Sailing Schools Affiliated with NauticEd

The World's Best Sailing Instructors

Calculated in realtime from NauticEd student practical training feedback
Mark Thompson,
Yachting Education, Annapolis, MD USA
Mike Roll,
Sail San Diego, San Diego, CA USA
Jean-loup Dalle,
Jeanloupdalle@rogers.com, Meaford, Ontario, Canada
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The following Sailing Schools are NauticEd affiliated sailing schools. They recommend that you augment your theory based learning with the NauticEd sailing courses and clinics. Once you have completed your on-line NauticEd sailing courses you may contact one of these sailing schools for your practical hands-on sailing training. Go ahead, learn to sail with NauticEd. Start with the NauticEd Skipper Course, or the NauticEd Qualified Crew Member Course or one of our other specialized sailing courses.

If you don't see your Sailing School here please tell them about NauticEd, and direct them to this page where they can sign up!

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Nieuwpoort, Belgium
L'école de voile du Flicka IV Sailing Team est une école de voile orientée résultats pratiques. Nos atouts : l'humilité, la convivialité et l'expérience.
rio de janeiro, Brazil
Learn to sail at the picturesque Marapendi lagoon, Barra da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro, sailing courses from basic to advanced levels on "MIcrotoner 19" sailboats for youngsters and adults. Other programs as Club Sailing, "Learning Cruises", regatas, charters and Experiental Trainning Rio and northeastern Brazil.
Roadtown, Tortola, British Virgin Islands
We are a full service yacht charter company and proud to welcome NauticEd Bareboat Charter Master graduates. We specialize in new Beneteau Yachts from 31 to 53 feet. We also feature an extensive fleet of Lagoon, Leopard and Seawind Catamarans, from 38 to 47 feet.

Sailing School wise, we provide a hands on learning experience during your vacation. Your time spent cruising in our waters will dramatically build your sailing confidence.
tortola, BVI, British Virgin Islands
Learn to Sail in the the Caribbean, Tortola Sailing School is based right in the heart of the British Virgin Islands with direct access to some of the best training grounds in the world.
NauticEd partner school with modern, fully coded sail-training boats and up-to date classroom facilities.
We specialise in fast-track bareboat skipper training and certification, ICC, power-boat master, VHF, Flotilla skipper and up-to Yacht-master offshore.
Toronto, Canada
Sailing School in Toronto. Located in the heart of the city specializing in Bareboat instruction.
Learn to sail on the boat you want to sail.
Yacht Time - Fractional Sailing as well.
Meaford, Ontario, Canada
Welcome to Georgian Bay Sailing Coach, located in the pristine Georgian Bay and its 30,000 islands.

What I do as a Coach is a bit different from an instructor teaching a rigid curriculum. Our several modules are flexible and adaptable because we listen to our student's needs. We talk more about Confidence, Anxiety, Communication or Dreams than "sailing by the lee" or "velocity made good".

