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LMSS Fall Team Racing

LMSS is offering a Fall Team Race Series on Monday nights. This series is open to sailors of any age range (including students and adults) interested in competitive team racing in the 420. Create your team of six (three skippers and three crew) and sign up for one round-robin of racing. Teams are reserved by paying a $60 […]

NEW Learn to Sail Classes for Fall 2020

Looking for an introduction to the sport of sailing? LMSS is offering an abbreviated learn-to-sail class for students in grades 6-8 and 9-12. These sessions are not affiliated with middle and high school sailing. The class capacity will be limited to 10 sailors. Register today.

LMSS 2020 Pop-Up Fundraiser

It’s time for our annual fundraiser!! With significant budget impact due to COVID-19, this year’s fundraising is more critical than ever. For nearly 50 years, LMSS has provided outstanding training, and an engaging camp experience for sailors on Lighthouse Island. We’ve hosted students of all ages and abilities – from beginners to competitive sailors, training […]

LMSS 2020 Singlehanded Invitational

Join us! The LMSS Singlehanded Invitational Regatta, our first racing event of the summer, will be held August 5-7! Safety is our top priority at this this event, and the format has been updated accordingly: Singlehanded Laser fleets race the mornings of August 5-7 Singlehanded Opti fleet will race the afternoons of August 6-7 Fleets will […]

2020 Season Update

Thank you for your patience as we’ve navigated what is permissible for our classes the past several weeks. At this time, our plan going forward for the remainder of the summer is as follows below. Should this status change in the future, we will announce plans two weeks prior to the start of a new session. Remainder of […]

Sign Up for LMSS Text Alerts

Once again this summer, LMSS will offer text alerts should we need to contact you in a timely manner (e.g. time-sensitive info, weather updates or cancellations). To subscribe, text 22999 with the following keyword as the message:  Keyword: LMSSCAMP for all daytime Recreational Camps: ages 7-9, 10-12 Keyword: LMSSRACE for Opti, Laser and X-Boat Learn to Race & Race Teams Keyword: LMSS for […]

LMSS Summer 2020: Current Update

As announced last week, Lake Minnetonka Sailing School will open June 15 for the summer season, though some offerings will be affected by current state guidelines. Following is our plan for classes taking place June 15 – June 26. Class offerings beginning after June 26 will be announced two weeks prior to start date. To recap, LMSS will operate […]

LMSS May Update

Last week we received what we find to be promising news from Governor Tim Walz regarding the upcoming sailing season. There’s no doubt this summer will look and feel different from usual. As we digest how the most recent order impacts the sailing community, we want to keep you informed regarding our programs and how […]

LMSS Safety Policy Update

As we await governance on the upcoming summer sailing season, we want to keep you informed of any updates regarding our programs and how we plan to adapt operations at LMSS this summer. LMSS has redesigned all of our activities with a focus on structured social distancing, hygiene and sanitization, and personal protection. As always, […]

New! Between Two Buoys LIVE Event Series

Announcing! “Between Two Buoys” is a new interview series featuring elite sailors from around the world, hosted by LMSS partners and supporters. Tune in this week on Thursday, May 7 at 6:30CST for an interview with Taylor Canfield, World Match Race Tour champion, hosted by Sam Rogers. Simply join with this link to attend, to […]