Serious training for cruising sailors, and those who want to be

A Week of Sailing Education, a Lifetime of Adventure

Blue Water Sailing School is an American Sailing Association certified sailing school with lessons for sailors at every experience level. Our week-long, live-aboard cruising and sailing courses give dedicated students the experience and confidence to achieve their dreams of nautical adventure. We’re based in Fort Lauderdale, Florida and have additional sailing schools in Rhode Island, the Virgin Islands, and The Bahamas.

We’re one of the only sailing schools in the United States to offer sailing certification at every level of the American Sailing Association curriculum, and they’ve given us the ASA’s Outstanding School award five times. Sailing education is all we do — with our specialized approach, you can be assured of the finest training available.

Learn more about Blue Water Sailing School and our award-winning instructors.

Americian Sailing Association

Sailing Courses for Every Skill Level

We teach sailing classes at every level, from basic sailing to offshore passagemaking. Whether you dream of daysailing on the lake with family and friends, becoming a charter captain, or crossing the ocean in your own boat — we’ll give you the training and experience you need to realize your vision.

View our course catalog to find out what we have to offer.

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