Adult Sailing - Lessons & Fine Tuning



Adult Beginner Lessons

With the beginner lesson course you will gain the skills and knowledge necessary to pass the US Sailing Small Boat certification test, which will allow you to rent our Flying Scots without an instructor. Beginner Lessons are offered April through October. Membership is required. Package rate for Basic Membership and Lessons is $515 or for Super Membership and Lessons is $675. Learn More and register - CLICK HERE

Refresher Course

A bit rusty in your sailing skills? No need to take lessons all over again...just take a Refresher Course. The cost for DC Sail basic members is $75. Learn More and register - Membership is required. CLICK HERE (Note: Refresher Courses are only offered from mid-April to the end of June.)

Capsize Course

Effective 2018 Sailing Season: Due to logistics, the Capsize Course will only be offered as a component of the Adult Beginner Learn to Sail package to complete the US SAILING Small Boat Sailing Certification. No individual registrations are available.

Intro to FJ's

Feel like you have grown out of the Flying Scots? DC Sail offers intermediate lessons on FJs that will teach you advanced boat skills and handling. The Intermediate Course is offered once a month: June, July, August, September and October. Learn More and register (cost $150) - Membership is required. CLICK HERE

All of our Adult Lessons take place at our Diamond Teague Park Piers location: 25 Potomac Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20003. For Marina Directions, please click here. 


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DC Sail is the community sailing program of National Maritime Heritage Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.
Business Office Mailing Address: 600 Water Street SW, Unit 9-16, Washington, DC 20024
Diamond Teague Park Piers Waterfront Address: 99 Potomac Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20003
The Wharf/Gangplank Marina Waterfront Address: 600 Water Street SW, Washington, DC 20024
Telephone: (202) 547-1250 · Email: Traci Mead, Director of Business Operations - tmead@dcsail.org 
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