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Introduction to Sailing Two hours on the water with a captain/sailing instructor. Participate as much as you like or just enjoy the ride. Typically, ‘intro’s’ are scheduled on the even hour starting at 10am (10am, 12noon, 2pm or 4pm), Contact us to make your reservation for an experience you’ll never forget... .
Rate: $100 first person, $20 per add’l person (limit 6 persons, recommended 4 persons)
Sailing Skills Review Three hours on the water with a captain/sailing instructor. Need a quick refresher? This course is for you, the perfect way to get on the water to brush up on your sailing skills.
Rate: $150 first person, $25 per additional person (limited to 4 persons)
Basic Sailing Lessons A two day hands-on course for the “wanna-be” sailor ready to learn to sail. This enjoyable course provides the skills and knowledge needed to safely and confidently sail up to a 26’ sailboat on inland waters in winds of <15 mph.
Learn-to-Crew Course Don’t just set there! Take the mystery out of sailing and become a confident crew member. This course gives you the terminology and basic skills to become an active participant, including topics from safely docking to emergency procedures...
Rate: $195 (10% discount available for multiple signup)
Basic Sailing Course ASA (101) Certification with three days on-the-water instruction for the sailing enthusiast who wants to learn the essentials of sailing. An accredited course that will allow you to command a sailing vessel <26 feet on inland waters in light to moderate winds.
Rate: $495 (10% discount available for multiple signup)
ASA (101) Challenge Certification made easy for sailors with sailing skills. Half day session that includes: Review, MOB Demo, Written Exam, On-the-water Practical, and the ASA Official Logbook. On your boat or ours.
Basic Coastal Cruising Course Would you like to be able to cruise safely in local and regional waters? This is a two day ASA (103) Certification course that provides the skills sets for you as both skipper and crew on an auxiliary powered sailboat of about 20’ to 30’ in length, in moderate winds and sea conditions.
Sailing Fundamentals Develop the full range of skills to captain your own sailing vessel while saving money with this five day combination course of Basic Sailing Course (101) and Coastal Cruising (103).
Basic Bareboat Chartering Looking to increase your sailing knowledge to the next level? This is an advanced course for cruising individuals with cruising experience. Act as skipper or crew of a 30 foot boat sailing by day in inland/coastal waters. Course includes knowledge of boat systems and maintenance procedures. Three days and two night’s on-the-water course. (ASA 104 certification)
Chartering Fundamentals Love sailing and wish to maximize your experience? Take the courses that will get you ready to charter in the islands or another country. This combination of advanced courses is for cruising individuals with cruising experience. Forty-eight hours of personalized instruction, plus two night’s on-the-water. (ASA 103 & 104 certification plus ICC)
ICC (International Competency Certification) This certificate is useful when chartering in European / Mediterranean waters. Current American Sailing Association (ASA) members who have completed ASA 101 (Basic Sailing), 103 (Basic Coastal Cruising) and 104 (Bareboat Chartering), are eligible.
Coastal Navigation Learn the theory and practices of navigational procedures required to safely navigate a sailing vessel in coastal or inland water. Six (6) weeks, one-3 hour night session per week or two weekends. Includes text book, workbook, and training chart. (ASA 105 certification)
Proficiency Evaluation Two hours of on-the-water sailing with an instructor who will share local knowledge, overview of unique features of the chosen boats rigging, and demonstration of your sailing skills. Required for non-USAIL graduates as part of the SNS membership application.
ASA Docking Endorsement Course designed to add an extra dose of confidence when docking! Learn basic docking skills for boats with single inboard and/or outboard engines. Course includes theory and hands-on techniques.