Adult Learn to Sail

All Adult Learn To Sail classes take place aboard a J24 or Colgate 26 keelboat. Both boats are tiller steered and sloop rigged. During each course offered, you will learn/practice the skills and acquire the knowledge you need to confidently skipper and day sail on the Sandusky Bay.

Equipment needed:

USCG approved PFD, close-toed non-marking shoes, sunscreen, water bottle, lunch-for full day classes only

Start Sailing

4 evenings or 1 full day of instruction gives you the opportunity to determine if sailing is right for you.

Cost: $60 (included US Sailing Basic Keelboat book)

2022 Schedule:

Thursday March 31, April 7, 21 & 28 (7:00-8:30p)

**The 4 day class has been COMBINED WITH THE MAY 7 CLASS. The Thursday class will not be held in 2022**


Saturday May 7 (9:00a-4:00p)

Basic Keelboat Course

2 full days of in classroom and on the water instruction (15 hours total)

Dates are set with instructor at time of registration

$445 first adult & $395 each additional adult (min 2 people, max 5 per course)

Private Sessions

Do you need to practice a specific skill? Do you learn better 1 on 1? Do you just want to go out and cruise the bay and relax while an experienced sailor is on board with you giving you directions? Do you just want to go out and cruise the Bay for a couple hours? Private sessions will meet any and all of these criteria. Private sessions can be customized to meet whatever your goal is for the session. Sessions can take place on Sailing Center boats unless you specifically request to use your own private vessel.

2 hour minimum lesson reservation

Cost breakdown:

1 adult - $50/hr

+$25/hr per additional adult (age 13 +)

+$15/hr per additional child (0-12yrs)

Maximum enrollment = 6

**Contact Sandusky Sailing Center for the full list of pricing options to tailor your experience to your individual need**


In the event of cancellation, your tuition/fees will be refunded if notice is received a minimum of 7 days in advance of your scheduled class/reservation date. If less than 7 days notice is given, your tuition/fees will be refunded if we are able to fill your class/reservation. There is a $50 cancellation fee.

Located at:

Sandusky Sailing Club

814 Water Street, Sandusky