis.

Contact one of our member hosts for complete information on sailing opportunities, events, training, facilities, and outrageous fun. Call 314-325-9283

It’s fun, family, outdoors, new friendships...

It’s exciting, challenging. It’s the thrill of the wind moving the boat across the water...

It’s calming and serene. It’s an escape from the rigors of daily life.

Check out the videos HERE

or drop us a line at downwindcsa@gmail.com

Sailing is many things...

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.

Primary and Associate members enjoy a wide range of benefits, including great racing, wonderful
social activities, a great facility, free pool access, FREE CAMPING and the chance to participate in the new 3-hour introductory sailing course. We also offer Junior and Friend memberships. All are reasonably priced and will get you on your way to a great sailing and social experience. 

If you’re ready to give CSA a try, go to the New Member Application page. There you will be guided through three easy steps to becoming a CSA member. Come sail with us!  Sign up HERE

What is sailing all about?

Get a real feel for the fun at CSA from this 2017 year in review video by Rick Bernstein.

CSA has boats for rent

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 REQUEST FORM to schedule a rental.

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

  2. Hobie 18 (18-foot catamaran)

  3. Hobie Wave (15-foot catamaran)

  4. Venture 21 (21-foot day sailor)

  5. Capri 16 (16-foot day sailor)

Season Pass to Sailing
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CSA Winter Storage Available!

Conveniently store your boat on-site at CSA over the winter for only $175! No need to trailer your boat across town! To reserve a spot, fill out the winter storage license form HERE and turn in to the Harbormaster. Deadline - You must make arrangements and payment no later than November 4th!