3+ when accompanied by adult

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

Ages 18 & Older

Date & Time: Spring: Saturdays, 1pm - 3pm
Summer: Wed, 6pm - 8pm ($45); Sat & Sun, 1pm - 3pm
Fall: Saturdays, 1pm - 3pm
Schedule: Spring: May 5 - May 26
Summer: Memorial Day - Labor Day
Fall: Sept 8 - Sept 29

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: Part 1: Friday - Sunday, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Part 2: Friday - Sunday, 1:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Schedule: May 19 - Sep 30

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: Thursday - Monday: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Schedule: May 13 - Sep 30

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: Part 1: Friday - Saturday, 9am - 1pm
Part 2: Friday - Saturday, 1:30pm - 5:30pm
Schedule: May 16 - Sep 30

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.

NCC Students Only

Date & Time: Morning: 9am - 12noon
Afternoon: 1pm - 4pm
Schedule: Fridays AM and PM - 4/6 - 4/27
Saturdays PM - 4/7 - 4/28
Mondays AM and PM - 4/9 - 4/30

Description:

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

Ages 18 & Older

Date & Time: Thursday 6pm - 8pm
Schedule: Memorial Day - Labor Day

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:
Spring: Saturdays 1pm - 4pm
Summer: Tuesdays 6pm - 8pm
Fall: Saturdays: 1pm -4pm
Schedule:
Spring: May 6 - May 27
Summer: Memorial Day - Labor Day
Fall: Sept 9 - Sept 30

Description:

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.

Ages 18 & Older

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

Description:

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.

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.

7 & Older - Opti, Sunfish, Pixel, 420, Hobie Wave
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.

18+, 13+ accompanied by adult

Date & Time: Saturdays, 10 AM to 12:30 PM
10-10:30: Rigging & Capsize drills (All first time attendees are required to attend)
10:30-12:30:  Clinic begins
Schedule: June 24-Labor Day

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.

Multi-Generational

Date & Time: Saturdays, 1-4pm
Capsizing: 1pm - 1:30pm (Required for first-time attendees)
Clinic: 1:30pm - 4pm
Schedule: May 5 - Nov 3

Description:

Sail with your friends and family (or against them!) in this class designed to train sailors of all ages. Clinics are conducted in 420s, covering skills ranging from sail trim and boat-handling to racing tactics and strategy.

18+, 13+ accompanied by adult

Date & Time: Sunday, 1pm - 3:30pm
Capsize Drills: 1pm - 1:30pm (all first-time attendees must complete)
Clinic: 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Schedule: Memorial Day - Labor Day

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.

Ages 14 & Older

Date & Time: Safe Powerboat Handling: TBD
Accelerated Powerboat Handling: June 2
Launch Tender Package: April 28 - 29, June 9 - 10
Schedule: Safe Powerboat Handling: TBD
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.

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