CLASSES

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

  • HANDS ON SAILING LESSONS
    3 times a week May 1st-Oct 31st: Tue 6-9pm, Sat-Sun 10am-1pm and 2pm-5pm

    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.


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    CLOSE QUARTERS, MANEUVERING & DOCKING LESSONS
    Private Booking

    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.  

     
    Non-Members: $275 / Sailors NYC Members: $150
     

  • ASA 101 BASIC KEEL BOAT
    Jun 14-15, Jun28-29, Jul 19-20, Sep 13-14
    Prerequisites: None
    Description: Demonstrated ability to skipper a sloop-rigged keelboat of approximately 20 to 27 feet in length by day in light to moderate winds and sea conditions. Knowledge of basic sailing terminology, parts and functions, helm commands, basic sail trim, points of sail, buoyage, seamanship and safety including basic navigation rules to avoid collisions and hazards. Auxiliary power operation is not required.
    To read more click here
     
    Non-Members: $550 / Sailors NYC Members: $468
     

  • ASA 103 BASIC COASTAL CRUISING
    Aug 9-10, Oct 11-12
    Prerequisites: Basic Keelboat Sailing (ASA101) certification
    Description: Demonstrated ability to skipper a sloop-rigged auxiliary powered (outboard or inboard engine) keelboat of approximately 25 to 35 feet length by day in moderate winds and sea conditions. Knowledge of cruising sailboat terminology, basic boat systems, auxiliary engine operation, docking procedures, intermediate sail trim, navigation rules, basic coastal navigation, anchoring, weather forecast interpretation, safety and seamanship.
    To read more click here
     
    Non-Members: $650  / Sailors NYC Members: $552
     

  • ASA 104 BAREBOAT CRUISING
    Jul 26-27, Aug 16-17, Aug 23-24, Sep 20-21
    Prerequisites: Basic Keelboat Sailing (ASA101) and Basic Coastal Cruising (ASA103) certifications.
    Description: Demonstrated ability to skipper a sloop-rigged, auxiliary powered keelboat (or catamaran, if course is conducted on such) of approximately 30 to 45 feet in length during a multi-day cruise upon inland or coastal waters in moderate to heavy winds (up to 30 knots) and sea conditions. Course is conducted as a live-aboard cruise of at least 48 hours. Knowledge of provisioning, galley operations, boat systems, auxiliary engine operation, routine maintenance procedures, advanced sail trim, coastal navigation including basic chart plotting and GPS operation, multiple-anchor mooring, docking, health & safety, emergency operations, weather interpretation, and dinghy/tender operation.

  • ASA 105 COASTAL NAVIGATION
    16 hours/ Weekends: Sat-Sun 9am-5pm, Weekdays: 5 evening classes Thursdays starting 5/29 6pm-9:30pm
    Prerequisites: None
    Description: Able to demonstrate the navigational theory required to safely navigate a sailing vessel in coastal or inland waters. This is a classroom course with no time on the water.  
    To read more click here
     
    Non-Members: $425  / Sailors NYC Members: $362
     

Pier 25 225 N Moore Street New York, NY 10013

Pier 25 225 N Moore Street New York, NY 10013