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NCC Sailing NCC Students Only

Schedule: Choose the section that matches your schedule:
Spring Break Mornings, April 10-13 (Friday, 4/14 Make-Up)
Spring Break Afternoons, April 10-13 (Friday, 4/14 Make-Up)
Friday Mornings, April 7, 21, 28, May 5 (Friday, 5/12 Make-Up)
Friday Afternoons, April 7, 21, 28, May 5 (Friday, 5/12 Make-Up)
Saturday Afternoons, April 8, 22, 29, May 6 (Friday, 5/12 Make-Up)


Day & Time:
Morning Section: 9am - 12noon Afternoon Section: 12noon - 4pm

Fee: $0

Ages: NCC Students Only

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

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Learn to Sail Package Ages 18 & Older

Schedule: Package includes multiple program and session dates from May 14 - Sep 30.

Day & Time:
Package includes:
Sailing 101 (4 hours)
Learn to Sail-Basic (2 days)
Learn to Sail-Intermediate (1 day)
Unlimited Adult Sailing sessions (up to 3 sessions/week)
US Sailing Membership and Certification



Fee: $899

Ages: Ages 18 & Older

Ready to go all in? Become the sailor you've always wanted to be! WFC's complete package includes everything you’ll need to learn to sail this season.

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Learn To Sail - Basic Ages 18 & Older

Schedule: May 13 - Sep 30

Day & Time:
Monday & Tuesday, 9am - 5pm
Saturday & Sunday, 9am - 5pm

Fee: $309

Ages: Ages 18 & Older

This course has an emphasis on hands-on learning, your instructor will guide you through the foundation of sailing skills, step by step. Basic offers the most comprehensive approach to learning to sail.

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Learn to Sail - Intermediate Ages 18 & Older

Schedule: May 14 - Sep 30

Day & Time:
Friday, 9am - 5pm
Saturday, 9am - 5pm
Sunday, 9am - 5pm

Fee: $150

Ages: Ages 18 & Older

Build upon skills learned in Basic as you develop seamanship skills, practice boat handling and develop confidence. Learn and practice all the skills required for a rental Check-Out Sail or Basic Keelboat Certification.

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Adult Sailing Ages 18 & Older

Schedule:
Spring: May 6 - May 20
Summer: Memorial Day - Labor Day
Fall: Sept 9 - Sept 30

Day & Time:
Spring: Saturdays, 1pm - 4pm
Summer: Wed, 6pm - 8pm; Sat & Sun, 1pm - 4pm
Fall: Saturdays, 1pm - 4pm

Fee: $45

Ages: Ages 18 & Older

Open to all skill levels, including those who have recently taken Learn to Sail courses as well as seasoned sailors looking for crew mates. Group Style instruction provides ideal practice sessions for developing sailors.

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Discover Sailing Ages 18 & Older

Schedule: Memorial Day - Labor Day

Day & Time:
Tuesday - Friday, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Saturday - Sunday, 1pm - 3pm, 3:30pm - 5:30pm



Fee: $60

Ages: Ages 18 & Older

This relaxed adventure provides the opportunity to steer and participate in basic sailing maneuvers. A perfect taste of what sailing is all about.

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Sailing 101 18 & Older

Schedule: Memorial Day - Labor Day

Day & Time:
Single 4-hour class
Choose a weekday or weekend session
Tuesday - Friday, 4pm - 8pm
Saturday - Sunday, 9:30am - 1:30pm or 2pm - 6pm



Fee: $99

Ages: 18 & Older

A solid introduction to fundamental skills. learn how to read the wind, rig the boat, steer a course, trim the sails, and basic boat-handling maneuvers. The ideal first sailing lesson!

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Ladies Sailing Ages 18 & Older

Schedule: Memorial Day - Labor Day

Day & Time:
Thursday 6pm - 8pm

Fee: $45

Ages: Ages 18 & Older

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.

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WFC Racing Ages 18 & Older

Schedule:
Spring: May 6 - May 27
Summer: Memorial Day - Labor Day
Fall: Sept 9 - Sept 30

Day & Time:
Spring: Saturdays 1pm - 4pm
Summer: Tuesdays 6pm - 8pm
Fall: Saturdays: 1pm -4pm

Fee: $45

Ages: Ages 18 & Older

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

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Sunfish Clinic Ages 18 & Older

Schedule: Memorial Day - Labor Day

Day & Time:
Saturdays,
9:30am - 10:30am Rigging & Capsize Drills
(required for first-time attendees)
10am - 12noon Clinic Session

Fee: $60

Ages: Ages 18 & Older

Learn rigging, capsize recovery, sail trim and basic boat-handling as you prepare to skipper a Sunfish dinghy by yourself! Attend clinic sessions until certified to rent your own.

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Private Sailing Lessons
7 & Older - Opti, Sunfish, Pixel, 420, Hobie Wave
18 & Older - Sonars ($150) and Cruising Boats ($180)

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

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



Fee: $150

Ages:
7 & Older - Opti, Sunfish, Pixel, 420, Hobie Wave
18 & Older - Sonars ($150) and Cruising Boats ($180)


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.

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Basic Cruising Ages 18 & Older

Schedule: Available for scheduling June - August

Day & Time:
24 hours total over three days
9:00am - 5:00pm each day

Fee: $695

Ages: Ages 18 & Older

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.

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Basic Keelboat Certification Ages 18 & Older

Schedule: June - August

Day & Time:
Thursdays 5pm - 8pm
Sundays 9am - 12pm


Fee: $75

Ages: Ages 18 & Older

After completing Learn to Sail – Intermediate, sailors may qualify for certification. Receive US Sailing certification after passing a practical and written test.

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ZigZag - Adaptive Sailing 14 & Older

Schedule: May 28 - Oct 15

Day & Time:
Select Sundays 1pm-3pm

Fee: $0

Ages: 14 & Older

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.

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Veterans on the Water 18 & Older

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Day & Time:
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Fee: $0

Ages: 18 & Older

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.

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