"Add Sailing To Your Bucket List". Book your practical hands-on training on the water
Oakville, Canada
The National One Design Sailing Academy is designed for adults. Our programs offer instruction for beginners and also for experienced sailors seeking advanced training in racing and cruising. Those enrolling in our learn to sail programs are seeking to make new friends, have new adventures and have fun with like minded men and women. We teach the way adults like to learn in locations all around Ontario on specially designed Flying Tiger 7.5M keelboats and are growing all across Canada.
Vancouver Sailing Club and Sailing School is a Flagship Sailing School
Vancouver, BC, CA Canada
Our mission is to consistently provide fun and challenging sailing education that exceeds certification requirements for Qualified Crew (beginner), Day Skipper (intermediate), Bareboat Charter Master (intermediate) and Captain (advanced) ranks. We provide engaging Instructors, exceptional charter yachts and international sailing adventures to experience the world's many sailing destinations. Call us about our sailing adventures in BC's Gulf Islands, Desolation Sound, the BVI and Thailand.
Limassol, Cyprus
Come and learn to sail in the beautiful waters of Cyprus with our friendly instructors and friendly waters. Make it the best learning sailing vacation ever with the Do It In Cyprus Team.
Voula , Attica, 16673, Greece
Our Sailing training schedule cover the range from an off shore racing yacht, to racing dinghies.
Westerhall, St. David, Grenada
Learn to sail in the beautiful island of Grenada, W.I., Caribbean.
Our goal is to teach fun and competence on the water, we will provide you with everything you need to begin with or to enhance your sailing skills.
Kowloon, Hong Kong
HK Sailing is focused on providing quality sailing courses tailored to the individuals needs. We are a Hong Kong based sailing school.
Tauranga, New Zealand
Elements Watersports is New Zealands Premier Watersports Centre. Offering Practical Tuition and Kit Rental for Dinghy Sailing & Windsurfing, RYA & YNZ Practical Yacht Courses, RYA Powerboat and Jet Ski (PWC) Certificates and Instructor Training. Tuition and Rentals are available from our bases in Tauranga & Auckland with mobile units nationwide. Fun is Everything.
Auckland, New Zealand
A practical hands on learn to sail course of 5 three hour practical sails on the Waitemata harbour. Learn to sail with confidence and safety. The bigger the yacht you learn on the easier it is for you to understand the thrill of sailing. Group lessons of male and female make it fun, informative and gives you a great understanding of sailing and crewing a yacht. Know what to do when to do it and how, as sailing is not about strength its all about timing. Endless summer my Whiting 47 foot yacht
Lisbon, Portugal
Top quality tuition in sunny Lisbon.
Rincon, Puerto Rico
With small class size and individual attention, the Rincon Sailing curriculum emphasizes water safety, wind awareness, boat handling, and seamanship. Decision making, leadership, and respect for the local marine environment are also highlighted. Rincon Sailing offers graduated educational formats beginning with learn to sail, intermediate and advanced racing. No matter what level sailor, safety, fun, and learning independence is the forefront of the curriculum. www.rinconsailing.com
Moscow, Russia
Whether you are a newcomer or looking to improve your sailing skills - we are here to help. Our experienced Russian speaking team provide the best opportunities in sail training and racing programmes. Whatever your need - just learn the ropes, or race to win, learn to sail with us in your language.
Cape Town, South Africa
Ocean Sailing Academy is the largest RYA (Royal Yachting Association) and SAS (South African Sailing) Training Centre in Southern Africa specialising in Sail and Power training for recreational and career clients. Our training facilities include 6 yachts, 37ft motor yacht, 1RIB and a modern, well equipped lecturing facility with shore-based accommodation, the Ocean House.
St Maarten Practical Training School and Charters is a Flagship Sailing School
St Maarten, St. Maartin (Netherlands Antillies)
St Maarten Sailing School specializes in teaching excellence. We adhere to an instruction course and then add our own expertise, to insure that beginners and experienced students receive unparalleled teaching and the maximum amount of fun. Courses are suitable for ages 8 to 80, with customer service and satisfaction being our highest priority.
Taipei City, Taiwan
Integrated in 2013 and headquartered in Taipei, TAIWANVISION CG is the Group that best represents Taiwan by marine’s choice. Services including - ​Boat Sale Maintenance Yachts Charter Regatta Training Marina Management
Sattahip, Chonburi, Thailand
Gulf Charters Thailand Sailing School, Asia's largest and most successful sailing school, located in the beautiful Gulf of Thailand, was established in 2004.

We are all lifelong sailors and we try to impart our love of the ocean and Thailand upon you so that your experiences here will last a lifetime.

Our internationally accredited sailing school provides aspiring sailors with the best practical education possible. See what our students say at www.sailingschoolreviewer.com
Bunglamung, , Thailand
Located in the Gulf of Thailand we offer a package whereby buyers of new or used yachts, either power or sail, based anywhere in Thailand, Malaysia or Singapore can undertake a 5 day live aboard one-on-one instruction course with an experienced instructor on their new boat. They will undertake a 200 mile cruise with overnight anchorage and receive instruction on the practical operation of the boat. In addition they will receive a detailed manual written and illustrated by Marine Certification on the systems and equipment on their boat, their operation and maintenance. For smaller vessels with no accommodation we have a two day course accompanied by a similar detailed manual.

