A primary purpose of the Sailing Center is teaching the joy and skill of sailing to all ages. We have classes, clinics and learning opportunities for everyone, beginners to advanced. All instructors are certified and highly experienced.

Small boat sailing:

Builds knowledge and independence

Encourages teamwork

Offers exciting challenges as well as a peaceful escape

Creates lasting relationships and memories

Check our Calendar
for specific activities

Youth Sailing

After School Group Lessons – Meet one day a week, organized around school groups.  CLICK HERE for details and sign-up information.

Summer Day Camp – Weekly sessions run Monday-Friday from June into August for youth ages five to 17   CLICK HERE for a detailed description and sign-up information.

Youth Sailing Team – The Center supports youth in training and preparation for competing in nearby regattas.

Adult Sailing

Women’s Sailing Classes – (Free; open to members and the public)  Saturdays at 10 a.m., female participants at any level (beginner through advanced) enjoy a lesson and on-the-water time together.

Sunday Sailing Classes – (Free; open to the public) Sundays at 10 am. Men and women welcome. Join with members and others for group instruction and on-the-water sailing coaching.

Member-to-Member Learning – One of the best ways to improve your sailing ability is to go out with another member aboard our Center boats. This is the main point of community sailing – to share knowledge and the love of being on the water, while continually sharpening your skills.

Private Lessons

The Sailing Center offers private sailing lessons for an hourly fee. Schedule is based on instructor availability. Contact Ben Hermelin, program director, to inquire about private lessons,

Summer Camp

Summer Sailing Camp runs from June into August, with one-week sessions available 9 am to 4 pm Monday thought Friday for youth ages five to 17. Classes cover all skill levels, the basics of sailing and racing on a variety of boats owned by the Center. For details including sign-up, fees and scholarships for under-served children, CLICK HERE