Conveniently located on the City of Cleveland’s downtown lakefront, Learn to Sail Cleveland offers sailing instruction for the beginner to the experienced sailor. Our protected downtown sailing environment makes for safe, fun, and easy sailing. Learn to Sail Cleveland’s ASA Certified and USCG licensed instructors have extensive great lakes and ocean sailing experience.
Our instructors focus on seamanship, building confidence, safety, and having fun. Our class sizes are small, typically limited to four students, so we can provide one on one attention as well as provide a positive experience on the water. Learn to Sail Cleveland also offers boat rentals for students to begin practicing their skills and living their sailing dreams.
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.
Learn basic docking skills for boats with single inboard or outboard engines. Discover the basic theory and hands-on techniques needed to dock and undock boats in an efficient manner and without damage or injury.
Other Services Available
- Private Courses
- Corporate Team Building Courses
- Day Sail Charters (public)
- Sunset Cruises
- Racing Courses
ASA Veterans Sailing Education Program - Sign Up Now >>
At ASA we recognize the sacrifices made by the brave men and women who have served or are serving in our country's armed forces. As a token of our appreciation, and our way of saying thank you, we are inviting veterans and active military personnel to share our passion for sailing by offering a discount on our ASA 101 Basic Keelboat Sailing course. Learn to Sail Cleveland is offering a minimum of $50.00 or 10% off their ASA 101 Basic Keelboat Sailing course.
Learn to Sail Cleveland
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