Adult & Family Sailing Programs

Intro to Sailing

Capacity: Up to 4

Give sailing a try in this two-hour introduction lesson aboard the Independence 20s, which are stable fixed keelboats, with one of our certified instructors. You’ll learn basic nomenclature, how sails work, and basic maneuvers. Visit our events calendar to see available dates and times for your first of many sails!

Price

  • 1 Person: $50

  • 2 People: $90

  • 3 People: $130

  • 4 People: $170

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Learn to Sail

Beginner Keelboat Course

Learn the fundamentals of sailing on the Independence 20s, a fixed keelboat which makes for a stable platform to learn. This course will teach you basic nomenclature, safety, knots, rigging, steering, how sails work, and rules of the road. This 10-hour course will be divided into 4 courses over a two-week time period.

Dates

TBA

Capacity

4

Price

$300

Intermediate Keelboat Course

The Intermediate Keelboat course will build upon lessons learned in the beginner class. Topics covered will include more advanced sail trim, balanced boat handling, and basic navigation. This 10-hour course will be divided into 4 courses over a two-week time period.

Dates

TBA

Capacity

4

Price

$300

Basic Small Boat

Learn the fundamentals of sailing the 420s. These boats are a sporty two-person dinghy and require a good bit of athleticism. This course will teach you basic nomenclature, safety, knots, rigging, steering, how sails work, and rules of the road. This 10-hour course will be divided into 4 courses over a two-week time period.

Dates

TBA

Capacity

10

Price

$275

Intermediate Small Boat

The small boat intermediate course will build your confidence in sailing the 420 by teaching the fine-tuning of sail trim and boat handling. This course will teach you basic nomenclature, safety, knots, rigging, steering, how sails work, and rules of the road. This 10-hour course will be divided into 4 courses over a two-week time period.

Dates

TBA

Capacity

10

Price

$275

Private Instruction

If you wish to focus on a certain skill or just learn better in a one-on-one environment then we can schedule a private lesson with one of our highly qualified instructors.

Dates

Call to Schedule

Capacity

1

Price

$75/Hour (up to two people)

Access Pass

Gain access to the fleet by purchasing an access pass. These affordable passes will allow you to cruise on Lake Pontchartrain, enjoy friendly racing, and attend special events. Fees from access passes will help support youth and adaptive initiatives. Sign up today to help support your sailing community.

Price

  • Student: $250

  • Individual: $350

  • Family: $500

  • Corporate: $2,000

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Women in the Wind

These clinics are designed for women of all skill sets and aim to cultivate a culture of positive female role models in sailing. These clinics can range from learning to sail, refinement of skills or focus on racing; each course will be customized to students’ goals. Visit our events calendar to see available dates for each clinic.

Dates

TBA

Capacity

4

Price

$32/Person

Group & Corporate Outings

Sailing is the perfect platform for team building. It brings together a group of individuals who must communicate and act as a cohesive unit to move the boat forward. We can customize each event to accomplish your group’s goals, from teaching basic fundamentals of crew work to having teams navigate around the racecourse.

Dates

Call our office 504.233.3292 for more details and scheduling.

Capacity

21

Price

  • Call for details.
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