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About High School Sailing 


Severn Sailing Association is lucky enough to be located in one of the most competitive high school sailing districts in the US. The district we are in for high school sailing is called MASSA (MidAtlantic Scholastic Sailing Association) and the league inside of that district all four of the teams compete in is called MDISA (Maryland Interscholarstic Sailing Association). For more information about MASSA and/or MDISA, you can visit the links at the bottom of this page. SSA hosts four high school teams- Broadneck High School, Key School, South River High School, and Archbishop Spalding. At the beginning of every season, there will be a mandatory informational meeting. This meeting is a great way for new faces to get an introduction to each team, parents, and the coaches. Tryouts are at the beginning of every season. The SSA Junior Program's mission is to help young people learn techniques of one-design racing and to help them fully develop their one-design racing skills.

MDISA: Maryland Interscholastic Sailing Association, local-level events
MASSA: Mid-Atlantic Scholastic Sailing Association, regional-level events
ISSA: Interscholastic Sailing Association, national-level events

Practice Times
Varsity: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 3:30pm-6:30pm* 
JV: Tuesday and Thursday 3:30pm-6:30pm* 
**Times are subject to change with event conflicts and daylight savings time change.

All sailors are expected to show up for tryouts, every practice, and regattas with a US Coast Guard approved life jacket, closed toed shoes (whether it be sailing boots or old sneakers), a bailer, a watch with countdown feature [for practices and regattas only], and clothes that can get wet. If a sailor is missing one of the necessary gear listed, this could cause them to miss out on a practice, regatta, or tryouts. 

In order to register for the high school season, each sailor must become a Junior Club Member.

Junior Club Membership:
http://severnsa.clubexpress.com/content.aspx?page_id=22&club_id=549086&module_id=245970

Mandatory pre-season meeting August 28th at 6pm at Severn Sailing Association

Registration for Fall: http://severnsa.clubexpress.com/content.aspx?page_id=87&club_id=549086&item_id=700957

Full payment is required by Saturday September 9th. Sailors who haven't paid, won't be allowed to participate until payment is received and will incur a $100 late fee.


Cancellation Policy:
You have until September 11th to cancel and receive a refund (less $20 processing fee). No refunds will be given during the season.

Mandatory tryouts will be on the following dates:

Key School: Tuesday September 5th 3:30pm-6:30pm
Broadneck: Wednesday September 6th 3:30pm-6:30pm
Archbishop Spalding and South River: Thursday September 7th 3:30pm-6:30pm
Team announcements will go out on Friday September 8th. 

The regatta schedule will show you which teams are attending each regatta. Link is below: 
https://calendar.google.com/calendar/embed?src=9dots0nsjrkmptuqs33l8hlft0%40group.calendar.google.com&ctz=America/New_York

If you already know dates you will be absent, please fill them in on the Google spreadsheet linked here:
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/10tRh1B-KzCksTcP5IbWNyRV_f3KpPqKSRLVHacck86U/edit?usp=sharing


The most up to date scores can be found on http://scores.hssailing.org 

High School Sailing FAQs



Please contact Megan Place, our Junior Sailing Director, by phone at (410)263-0071 or by email at sailing@severnsailing.org. 

SSA Racing

Most weekends--and many weeknights--around the year, there's some sort of one-design racing happening out of Severn Sailing Association. Check out the calendar to see what's going on these days!


SSA Junior Program

SSA runs a year-round program to develop skills and a lifelong love of sailing in our younger sailors. A summer program and fall and spring high school sailing programs are just the tip of the iceberg.