International Sailing School

Providing lessons, club rentals, moorings and fun!
Located on Mallett's Bay in Colchester, Vermont

Sail Smart!

Sail every day with the International Sailing Club

You're the skipper... with unlimited sailing....Monthly boat payments? Yacht club waiting lists? Crew-search phobia? Spring maintenance week-ends? Who needs them!? Take the right approach to this fanatical sport and join your fellow Vermont and Canadian friends at the International Sailing Club. You can sail with us at a fraction of boat ownership cost and have the best summer of your life!

With our sailing club you can have unlimited sailing privileges on our exciting 27' Solings, Lasers and Cruisers. If you want to meet new sailing partners and learn more than most sailors learn in a lifetime the International Sailing Club is the way to go! You can enjoy: Sunset Cruises for hands-on experience aboard auxiliary cruising vessels. Wednesday Night Racing Series for that non-intimidating yet competitive learning atmosphere. Deeply Discounted Instructional Clinics, Unlimited Guest Privileges, Island Daytrips, Nautical DVD's & Library to borrow from, Social Events & Overnight Cruises.

Don't let the summer sail by without taking advantage of this incredible offer. But even if you join late in the season we have full calendar year memberships so you can sail through the same date the following year. All ISS courses include a complimentary membership for a limited amount of time. This will give sailors an opportunity to practice their skills and to experience the benefits of membership. The International Sailing Club can ease that financial and time consuming commitment of owning your own boat so simply join our club today!

Membership Options

Full member $695 / year
Weekday member $595 / year
Racing Only $300 / year

Beach Boats Only
(Laser, 420's, 16' & 18' Hobie Cat, Sabot)

(use of Solings and beach boats only)
$250 / month

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Unlimited Sailing!

Unrestricted use of our boats based on your membership type:

Beach boats:

Club Race Night!

Enjoy racing every Wednesday evening in a fun, un-intimidating atmosphere. Long distance and round-robin regattas, fall series also available.

Sunset & Full Moon Cruises!

Join us for a "sunset toast" every Tuesday evening and by the light of the full moon. Cruises depart from the clubhouse deck @ 5:30pm. Advance reservations are required. ISS grads can jump aboard during your free week of sailing privileges. A Pearson 28' and an S2 26' go out weekly. Join in on the fun!

Social Events!

Meet new sailing partners at the Club's barbecues, our infamous post-race parties, or on our world-class porch overlooking Malletts Bay. "We are a match-making mecca! your match here! To date we know of six couples that "tied the knot" due to their ISS connection."

Instructional Clinics!

The inexpensive way to master the techniques and strategies of racing,  flying the spinnaker,  catamaran & dinghy sailing.

Island Day Trips / Bareboat Small Cruisers!

The Carl family enjoys a Valcour Island Cruise.
(photo kindness of Allen Carl)

Excursions to Valcour Island as a group or go on your own.

Members receive a membership package including membership card, reservations and sailing guidelines, and a release of liability form. The signed release of liability form and balance of membership fee must be received before using club boats and windsurfers. Membership fees and deposits are non-refundable and non-transferable. All club activities require reservations for organizational purposes.