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Tampa Sailing Squadron is a private, member-owned sailing club located in Apollo Beach, Florida.
Members enjoy many activities such as club racing, regattas, cruising and many other social events.
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TSS Youth Sailing, Inc., is a federal 501(c)(3) charity and a Florida nonprofit organization.  We offer summer sailing classes for youth ages 7-17 of all skill levels.  Our classes are held at our host organization, the Tampa Sailing Squadron, and are led by U.S. Sailing certified instructors.  Visit our website for more information!

The TSS Youth Sailing Board of Directors meets the 2nd Wednesday of every month at the TSS Clubhouse at 18:30.  All are welcome to attend.

For additional information, send an email to, call 813-642-4035 or visit our website by clicking on the TSS Youth Sailing ICON at the top of the page. 

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Cost: $295 per program

Multi Person Discount: Register multiple family members, receive $25 off per family member (excludes 1st family member).


Multi Program Discount:  Register for multiple programs, receive $25 off per program (excludes 1st program).


Minimum Tuition:  Minimum tuition per week is $245 with all discounts applied.


Processing Fee (Paid by Registrant):  2.2% + $0.30 for VISA, MasterCard, Discover, or PayPal.  0.8% + $0.30 for eCheck - capped at $5.00.


PROGRAM     AGES    DATES                    DAYS & TIMES

Learn To Sail   7-14     June 1- June 5       M-F 8:30-4:30P

Learn To Sail   7-14     June 8- June 12     M-F 8:30-4:30P

Learn To Sail   7-14     June 15-June 19    M-F 8:30-4:30P

Learn To Sail   7-14     June 22-June 26    M-F 8:30-4:30P

Learn To Race 7-17     June 29-July 2       M-Th 8:30-4:30P

Learn To Sail   7-14     July 6-July 10        M-F 8:30-4:30P

Learn To Sail   7-14     July 13-July 17      M-F 8:30-4:30P

Learn To Sail   7-14     July 20-July 24      M-F 8:30-4:30P

Learn To Sail   7-14     July 27-July 31      M-F 8:30-4:30P

Learn To Sail   12-17   June 2-June 25     Tu/Th 4:30-7:30P

Learn To Sail   12-17   July 7-July 30        Tu/Th 4:30-7:30P

Joey Meyer Regatta    August 8                Saturday 8:30



1. Learn to Race Camp June 29-July 2.  4 Day Camp. Previous sailing camp attendance is required and admission to class is subject to instructor approval.

2. Scout Badge Week July 20-24.  A Merit Badge Counselor will be on site 7/24 to review the sailors’ skills.

3. Learn to Sail Ages 12-17.  Classes meet twice per week for 4 weeks.  Camps are subject to sufficient participation.

For additional information, send an email to, call 813-642-4035 or visit our website by clicking on the TSS Youth Sailing ICON at the top of the page.

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Your monetary support makes a big splash!  TSS Youth Sailing, Inc. is managed by volunteers and our training fleet is maintained by volunteers.  Our only paid employees are our instructors and sailing assistants.  ALL of your donations go directly to the expenses of the program and are deeply appreciated!  Click on the Donate button above to submit a donation through PayPal or directly by credit or debit card.  Checks may be sent payable to TSS Youth Sailing, Inc. to the following mailing address: TSS Youth Sailing, Inc., 219 Flamingo Dr #3211, Apollo Beach, FL 33572-7004

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TSS Youth Sailing is looking for volunteers interested in helping with administration and boat maintenance. Volunteering could involve helping with a event or a year round responsibility;  it would depend on how much time you have to give.  Being a member of Tampa Sailing Squadron is not a requirement.

If interested, please email Trina Swartz at

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You can help TSS Youth Sailing by designating our organization on Amazon Smile and a percentage of your purchase will be donated to TSS Youth Sailing by Amazon.  There is no cost to you.

When you log-on to Amazon go to (instead of This website is the same as Below the search bar (at the top of the screen) you’ll see a drop-box “THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT”.  When you open that you’ll see major organizations (like American Cancer Society). Below that is a search bar to find and select TSS Youth Sailing (your selection is saved).

Once you select TSS Youth Sailing we will receive donations from Amazon for all your purchases. You just have to sign-in to (instead of Bookmark it, put a shortcut on your computer’s desktop or on your tablet’s home page.

Call John Chapman if you have questions (440) 258-6821


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