community Sailing Programs

2021 Summer Dinghy Night Racing 

Intermediate & Advanced racers only please.

Thursdays  6:00pm -  8:30pm

  • June 17th  - August 12th (Weather Permitting)

  • $20 per person per night/$10 for students if chartering a Foundry boat

  • Thistle, Lighting & Jet registrations are $50 per boat for unlimited Summer season.

  • Registration required​

We are excited to bring back our summer dinghy night racing program. This program is for those who have had some experience racing dinghies.  It's a great opportunity to come out and race with the family or friends.  Our staff will provide race management, safety boats and will score fleets that request it.  Weather updates can be found on the Foundry Sailing Facebook page.


Charter a Foundry C420 dinghy or Laser or sail your own boat. 


Registration is required to participate. 


Cost: $20 per person per night if chartering a Foundry boat.  Payment can be made during registration via credit card or offline at check in. 


A check in the amount of $200 is also required as a damage deposit when chartering a Foundry boat.  Checks should be made payable to Foundry Sailing Association and presented the first day of racing. Damage deposit checks are held until the end of the season and then shredded or returned as long as there has been no damage that has occurred or loss of equipment.

Students - middle, high school or collegiate are offered a reduced registration fee of $10 per person per night.

2021 Fall Sundays (FROST)

Fall Frost Series has completed for 2021.

Please look for new schedules to begin late spring 2022.

Follow all updated details for our programs on

Foundry Sailing Facebook page.



2021 Foundry Turkey Bowl

Date: TBD 

Time: TBD @ The Station

  • Open to sailors 8th grade through post-collegiate

    • (advanced dinghy racers only please)​

  • Wetsuits/drysuits are required

  • Foundry 420s, Radial & Full Rig Lasers for charter-- or bring your own Laser

    • Damage deposit of $200 required if chartering a Foundry boat​

  • Cost: TBD

  • Registration required

Register For Turkey Bowl

2021 Ohio Boaters Education Course (OBEC)

Session 1: February 16th & 18th

6:00pm - 10:00pm

Session 2: March 9th & 11th

6:00pm - 10:00pm

Session 3: April 10th (one day)

8:30am - 4:00pm

Under Ohio Law, persons born on or after January 1, 1982, who operate a boat in Ohio powered by more than 10 horsepower must provide proof of boaters education.

  • Course will be offered over two days @ 4 hours per day or 1 day @ 8 hours

  • Lead by Leigh Garam, certified instructor by Ohio Department of Natural Resources

  • Successful completion of this course may allow for insurance discounts, jet-ski rentals, and proper operation and conduct of water vessels.


Private/Semi-Private Adult Sailing Lessons

Our Adult sailing program is designed to teach the most inexperienced sailor everything from boating safety to parts of the boat to skippering your own boat confidently.  Lessons are taught in 14' dinghies or keelboats. For more information, contact our Director of Sailing at 440-804-4028 or cnewpher@clevelandfoundry,org.  As of June 24th, our program is currently full.  If you have already inquired, you should be hearing from someone soon for more information. 

  • 14' Dinghies & Keelboats

  • 2 1/2 hour lessons

  • Each lesson is $150 /person 

Please click the buttons below for more information and schedule with an instructor.

Program is Full -please check back for more info!

Family/Small Group Sailing Lessons

Schedule your lesson today

  • 14' Dinghies & Keelboats

  • 2 1/2 hour lessons

  • Cost: $100 per person

  • Maximum 6 sailors

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Please click the buttons below for more information and schedule with an instructor.

Program is Full - please check back for more info!