Annapolis

Sailing INSTRUCTION

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SailTime University

SailTime Annapolis invites you to discover and enjoy the finest experience in Chesapeake Bay sailing. We are an American Sailing Association (ASA) affiliate offering unparalleled excellence in sail training.

Our goal is to give you the confidence and competence to safely skipper your own vessel, whether it’s a SailTime yacht or a keelboat. Boating lessons are geared for all experience levels, from first-time sailors to seasoned salt, we can help you take your sailing abilities to the next level.

Accelerate Skills Development

Experiential Education

We offer small class sizes (typically 2 to 4 students) to maximize helm time and accelerate your skills development. We believe that experiential education is the best way to learn, so nearly all course time is spent on the boat.
All of our instructor-captains are USCG-licensed and ASA-certified.
SailTime supports the national recreational boating education standards as recognized by the United States Coast Guard.

ASA 101 Course

Students learn to sail on a Beneteau First 22, a small keelboat, in moderate winds and sea conditions in familiar waters without supervision.

ASA 103 Course

Students will learn the skills to perform as skipper and crew of a 25-35 foot boat by sailing in coastal waters.

ASA 104 Course

This course is structured along the lines of an actual charter: students will learn to pilot a sloop-rigged keelboat 30 to 50 feet in length.

ASA 105 Course

During this 4-day class, students will learn the theory and hands-on skills needed to safely navigate in near coastal or inland waters.

ASA 106 Course

Students will learn how to safely act as skipper and crew of a sailboat 30 to 50 feet in length in near coastal and inland waters.

ASA 118 Course

This 1-day course is designed to teach docking in high wind situations, covering theory and techniques to dock and undock boats in an efficient manner.

ASA 103/104 Combo Course

The ASA 103/104 course is a 3-day, 2-night course covering the material of ASA 103 Basic Coastal Cruising and ASA 104 Bareboat Charter. 
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Boating Education

SailTime supports the national recreational boating education standards as recognized by the United States Coast Guard.