Sailing Lessons in RI

SAILING LESSONS: BASIC COURSE

This course consists of 1-hour dockside and three 4-hour sessions on water. Our curriculum is designed to provide the finest instruction in the shortest period of time. Many students complete their sailing instructions on the weekend, however, some prefer spreading the sessions over a 3 or 4 day period.


Sailing Instructions include: Nomenclature, Points of Sailing, Rules of the Road, Seamanship, Proper Tacking Procedure, Gybing-quickest and safest method, Proper Landing Procedure, Water Safety, Essential Knot Tying, Essential Equipment, Rigging, Tides, Man-over-board Drills, Heaving To, Leaving Dock or Mooring, Sailing a prescribed course.

 

5 HOURS 9 HOURS 13 HOURS
1-HR Dockside Classroom 1-HR Dockside Classroom 1-HR Dockside Classroom
One 4-HR On Water Sessions Two 4-HR On Water Sessions Three 4-HR On Water Sessions
Rate: $225*/pp Rate: $425*/pp Rate: $625*/pp

 

SAILING LESSONS: INTERMEDIATE COURSE

We offer an intermediate sailing course to those that have attained proven basic sailing skills.


Sailing Instructions include: Review of Basic Skills, Basic Tuning, Tidal Flow, Sail Controls, Sail Shape, Traveller, Sail Set and Trim, Weight Distribution, Reefing, Backstay Adjustment, Landings, Wind Shifts.

 

5 HOURS 9 HOURS 13 HOURS
1-HR Dockside Classroom 1-HR Dockside Classroom 1-HR Dockside Classroom
One 4-HR On Water Sessions Two 4-HR On Water Sessions Three 4-HR On Water Sessions
Rate: $225*/pp Rate: $425*/pp Rate: $625*/pp

 

ESSENTIALS FOR SAILING LESSONS
Basic Sailing Manual ($20)
Boating Shoes/White Sole Sneakers
Comfortable Clothing, Sunscreen, Sunglasses, Hat/Visor, Rain Gear
Beverages/Snacks to bring aboard

* Non-Refundable Policy: No refunds, no exchanges, no exclusions. Rainchecks issued due to severe or inclemenet weather based upon Newport Sailing School and Tours discretion day of scheduled class.

  • Discounts for children under 12
  • Gratuity To Instructor Customary
  • Private instruction available upon request