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After School Sailing Program - Group Lessons

After School Sailing Program - Group Lessons

Youth sailing is a great way for children to learn valuable life skills, build confidence, and experience the joy of being on the water.

Sailing requires teamwork, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills. It also teaches children about the importance of safety and responsibility. As they learn to sail, children also develop a sense of accomplishment and self-confidence.

In addition to the physical and mental benefits, youth sailing can also help children develop a love of nature and the environment. Sailing can be a great way to learn about the marine ecosystem and the importance of protecting our oceans.

Here are some of the specific benefits of youth sailing:

Improved physical fitness: Sailing is a great way to get exercise. It requires a lot of balance, coordination, and strength.
Increased confidence: Sailing can help children build confidence in their abilities. They learn to take risks and overcome challenges.
Problem-solving skills: Sailing requires children to think critically and solve problems. They learn how to work together as a team to achieve a common goal.
Responsibility: Sailing teaches children about the importance of responsibility. They are responsible for their own safety and the safety of others on the boat.
Environmental awareness: Sailing can help children develop a love of nature and the environment. They learn about the importance of protecting our oceans and marine life.
If you are interested in getting your child involved in youth sailing, there are a few things you can do:


  • Introduction to Sailing sport
  • Emphasis on teamwork, sportsmanship, and camaraderie.
  • Knowledge of Sailing Safety Rules.
  • Providing high-quality sailing instruction to all participants.
  • Creating a safe and friendly environment.
  • Contributing to ecosystem conservation.



The quarterly program will last 15 weeks, with groups meeting on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, or Fridays from 3:45 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., subject to slot availability

Each lesson is 1:45 hours long.

The program meets rain or shine. Foul weather gear might be necessary.

Cost: $525 (15-week program)

The rate includes professional coaching and boat charter.

Additional Details

PFD lifejacket are provided.

As you prepare for your lesson, please be sure to bring the following with you to your lesson at the FPF Sailing Center:

  • Bathing suit and beach towel
  • Refillable water bottle, refreshments, snacks
  • Closed-toe, non-slip boat, water shoes with white soles (dark soles leave marks on the boats.) No flip-flops or spongy crocs as secure footing on the boat is essential.
  • Hat and sunglasses
  • Sunblock
  • A change of clothing should you want to go home in dry clothes.
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