These are our available weekend adult certification courses.

For basic weekday instruction for youth and adults check out our partner, the Sheboygan Youth Sailing Center

Accelerated Keelboat Fundamentals

SEAS and Sheboygan Youth Sailing partner to present this weekend class on Keelboat Fundamentals. The course is comparable to the Sheboygan Youth Sailing Center Adult Level 1 course packed into one weekend. SEAS instructors are US Sailing Basic Keelboat Certified Instructors and this course will have a maximum 4:1 Student to Instructor ratio to ensure the most attention possible while on the water.

Basic Keelboat

SEAS is offering the Basic Keelboat Class with the curriculum created by US Sailing. Those who take this course will learn how to properly prepare a boat to sail, leave the dock/mooring, control a boat in confined waters, navigation rules and tips, control a boat in open waters, heavy weather sailors, safety and emergency procedures and more. Those who pass this class will receive a Basic Keelboat Certificate from US Sailing.

First Sail

The First Sail Experience is a two-hour lesson offered to anyone through a growing list of First Sail Locations, comprised of community sailing centers, sailing schools and yacht clubs around the country. This unique opportunity offers beginners an introduction to sailing in a casual setting and is designed to provide a memorable experience that will motivate newcomers to continue sailing. The First Sail Experience features basic sailing hands-on learning that will cover topics such as, how a sail works, parts of a sailboat, points of sail, and important safety guidelines.


For a list of upcoming sailing courses visit our EVENTS page.

SAILING Education Partners

Sheboygan Youth Sailing Center

SEAS is a proud partner of the Sheboygan Youth Sailing Center (SYSC).  Together, we provide certified instructors that can teach anyone to sail from age 5-85.  At any age, at any level, SYSC is open to the public and will provide you with the tools necessary for safe boat handling, operation and even racing.  Classes run from June to August.  Click here for a complete listing.

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Sea Scout Ship 50

The Sea Scouts Ship 50 is a co-ed venturing program of the Boy Scouts of America. Membership, advancement and achievement is open to all high school-age youth! Their program is chartered by the Sheboygan Yacht Club to provide a safe environment for venturers to experience and learn lifetime friendship and boating skills by sailing, racing and kayaking. Ship 50 provides the opportunity to appreciate and respect safe boating on Lake Michigan and the Sheboygan River.