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Spring 2020 High School Sailing Registration

Under the Sea Spring Fling 2020 Fundraiser


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 three 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 three high school teams- Broadneck High 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, Friday (3:30-6:30pm)
Junior Varsity: Tuesday, Thursday (3:30-6:30pm)
**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:

High School Sailing Registration: Spring 2020 High School Sailing

Full payment is required by Saturday February 29th at 11:59pm. 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 March 6th 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:

Evaluations for all teams will be March 2nd-5th
Team Announcements will be made on March 6th

The regatta schedule will show you which teams are attending each regatta. Link is below: 

The most up to date scores can be found on 

High School Sailing FAQs

Please contact our Junior Sailing Director, by phone at (410)263-0071 or by email at 

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.