Marine Certification is a Partner school of NauticEd, we offer practical sailing training with a Practical Verification Stamp to successful candidates.
SailQuest Practical Training School Thailand is a Flagship Sailing School
Pattaya, Thailand
SailQuest Sailing School Thailand - Learn to Sail with Style & Confidence
Training new sailors since 1990.
Owner/Instructor Captain Tim takes a personal & professional interest in every student as he passes along a lifetime of experience in sailing, yacht charter, live-aboard world-cruising & yacht ownership.
Our effective & well organized Hands-On "Learn to Sail" Course is an essential starting point for anyone who is considering sailing, chartering, live-aboard cruising and/or buying a yacht. The ideal marina location offers a wide range of real life sailing situations.
Personal instruction, modern training yachts and HANDS-ON SAILING EXPERIENCE is the SailQuest difference. The SailQuest program really works!
NauticEd Partner School-Monthly & Private lessons-Worldwide Sailing Certificates -Join-In Sailing Events-Private Yacht Charter-Global Yacht Delivery
Contact us! We are here to assist you in achieving your sailing goals
FlexiSail Group Ltd is a Flagship Sailing School
Lymington, United Kingdom
FlexiSail FlexiSail is unique in the market place, providing you with a boat share on brand new highly specified yachts, catamarans, and motor cruisers that is yours to use as your own. We combine boat access, RYA theory and practical training with a year round social programme creating a fun and supportive way to enjoy your sailing. There is a membership model to meet your needs and everything is backed by personal service from our value driven family business. Our name says it all!
San Diego, CA USA
Marketing includes meeting with activities coordinators and concierges at local resorts several times per month. Organic internet leads also provide customers, as well as word of mouth and referrals.
OCSC SAILING is a Flagship Sailing School
Berkeley, CA USA
OCSC SAILING, is a San Francisco Bay sailing school and sailing club. We offer sailing lessons, sailboat instruction, NauticEd Practical proficiency training and certification, sailboat charters, club membership, and corporate teambuilding events. Our sailing schools Berkeley location is in the center of San Francisco Bay. From beginner sailboat lessons, to offshore training, to spinnaker sailing, to world cruising preparation, we are committed to teaching you to sail with confidence.
Richmond, CA USA
We are an exclusive, private sailing school for busy professionals who need classes and training that fits their busy schedules. This school is unique in that your classroom training is done on-line and your on-the-water practical is scheduled at your convenience with one of our qualified skippers. We offer four ranks of skill training: Qualified Crew (beginner), Skipper, Bareboat Charter Master (intermediate) and Captain Rank (advanced).
Sail Channel Islands is a Flagship Sailing School
Oxnard, CA USA
We sail the Channel Islands of California, one of the world's premiere sailing grounds and specialize in advanced coastal cruising and offshore training.
Our private sailing lessons for individuals and couples are based on individualized curricula that consider students' short and mid-term sailing goals as well as previous sailing experience.
NauticEd provides the preparatory knowledge base; we provide practical experience and hands-on instruction.
San Diego, CA USA
With over 26 years on the beautiful waters surrounding the San Diego Bay and thousands of satisfied clients, our crew works diligently to ensure each boating excursion is a perfect one for all!
Each of our US Coast Guard Certified Captains has the extensive knowledge and the passion to introduce you to the wonderful sport of sailing. Within the protected waters of the San Diego Bay we offer our students a safe and comfortable environment from which to learn this time-honored skill. Come See!
Santa Barbara, CA USA
We have over forty boats at our school, as well as a large staff of instructors with impressive sailing resumes. We have provided quality instruction since 1966 and know that our teaching style is top notch by the feedback we receive from graduates. Also, The Channel Islands National Park provides ideal training grounds for bareboat certification.
Melbourne Beach, FL USA
Captain William Widman is a professional, highly experienced yacht captain and lifelong sailor.

- Former member of the 'All-Navy' Intramural Sailing team competing with the Olympic Class 470 and Soling

- Managed Offshore Sailing School (Chicago) administering all levels of sailing instruction

