Cornell Community Sailing - Open to the Public

The Merrill Family Sailing Center is one of the finest sailing centers in the country. Cornell Community Sailing provides the general public with the opportunity to take advantage of sailing on beautiful Cayuga Lake. The C.C.S. offers private and group lessons to sailors at all experience levels. With a C.C.S. membership, one is entitled to use both large and small boats to learn and explore.

Join Cornell Community Sailing and sail as often as you like! Some benefits of a membership are:

There is a variety of boats to sail. We have everything from a full fleet of 14' sailing dinghies to 26' keelboats.

Bring your family and friends! With any membership, you may bring guests.

Improve your skills! First time sailors get one free beginner lesson with membership.

Family memberships are available. First family member pays full membership fee, each additional family member gets a 50% discount on their membership.


Weather Conditions

Current Ithaca Weather Conditions:

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RUSS Weather (On Cayuga Lake)