Who we are

Seneca Sailing Academy (SSA) was formed in 2012 as a non-profit organization whose purpose is to provide community members with access to responsible seamanship skills. Specifically, the corporation promotes and provides:

  • sailing instruction for youth and adults
  • race training
  • the exchange of sailing and boating information
  • public awareness regarding boating safety
  • public awareness regarding the ecology and preservation of Seneca Lake


boat in beach

Leah Murray, President

Jim Gindling, Treasurer

Lisa Salter

David Kendrick

Ruth Benedict

Aaron Holland

Marty Davis

Jacob Silver

To contact the Board of Directors, please email: senecasailingacademy@gmail.com

SSA is hosted by Seneca Yacht Club, located on Boody’s Hill Road, just off route 96A on the east side of Seneca Lake.