If you love sailing or have been wanting to try sailing – and you live around Boston or will be visiting the area – take a sailing lesson in Boston. Boston offers so many opportunities for honing your sailing skills, from chartering a boat (if you’re already somewhat experienced) to sailing as a newbie (with the help of a top Boston Sailing school).
Boston’s waterfront location puts sailing at your doorstep. Most of the top schools and organizations offering Boston Sailing Lessons sit moments from the many hotels that are popular with tourists and near residential areas in the city. Within minutes of your home or accommodations, you can learn sailing basics, advance your sailing level, or set out on an adventure once you’ve mastered the craft.
If you only visit Boston once in a while, Taking a Sailing Lesson in Boston can be one of the more fun and rewarding Boston Activities you’ll experience on a trip to Boston. If you visit Boston quite frequently or reside there, consider a membership in a Boston sailing club where you’ll get boat access or even fractional sailboat ownership.
The following are a list of some places that offer Sailing Lessons in Boston:
Boston Sailing Center (54 Lewis Wharf – North End, Boston, MA 02110. Tel: 617.227.4198) – Set off from a boat docked at Lewis Wharf on Boston Harbor – in the North End. Boston Sailing Center offers a wide range of sailing lessons as well as club memberships. Boston Sailing Center’s regular season runs between May 1st and November 1st, but there are typically special “frostbite” races, seminars, navigation classes, social Activities in Boston, and charters to warmer waters that extend the fun through the winter months.
Boston Harbor Sailing Club (Rowes Wharf – Downtown Boston Waterfront, Boston, MA. Tel: 617.720.0049) – The Boston Harbor Sailing Club sits on Rowes Wharf. This place also offers the possibility of boat rentals and charters. Rentals are available only when the Club’s 60+ vessels aren’t being used by members. Boston Harbor Sailing Club offers weekend and week-long sessions, so if you want to learn how to sail, call for their schedule.
Black Rock Sailing School (South Boston Waterfront | 55 Northern Avenue (1 Marina Park Drive), South Boston, MA 02210. 617.639.3016) – You’ll find the Black Rock Sailing School on Fan Pier in the South Boston Waterfront. This destination for Taking a Sailing Lesson in Boston offers year-round lessons, charter trips, and a couple of different club options to give you access to sailboats and yachts. Classes are small – typically a maximum of 3 people plus the instructor – although an exception will be made if 2 couples want to take a class together.