Society of Old Salts (S.O.S.) was founded in 1991 by 26 family members. Today, the organization has approximately 300 members. The mission of S.O.S. is to provide the resources for a safe, enjoyable and comfortable sailing club with a commitment toward continuous improvement. Members contribute the finances and countless volunteer hours to fulfill its mission. For complete information, visit their website at


The S.O.S. leadership team is committed to executing the mission and continuing to look for ways to improve the Lakeside Sailing Center experience. S.O.S. is proud to serve its members and provide strategic direction for the Lakeside Sailing Center to ensure its foundation for generations to come. S.O.S. welcomes new members and thanks current members for their ongoing support of one of the most active small boat sailing centers in the country. Download the S.O.S. Membership Application and join today. Read a 2020 Newsletter.

Summer/Winter Boat Storage

For those planning to store their boat during the summer or winter seasons at the Lakeside Sailing Center, download and return the 2021-22 Boat Storage Agreement with payment to: Lakeside Chautauqua, Attn: Watercraft, 236 Walnut Ave., Lakeside, Ohio 43440.



Michael Haas
Society of Old Salts President
(724) 331-6528

Carolyn Fleischer
Society of Old Salts Interim Treasurer
(234) 380-2970

Nancy Brucken
Society of Old Salts Secretary
(734) 255-3133