About Us

Mission: The Mission of the Clearwater Community Sailing Center is to provide safe, enriching and affordable sailing opportunities to local residents and visitors, including youth, seniors and the disabled for the enjoyment and benefit of our entire community.

Vision: The Vision of CCSC is to become the region’s most comprehensive, premier, all-year round sailing center.

Values:

  • Committed to providing a physically and emotionally safe environment for all of our members and visitors.
  • Believe and follow the principle of inclusion. We welcome and encourage everyone to participate in our activities regardless of age, gender, race, creed, place of origin, financial status or physical ability.
  • Promote respect and appreciation for one’s self, others, society as a whole and the natural environment.
  • Strive for continual improvement of individuals and organizations. The CCSC recognizes that this can be facilitated through healthy competition and the cooperation among various individuals and groups.
  • Promote the development of  sportsmanship.

Board of Directors
CCSA Chairman of the Board
CCSC Co-Chairman Kurt Taulbee
Treasurer Peter Temko
Secretary Pamela Lagattolla
Director Al Humphers
Director Frank Chivas
Director Claudia Nable
Director Lex Raas
Director Beau Plessner
Director Ted O’Brien
Director Jose Rodriguez



Our Staff
Our staff is the key element to all of our achievements at the CCSC. Each staff member is carefully picked for their leadership, enthusiasm and dedication to promoting water safety and all the programs the center provides. We strive to live up to your highest expectations and want you to completely enjoy the center and its services! The center’s staff works under the guidance of the CCSA board of directors.

Our staff recognizes that safety on the water is top priority. On staff are certified instructors with CPR and first-aid training.

Program Director: Rich White
Office Manager: Kelly Dorn

Sailing Coaches & Instructors:
Opti Coach:  Justin Ahearn – Level 3 Coach
Opti Green Fleet Coach:  Erin McKie – Level 3 Coach
420 Coach: Ian Simon – Level 3 Coach
Laser Coach: Kurt Taulbee / SailFit
Windsurfing Coach: 
Justin Ahearn

Yard Staff & Maintenance:
Ian Adair
Stanley Maslowski
Bruce Donovan
Jesse Hoemann

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Upcoming Events

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Spring Break Camp! – Sold out
Spring Break Camp! – Sold out
Mar 30 – Apr 3 all-day
Spring Break Camp! - Sold out @ Clearwater | Florida | United States
March 30-Apr 3 $275/Week It’s never too early to start thinking about Spring Break and what better way to spend it than on the water? Camp times are from 9AM – 3PM Monday – Friday. All experience levels are welcome, ages
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Canadian Opti Training Camp
Canadian Opti Training Camp
Apr 3 – Apr 6 all-day
Canadian Opti Training Camp
The Canadian Optimist Dinghy Association (CODA) is partnering with the Clearwater Community Sailing Center (CCSC) to help you get cold weather sailors out on the water (or the beach) for 4 days in April. While this event is hosted by
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Sailability
Sailability
Apr 11 all-day
Sailability
Sailability Greater Tampa Bay’s mission is to provide affordable, accessible, sailing activities and education to children and adults of all abilities focusing on community integration to improve the quality of life for all involved. For more information about Sailability visit
Adult Learn to Sail 9:30 am
Adult Learn to Sail @ Clearwater Community Sailing Center
Apr 11 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Adult Learn to Sail @ Clearwater Community Sailing Center | Clearwater | Florida | United States
Adult Learn to Sail is our most popular adult class. It is perfect for the beginning sailor or if you just need a refresher before hitting the water again. It is A two day course offered Saturday morning from 9:30 –
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Adult Learn to Sail 9:30 am
Adult Learn to Sail
Apr 12 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Adult Learn to Sail
Adult Learn to Sail is our most popular adult class. It is perfect for the beginning sailor or if you just need a refresher before hitting the water again. It is A two day course offered Saturday morning from 9:30 –
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Red Gear Racing Hullapalusa 9:00 am
Red Gear Racing Hullapalusa
Apr 18 @ 9:00 am – Apr 19 @ 6:00 pm
Red Gear Racing Hullapalusa
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Adult Learn to Sail 9:30 am
Adult Learn to Sail @ Clearwater Community Sailing Center
Apr 25 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Adult Learn to Sail @ Clearwater Community Sailing Center | Clearwater | Florida | United States
Adult Learn to Sail is our most popular adult class. It is perfect for the beginning sailor or if you just need a refresher before hitting the water again. It is A two day course offered Saturday morning from 9:30 –
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Adult Learn to Sail 9:30 am
Adult Learn to Sail
Apr 26 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Adult Learn to Sail
Adult Learn to Sail is our most popular adult class. It is perfect for the beginning sailor or if you just need a refresher before hitting the water again. It is A two day course offered Saturday morning from 9:30 –
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Summer Camp Registration

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