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Welcome to the NASA Ames Sailing Club

The NASA Ames Sailing Club provides a forum for all NASA Ames employees interested in the art and sport of sailing. 

We meet on the 2nd Thursday of the month, March through November, from 11:45 to 1:00 at NASA Ames Research Center (Bldg. N243, Rm. 180 conference room - Rotunda, north end of bldg.).  Each month we feature a guest presentation.  Past speakers have included world-renowned sailors, Dawn Riley and Stan Honey, and local experts, Kame Richards, Dr. Kent Benedict, and Bob Diamond.

The NASA Ames Sailing Club organizes a variety of sailing events to suit all experience levels such as:

  • Friday night "Attitude Adjustment" sails
  • Day sails on the bay and ocean
  • Whale watching sails
  • Wednesday night fun races
  • Competitive off shore racing
  • Sailing instruction
  • Local and exotic destination charters
  • Dinners, barbecues, and picnics
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Explore - Dream - Discover

"Twenty years from now, you will be more disappointed by the things you did not do than the things you did do. 

So throw off the bow lines.  Sail away from the safe harbor.  Catch the trade winds in your sails.
Explore, Dream, Discover"   
... Mark Twain

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