Fun at the Season Kickoff Party

May 23, 2018

Our first Season Kickoff Party last weekend was a success! Attendees enjoyed live music, a food truck, and of course, free boat rides!

Season Kickoff Party! May 19th 4-8:30pm

May 10, 2018

Come enjoy a beautiful day on the lake at Sail Sand Point’s Season Kickoff Party! We will have boat rentals and rides, live music, food trucks and games, and best of all, the event is FREE to the public! So come on down and see what Seattle’s Community Boating Center has to offer!

Stewart Opti Clinic

May 9, 2018

Sail Sand Point is excited to host the 2018 Stewart Opti Clinic! The clinic is a great opportunity for Green Fleet and Champion Fleet Opti sailors to refresh their skills in preparation for the Summer season.

Dates & Times: Saturday May 19th, 10am – 4pm and Sunday May 20th, 10am – 3pm.

The cost of the clinic is $20. Lunch will be provided both days, but be sure to bring your own boat/sails/spars (limited charters are available through Sail Sand Point), a notebook/pencil, a watch, and appropriate sailing attire. To register, CLICK HERE and follow the link to RSVP!

Clinic questions? Contact Nino Johnson at



Open Boating Rentals in Full Swing!

May 7, 2018

Come by and rent a kayak, SUP, or sailboat in this beautiful weather – you might even get to meet Leilani here! See our spring boat rental hours below:

Spring Open Boating Hours:

April 14 – May 25
Mon and Fri: 1:30pm – 7:30pm or sunset
Sat and Sun: 11am – 7:30pm or sunset
Tues, Wed, Thurs: CLOSED

Space Available in Classes this Weekend, April 21!

April 17, 2018

Looking for something to do this weekend? We have room in our Adult 101 and Adult Keelboat classes! Learn how to sail in an RS Quest (Adult 101) or our J-24 (Adult Keelboat). No experience necessary for Adult 101, Adult Keelboat needs Adult 101 or similar experience – register here!

Spring Work Party – Saturday, April 14th 9 am – 3:30 pm

April 12, 2018

Sail Sand Point is gearing up for the start of the season and we need your help! Our Spring Work Party is on Saturday April 14th from 9 am – 3:30 pm. We’ll be putting together boats, cleaning up the boatyard and sharing a community lunch. The Spring Work Party is a great way to meet other sailors and paddlers and to get acquainted with the staff at Sail Sand Point.


Please RSVP if you plan on coming! To RSVP, sign up or login to Volunteer Impact, click the “Opportunities” tab at the top of the page, scroll down to “Special Events,” and click on “Spring Work Party.” We look forward to seeing you there!

Help Design our Summer Shirts!

March 29, 2018

Help Sail Sand Point design our 2018 summer shirts!


This design will be featured on both the staff apparel and the shirts that all youth campers receive during the summer. Please submit ideas to before April 15th. You will receive a free shirt if you create the winning design!

Support Sail Sand Point when you purchase from Amazon!

March 12, 2018

Want to support Sail Sand Point while you shop on Amazon? If you sign up to support Sail Sand Point on Amazon Smile and make your first qualifying purchase between March 12th and March 31st, you can triple your impact from 0.5% to 1.5%! Please visit this link and select Sail Sand Point as the nonprofit your purchases support.

Happy International Women’s Day!

March 8, 2018

Happy International Women’s Day! Sail Sand Point is committed to promoting women’s boating in Seattle. We have countless women and girls who learn, instruct, volunteer, and race with us each year. A group of high school sailors even competed at the Women’s Invitational in San Diego last fall!

Did you know that we offer women-only and girls-only camps and classes?
Teen beginner has a girls-only option from July 16-20
Adult 101 offers two women-only sessions: May 29-June 7, and July 14-22
Adult 102 has two as well: June 12-21 and August 11-19

SSP offers scholarships for both children and adults so nobody is excluded from the sport based on financial status.

Registration Information!

January 23, 2018

Registration for Summer 2018 camps and classes opens February 1st at 12pm PST! View our 2018 Program Book here!

Scholarship Information:

Sail Sand Point offers scholarships for all youth camps and adult classes. We are accepting scholarship applications starting February 1st. Applications can be found here.

Shipmates Application:

Shipmates is a mission based program that provides groups of all ages, abilities, and backgrounds a one-day excursion to get out on the water sailing, paddling and exploring our marine environment. For groups with financial limitations, we encourage you to apply for a scholarship. We offer scholarships from 25%-100% of the cost. Applications for scholarships open February 1st.