DC Sail operates out of two separate marinas.

Directions to The Wharf/Gangplank Waterfront Facility "American Spirit" Schooner Dock Location. (For Lessons, Summer Camps, and High School Racing Programs, please scroll down to the Diamond Teague Park Piers information.)

The Wharf/Gangplank Marina
650 Wharf Street, SW
Washington, DC 20024

The Wharf/Ganplank Marina is accessible by Metro, car, bike, or taxi. Metro is usually the best way to get there.

The Southwest Waterfront Metro Station is just two blocks away.

Due to the ongoing construction in the area, parking is extremely limited. The use of public transportation is strongly suggested. 

Please click here for transportation and information for The Wharf. 

By Bike: You can bike to the Waterfront! Check out the map, or visit WABA's area bike maps.

American Spirit is located at the dock entrance closest to 6th and Water Streets SW, Washington, DC 20024. If you are taking taxi/Uber service, please relay 525 Water Street SW as the destination, though our official address is 600 Water Street SW. With the new Wharf Phase II construction, Google Maps has yet to update the location. Please refer to the map details below and locate the blue and yellow “X” icon on the map for where you will check in. DC Sail’s American Spirit staff will at the Marina Security Office entrance to greet you and assist you with boarding. Please click here to launch a .pdf of the map image posted below.

Directions to Diamond Teague Park Piers Waterfront Facility
(Flying Scots/Flying Juniors Dock Location for Beginner Lessons, Intro to FJ Course, Adult Racing, Members Only & Social Sails, Youth Programs - Kids Set Sail & High School Racing Program)

Diamond Teague Park Piers
99 Potomac Avenue SE
Washington, DC 20003

Please click here to be delivered to a Google Map.

Navy Yard/Ballpark is the closest Metro Station. We are located on the Anacostia River just behind Nationals' Park.

There are limited metered parking spaces in the area. Please note: During the baseball season, when the Nationals or D.C. United are at home, parking is severely restricted and expensive! The use of public transportation is strongly suggested. 

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DC Sail is the community sailing program of National Maritime Heritage Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.
Business Mailing Address: 650 Wharf Street SW, Unit 20, Washington, DC 20024
Diamond Teague Park Piers Waterfront Address: 99 Potomac Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20003
The Wharf Marina Waterfront Address: 650 Wharf Street SW, Washington, DC 20024
Telephone: (202) 547-1250 · Email: Traci Mead, Executive Director - tmead@dcsail.org 
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