Niantic Bay Yacht Club

Adult Sailing Program

The Niantic Bay Sailing Academy is providing adult sailing lessons at NBYA again in 2017, following a very successful 2016 season. In addition to Sailing for Beginners, a new course—Racing—The Basics and Beyond— will be presented.

Sailing for Beginners
No experience necessary
You will learn how to rig and handle a boat, sailing safety, rules, use of a compass and charts, coming about and how to cast off and dock – don’t know what that means? We’ll cover sailing terminology too! All taught by experienced instructors in a non-intimidating setting. Learn to sail in small groups aboard sturdy and safe Ensigns.

Racing — The Basics and Beyond
Polish your skills and learn new tricks
Course will cover starting strategies, mark roundings, boat speed and handling in light and heavy air, finishing and Rules.


Members: $175   Non-members: $225