Sailing Lessons in RI

SAILING LESSONS: INTRO COURSE

Our curriculum is designed to provide the finest instruction in the shortest period of time. Most students complete their sailing instructions on the weekend, however, weekday options are available as well. Please call for weekday availability.


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.

 

6 HOURS (1 day) 12 HOURS (6 hrs, 2 days)
1-HR Dockside Classroom 2-HR Dockside Classroom
One 5-HR On Water Sessions Two 5-HR On Water Sessions
Rate: $350*/pp Rate: $675*/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.

 

6 HOURS (1 day) 12 HOURS (6 hrs, 2 days)
1-HR Dockside Classroom 2-HR Dockside Classroom
One 5-HR On Water Sessions Two 5-HR On Water Sessions
Rate: $350*/pp Rate: $675*/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