CHESAPEAKE BAY SAILING SCHOOL

PREMIER SAILING, established by Tides inn, has been recognized as VIRGINIA’S TOP SAILING SCHOOL NEAR THE CHESAPEAKE BAY.  we have earned our reputation by OFFERING TOP QUALITY INSTRUCTION IN A SAFE, and FUN ENVIRONMENT. THE SCHOOL IS RECOGNIZED BY U.S. SAILING AND OFFERS U.S. SAILING CERTIFICATE COURSES.

 

The 2017 sailing season has ended at the Tides Inn. We look forward to reopening Premier Sailing in April 2018. 

LEARN TO SAIL

Always dreamt of learning to sail? You can do some Chesapeake Bay sailing right here, right now at the Tides. Through our program, you can learn how to sail a Catalina 30 or a J24, and get your US Sailing Basic Keelboat certificate.Get to know the ropes (literally); become comfortable with steering the boat and trimming the sails, learn how to pick up a man overboard, learn how to dock with confidence, and much more!

CHESAPEAKE BAY SAILING FOR FAMILIES

Families have an amazing opportuntiy to learn to sail together through our Premier program.  You can learn as a group in one big boat, or individually in a smaller boat. It's a wonderful family experience to cherish. Parents can also choose to take a keelboat course while the kids take a small boat course – endless possibilities to suit you! Three hours, three days, five days – up to you.

SAILING CAMPS FOR KIDS AND TEENS

Lessons are available throughout the summer for children from ages 6 to 18. Premier Sailing is famous for the quality of their Young Sailors program. Call in advance to set up lessons for your kids – it can be as short as a half day, or as long as a 5 day camp – your choice.

VIRGINIA SAFE POWERBOATING COURSES

Get your Boaters Education certificate – now mandatory in most states. Become competent and confident in your boat handling skills. Premier Sailing is a designated Safe Powerboat training centre. One and two day courses for adults and for children ages 12-17

SKIPPERED CHARTER

Book a boat with skipper for a three hour sail or a full day sail – perfect for a birthday gift, an anniversary activity, or just because you are in the mood to go sailing! Sit back and enjoy the sail while taking in the Chesapeake wild life and the local boating scene. Pack a lunch and your camera and make some new memories to put in that album that you are planning.

 

For more information on Premier Sailing, this Chesapeake Bay Sailing School, call the Tides Inn’s Activities Team at 804.438.4489.