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$1140 For sailors with little or no racing experience.


This course will teach you the racing rules, boat handling, spinnaker skills, and boat speed needed to be competitive.

Races are videotaped for analysis.

Taught on 

Solings in Summer/Fall, J/24's in Winter


Advanced Course or equivalent experience

Text Book

Getting Started in Sailboat Racing by Adam Cort (included in course fee)

Format - Summer/Fall Soling Racing

This course has several formats, depending on the racing series. Lectures are on weekday evenings, and on-the-water instruction is held on the racing day for the corresponding series. Solings are raced in the Summer and Fall, and J/24's are raced in the winter. 

Open - Choose your start date later

Choose the "Open" format if you would like to register now but choose the format and start date at a later time. There will be no racing class offered for the January 2021 Frostbite Racing series.

Open Format - Choose your start date later 


Member Discount

One of the many benefits of membership at the Boston Sailing Center is that active Daysailing, Mid-Range, Cruising 30, 35, and 40 members receive 10% off the full price of courses. Discount applied in cart once logged in with your member credentials (if you do not know your credentials - contact the BSC, do not create another account). Discount cannot be combined with other offers. Not applicable to Macro Courses. 

Group Enrollment

Signing up with more than one person? We have a discount for that! Groups of two or more who sign up together for the same course qualify for discounts of 20% off the course fee after one student has purchased the course at full price (in other words, it's full price for the first person and 20% off for each additional person).

To qualify for the group enrollment discount, purchases must be made over the phone. Contact the office at 617-227-4198 to register your group.

Course Policies

Racing Course Cancellation/Rescheduling Policies


Contact the Boston Sailing Center office by phone 617-227-4198 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and an office manager would be happy to assist you.