Adaptive Sailing

AdaptiveSailingLogo/Welcome to US Sailing’s home for adaptive sailing. This site provides resources for sailing programs as well as opportunities and connections for sailors with disabilities.

There are many advantages of establishing an adaptive sailing program at your sailing organization. US Sailing has the resources to assist you in the process of learning more about adaptive facilities, proper equipment, adaptive designs, staff training tips, recruitment, resources and funding. If you have questions regarding program development, please contact

Are you an individual looking for a place to sail or get some instructor training? Maybe you’re an organization trying
to start a program, or a successful organization looking to get recognized for the work you’re already doing? US Sailing is here to support you.

In order to attend an Adaptive Instructor course, you must already be a US Sailing Small Boat Level 1 Instructor or Basic Keelboat Instructor.  Below are the course calendars for each discipline so you can find a course in your area.  Check the calendar often as courses are always being scheduled.

Click here to see the Adaptive Course calendar.

Interested in hosting an Adaptive Sailing Instructor Workshop? Check out the Host Checklist to find out what you need to bring a course your location.


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