About Us

Racing since 1977

The Buffalo Harbor Sailing Club supports the initiatives and rules of US Sailing

The Buffalo Harbor Sailing Club is the center of racing on Lake Erie in Buffalo, NY. Established in 1977, the club is 501(c)3 non-profit association operated by a volunteer board of directors who reflect the wishes of the membership. The BHSC does not have a clubhouse or docks. Their only asset is the committee boat that oversees the race course.


Membership and Programs

Experience the BHSC

6 different ways to experience the BHSC!
Discover Buffalo Sailing

Discover Buffalo Sailing is your introduction to the world of sailing. Taking place the first 4 weeks of the sailing season

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Crew Bank

Every year our skippers look for sailors to fill empty positions on their race boats and we will try to find a boat for you

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Learn to Race

Full racing season every summer. Don't know how to race? A BHSC mentor that’s an experienced racer will sail with you and help you learn

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Become a Member

Join the BHSC!

$ 60 per year

Regular Member

  • Sail Regularly with BHSC
  • Join as race crew
  • Club Events
$ 225 per year

Racing Member

  • Wednesday Night Races
  • Tuesday Night Races
  • Club Events
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$ 25 per year

Junior Member

  • 12 to 21 years old
  • Racing Sailboat Placement
  • Club Events
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Our Photos and Videos

Browse our selection of photos and videos taken by members during the summer races and events.


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