Introduction to Sailing in Boston

Learn the Ropes of Sailing with a Two Hour Hands-On Lesson in Boston Harbor

About This Experience

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Experience the thrill of sailing with a Certified US Sailing Keelboat Instructor aboard a 23' Sonar Sailboat during a two-hour, hands-on Sailing Lesson in beautiful Boston Harbor. Lend a hand and learn the ropes of sailing during this Introductory Boston Sailing Lesson for Two. 

The sun sparkling off the picturesque Harbor, the fresh sea air and beautiful views are just a few of the things this sailing experience has to offer. May thru October you and your guest will enjoy a relaxing sail as you learn how to operate a keelboat.

So, whether you are looking for a unique adventure gift or things to do in Boston, this Boston Sailing Intro is the ticket! 

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Where It's Located hide

  • East Boston, Massachusetts

Who Is Included hide

The Introduction to Sailing in Boston Xperience Certificate® is for two participants. You will be joined by additional participants on this excursion.

This experience is not suitable for non-paying guests.

When It Is Offered hide

The Boston Introductory Sailing Lesson is offered 7 days a week, May thru October, subject to availability.

How Long Is It hide

The Boston Harbor Introductory Sailing has a cruise length of 2 hours with a total duration of approximately 2½ hours.

Weather hide

The Introduction to Sailing in Boston may be cancelled or rescheduled by the Captain due to high winds, heavy rain, fog or other inclement weather.

What To Wear hide

Dress comfortably, flat, non-marking rubber-soled shoes and layers are recommended for this open water adventure.

Additional Information hide

Lessons take place with the Piers Park Sailing Center, a 501(c)3 non-profit community sailing center on the East Boston waterfront in Boston's Inner Harbor. Their mission is to use Boston Harbor and the seas beyond to provide year-round recreational, educational and personal growth opportunities for people of all ages and abilities.

Price includes all taxes, however gratuity is not included and can be extended to your Captain following your adventure.

Individuals who are pregnant, have broken bones or other physical conditions which are considered unsafe are not eligible to participate. All participants must have a valid photo ID (passport or driving license). Participants are required to sign a Liability Release Form.


Reservation Information hide

All changes to reservations for the Introduction to Sailing in Boston Experience require seven (7) days advance notice.

Xperience Certificates® cannot be exchanged once a reservation for the experience has been made.

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