~ A Serious School for Serious Sailors ~
School of Sailing & Seamanship boasts an impressive staff of offshore-savvy
instructors and is notable for its high level of organization and dedication to
real ocean sailing." ~ Blue Water Sailing Magazine
the Maryland School of Sailing and Seamanship, helping people become exceptional
sailors is our passion. That's why our reputation as a serious school for
serious sailors follows our students wherever they go.
don't cut corners or compromise safety to sell certifications. We simply offer
the best sailing instruction and turn out the finest sailors found anywhere.
1991, we've completed more
than 240 long distance ocean training cruises and are known worldwide for
our advanced program. However, like all pursuits, achieving a standard of
excellence requires a thorough mastery of basic skills, and this is what we do
to what you may hear from other schools, there are no shortcuts to true success
or safety when sailing. We donít believe in the fast track mindset,
nor do we teach on small boats designed for daysailing or racing.
beginning level ASA101 live-aboard course is a full four days in length. And,
like all of our courses, it is taught aboard rugged Island Packet cruising
yachts by only the most skilled Coast Guard Licensed Captains in the
the Maryland School we know what it takes to make a cruising sailor and we
adhere to this philosophy from the beginning through the advanced levels.
our program to schools offering abbreviated courses. We think you'll find that
the Maryland School is an excellent educational choice, with a good return on
your investment and a lifetime of benefits.
and sail with us!
Learn Why we have this approach to sailing instruction.