Lanier Sailing Academy

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In a Nutshell

  • Relaxing, romantic tour
  • Sail around Pensacola Bay
  • Spot a menagerie of marine life

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Promotional value expires Sep 30, 2011. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1/person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Limit 1/visit. Reservation reqd; subject to availability and weather. Fee up to Groupon price may apply for cancellation. Must be 18 or older. Must sign waiver. Valid only Tues. through Sun. Must wear shoes with soft, light-colored soles. Tax not included. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Odysseus, after realizing that drive-thru windows would never learn to decipher his muffled dinner order, finally abandoned his giant wooden horse-car for an open-air sail back to Ithaca. Emulate this great Grecian journeyman with today’s Groupon: for $112, you get a private two-hour sunset sail for four people with Lanier Sailing Academy (a $225 value).

The skillful skippers of Lanier Sailing Academy deftly tour landlubbers around the winsome waters of Pensacola Bay. Awash in the glow of a retreating sun, the two-hour nautical odyssey allows nascent mariners to revel in relaxation, enjoy watery vistas, and practice Rockette kicks with newly spawned sea legs. Beautiful scenery feeds the soul, and cruisers are invited to bring aboard drinks and snacks to feed their stomachs or use in the event of a merperson-instigated food fight. The experts at Lanier Sailing Academy recommend toting along water, sun protection, and a camera to enhance the evening’s wave-riding experience, and all cruisers must outfit feet in shoes with soft, light-colored soles.

Lanier Sailing Academy

Just off the white-sand coastline of northwest Florida, Lanier Sailing Academy teaches students to captain their own aquatic adventures with classes in cruising, chartering, and navigation. Classes include programs for beginners to advanced students, starting with the Practical Sailing for Basic Keelboat Certification course, in which novice navigators learn to steer boats, trim sails, and avoid swashbuckling sea otters. While working toward certification in various programs, students explore the Intracoastal Waterway and its bounty of dolphins, rays, blue pelicans, and myriad fish. Lanier Sailing Academy’s experienced members earn membership into the Buccaneer Sailing Club and are able to rent and sail 22- to 25-foot boats at their leisure.

Customer Reviews

Everyone was very pleasant and helpful. Darin was our Instructor. He made it interesting and fun to learn.
Linda C. · August 31, 2012
Give more time to make up your mind on the dates for the 10% off certifications.
RK S. · August 12, 2012
Awesome!
Jennifer G. · August 12, 2012
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    Downtown

    600 S Barracks St.

    Pensacola, Florida 32502

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