Sailing is a blast at all ages and skill levels, join us on the water!


  • Builds knowledge and independence
  • Encourages team working skills and seamanship
  • Offers exciting challenges or a peaceful escape
  • Creates lasting relationships and memories

US Powerboating

US Powerboating offers the nation’s best and most comprehensive hands-on boating courses

Whether you’re looking for your first experience at the helm or aiming to improve your skills, we can help. As the National leader in on-the-water powerboat training and education our goal is to empower students with the skills and confidence they need to get more out of their boating experience and become more comfortable behind the helm.

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Community Sailing

Promoting & Supporting Community Sailing in the United States

The US Sailing Community Sailing Committee is committed to achieving greater diversity throughout the sport and fostering an environment that is more inclusive. Under the direction of the committee, US Sailing provides grants, accreditation and resources to support the growth of Community Sailing.

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International Proficiency Certificate

Looking to charter a sailboat in the Mediterranean?

This certification program for cruising sailors seeking to charter sailboats in European Union waters. The International Proficiency Certificate©, an extension of US Sailing’s current Keelboat Certification System, allows sailors who have completed the Keelboat Cruising, Basic Cruising, and Bareboat Cruising course to charter sailboats without a captain in EU waters.

International Proficiency Certificate



Cruising involves many elements, all of which are important to your safety, comfort and enjoyment. Get all the training you need to prepare yourself for your next adventure.

sailboat cruising offers sailors a chance to enjoy their friends and family, apply their sailing and seamanship skills and quite literally expand their horizons.

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