Okauchee Lake Sailing School is one of the few sailing schools in Wisconsin to offer elite 420 instruction. OLSS offers experienced, certified and knowledgeable coaching that can cater from beginner to advanced sailors. We offer two classes for those seeking to learn the 420 or improve their skills.

The 420 is a fun, maneuverable, and fast boat that is sailed in high school, college, and international sailing. Look no further than OLSS to prepare and develop you into a strong high school or college sailor.

Okauchee Lake Sailing School offers two 420 classes: Club (racing) and Beginner

Club 420 (Spinnaker/ Trapeze) Sessions for 11-18 years of age

Monday and Thursday evenings from 4:30-6:30 starting May 21st. See calendar for full details.   This class is designed for those who have strong fundamentals in 420 sailing and are looking to take their skills to the next level. Lessons taught by experienced Club 420 coach. 420’s supplied.  OLSS 420 regatta charter priority and reduced price.

420 Beginner sessions for 11-18 years of age

Monday and Wednesday mornings from 8-10 starting June 18th. See calendar for full details. Great second step for those wishing to advance from Learn 2 Sail Camps or to learn the basics of 420 sailing.  Lessons taught by experienced 420 coach. 420’s are supplied.

420 Introductory Clinic: experienced sailors 9-18 years of age

Wednesday, August 8th (9am-4pm) and Thursday, August 9th (9am-3pm). This clinic is designed to provide a quick 2 day introduction to the 420. Sailors will learn what the 420 is about how it is rigged, sailed and maneuvered. This clinic will incorporate both skippering and crewing as well as drills and racing to get sailors the right start in the 420. This class will be taught by experienced 420 instructors.


Registration: Visit the 420 Registration page to register.

Additional Information (click on text for link):

Click here for full summer calendar

Click here for 2018 420 Racing Flyer

Click here for 2018 420 Beginner Flyer