Welcome to DC Sail!

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DC Sail is the community sailing program of the National Maritime Heritage Foundation. 

Our mission is to promote and sustain affordable educational, recreational and competitive sailing programs for all ages in a fun and safe environment. DC Sail empowers its participants to develop self-respect and sportsmanship, foster teamwork, and cultivate sailing skills and an appreciation for maritime-related activities. In addition, DC Sail enhances the DC community by using sailing to bolster community spirit and volunteerism.

Our active programs, located in Southwest Washington, D.C., are re-connecting people of the metropolitan region to the water. Sailing opportunities are available for adults and youth aboard small boats as well as our 65-foot schooner, American Spirit. Proceeds from our programs go toward offering under-served youth the opportunity to learn to sail.

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DC Sail Featured on The Weather Channel!


Click Here to view the video.

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2014 Cantina Cup


With sincere gratitude, we offer up a heartfelt
THANK YOU for making our 7th Annual Cantina Cup a huge success! To all of our members, sponsors, donors, volunteers and participants, your contribution has had a beneficial impact on our Youth Scholarship Programs and we're so grateful for each and every one of you!

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Schooner Sailing in Washington

Please click here for "American Spirit" sailing dates and events.

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2014 Adult Learn to Sail Courses Posted 

Courses have filled quickly - Book your spot today!

                                 

Adult Beginner Learn to Sail

23 Aug 2014 10:00 AM • Gangplank Marina, 600 Water Street, SW
06 Sep 2014 10:00 AM • Gangplank Marina, 600 Water Street, SW
13 Sep 2014 10:00 AM • Gangplank Marina, 600 Water Street, SW
20 Sep 2014 10:00 AM • Gangplank Marina, 600 Water Street, SW
27 Sep 2014 10:00 AM • Gangplank Marina, 600 Water Street, SW
04 Oct 2014 10:00 AM • Gangplank Marina, 600 Water Street, SW
11 Oct 2014 10:00 AM • Gangplank Marina, 600 Water Street, SW
   

Click Here to be delivered to the Adult Beginner Sailing Lessons Page that will list all available dates through the 2014 sailing season.  

DC Sail Monday Member Sail Notice:

No Member Sail on Monday, September 1, 2014 in observation of Labor Day.


Member Only Sails

08 Sep 2014 5:30 PM • Southwest Waterfront
15 Sep 2014 5:30 PM • Southwest Waterfront

Wednesday Social Sails will resume May 14th.  
Click below to register/pay online!

Wednesday Social Sails & BBQs

03 Sep 2014 5:30 PM • Southwest Waterfront
10 Sep 2014 5:30 PM • Southwest Waterfront
17 Sep 2014 5:30 PM • Southwest Waterfront

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Please enjoy exploring items at Amazon.com via the AmazonSmile link.  We are a registered nonprofit organization and have the ability to receive a percentage of sales via a donation through their giving program.  DC Sail is the Community Sailing Center of the National Maritime Heritage Foundation which will be referenced at your checkout. Thank you for helping us to raise funds to support our mission statement.  In providing unique sailing and on-the-water opportunities for at-risk kids, as we have seen time and time again, it does change lives in so many positive ways.            


   
                                                                             

         
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DC Sail is the community sailing program of National Maritime Heritage Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.

National Maritime Heritage Foundation · 236 Massachusetts Ave, NE · Suite 410 · Washington, DC 20002

Telephone: (202) 547-1250 · Email: Traci Mead, Director of Business Operations - tmead@dcsail.org 

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