• “Annapolis Sailing School lived up to its 50 year tradition of offering sailing courses that provide an excellent foundation for safe and effective sailing...”

    W.B. , Bethesda, MD
  • “Annapolis Sailing School has changed the way I sail. I've been sailing for 10 years and I learned more in these two days than the last 10 years.”

    H.G. , Owings Mills, MD
  • “When on the water I found it very effective when the instructor walked through the maneuver beforehand for context, explaining what would happen with the wind, boat, sails...”

    C.H. , Palo Heights, IL
  • “[The Instructor] was great, he taught us to not only react but anticipate what move we should be ready to do. This course has made me more excited to learn more...”

    J.G. , Minneapolis, MN

certification Modular Courses

Basic Keelboat courses can be taken as one day modules in order to accommodate any schedule and let students focus on topics of their choice


Basic Courses

Our Basic Courses are designed to provide an enjoyable introduction to the sport of sailing.Our courses will give you the necessary basic knowledge to enjoy sailing.  

Cruising Courses

When you’re ready to step up to handling a larger cruising sailboat, we can help. We also have refresher courses for those who have some “big boat” experience but want to hone their skills. 

Cancellation & Rescheduling Policies

As the operation of the School necessitates careful coordination of the number of students, boats, and instructors, we ask that you let us know immediately should you need to change your reservation for any reason. If possible, please notify us by both phone and email. Doing so ensures that your notification is received in a timely manner and that we have a record of it so that we can apply the cancellation policy accurately. We will send you an email confirmation of your cancellation. If you wish to reschedule, every effort will be made to reschedule your reservation on a space available basis.

Cancellation or Delay of Course by School

The School reserves the right to cancel or delay courses due to weather conditions and staff issues. If a class is cancelled by us, arrangements will be made to make up the class or give sailing credits to be used by the student at a later date.

Cancellation/Rescheduling by Student

The following shows the notice required for rescheduling or cancelling a course in order to receive a refund.


30+ Days from Original Course Date: 95% refund or 100% credit* of amount paid to apply to a future course**

14+ Days from Original Course Date: 50% refund or 95% credit* of amount paid to apply to a future course**

Less than14 Days from Original Date: 0% refund or 75% credit* of amount paid to apply to a future course**

* Changes made more than once to the start date or to the number of students (if fewer than originally reserved) will incur

a $25.00 fee for each occasion and will need to be paid prior to the rescheduled course being confirmed by the School.

** Prices of courses are subject to change from one year to the next. Credit given will be for a dollar amount and not for a specific course. That dollar amount may be applied to any course that we offer.

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