At Sail Buzzards Bay, not only do we offer high quality sailing instruction for all levels of experience; we also offer captained charters. Learn to sail, or sail with us to explore the many harbors of the South Coast, Cape Cod and the Islands.
Learning to sail at Sail Buzzards Bay has what you need to advance your sailing skills at a time that is convenience for you. Our class sizes are small, no more than 4 people, to give you as much one-on-one time with your instructor and as much time as possible sailing on our 23 – 31 foot sailboats. Sailing from Fairhaven harbor, Massachusetts, you will learn to sail on the water with our USCG licensed and ASA certified instructors. Learn to Sail Buzzards Bay and you will be prepared to sail the World!
Learn to skipper a 20' - 27' sloop-rigged keelboat by day, in light to moderate winds and sea conditions. Learn basic sailing terminology, parts and functions, helm commands, basic sail trim, points of sail, buoyage, seamanship and safety including basic navigation rules to avoid collisions and hazards.
Learn to skipper a sloop-rigged auxiliary powered 25'-35' keelboat by day in moderate winds and sea conditions. Learn cruising sailboat terminology, basic boat systems, auxiliary engine operation, docking procedures, intermediate sail trim, navigation rules, basic coastal navigation, anchoring, weather, safety and seamanship.
Learn how to sail a sloop-rigged, auxiliary powered 30'-45' sailboat during a multi-day cruise upon inland/coastal waters in moderate/heavy winds and sea conditions. Learn about provisioning, boat systems, auxiliary engines, advanced sail trim, coastal navigation, anchoring / mooring, docking, emergency operations, weather, and more.
Learn the the navigational theory and practices for safe navigation of a sailing vessel in coastal and inland waters. On-water coastal navigation skills elements are contained in the ASA103, Basic Coastal Cruising, ASA 104, Bareboat Cruising, and ASA 106, Advanced Coastal Cruising, in progressively increasing levels of detail.
Learn to safely act as skipper and crew of a sailing vessel about 30 to 50 feet in length in coastal and inland waters, in any conditions.
Sail Buzzards Bay
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