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  • CARIBBEAN CRUISING COURSES 2019

    JOIN US FOR THE BEST SAILING INSTRUCTION AND WINTER HOLIDAY AVAILABLE

    Starting from Tortola in January, we cover the same content as our Boston courses - only with white sand beaches, turquoise waters, and trade winds. 

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  • SATURDAY, OCTOBER 27th

    ISLAND RACE & HALLOWEEN PARTY

    An informal race around the harbor islands open to all boats in the fleet, followed by our annual Halloween Party. We will have awards for the winner of the Fall series, the island race, and best costume, so come dressed to impress!

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  • FROSTBITE RACING 2018-2019

    SPACE FOR NEW TEAMS AND CREW IN THIS OFTEN SOLD OUT SERIES

    We offer J/24 fleet racing on Saturday afternoons from November through March. Contact the office to get involved! 

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  • FALL MEMBERSHIP SPECIAL - DAYSAILING AND MID-RANGE

    SIGN UP FOR YOUR 2019 MEMBERSHIP NOW, AND WE WILL INCLUDE THE REST OF THE 2018 SEASON

    Sail whenever you like during the regular season from now through October 27, 2019. 

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Presently, we are not allowing any boats out due to the gale warning today 10/18/18. If it lifts, boats may be able to go out later in the day. Call before coming down. 

Links

Sailing News and Events

Volvo Ocean Race

America's Cup

World Match Racing Tour

Sailing Video on Demand from t2p.tv 
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.

Navigation

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

Sailing Gear

Boston Sailing Center is a dealer for Helly Hansen, Henri Lloyd, and Gill.

Many items are customized with the BSC logo.

We offer a 15% discount off list prices to all our members and current students. We stock gloves and a limited selection of foul weather gear jackets, bibs, racing smocks, base layers, and deck pants. If we do not have a particular item, color or size in stock, we can order anything from Henri LloydHelly Hansen and Gill.

We also have a selection of Boston Sailing Center gear such as fast-dri T-shirts and polos, Croakies to keep your glasses from falling overboard, and hats for when the wind takes yours!

Helly HansengillHenri Lloyd

Charters

The Boston Sailing Center offers a variety of ways to get out on the water without being a member.

Whether it is here in Boston, the tropical waters of the Caribbean, or perhaps the Greek Islands and beyond, we can get you or a group sailing no matter what your sailing experience or destination.

UPCOMING [b]EVENTS[/b]

CRUISING [b]GUIDE[/b]

  • 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

FIND [b]SAILING PARTNERS[/b]

  • 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 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.

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