- Commanded tall ships up to 130-ft administering sail training programs

Captain William Widman is highly skilled at providing personalized instruction. Call Today!
Florida Yacht Group is a Flagship Sailing School
Miami, FL USA
The emphasis of sailing is relaxation, but we take our sailing education standards seriously. This is why Florida Yacht Charters is a certified NauticEd sailing training facility As an NauticEd trained student, your skills and achievement levels are internationally recognized. That means when you learn with us, you can charter anywhere. Call us today to earn your NauticEd Sailing Certificate.
Destin, FL USA
Private Sail Charters and Private Sailing Lessons on Choctawhatchee Bay and/or the Gulf of Mexico.
Cocoa Beach, FL USA
Kennedy Point Maritime School is a non-profit vocational training school for recreational and entry-level mariners seeking to enter the maritime profession and for professional mariners seeking to advance in the industry. We focus on providing affordable high quality training so that our students gain the technical knowledge, vocational skills, and practical experience to enter the maritime industry as small business entrepreneurs, or to further their education at a maritime college.
Venice , FL USA
Captain Dove and Tim are experienced sailors who love to sail the Gulf of Mexico
We provide the experience you need to complete your online sailing lessons.
We tailor your experience aboard to your lessons with NauticEd.
Get practical hands on experience aboard a fast and comfortable Hunter 30 to complete your certification.
Get practical application of what you have learned, insight about the local area, and real offshore sailing
We have no fear, only confidence,
Fort Lauderdale, FL USA
The Catamaran Company Charters Catamarans through out the Caribbean.
Sanford, FL USA
Live A Dream - Learn To Sail: Sailing is the wind and water calling to those who listen; we can help you answer that calling. Lake Monroe is a wonderful place to feel the wind on your face, relax or actively harness the wind, and get connected with nature. Choose from a two hour on-the-water introduction to sailing up to a full instructor lead Coastal Navigation course. U-SAIL, where you learn to sail.
Bloomington, IN USA
Heart of Sailing introduces sailing to children and adults with developmental disabilities as a form of education and recreational therapy.
Boston, MA USA
Certified training facility and winner of 2008-2011 Outstanding School of the Year located in historic Boston Harbor. We use only modern, easily-driver, comfortable, and fun boats.
Annapolis Bay Charters, Inc. is a Flagship Sailing School
Annapolis, MD USA
Annapolis Bay Charters is dedicated to ensuring you have the skills you need to confidently and safely become the sailor you have always dreamed of being.
Annapolis, MD USA
Annapolis Yacht Sales is the leading new yacht and brokerage dealer in the Mid-Atlantic area. Established in 1953, AYS offers new yachts from Beneteau (sail and power), Sabre, Harbor and Greenline Hybrid. We have three locations - Annapolis and Rock Hall, MD plus Deltaville, VA. We handle every part of the buying or selling process including financing, survey, documentation, insurance and service. AYS has a long standing reputation for their knowledge and friendly way of doing business.
Dream Yacht Charter is a Flagship Sailing School
Annapolis, MD USA
Sailing School in Annapolis and the Bahamas.

Charter the places you've only dreamed of.
The Caribbean, the Mediterranean, the Indian Ocean, the Chesapeake Bay or the Pacific Ocean. With 36 locations worldwide and more than 450 boats from which to choose, Dream Yacht Charter is everywhere you want to sail. Choose your vacation by Destination, Bareboat Charter, Luxury Crewed Charter, or By The Cabin Vacation packages.

Annapolis, MD USA
Thinking Catamarans? Thinking Caribbean & Europe? Yachting Education can train AND issue the coveted International Certificate of Competency (ICC) on board our 41' Fontaine-Pajot catamaran. The ICC is sanctioned by the United Nations and is a requirement by many European countries, so if you're considering chartering internationally,give us a call. Based in Annapolis till November then Bahamas over winter, our training programs are designed as vacation / training packages for every family member
Falmouth, ME USA
Located at Handy Boat in Falmouth Maine six miles north of Portland, I can get you out on the waters of Casco Bay with either sailing lessons or sailing charter. There are no preset schedules as all of my offerings are on-demand which means you will most likely be the only student. If I am available when you want to go then that is when you can "Go Sailing". All Charters and Lessons are conducted on a 30' Pearson sloop or lessons can be performed on your own vessel.
Traverse City, MI USA
Basic through advanced sailing courses. Learn to sail, liveaboard cruising, and cruising catamarans. Also navigation, radar, gps, celestial and more.
Riverside, NJ USA

