Choose from Four Options
- $89 for one 3-hour hands-on sailing lesson ($147 value)
- $249 for three 3-hour hands-on sailing lessons ($441 value)
- $385 for ASA 101 basic keel-boat certification course ($550 value)
- $610 for ASA 101 basic keel-boat certification course and three 3-hour hands-on sailing lessons ($991 value)
ASA 101 courses take place Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Three hands-on sailing classes are required in order to advance to the 103 course. Click here for more class information.
During a three-hour lesson, up to four aspiring sailors at a time learn hands-on how to grind a winch, trim a sail, and take the helm of an actual boat under the guidance of a certified instructor while cruising past the WTC Freedom tower and the New York skyline. Lessons are offered on Monday and Tuesday from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., and on Saturdays and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Good for all skill levels, this lesson can introduce beginners to the basics of sailing, or help more experienced sailors hone their skills. After purchasing their deal, customers should book online here.
Located on Liberty Harbor Marina in Jersey City, Sailors NYC lets its members experience the thrills of owning their own 30-foot sailboat—just without the worries of docking, fuel costs, maintenance, and other hassles.
City-confined sailors of all experience levels and qualifications can enjoy members and private sails during sailing season (May 1–October 31), take a charter, or hone their skills in classes with American Sailing Association-certified instructors. These sailing adventures pass by destinations such as the New York Harbor, the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, and the downtown Manhattan skyline. Membership at Sailors NYC also means sailors get access to cruises, international sailing vacations, and other activities throughout the year.
Sailors NYC also offers New York's only female-led women-only lessons.