Point of Pittsburgh Sailing League Establishing a Youth Sailing Program in Pittsburgh

Mission Statement

A high quality sailing program with racing and community sailing components, located at the Point of Pittsburgh and  oriented to high school and college students, that will contribute to Pittsburgh’s emerging image as an environmentally-friendly, dynamic region.

Program elements

  1. Acquisition of a fleet of six FJ class 13 foot sailboats and safety boat through a corporate sponsorship and a contribution program.
  2. Provision of sailing instruction provided by US Sailing certified volunteer instructors for high school students and eventually college students that will include the basics of sailing and racing based on national interscholastic and collegiate sailing associations.
  3. Implementation of a highly-targeted Pittsburgh City High School outreach effort to promote the broadest of access. 
  4. Conducting an annual regional high school sailing regatta held at the Point of Pittsburgh.
  5. Pursuit of an ongoing fund raising program to minimize fees for participation. 
Sailing in Pittsburgh
Point of Pittsburgh Sailing League ~ 245 Catalpa Place ~ Pittsburgh, PA 15228 ~ 412.997.9305 ~ sailpittsburgh@gmail.com