Sailing School

Located on beautiful Puget Sound, our Seattle sailing school provides students with the highest level of instruction on the best fleet available. Our Shilshole Bay Marina location couples a majestic setting with prime sailing real estate, offering a stunning view of the Olympic Mountain range and easy access to open water and wind just minutes from our docks.

Sailing Lessons – Beginner to Intermediate
Whether you have never stepped foot on a sailboat or you’re looking to build on your current skills, this is the place for you. Check out our beginner to intermediate lesson schedule. With options to learn to sail in Seattle, the San Juan Islands, and even La Paz, Mexico!

Cruise N Learn in La Paz, Baja California!
Experience the ultimate sailing adventure in the breathtaking Sea of Cortez with a Cruise N Learn (ASA 103 + ASA 104) sailing lessons in La Paz, Mexico. Set sail from Marina Palmira aboard the Catalina 42′ sailboat, Vantage, and explore the magnificent winds and warm waters of the Gulf of California.

Sailing Lessons – Advanced & Endorsements
We specialize in helping students reach their goals and our elective courses add value by reinforcing confidence and skill on the water. From Spinnaker Handling to Weather Endorsement, our sailing school offers lessons to further your education.

Team Building & Corporate Programs
Sailing is an excellent representation of teamwork. Whether you are thanking a group of dedicated employees or setting the foundation for a new team, let us help plan an unforgettable excursion. Plan a race event or a casual sail with one of our Team Building or Corporate Programs.

Meet our Instructors
All of our sailing instructors are USCG licensed skippers and American Sailing Association certified, ensuring the hands-on training and expertise you deserve.

Why the American Sailing Association?
Apart from being the oldest sailing association in the United States, the American Sailing Association sets itself apart from the rest by promoting best practices, superior curriculum and a universal passion for sailing. Seattle Sailing Club is a proud member of ASA. More about ASA here.


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