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Dinghy Night Series

The Cleveland Foundry is excited to host the Dinghy Night Series, which will take place Friday nights in August and September. It’s a great opportunity to enjoy racing along the south shore of Lake Erie with your family and friends. The Cleveland Foundry Staff & Volunteers will provide race management and safety boats, and offer a small fleet of C420’s and Lasers for charter.
Basic sailing knowledge is required, as no instruction or coaching will be provided. Numbers may be limited, and registration is a first come-first serve basis.

2023 Session

Dates: Every Friday, Aug 19 2022 to Sep 30 2022

Times: Registrations must be submitted by 12:00 PM on Friday to ensure your spot. The Station opens for boat rigging at 5:00 PM; First Start is at 6:00 PM with additional races to follow; No Start after 7:30 PM

Location: The Station 

Racing Area: Cleveland East Basin, Just North of Wendy Park

Eligible Boats: E420, C420, Jet 14, Laser, Lightning, Thistle, Highlander

Charter: Cleveland Foundry C420’s and Lasers are available on a first come-first serve basis (Damage deposit* and Rental Agreement required)

Registration Fee in support of the Cleveland Foundry Sailing Programs:
Season Pass without Charter: $100
Season Pass with Charter: $200
Free of Charge: Student athletes with active registration in the Cleveland Foundry’s High School Sailing Program.


*Damage Deposit: Each renter shall supply The Cleveland Foundry with a check for a $250 Damage Deposit. Part or all of this Damage Deposit may be forfeited in the event that the sailor is found responsible for a collision causing damage to other boat(s)


For immediate questions or comments email

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