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  • SATURDAY, JULY 28th

    EVERYONE GOES TO THE REGGAE PARTY!

    This year's event will be preceded by an Island Race beginning at 4pm, open to all boats in the fleet. The party will be catered with with a delicious spread of barbecue fare and feature the Conscious Reggae band! 

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  • NEW ADDITION TO THE CRUISING 30 FLEET

    WELCOME TARTAN 31 "MARIE" TO THE BSC!

    "Marie" will be available for daysails and extended cruises starting 7/17.

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  • WEDNESDAY, JULY 25th

    ESSENTIAL SAILING KNOTS WITH FRANCOIS ASSELIN

    The experienced sailor knows there are the right and wrong knots for certain jobs. Hone your skills with Head Sailing Instructor Francois in this two-hour hands on clinic.

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  • ASA 101 BASIC KEELBOAT 

    DISCOVER ALL BOSTON HARBOR HAS TO OFFER WITH OUR 26-HOUR LEARN TO SAIL PROGRAM

    The result? You'll graduate fully prepared to sail here in Boston or your favorite harbor anywhere. 

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  • MEMBERSHIP WITH BSC

    ALREADY KNOW HOW TO SAIL? JOIN THE CLUB!

    We have 75+ boats spread over five levels of membership, from small daysailers to large inboard cruisers. The best alternative to boat ownership in New England! 

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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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MEET [b]OUR STAFF[/b]

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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