Adult Sailing Programs

Adult Sailing2023-06-13T16:53:47-05:00

Adult & Family Sailing Programs

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 12-hour course will be divided into 6 courses over a two-week time period. Classes meet on Saturdays and Sundays from 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm or Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm except for the first session which meets from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm.
Capacity – 8
Price – $395

Session 1: Mar. 11 – Mar. 26, Sat/Sun SOLD OUT

Session 2: Mar. 14 – Mar. 30, Tue/Thurs SOLD OUT

Session 3: Apr. 8 – Apr. 23, Sat/Sun SOLD OUT

Session 4: Apr. 11 – Apr. 27, Tue/Thurs SOLD OUT

Session 5: May 6 – May 21, Sat/Sun SOLD OUT

Session 6: May 9 – May 25, Tue/Thurs SOLD OUT

Session 7: Jun. 3 – Jun. 18, Sat/Sun SOLD OUT

Session 8: Jun. 6 – Jun. 22, Tue/Thurs SOLD OUT

Session 9: Jul. 1 – Jul. 16, Sat/Sun


Session 10: Jul. 11 – Jul. 27, Tue/Thurs SOLD OUT


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 5 courses over a two-week time period. The classes meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm or Saturday and Sundays from 9:00 am – 11:00 am.
Capacity – 8
Price – $395


Returning in 2024

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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 2-hour course will be customized to students’ goals. Classes meet Mondays from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm.
Capacity 8
Price $32/person


June 5, 12, 19, & 26 SOLD OUT

July 10, 17, 24, & 31 SOLD OUT

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.


Call our office 504.233.3292 for more details and scheduling.




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What about girls and women?2020-06-22T19:07:19-05:00

Giving girls and women opportunities is an important priority – a great activity to be tackled on equal footing.

What about adults and families?2020-06-22T19:06:00-05:00

There will be adult sailing classes. And qualified adults will be able to register to take out the keelboats. Individuals and companies will do that through registration fees and program fees.

Call us at 504.233.3292 or or message us online to

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