Speed, skill, and excitement are what racing is all about.

For more experienced sailors, racing sailboats on Lake Champlain is an excellent way to test and develop skill and experience the competitive side of sailing.

Northern Vermont High School Sailing Team (NVHSST)

The Community Sailing Center hosts the only high school sailing team in Vermont, the Northern Vermont High School Sailing Team. NVHSST offers sailors the chance to fine tune their skills during regular team practices and compete throughout New England. NVHSST is open to any student in good standing attending public, private, or home school. The team practices three to five days a week after school, with weekend regattas both at home and away. Spring and Fall sessions available.

For more information and to register please refer to the Northern Vermont High School Sailing Team Webpage, the High School Sailing Manual, or contact Mary Dowd or call (802) 864-2499.

BIC Race Camp – NEW!

This camp is for our younger sailors who are ready to start learning about race technique and strategy in our fleet of single handed O’pen BICs. Ages 9-11

Youth Summer Race Program

The Summer Race Program is a two-week program designed for Level III graduates.  This exciting opportunity will build on the advanced skills and sail theory students received in Level III and will include advanced coaching. Campers will also learn racing skills including starts, tactical tips, and winning strategies.  Opportunities to compete against regional teams at local regattas are optional for participants.  Ages 11-16.


For More Details Contact Program Director Mary Dowd or call the CSC at (802) 864-2499

Friday Night Dinghy Racing – FREE!

Celebrate the end of the week with an open dinghy race! All classes welcome: launch your own boat or borrow a CSC dinghy. Racing rules are simplified. Prior sailing knowledge is required. All skippers must take and pass our rental test. This series welcomes people learning to race or folks looking to sail around the marks with friends. Come as a crew or come alone. Numbers are limited and sign-up is first come first serve starting at 4:30 pm. Crews can begin rigging at 5:30 pm and can launch as early as 6pm.

Dates: TBD