MDI Community Sailing
Southwest Harbor
Mount Desert Island, Maine
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2017 Junior Program Registration
We are excited to announce that registration for all junior sailing programs will open on March 1st.. Please check back here to sign up and save your slots for another fun and exciting summer at the sailing center!.
Level One & Level two US Sailing instructor trainer courses open for registration

On June 22-25th we will once again be hosting a Level One USSA Instructor Trainer Course. This course is a prerequisite to work as a sailing instructor at most all sailing organizations. We will also be hosting a Level Two course on July 1-2. The Level Two course involves more advanced instructor training.

The link below will take you to the USSA page where you can explore and read more detail on each course. If you are interested in taking either of these courses please sign up as soon as possible as they fill up fast and space is limited

help us continue our important work at MDI Community Sailing !

Dear Friends,

It feels like a big puff of windjust came across the harbor and blew another year off our calendar that is hanging here in the Sailing Center. My goodness, what a great and busy year it has been!

Our junior and adult programs were at full capacity with sailorsof all ages and       abilities.  New friends were made during many memorable sails and smiles abounded both on the water and back here on shore.

The MDI Community Sailing Center is truly "The Happy Place" to a lot of kids and adults these days. Our doors have been open for 20 years now, allowing anyone access to sailing and quality instruction. This is due partly to our wonderful staff, board members and volunteers. The other big part is the continued support of our donors who have made all of this possible since 1996!

Every spring and fall we have hosted the MDI High School Sailing Team. During the summers our junior and adult programs put over 350 people on the water at an affordable rate. Our scholarship program insures that no one is turned away.

I hope you will join us and make a contribution. Help us tack around an important mark into our third decade of offering community access sailing on Mount Desert Island.

Glenn Squires

Executive Director

MDI Community Sailing Center


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