We are the most knowledgeable Sailing Center in the Riverside, NJ area.
We are connected to all the local Sailing Instructors for group and private lessons. Please call 856-461-3555 for more information.
Fair Lawn , NJ USA
SEAS is a non-profit organization mandated by charter to provide low-cost sailboat instruction to the public. SEAS teaches Red Cross certified Basic Sailing (this is the same couse as the US Sailing Basic Sailing course), as well as Advanced Keelboat, Red Cross First Aid, CPR, Cruising, First Mate, and other vital sailing curriculum. The Bergen Chapter of SEAS services the Northern New Jersey, and Southern New York areas. Practical, hands-on sailing takes place in varying areas, including the Hudson River, Monksville Reservoir, Chesapeake Bay and on our many cruises throughout the world.
West Haverstraw, NY USA
Great Hudson Sailing Center has been serving the sailing community in West Haverstraw for over 35 years, starting as a sailing school in 1978 and then as one of the first U.S. Beneteau dealerships in 1986. Since then we have taught thousands of new sailors and sold hundreds of new and used boats. All of our instructors are experienced, personal and professional. They can digitally stamp your NauticEd sailing Certificate once you are deemed practically proficient.
Sag Harbor , NY USA
Sailacat.com offers catamarn courses in a variety of locations, NY, NC, East Coast USA and Bahamas. Join us aboard a state of the art sailing cat in world class locations for hands-on live-aboard training. Our unique offerings cover all phases of seamanship on ICW & inshore cruises, to near coastal & offshore opportunities. Students gain skills by cruising the catamaran on actual voyages in the USA & Bahamas. 2 licensed liveaboard instructors will put you confidently at ease behind the helm.
Portland, OR USA
Teaching Northwest Sailors for over 31 years!

Island Sailing offers sailing instruction, Sailing certification, club sailing, charters, rentals, excursions and more across Northwest locations in Portland, Olympia and Kirkland. Whether it's day sailing with family and friends, club sailing or excursions, Island Sailing offers the training and equipment to take you from basic sailing to bareboat adventures....
Lakeway , TX USA
Our Austin location offers sailing and power boat training from beginner through advanced. To us, boating is a way for people to relax, connect with friends and create powerful memories with family.
NauticEd Austin Sailing School is a Flagship Sailing School
Austin, TX USA
Austin, Texas is the Headquarters for NauticEd and it's fitting that we also have a flagship sailing school in Austin. Whether you're looking for crew, skipper or bareboat training, come play with us and learn from the best. You will learn on our modern and fully appointed Beneteau 373. If you're from out of town - even better - come enjoy Austin's night life and learn to sail by the day. If you're in Austin we also have a fractional membership plan.
Rockwall, TX USA
Sail on "Seawolf" a forty foot wooden sailing catamaran located on Lake Ray Hubbard. Get on the water experience at $25 per two hour sail. You will be part of the working crew during charters. "Seawolf" sails every evening and during most days, so you have a wide range of times available to learn.
Texas Sailing is a Flagship Sailing School
Austin, TX USA
Texas Sailing, located on Lake Travis in Austin, Texas, is owned by sailors, run by sailors, for sailors. Established in 1965, Texas Sailing has set the standard for sailing lessons, sailboat charters, and yacht sales in Central Texas. Come sail with us! We are a full service sailing facility providing: * US Sailing Certifications * Beneteau Yacht Sales * Precision Sailboat Sales * Sail and Power Brokerage * Yacht Charter Management * Sailing Lessons * Bareboat and Captained Charters * Corp
Provo, UT USA
Bonneville School of Sailing has seen many of it's graduates and participants go on to sail distant oceans, purchase their own boats and live their sailing dreams. We offer Basic, Intermediate, & Advanced Learn to Sail Courses, as well as Corporate Retreats, Team Building Events, and Sunset Cruises. Our on-the-land classes include Celestial Navigation, Boat Building/Restoration and Offshore Passage Making.
Colchester, VT USA
Providing excellence in sail education since 1981 on Lake Champlain, Vermont. Two & five day sailing courses from May - September with gorgeous mountain vistas and fresh, clear water. Learn-to-Sail or Cruise in a "hands-on", repetitious drill environment. ISS offers a free week of sailing privileges following your course, study materials and certification included. Visit us in Vermont and become a competent & safe sailor!!!
Anacortes Yacht Charters is a Flagship Sailing School
Anacortes, WA USA
Certified Yachting and Sailing school in the Seattle, Anacortes area.

Beginning and Advanced Power courses in both single and twin engine.
Christiansted, Virgin Islands U.S.
Sailing is our business and teaching has been the mainstay of our business for 25 years. We pride ourselves in the quality of our instructors,our equipment and the variety of courses that we offer enabling us to teach on all levels and helping our students reach their objectives

Apply to be a NauticEd Affiliated Practical Training School

The NauticEd online sailing courses supplement practical training performed by a sailing school. With NauticEd, you can take as long as you need to complete a sailing course, take the tests as many times as you like and review the content for life.

Your sailing school instructor will digitally sign off on your sailing certification when you pass your practical hands-on sailing training. Your sailing certificate is then updated in real-time for you to print out and hang with pride on your office wall. Each time you pass another sailing course, your sailing certificate is automatically updated.