Sailing Lesson, Harbor Cruise, or Learn to Sail Certification Course from Piers Park Sailing Center (Up to 60% Off)

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In a Nutshell

Concept-based hands-on lessons in sailing fundamentals toward certification, or harbor & island tours aboard Sonar keelboats.

The Fine Print

Expires Oct 31st, 2012. Limit 1 per person, may buy 3 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. 24hr cancellation notice required or fee up to Groupon price will apply. Must be 7 or older for Cruise. Must sign waiver. Subject to weather. Classes must be used by the same person. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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

Choose from Three Options

  • $39 for a two-hour Introduction to Sailing lesson (an $85 value)<p>

Following a brief presentation with visual aids, students explore harbor waters and instructors reinforce a few basic sailing concepts before introducing more serious sailing terminology. Sailors may explore the downtown harbor or venture out as far as the shores of Spectacle Island and Long Island to view historic lighthouses.<p>

  • $99 for a two-hour harbor or sunset cruise (up to a $250 value)<p>

Participants spend an afternoon touring waters in the inner harbor and islands learning about harbor histories or float as the sun casts its orange golden rays over the tops of the city skyline. On either tour, captains point out waterside landmarks such as the USS Constitution freighter, Bunker Hill Monument, and Old North Church.<p>

  • $249 for a 21-hour Learn to Sail certification course (a $595 value)<p>

Over the course of multiple days, sailing instructors train their students in sailing fundamentals, general boat safety, and basic sailboat psychology aboard a Sonar keelboat. At the end of the course, students may apply for a basic keelboat certification, which earns them a certification card and access to most sailing fleets.<p>

Piers Park Sailing Center

Bobby Martin, now the executive director at the nonprofit Piers Park Sailing Center, grew up with a sail line in his hand, touring the Delaware River and the waters surrounding Kent Island and St. Michael's in Maryland. He always knew sailing was in his blood, as he was raised in a family of boat builders and America's Cup competitors. He followed this passion throughout school and into a racing team at Boston University and earned a position as captain by his senior year. The passion for sailing shows through at Piers Park Sailing Center, which train sailors of all ages and ability levels including underserved youth and disabled students.

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    95 Marginal St.

    East Boston, Massachusetts 02128

    617-561-6677

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