Greater Boston’s Most Active Laser Fleet

During the warmer months of the year, late-April to October, Lake Massapoag in Sharon, Massachusetts, offers the following racing for lasers...

  • Wednesday evenings:   1 (multi-fleet) fleet race
  • Thursday evenings:      laser team racing
  • Saturday afternoons:   6-10 short laser fleet races
  • Sunday afternoons:      2 (multi-fleet) fleet races

For more detail on each series, read the About Us page. Check the Schedule to verify dates and to find out when special events may supercede regular racing. Lake Massapoag is also host to several regattas and yacht club events each year.



News And Opinion

12 Reasons To Have A Laser Fleet

Although the growth of our laser fleet seems to be an annoyance to some, there are at least twelve good reasons that every dinghy racing yacht club should have one. (Almost all of these apply to Sunfish too, but I’m a laser sailor.)    More...

Is This Zen Racing?

Our laser fleet races four days a week in the summertime, but on Thursday nights and Saturday afternoons, nobody keeps score.... These days offer a totally different experience than the formal series and regatta races which are scored, recorded, tallied, trophied, and immortalized on the permanent record.    More...

February Masters Events in Florida

As a relative newcomer to Laser sailing I didn't know what to expect when I arrived for the Florida Masters events a couple weeks ago... As a small lake sailor, it was a rude awakening to see a line of rolling breakers that needed to be crossed just to get out there.    More...

Wintering In Winthrop

As some of my sailing friends enjoy their exotic winter sailing trips to the Dominican Republic or Florida, I console myself with Dorothy’s simple, homespun wisdom, “There’s no place like home....” It’s easier to do that after a great day of frostbite sailing in perfect conditions at my winter sailing home, Cottage Park Yacht Club in Winthrop....