$195 for Keelboat Sailing Lessons and ASA Certification from Northern Breezes Sailing School ($395 Value)

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Sailing lessons teach you to navigate choppy waters or awkward conversations during unnaturally still waters. Weather any storm with this Groupon.

$195 for Complete Keelboat Sailing Course ($395 Value)

In small groups capped at three students, budding sailors work toward their American Sailing Association keelboat certification in the introductory 12-hour basic sailing course, spread across either three or four sessions. Students also receive study materials, including a book, DVD, regulations booklet, logbook, and pretest. The course focuses on rigging, safety drills, sail trim, and boat handling on vessels like the 23-foot Ensign sloop.

Northern Breezes Sailing School

Boasting a Gold Standard certification from the American Sailing Association, Northern Breezes Sailing School welcomes tender-footed sailors aboard a fleet of US Coast Guard–inspected boats for safe, exciting lessons. With a host of courses for beginners, intermediates, and advanced dread pirates, Northern Breezes acclimates students of all levels with both the practical and nuanced aspects of the art of wind harnessing.

Helmed by ASA instructor-evaluator Captain Thom Burns, the school has awarded more than 5,000 ASA certifications since its inception. Northern Breezes also offers camps for adventurous whippersnappers as well as boat charters and onshore courses on how to read the wind rippling across the water.


We would definately [sic] recommend the school to anyone wanting to learn the ropes of sailing!

Sarah, Google Places, 3/29/12

The instructor was outstanding, the curriculum was vigorous and I learned a great deal!

sweeter than pie, Google Places, 2/28/12

Tips from Groupon Customers

  • “Our skipper, Judy was great! And we had a good breeze to make it even more awesome! :)”

  • “My daughter went last year for the first time and enjoyed it. She is exicted to learn more about sailing again this year. :)”

  • “My kids loved the class and my son wants to take the advanced class next. My daughter isn't into sailing she discovered, but she enjoyed taking the class with a friend. ”

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    Shorewood, Minnesota 55331


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    Windmill Marina

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    Afton, Minnesota 55001


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    Docks of White Bear Lake

    4420 Lake Ave. S

    White Bear Lake, Minnesota 55110


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In a Nutshell

In small classes that culminate in ASA keelboat certification, students learn fundamentals of sailing & water safety on 22-25 ft. boats

The Fine Print

Expires Sep 12th, 2012. Limit 1 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts. 72hr cancelation notice required. Must be 16 or older. Must sign waiver. Lessons must be taken by the same person. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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