Online Learn to Sail Course

The new Learn to Sail Course from the Offshore Sailing School is now live! The Colgate Offshore Sailing School Learn to Sail course starts with sailing basics and takes you through everything you need to know to understand the "whys" and not just the "hows" of sailing.

Learn from the Experts

Learning to sail just got easier. A new online "Learn to Sail" course from America's #1 sailing school, Offshore Sailing School, and the leading national boating safety organization, the BoatUS Foundation, is perfect for anyone thinking about getting into sailing or renewing old skills. The narrated curriculum with easy to understand animations and videos of Offshore Sailing School instructors teaching aboard the Colgate 26 is designed to enhance and streamline the learning process and give sailors a head start before they hit the water.
After successful completion of this online course, we suggest you continue your sailing education with hands-on instruction and practice at one of Offshore Sailing School's many locations.


Discount price $29.95
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Retail price $75.00
It can be found at http://learn.boatus.org.
To round out your online learning experience, you may order the Fast Track to Sailing textbook, the basis for this online course, at the the Amazon bookstore.

The BoatUS Foundation offered the first free online boating safety course in 1997 and has since educated nearly one million boaters online. Funded primarily by members of Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS), it offers the only free online, NASBLA-approved boating safety course accepted in 33 states. The Online Learn to Sail course is the newest addition to a growing catalog of advanced online learning courses that the Foundation plans to offer. For more, go to www.BoatUS.com/foundation.

Contact us

(800) 245-2628

For course problems please contact us between 9-5pm EST. For extra help, be sure to view our support page.

BoatU.S. Foundation

The BoatU.S. Foundation is an innovative leader promoting safe, clean and responsible boating. The Foundation provides educational outreach directly to boaters, and supports partner organizations nationwide.