Learn to Sail at New York City’s Premiere Sailing School. Here at North Cove Sailing School, we offer the highest quality learning experience available on the Hudson River. There is no better outdoor adventure in Manhattan than getting on a sailboat!

Courses Available

  • Sailing 101: US Sailing Basic Keelboat Certification
  • Sailing 102: US Sailing Performance Sailing and Spinnaker
  • Coastal Navigation
  • Additional Mastery Clinics

About Our Courses and Fleet Courses are based on US Sailing curriculum taught on our fleet of Colgate-26’s designed for teaching with a simple, comfortable, and open layout. The Colgate-26 is the sailboat of choice for United States Naval Academy training. Courses include 16 hours on-the-water instruction taken in 4 sessions, 4 hours per session with flexibility for scheduling. Minimum age of 16 is required for all students.

About Our Instructors North Cove Sailing School takes pride that our sailing instructors are USCG Licensed Captains and US Sailing Certified. Each posses excellent communication skills with the expertise to provide high quality instruction within a safety-first-always, positive, and fun learning environment. North Cove Sailing School’s Instructor to Student Ratio is Four Students to One Instructor to ensure an in-depth and personalized learning experience.

Leave Manhattan behind and find Freedom on the Water!