Lake Powell

Lake Powell and one of her many narrow channels.

I’m often asked about sailing on Lake Powell and whether or not it’s possible. Sailing Lake Powell is possible if you plan your trip well but the winds are either too little or too much. The canyon walls have a way of deflecting, or channeling, the wind that can make it tricky for even the most experienced skipper.

Lake Pleasant in Arizona is only 6 hours away and it’s location in the foothills make for perfect sailing all year round. Fed by Colorado run off through the CAP Canal, Lake Pleasant host’s two marinas with public mooring, good food, and live music.

Lake Pleasant is also the home to Captain Clint’s Sailing which offers ASA sailing lessons and tours as well as the Complete Sailing Package including a trip to San Diego to advance your sailing skills. Sailing in Arizona is one of the coolest ways of experiencing the Sonoran Desert and

Sailing in Arizona is one of the coolest ways of experiencing the Sonoran Desert and its wildlife.

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Captain Clint

Owner and ASA Instructor at Go Sail Arizona
Hello! My name is Clint Sutter, owner of Go Sail Az at Lake Pleasant in Arizona. I am also the Operations Manager and Lead Captain for the 65 foot Phoenix Cruise Boat. I am a USCG licensed captain and American Sailing Association sailing instructor. I am certified to teach Basic Keelboat 101, Basic Coastal Cruising 103, Bareboat Cruising 104, and Coastal Navigation 105. I am an identical twin and native to Arizona for 36 years. I have a 13 year old son named Ethan and a Border Collie named Hoji who I love so much. I've owned many boats over the years from small performance dinghies to catamarans and larger cruising sailboats. I have many years of experience skippering larger sailboats up to 50 feet along the Mexican and California coast. Ports to include: San Diego, Newport, Long Beach, Marina Del Rey. Boats I've sailed: Beneteau 40, 42, 46. Jeneau 40. Hanse 40. Hunter 32, 36, 46. Catalina 14, 18, 22, 25, 28, 30, 32, 36, 40. Prindle 16, 18. Hobie 16, 18. Nacra f18. Sabre 30. Bavaria 46.My goal is to share the sport of sailing with as many as I can in hopes that it makes them as happy as it has made me.I am currently a member of the ASA, US Sailing, The Arizona Yacht Club, The Lake Pleasant Sailing Club, and Marina Sailing.

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