Discover the Thrill of Adult Sailing at YSF Community Sailing

Learn to Sail!

Unlock the world of sailing at YSF Community Sailing! Our adult sailing program, established in 2014, has gained immense popularity among adults of all ages and sailing expertise. Immerse yourself in expert sailing instruction and a welcoming community as you explore the beautiful waters of the Indian River Lagoon.

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Our Offerings:

Sailing Courses

Private Lessons

Sailing Courses

  • A total of 12 hours of lessons, combining classroom and on-the-water instruction, will help you build skills, experience, and confidence.
  • A low student-to-instructor ratio and novice-friendly boats make learning to sail fun and relaxing.
  • Beginner and intermediate course available - no prior experience necessary for beginner course.
  • $400 per 12-hour course
  • Group classes: Tuesday & Thursday, 10:00AM-1:00PM
    Saturday & Sunday, 1:00-4:00PM

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Private Lessons

  • Taught by U.S. Sailing certified instructors
  • All levels of instruction – beginner to advanced; competitive or recreational
  • Available to ages 8 years old and up
  • $85/hr per person - 2 hour minimum required
  • Can register for more than 2 hours
  • Private Lessons customized to your schedule and abilities with dedicated sailing instructor

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Our Sailing Fleet

New! Flying Scot - 19 ft day sailer

Sunfish sailboats

Laser sailboats

Hobie Cats - Catamaran Sailboats

Mariner 19' - day sailer

Bauer 12' dinghy - day sailer

Hunter 17' - day sailer

Club 420 racing dinghies

Sail the beautiful Indian River Lagoon

Experience the beautiful panorama of sea and sky while skimming along the protected waters of the Indian River Lagoon.

Every contribution to YSF Community Sailing directly supports our initiatives. All income generated goes towards funding beginner youth and special needs programs, provided free of charge to Indian River County residents.

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Embark on a sailing adventure that not only enriches your skills but also contributes to the community. Don't miss out on the opportunity to sail with us!

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