Adult Sailing Lessons

Quassapaug Sailing Center

Lake Quassapaug is a beautiful place for small boat sailing. The lake is spring fed, rated as one of the cleanest lakes in Connecticut, and has a 5 mph speed limit on motor boats. All this makes a very pleasant place to sail and to learn to sail.

Adult Sailing Lessons

Adult sailing lessions are taught in sessions of four classes.
Sessions take place in June and July. Classes are either Thursday evenings or Saturday mornings.

Make up lessons, due to bad weather or no wind will take place in August or as scheduled with the instructors.

Our US Sailing certified instructors will teach you how to rig the boats, the basics of sailing and boat handling.

Classes are taught in 420 sailboats. 420 Sailboats are 14 feet long (4.20 meters), are sailed by two people with two sails. 420's are very popular with high school and college racing teams. QSC will provide lifejackets. Participants should come with foot gear and clothing that can get wet. Bringing a change of clothes is recommended.

Clothing: Waterproof rain/wind type jacket if inclement weather is predicted, bathing suit, sunscreen, sunglasses, and a hat, dry change of clothes and towel.

Foot Gear: surf shoes or sneakers that can get wet. Flip Flops or sandels are not appropriate.

Glasses: Participants who wear glasses should have a retainer strap for the glasses while sailing.

All participants must submit a Liability Waver. Please fill out form and bring it to your first class. Liability Waiver Form.


Questions can be answered by emailing or calling QSC at 203-758-2241

Sessions & Pricing

Sessions 2023

Session 1Saturday MorningsJune 3,10,17,249am-11am
Session 2Thursday EveningsJune 8,15,22,295pm-7pm
Session 3Saturday MorningsJuly 8,15,22,299am-11am
Session 4Thursday EveningsJuly 6,13,20,275pm-7pm


QSC Non-Member PricingQSC Member Pricing (1)
Adult Lessons per Session$260$180
Note 1: QSC Members, email to receive coupon code for member pricing.