3rd Coast Cruising

Downtown

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US Coast Guard–certified captains and certified instructors welcome sailors aboard 30-foot or larger boat

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$99 for a Three-Hour Introductory Sailing or Racing Lesson ($300 Value)

Hands-on classes can be tailored to accommodate beginners and the more experienced who wish to hone their abilities to sail in heavy weather. Captains-to-be can schedule their lessons for 6:30 p.m.–9:30 p.m. on Mondays–Fridays or 10 a.m.–1 p.m., 1:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m., or 5 p.m.–8 p.m. on weekends and holidays.

3rd Coast Cruising

In 2004, 3rd Coast Cruising began with a simple mission: to make sailing accessible for everyone. More than a decade later, the company has grown into a full-service sailing company while building a community of sailing and cruise enthusiasts. With instruction from USCG–licensed and certified captains, patrons receive hands-on training on areas such as navigation, how to lead a crew, and maintenance. Past students have gone on to own their boats, lead racing vessels, and even sail the world. In addition to lessons, the company offers private charters for a number of occasions. Friends and family can venture out to the water and enjoy the view of the Chicago skyline, or companies can hold a team-building exercise by booking a regatta or flotilla for a race.

Customer Reviews

well done. Very knowledgable,pleasant,curtatious skippers .. Hard work ..but extremely rewarding.Thank you guys
Ofelia I. · June 18, 2017
great experience and very willing and able to help you learn to love sailing!
Teri S. · June 17, 2017
This is the third different company here in town with whom I've sailed, and these guys are the best of the three. And I have to mention that our skipper, Ulisses, was outstanding.
Neil B. · June 23, 2016
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    Downtown

    111 N Lake Shore

    Lower Randolph Street at Lake Shore Drive

    Chicago, IL 60601

    +17084824300

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