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Directory of American Sailing Association sailing schools located in the North Countryarea of the state of New York where you can take beginning to advanced sailing lessons.
Whether you’re new to sailing, or a seasoned sailor that wants to hone their skills, we have a program that will get you sailing like you’ve never sailed before! Experience the dramatic views of the Palisades and the Hudson Highlands from Haverstraw Bay, the broadest point on the Hudson River. Our unique location offers wide open sailing for uncomplicated teaching with easy navigation and steady breezes throughout the sailing season. With over twenty years of sailing and teaching experience behind him, Steve Jennings founded the sailing school on the philosophy of teaching with “patience, not pressure.” We believe that Hands-On …
Sailing the Hudson River with Griffin Sailing School (GSS) is time well spent. We offer training in inland, coastal, and offshore sailing, providing a broad range of sailing knowledge to our graduates. Whether you’re a beginner or a “salty” sailor, a cruiser or a racer, you’ll learn to sail comfortably and safely. We guarantee you’ll benefit from both the lectures and on-the-water training. We are a true sailing school!
Start your Sailing adventure today with Sail Ontario in the historic shadow of the War of 1812. You’ll start your journey at the Madison Barracks Marina, named for President Madison and host to then 2nd Lieutenant Ulyses S. Grant. You’ll spend plenty of time on Lake Ontario, sail past the historic battlefield that saw action in 1812 and 1813, and have plenty of wind. Sails go up within minutes of leaving the dock giving you maximum time on the water to practice all the skills until they are second nature.