Sailing Schools in USA, South Carolina

South Carolina features some of the best sailing areas on the East Coast. There are dozens of inlets from the ocean to the Intracoastal waterway where one can sail in the protected waters or venture out to the ocean on weather conducive days. Charleston features a wonderfully protected large recreational sailing and sailing training area, also with direct access to the coast. Hilton Head is equally as attractive for learning to sail with its natural beauty of twisted waterways and wide open sailing areas. And, when you are ready for a sail out to a deserted beach for a picnic, there are plenty of choices. Come to South Carolina for sailing training. Stay at any of our wonderful resorts and enjoy professional sailing training at its best.


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Coastal Carolina Sailing School

Hilton Head Island, SC, USA
We offer practical training and competency assessments for Crew, Skipper Small Keelboat, Skipper Large Keelboat, and Bareboat Charter Master. We also are experts at docking and maneuvering in the marina training with subsequent endorsements (assuming you pass ). We have the privilege of being recognized for teaching and assessing to the American National Standards. Our philosophy is simple; it is summed up in one word - COMPETENCY. Competency at the level you desire. And for that, we will spend as much time with you as you need to reach that level of competency. Come join our friendly instructor for modern 21st-century training on the waters of Hilton Head. Learn more...

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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.