Tod’s Point Sailing School is Open for the Season with Sailboat and Paddlecraft Rentals & Lessons, Camp Sessions

The Tod’s Point Sailing School, a nonprofit community organization, opened for its third season over Memorial Day weekend and will operate daily through Labor Day.

“We have a great group of US Sailing certified sailing instructors and support staff comprised of local high school and returning college students,” said Bill King, founder of the sailing school.

Bill King and Erik Milbauer

Memorial Day Weekend featured sailboat and paddlecraft rentals along with private sailing instruction. The fleet consists of Zests, Quests, Catamarans, Kayaks and Paddleboards.

Rentals and Private Lessons will be available daily through Labor Day.

Scheduled classes begin June 1 and include a variety of classes for Juniors and Adults.

Junior classes are scheduled on weekdays with two-week Core courses and one week Just for Fun courses.  There are four progressive levels of Core courses, Sailing One through Sailing Four.  Just For Fun courses cover various activities including Paddling, Catamarans, Racing and a Tera Bites course for our youngest sailors ages 8 – 9.

Adult courses are held on weekends although they do offer a few Adult weekday classes in June.  Adult core classes run for two consecutive weekends each and are also progressive starting with Basic Sailing designed for first time sailors and then moving up through Intermediate Sailing and Advanced Sailing.  Adult Family courses are one weekend courses and include Catamaran Sailing and Paddling.

Sailing instructors at Tod’s Point Sailing School. May 26, 2024 Photo: Leslie Yager

All course registrations may be made online.  Staff are available to answer any questions about the program by phone 203-637-2022 or by email: info@[email protected].

Rental and Private Lesson reservations can also be made by phone or email.

Weather and Tides are very important for boaters.  On the bottom bar of each of the sailing school website pages you will find links to real-time weather conditions at Greenwich Point and to local tides.

More information is available online