Whether you are already certified or would like to become certified, Sailors NYC provides you with classes and courses to improve and expand your sailing skills
Looking for something new to do? Why not get out on the Hudson River and learn to sail with Sailors NYC ! Learn how to grind a winch, trim a sail and actually sail a boat in a fun 3-hour class. This intimate session – four participants max under the guidance of a certified instructor – will bring out your inner sailor and leave you wanting more.
Are you a certified sailor and want more practice or even just a brush up?
Sailors NYC will tailor a session to improve your skills.
Learn how to handle a boat like a pro!
In this class you will learn all of the components of your boat that will allow you control where you want the boat to be. Concepts like: Pivot Points, Rudder Control, and 'Prop Walk' are discussed and practiced, as well as how to work with the wind & currents.
Designed for both novice & experienced boat handlers alike, all participants will come away with a 'toolbox' to work with when working in close quarters.
Taught by a Certified Instructor, one to three 3 hour lessons are recommended, depending on your experience level.
New Law Effective May 1st 2014:
All individuals born on or after 5/1/96 are now required to successfully complete an approved course in boater education in order to operate a motorboat (including a sailboat with an auxiliary engine).
This Safe Boating requirement will become mandatory for all boaters which will be phased in over the next couple of years.
Capt. Bert Cohen - certified instructor by the NYS Safe Boating - will be instructing classes on a monthly basis.