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

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Boat Yard Looking for a boat, but not sure what is right for you? Check out our buying guide. Then check our classifieds.

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Visit the ECR page for RESULTS, PHOTOS

2016 USA Junior Olympic Sailing Festival

Results and more on the Sailing for Veterans page

Get your September Marks of the Course HERE

Event followup...

Learn from this video!

Lot’s of great sailing tips.
See what CSA sailing is all about.

This video captures the essence of the 2016 CSA Adult Sail Seminar. Special thanks to Rick Bernstein.  Link HERE.

Questions about sailing? Comments? Feedback? Requests?
Weigh in on disqus HERE  or Contact Rick Bernstein HERE

August 21-26, 2016

Come sail with us!

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.

Get in on the fun!

Find a ride!

Want to find out what sailing is all about? We have qualified skippers who are anxious
to share the joy of sailing. Free! Check the list. See what fits. Make contact and get on the water. Click HERE to find a skipper and a ride.

(Members -- sign up to give a ride HERE)

Get in on the action. Rent a boat

Boats can be rented by qualified skippers for half or full days (i.e., 9:00am to 5:00pm) on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.  Boats are also available Monday through Thursday by appointment.

Fees reduced for 2016!

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

Contact harbormaster Bob Winston for details. 618-594-3622

Join CSA

First-time members will receive a discount of $400 off a first-year regular membership.
This offer is good for any who have never belonged to CSA. Details on the CSA membership application

Got questions? Let’s talk. Drop us a line HERE.

Join the conversation....

Here’s what you can do...

Rick Bernstein photo

Bill Kesler photo

Don’t miss Rick Bernstein’s spectacular video from the Hobie Nationals. HERE

Fly high, sail fast

Don’t have a boat? Easy fix...

Rent one for as little as $80 ($50 for members). Contact harbormaster Bob Winston for details - 618-594-3622.

Or buy a used one. There is a wide variety of great boats for sale in our classified listings. Ten for $3,000 or less!
You could be sailing by next weekend!

2016 Whale of a Sail

September 16-18.   47 competitors!    Registrants

Results     Photos: