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 our coach by email or call (802) 864-2499.

Youth Summer Race Program

The Summer Race Program is a one-week program designed for Level III graduates, with the opportunity to participate in up to six weeks of racing throughout the summer. 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.

Corporate Sailing League

There is no better way to connect with your co-workers than by racing small boats out on Lake Champlain! If you love to sail or work with an avid sailor, sign up your organization for 5 weeks of small boat racing. If no one in your company has ever sailed, fear not. You can catch up by taking one of our intro Learn to Sail Courses prior to the race series.
Prerequisites: One person on your team must attend the orientation day and pass the skipper’s test or have a sailing certification.


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

Free Friday Night 420 Racing – FREE!

Celebrate the end of the week! Racing rules are simplified, and each series is great for learning to race or just getting out and sailing around the marks with friends. Come in crews of two or  come alone and find a partner before the start of the race. Sign-up is first come first serve starting at 4:30pm. Crews can begin rigging at 5:30pm.

Dates: TBA

First gun promptly at 6pm