Only One participant over 21 is required to reserve the entire boat for up to 4 people.

Date & Time: Tuesday - Thursday, 5:30pm - 7:30pm Saturday - Sunday, 10am - 12pm, 2pm - 4pm
Schedule: Memorial Day - Labor Day

Description:

Allow one of our instructors to guide you through the basics as you take the helm. This experience is a perfect way to share the sport of sailing with your children, family, and friends! Your sailing experience is personalized to fit your group’s specific interests. Only One participant over 21 is required to reserve the entire boat for up to 4 people. All other participants can be other participants can be 5 & older Your instructor is included in the price.

Ages 18 & Older

Date & Time: Thursday - Sunday: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Schedule: May 23 - Oct 6

Description:

Your introduction to sailing: this class focuses on basic concepts such as rigging, steering, and wind awareness and gives you access to our Community Sailing program.

Ages 18 & Older

Date & Time: Tack & Jibe Maneuvers: Friday - Sunday, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Seamanship & Sail Trim: Friday - Sunday, 1:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Schedule: May 24 - October 6

Description:

After learning the foundations, Learn To Sail II refines your understanding of boat handling, seamanship, and sail trim before introducing techniques needed to sail on your own.

Ages 18 & Older

Date & Time: Reefing & Heaving-to: Saturday - Sunday, 9am - 1pm

Advanced Maneuvers: Saturday - Sunday, 1:30pm - 5:30pm
Schedule: May 25 - October 6

Description:

The final lessons in the Learn To Sail program teach maneuvers such as crew-overboard recovery, reefing, and heaving-to, and develop the skills you need to pass a Safety Sail and rent one of our Sonars.

Ages 18 & Older

Date & Time: Spring: Saturdays, 2pm-4pm

Summer: Wed, 6pm - 8pm;
Sat & Sun, 2pm - 4pm

Fall: Saturdays, 2pm - 4pm
Schedule: Saturdays: May 25 - October 5 Sundays: July 7 - September 1 Wednesdays: June 12 - August 28

Description:

Becoming part of our community is the best way to grow as a sailor, as instructors and crewmates help you refine skills previously learned in our Learn to Sail program. Group style instruction provides ideal practice sessions for both new and experienced sailors.

Ages 18 & Older

Date & Time: Thursday 6pm - 8pm
Schedule: June 13 - August 29

Description:

All levels, women-only program designed to develop skills and boost confidence. learn to sail, improve your boat handling as a skipper or crew while spending the evening with other women on the water.

Ages 18 & Older

Date & Time: Summer: Tuesdays 6pm - 8pm
Schedule: Summer: June 11 - August 27

Description:

For all levels of racers with emphasis on performance sailing, racing format, and technique. A friendly, fostering environment with on-the-water coaching.

Grades 4 - 8

Date & Time: SPRING & FALL (Mondays or Saturdays) Monday: 3:30pm - 5:30pm OR Saturday: 2pm - 4pm SUMMER (Monday - Friday) Half Day, 1pm - 4pm
Schedule: SPRING: (Mondays or Saturdays) May 6 - June 22 Mondays from 3:30pm - 5:30pm Saturdays from 2:00pm - 4:00pm SUMMER: (Two-week sessions) Session 1: June 24 - July 5 (program on July 4th) Session 2: July 8 - July 19 Session 3: July 22 - August 2 Session 4: August 5 - August 16 FALL: (Mondays or Saturdays) September 7 - October 14 Mondays from 3:30pm - 5:30pm Saturdays from 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Description:

For beginner and novice sailors. This class offers the ideal platform for children to become comfortable with the sport of sailing as they learn to skipper their own boat! Each sailor may enroll in multiple sessions until they are ready for Opti Prep.

7 & Older - Opti, 420, Hobie Wave, Hobie Getaway
18 & Older - Sonars and Cruising Boats

Date & Time: Call for Availability (516) 922-SAIL [7245]
Schedule: Call for Availability (516) 922-SAIL [7245]

Description:

Arrange at your convenience, one-on-one instruction customized to meet your interests and goals, ranging from introductory to performance sailing in any of our boats. Minimum 2-hr lessons. Add on additional hours or additional people for a fee.

Ages 18 & Older

Date & Time: Call for Availability (516) 922-SAIL [7245]
Schedule: Call for Availability (516) 922-SAIL [7245]

Description:

Secure your US Sailing Basic Keelboat certification after successful completion of the practical and written exam. Recommended after Learn To Sail III or for individuals with previous experience.

Ages 18 & Older

Date & Time: 24 hours total over three days
9:00am - 5:00pm each day
Schedule: Available for scheduling June - August
Call (516) 922-7245 for more information

Description:

Learn to use an auxiliary engine, docking, boat systems, plotting a course, and navigation on 30-36 foot cruising boats. Earn US Sailing Cruising certification after successful completion of practical and written tests.

18+, 13+ accompanied by adult

Date & Time: Sundays, 10:00am AM to 12:00 PM 9:30-10:00am: Rigging & Capsize drills (All first-time attendees are required to attend) 10:00-12:00pm:  Clinic
Schedule: June 2nd - September 1st, 2019

Description:

Join us to learn rigging, capsize recovery, sail trim, and basic boat handling. Participants are encouraged to attend clinics until they are able to rent a Hobie Wave on their own.

18+, 13+ accompanied by adult

Date & Time: Sunday, 1:00pm - 3:30pm Capsize Drills: 1:00pm - 1:30pm (all first-time attendees must complete) Clinic: 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Schedule: June 2nd - September 1st, 2019

Description:

Step up from the Wave to the faster Getaway, large enough to fit a family of four.  Skills build on those taught in the Hobie Wave Clinic, with the addition of jib trim.  Attend until you gain the skills to rent a Hobie Getaway on your own.

Ages 12 & Older

Date & Time: Safe Powerboat Handling: June 16 - 17
Accelerated Powerboat Handling: June 2
Launch Tender Package: April 28 - 29, June 9 - 10
Schedule: Safe Powerboat Handling: Please See Flyer
Accelerated Powerboat Handling: June 2
Launch Tender Package: April 28 - 29, June 9 - 10

Description:

Have a blast while being safe on the water; earning your NYS Boating Safety Certificate. This interactive on-the-water course, taught by a licensed instructor, will prepare you for the safety exam through both classroom & hands-on lessons.

14 & Older

Date & Time: Select Sundays 1pm-3pm
Schedule: May 28 - Oct 15

Description:

Sailing is for all, regardless of (dis)abilities. Leave your differences ashore - join our inclusive program that breaks down traditional barriers to provide access to the sport.

18 & Older

Date & Time: 4pm - 7pm
Schedule: Sundays June 11 - Sept 3

Description:

We honor the service of our military and recognize the therapeutic value of sailing. Veterans are invited to join us for instruction, therapy, and thanks.

NCC Students Only

Date & Time: AM Session: 9am - 12noon & PM Session: 1pm - 4pm
Schedule: Saturdays & Sundays AM 9/15, 9/16, 9/22, and 9/23 from 9am-12pm // Saturdays PM 9/15, 9/22, 10/6, and 10/13 from 1pm-4pm // Tuesdays & Thursdays AM 9/18, 9/20, 9/25, and 9/27  from 9am-12pm // Tuesdays & Thursdays PM 9/18, 9/20, 9/25, and 9/27  from 1pm-4pm // Fridays AM 9/21, 9/28, 10/5, and 10/12 from 9am-12pm // Fridays PM 9/21, 9/28, 10/5, and 10/12 from 1pm-4pm

Description:

This program is for the students completing the lab section of their Sailing Course at Nassau Community College.

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