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Lake Manawa Sailing School (LMSS)!

2023 Classes are open for registration!

The Lake Manawa Sailing School offers a relaxed, flexible approach tailored to meet our student’s needs. Our goal is for you to have a safe, fun-filled experience as you learn to sail. Our courses are designed to teach you the basic skills, knowledge and confidence required for all types of sailing.  Whether your goal is to enjoy recreational sailing with family and friends, or to race competitively, we can provide the foundation for satisfying life-long experiences on the water.

See the New RS Zests!

The LMSA Sailing School is all-volunteer run. Interested in supporting the school, find out more: Volunteer Information

2023 Courses

LMSA Membership is NOT required to take sailing school courses.

Click on Course name for course description and requirements.

Click on the Session link to register. Don’t wait! Sessions are filling up fast!

Sail 1: Introduction Session ASaturdaysJun 3, 10, 17, 239-12pm225*10
Sail 1: IntroductionSession BMon-ThursJun 5, 6, 7, 86-9pm225*10
Sail 1: Introduction Session CMon-ThursJun 12, 13, 14, 156-9pm225*10
Sail 1: Introduction Session DMon-ThursJun 19, 20, 21, 226-9pm225*10
Sail 1: Introduction Session EMon-ThursJun 26, 27, 28, 296-9pm225*10
Sail 2: Building SkillsSession FMon-ThursJul 6, 11, 13, 186-9pm225*10+
Beginning Sailing (Youth)**Session GMon-FriJuly 10 – 149-12pm15010
Beginning RacingSession RMon-ThursJul 20, 25, 27, Aug 16-9pm 5016+
Snipe Sailing/RacingSession HSaturdaysAug 5, 12, 199-12pm 504
(*) Cost for students 12- to 17-years-old is $150.
(**) Ages 11 to 14 years only
(+) Additional students may be accommodated in these courses if they have their own boat.

Private Lessons (being updated)

Contact Information

If you have any questions, please let us know.