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BERKSHIRE COMMUNITY SAILING

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SAILING

LAUNCHING YOUR BOAT

The public boat launch is located at the southern end of the lake near the Dam. The city of Pittsfield has provided a large parking area with car and trailer parking. There is ample room to rig your boat and unlimited clearance for your mast. The boat ramp is wide and has a very nice floating dock to tie your boat off on. The water is deep enough to launch keelboats up to 24 ft. long. Centerboard and shoal draft boats launch with ease. The channel out to the lake is narrow and is difficult to sail out of; motoring out or getting a tow is the only way to get a large boat out. Small boats can be walked up the beach then sailed out.

RENTING A BOAT

BCS has a very nice fleet of rental sailboats. For more information on our fleet see our boat inventory page, or download our brochure for boats and prices.




 

STORING YOUR BOAT Summer: Berkshire Community Sailing rents seasonal Moorings for all types of sailboats. The rates are comparable and come with some very nice amenities. Along with the Mooring, boat owners get a key to the Trailer and use of all Community Sailing owned boats. Winter: There are three local Marinas that offer winter boat storage for a fee, two use outdoor storage and one offers indoor storage. We recommend to all our members that they use Quarks Marine on Valentine Rd. in Pittsfield.

Check out Maces Marine on line

SAILING LESSONS



BCS operates a full sailing school. To learn more about learning to sail navigate to our Sailing School page or click on the link below




BCS SAILING SCHOOL