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    This course presents all of the fundamental skills of navigation, with emphasis on techniques useful to cruising sailors. 6-Week classroom only course starting  March 6th from 6-8pm.

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Our winter hours are Monday-Friday 10AM - 5PM


Welcome to BSC Clubhouse!

We are currently updating our software to add exciting elements for finding crew, organizing sails, and much more. In the meantime, here are some important links pertaining to your membership. 

2017 Policies and Procedures: Please take a moment to review this document each season. It has alot of helpful information regarding what you can find on each boat, reservation rules, etc. 

Member and Student Waiver: This stays on file for subsequent courses & memberships, so you only have to sign it once. 

Cruising out of Marion: If you are a Cruising 35 or 40 member heading to Marion, please review this file. 

Reserve a Boat Online

Click here to login


Contact the Boston Sailing Center office by phone 617-227-4198 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and an office manager would be happy to assist you. 


Gift Certificates

Sailing instruction, memberships, and gear make fine gifts for all occasions. The BSC offers two gift certificate options:

Give a gift in any monetary amount and let the recipient choose how to use it.

Purchase a gift certificate for a specific course or membership.

Either way, you can choose to have a BSC Gift Certificate sent to you or directly to the recipient.


Monetary Gift
BSC Gift Certificates are available in any amount you specify towards the purchase of courses, private instruction, membership, charters, or BSC merchandise and foul weather gear.


Give a Course or Membership
You can give a Course, Membership, or Macro Program. Just call the office to make your purchase.

Racing Program Overview

Join one of the largest one design racing programs in New England. We provide the boats, so all you have to do is provide the crew!

One-Design Racing Series

Racing Classes


Sailing News and Events

Volvo Ocean Race

America's Cup

World Match Racing Tour

Sailing Video on Demand from 
Video coverage of regattas plus boat handling tips. There is a free viewer but you need to register.

Scuttlebutt Sailing News

Weather Sites

For the current conditions and forecast go to Today's Conditions.

National Weather Service Boston 
The "Quick Glimpse at the Weather" map is helpful for finding out if there are any advisories issued. If you can figure out how to read the table, the "Recent Conditions > Observations" link gives the wind speed at Logan for the past 72 hours.

Buoy Observation 
Good site for finding out what's going on 16 miles east of Boston and other offshore locations. Includes wave heights. Check out the satellite wind map.


Maine Harbors 
Tide charts for the coast of New England as well as nautical links and book reviews.

US Coast Guard Navigation Center 
Has PDF versions of Local Notice to Mariners if you want to keep your charts updated. Also has GPS satellite status.

Boston Harbor Islands

Boston Harbor Island National Park Area

Sailing Magazines

Sailing World Magazine

Sail Magazine

Yachting World Magazine

Sailing Organizations

US Sailing

American Sailing Association (ASA)

International Sailing Federation


  • Jan 20

    Frostbite Racing

    Join us for Frostbite Racing in Boston Harbor! We offer J/24 fleet racing Saturday afternoons from 12 to 3pm. There will be 17 boats on the line from November 4, 2017 through March 24, 2018.

  • Jan 27

    Frostbite Racing

    Join us for Frostbite Racing in Boston Harbor! We offer J/24 fleet racing Saturday afternoons from 12 to 3pm. There will be 17 boats on the line from November 4, 2017 through March 24, 2018.


  • An ongoing, collaborative project developed by Boston Sailing Center staff and members. The most comprehensive, accurate and up-to-date guide for sailors to the coast of Massachusetts.

    Boston Sailing Center Cruising Guide


  • It's easy to find sailing partners at the Boston Sailing Center. As a member, student member, or student you have several options.

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OUR [b]FLEET[/b]

Our 75+ boat fleet features boats from 23 to 40 feet and span 5 distinct membership categories.
Each boat is rigged for spinnaker and comes with all necessary equipment.

  1. [b]DAY[/b]SAILERS
  2. [b]MID[/b]-RANGE
  3. CRUISING [b]30[/b]
  4. CRUISING [b]35[/b]
  5. CRUISING [b]40[/b]




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