Pelican Lake Sailing School

Established in 1972 and rejuvenated in 2000 with modern equipment and trained instructors focusing on today's youth.

We are a Minnesota 501(c) Non-profit Community Sailing Program

Sailing School Donations can be sent to: PLSS % Jeff Peltier, 21853 Broadwater Drive, Pelican Rapids, MN  56572  or donate on line with the link below. If you would like to dedicate it to the Brad Burgum Endowment fund, please let us know.  Thanks, Jeff Peltier

This winter, we have been lining up personnel and preparing equipment for the 2017 season and it will be here in no time!  Sign up early to reserve a spot by contacting Jeff Peltier.  Credit card payments are now available, but confirm openings before purchasing.  See description and schedule below.  Thanks!

Pelican Lake Sailing School Instruction

Open Bics

  1. Cost of all sessions is $150/ Person:
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  3. 1. June 26-29 (Mon-Thu), July 3,5,6,7 (Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri) 9:00am to 11:30am
  4. 2. July 3,5,6,7 (Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri), July 10-13 (Mon-Thu) 1:00pm to 3:30pm
  5. 3. July 10-13 (Mon-Thu), July 17-20(Mon-Thu) 9:00am to 11:30am

2017 instructorsClasses will be held at the Pelican Lake Yacht Club on the NW corner of Pelican Lake.

Class size is limited, so be sure to plan early to enroll in the session of your choice. Be sure to bring your own Personal Flotation Device!!

Our Instruction team includes Kent Deardorff, Evan Furr, and Mason Lantz  All have completed US Sailing's level 1 small boat instructor training.  Graduates are encouraged to use the boats under Adult supervision when they aren’t being used for classes.

Private lessons are available for Adults by appointment at $40/hr plus the use of a boat if needed.

To sign up, contact Jeff Peltier at