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Chicago Sailing is a U.S. Sailing accredited school, we teach to the highest standards in sailing and guarantee our lessons will make you a competent sailor.
Learning to sail is fast, easy, and fun at Chicago Sailing. You will become an accomplished, confident skipper in just a few sessions of on-the-water training. Our classes are comprehensive and certified to the highest standard in the industry, those of US Sailing. We also have the largest fleet of training vessels in the greater Midwest, meaning that we offer the most opportunities for on-the-water training. Soon you will be joining the thousands of sailors who have launched their sailing adventure at Chicago Sailing.
Our adult programs can take anyone 16 & older from a beginner to earning their U.S. Sailing Keelboat Certification in as little as 1 week.
Our classes cover the all the curriculum required by U.S. Sailing and more, best of all we spend the majority of the time on the water leaning through practical education. A typical 4 hour sessions has over 3 hours of on the water time, followed by a on shore recap and explanation of the day's topics.
We offer a full range of U.S. Sailing Adult Courses including:
-Basic Keel Boat
Sailing is a lifetime sport, so why not start young? Our youth programs are specially crafted to engage end educate young sailors and to give them the basic building blocks needed to excel in the sport. We teach the fundamentals of sailing theory, boat handling, and safety while making the coursework fun and engaging. Our youth sailors are taught in our sleek and stable J/22 keelboats, these boats feature a modern sloop rig, safe and comfortable cockpit, a furling jib, and a heavy keel that keeps the boats safe and stable.
We offer a full range of youth programs including:
-Youth Adventure Sailing
-Sails & Serves (A full day sailing & tennis camp)