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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 […]

LMSS Late April Update

Last week, Governor Tim Walz announced Minnesota schools would not return to in-person learning for the remainder of the school year. Despite this news, we continue to be hopeful as we await governance on the upcoming summer sailing season. There is no doubt all camps will be affected by the Coronavirus in some form — rest assured […]

Limited Edition LMSS Watercolor Print

Want to support your favorite local sailing school in uncertain financial times? Your donation will be rewarded with a limited edition 5×7″ Opti watercolor print by local artist Chrissy Johnson of 213 Water, based on an aerial photograph by Steve Bernstein. With only 20 prints made, they are sure to go fast! Additional styles may […]

LMSS Zoom Backgrounds

We’ve made LMSS-themed Zoom backgrounds to use on your next video conference call, remote learning or video chat! Thanks to our talented photographers Alec McKee and Steve Bernstein. While you’re at it, check out more pics in the newly published book “Above Lake Minnetonka” featuring drone photos of our lake.

LMSS Summer 2020 and COVID-19 Update

Planning is well underway for Summer 2020 at Lake Minnetonka Sailing School. We anticipate – and remain hopeful – for another fantastic season.  As you know, COVID-19 is impacting youth programming around the country, and the world. LMSS is committed to our current schedule of sessions and camps, and looks forward to welcoming new and returning students to Lighthouse […]

ICA Food Shelf Drive

LMSS would like to support our community in this time of uncertainty — we’ve chosen to support ICA Food Shelf in Minnetonka, and the best way to help right now is to donate financially. For every dollar you donate, ICA is able to purchase up to 10 times the amount of food as an agency […]

Ready, Set, Race!

It may be February, but racing season never feels far away at LMSS. As a top provider of race instruction in the Midwest, our LMSS Race Teams continue to be among the most competitive in the region, and 2019 was no exception: Over 75 students participated in race teams in the Opti, 420 and X Boat […]

Learn to Race + Race Teams Q&A Sessions

LMSS has a long history of providing top end racing instruction and performance for our sailors who are looking to achieve their goals and compete on local, regional and national levels.  Are you ready to take the next step and give racing a try? Join us to learn more about LMSS Race Teams:  Stop by the Caribou Coffee […]

TCYS Winter Climbing Meetup

Join the Twin Cities Youth Sailing crew at the Minneapolis Bouldering Project for a rock climbing adventure! Saturday, February 29, 2020, 12 PM – 2 PM All TCYS affiliated sailors, parents, and coaches are invited $12 youth day passes, $16 adult day passes. First time climbers get free shoe rental; otherwise, $4 shoe rental All climbers […]

Scholarship Application Now Open

The Woody Jewett Scholarship Fund is now available. The resounding purpose of this fund is to make it possible for more youth to pursue competitive sailing by offsetting the cost of lessons for kids and families as they progress from novice sailors to more advanced racing. Scholarships are available on an individual and group basis. […]