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Beginning to Sail

Intro Course or NauticEd Skipper Rank
Intro to Sailing Course:

Learn the basics of sail trim and boat handling in a 4 hour class on a 30 foot racing sailboat. This is a great way to get a feel for what sailing is about. There are no books or tests, but if you decide that sailing is for you, you can take our NauticEd Skipper course at a reduced rate.

Your tuition includes:

  • 4 hours of sailing instruction on a 30 foot sailboat.

  • Fuel for the boat.

Not included:

  • Instructor gratuity (10-15% at your discretion)

Cost: $145 ($120 for USVI residents)

NauticEd Skipper Course:

Ready to take the next step? This course will teach you the skills and knowledge you need to confidently take a large keelboat out for a sail. It is a combination of practical on-the-water training from a professionally licensed and certified instructor and NauticEd's eLearning technology that you can work through in the comfort of your home or on the go, using your computer or mobile device. Try two of NauticEd's courses for free here to see how this learning style works for you.

This course includes a practical competency assessment, which if passed, will automatically be added to the student's online logbook and sailing résumé. This will also allow the student to achieve NauticEd's Skipper Rank at the end of the class, instead of having to log another 6 days on the water.

Your tuition includes:

  • NauticEd Skipper Course interactive online theory lessons. (approx. 20 hours)

  • NauticEd Manuevering Under Power Clinic interactive online theory lessons. (approx. 3 hours)

  • 16 hours of sailing instruction over 4 days on a 30 foot sailboat.

  • Fuel for the boat.

  • Online log book.

  • Automated online sailing résumé generated from log book.

Not included:

  • Instructor gratuity (10-15% at your discretion)

Cost: $495 ($395 for 3 days of sailing if student has already taken Intro to Sailing Course)


Intro to Sailing


Skipper Course

Contact Us

We're taking bookings for the Fall 2018 - Summer 2019 season. Please contact us to let us know what time frame you're interested in taking the course and we'll work to get you scheduled in!

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