Learn to Sail Program

Review 3rd Coast's "Learn to Sail Program" Highlights

  • What is the difference between the Sailing Packages.

  • CERTIFICATION and beyond: 3rd Coast offers many different levels of Certification, even an internationally recognized SLC program ensures that you will be a confident and competent sailor. More Info

  • Learn at Your Own Pace: All sailing events you choose are attended by sailors at different levels creating a fun and dynamic atmosphere where everyone can learn at their own pace.

  • Sail Size/Duration: 3-hr classes with 4-6 sailors.

  • Flexible Scheduling: Club Members have access to sailing 7 days a week, May-Oct. SAILING SCHEDULE.

  • Bring a Guest: Any of our PPS (Pay-Per-Sail) options are shareable along with the following Club Membership Packages.

3rd Coast Versus Other Sailing Schools

To master anything requires repetition and time. For us, seatime is king; the more you sail, the quicker you will learn and get certified. Our Club Membership Plus packages offer opportunities to sail as much as you want on many differenct types of boats with maximum scheduling flexability. Comparison Details

Unlike other sailing schools, our program allows you to learn at your own pace with flexible online scheduling that will accommodate the busiest schedules. Although we offer a wide variety of certifications, our primary approach to training is geared towards seatime and hands-on practical experience. With almost 20 years in business and training 1000's of sailors, our program has revolutionized how sailing is taught in Chicago! 


Whether you're brand new to sailing or would like to take your skills to the next level, there is a place for you within our club.  Our flexible online schedule grants you complete control of your sailing and our social atmosphere will ensure that you have a great time as you learn.

Use our GUIDE to help you choose the best sailing package for you. 

3rd Coast is a Certified NauticEd School