Sailing Schools in Illinois

When you're ready to do your practical sailing school lessons on the water in Illinois, contact these NauticEd affiliated sailing schools below. NauticEd aligns with top quality sailing schools in Illinois and we're excited to offer these professional organizations with top quality sailing instructors.

The NauticEd quality sailing school program uses a student realtime feedback rating system whereby you can view how well others felt about these sailing schools in Illinois or other schools worldwide. When you've completed your on the water sailing lessons, please give honest feedback. It helps us maintain the quality of our sailing schools and sailing instructors all over the globe.

  • Learning to sail in Illinois now and gaining a world class sailing certification is so simple.
  • Just do your theory courses online (or even on your iPad in many cases). Then contact one of our sailing schools in Illinois below to complete your practical.
  • When you complete your practical, the sailing instructor will digitally stamp your sailing certification deeming you as a verified practical proficiency sailor. This digital stamp caries a lot of extra weight for being accepted to charter a yacht on a sailing vacation on your own and it appears permanently on your cloud based sailing certification.

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!

3rd Coast Cruising

chicago, IL USA
Chicago's largest sailing school, over the last 17 years we have trained 1000's of students. Sail 7 days a week, cross-train on many different types of boats, even a 38' Lagoon Catamaran while experiencing a variety of wind and sea conditions. Join the Club and sail everyday, all summer long! Share Membership with others, Fast Track your Captain'n License with tons of seatime. Club Membership benefits for the duration of your Unlimited Membership, Season: May-Oct. Off season training available. Learn more...