CHARLESTON COMMUNITY SAILING INC. is a non-profit organization whose purpose is to improve the community and the sport of sailing by providing access, facilities and sailing instruction to people of all socioeconomic backgrounds, skill levels and physical abilities.


19 Oct

Accepting Nominations!

As we approach the 10th Annual Oyster Roast Fundraiser it is time to present The Merrythought Trophy in memory of Jack King. This is a beautiful half-hull perpetual trophy that is located in our office. The purpose of this award is to reward deserving youth participating in Charleston Community Sailing programs. Recipients of this award should display superior character, sportsmanship,…

23 Aug

Community Cup Sails Forward

This year was the first annual Community Cup hosted by Charleston Community Sailing and the Charleston Yacht Club. The Community Cup is a youth sailing regatta that is meant to foster a competitive¬†Corinthian¬†sailing spirit in the Charleston harbor. The regatta is open to all junior classes and youth sailors. During the regatta a committee oversees the races and deems which…

04 Aug

Soiree kicks off 2016 Sail Challenge

On June 30th we held our 3rd Annual Soiree on the Sea. The event kicked off a campaign to raise funds for new sails and facility improvements as we continue to grow and expand programming into the Lowcountry. Many thanks to our event sponsors for making the evening a success Jack Martin & Associates, Charleston Harbor Tours & Events and…

20 Jul

Wando sailors to compete in national championship

Austin Ando (skipper) and Cameron Gise (crew) have qualified for the 2016 US Sailing Youth Championships to be held in August in San Diego, CA. This high-level regatta is by resume only and acceptance was based on sailing performance on the national level for the past year. This World Championship Qualifier regatta is limited to the top 114 boats in…


20 Nov

10th Annual Oyster Roast Fundraiser

How Can YOU Help? Purchase tickets BELOW! Become a Sponsor Collect financial donations through your family, friends, local businesses.¬† Donations can be made through our website and checks can…

17 Sep

SAISA North – Charleston Open

Registration is OPEN for our first SAISA regatta of Fall 2016. If you are interested in volunteering or learning about high school sailing this is wonderful opportunity to get involved.…

16 Sep

Adult Basic Sailing

Learn the basics of sailing from US Sailing Certified Instructors, and feel comfortable on the water. Learn sailing nomenclature: rigging and de-rigging skills, safety, and the basics of tacking, jibing,…

20 Aug

Community Cup

We are excited to announce the first annual Community Cup to be held August 19 & 20th. The Community Cup will be a celebration of youth sailing, the Corinthian spirit…

13 Aug

Club 420 Clinic

Fine tune your Club 420 skills. Classroom lectures, on-the-water drills including tactics, strategy, sail trim, and boat speed. Must have prior experience. Coaches - Jennifer Chamberlain & Ezra Zankel $165.00…

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