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BLACK ROCK SAILING SCHOOL

Sailing Lessons in New England & USVI

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• AMERICA’S FOREMOST SAILING SCHOOL ™ •

Since opening our doors in 2008, we have been nationally recognized as “ASA Outstanding School” in 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 (every year this award was offered) AND “ASA Outstanding Instructor” in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 (x2 staff), 2015, 2016 (x2 staff), 2018, 2019 & 2020. No other sailing school in New England has earned such recognition, and this puts our program in the top 1.5% of our competition worldwide!

As a student at Black Rock Sailing School, you will receive world-class sailing instruction on the best training boats available and receive internationally recognized American Sailing Association (ASA) certifications upon successful course completion. We specialize in training our students at the highest level; whether they dream of bareboat chartering a yacht in exotic locations around the world, or wish to simply explore their local cruising grounds. We offer year-round instruction with a full spectrum of sailing courses in Boston, MA, Warwick, RI, and advanced live-aboard courses held in the Caribbean all winter.

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WOMEN ONLY COURSES

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Enjoy any of our ASA certification lessons with a women-only crew!

YACHT SALES

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Thinking of buying a yacht? Let our experts help you find the best yacht for you!

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

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If you want a fun and exciting job out on the water, check out our employment opportunities!

BLACK ROCK SAILING CLUB MEMBERSHIPS


A SAILING CLUB FOR EVERYONE!

When you become a member of our sailing club you’ll enjoy unlimited access to the highest quality fleet in New England! Our membership options can accommodate a range of budgets and needs!

We only accept late model designs that are modern, fast, and fun – yet safe, extremely comfortable, and impossible to capsize. Our fleet ranges from 26ft day sailors to 36ft coastal cruising and daysailing yachts. Higher-level memberships can include all smaller boat usage too!

WHY GUESTS LOVE OUR WORLD-CLASS SAILING LESSONS

Rolling Rock Sailing School
Great instructors!

If you are considering taking some sailing instruction do yourself a favor and just sign up with Black Rock Sailing. They are friendly, the location is excellent and they have some outstanding equipment to learn on. The knowledge and experience that you will gain from the instructors is well worth it. ASA 101. Will be returning for ASA 103 and ASA104.

– Jake W. | Yelp
Rolling Rock Sailing School
The best lessons around!

If you want to learn to sail with a focus on cruising, Black Rock is the place for you. Brenton and Paul have taken me from basic keel boat through bareboat, navigation, and catamarans. I've learned a ton, and had a ton of fun doing it.

– Dail R. | Facebook
Rolling Rock Sailing School
Highly recommended!

I've been sailing for several years, but this greatly improved my confidence in my own abilities and allowed me to work on some techniques that I wasn't familiar with. I'd recommend the program to anyone who wants to learn to sail or to brush up on skills.

– Yolande H. | Yelp
Rolling Rock Sailing School
Truly awesome experience!

Instructors are great. No shortcuts on the ASA material. Lots of personal experience and wisdom also shared. Took ASA 101, 103, 104 & 114 this summer and every experience was awesome! I walked away with great confidence in my sailing.

– Bob O. | Facebook
Rolling Rock Sailing School
Fantastic lessons!

The instructor we had was fantastic and was able to add analogies to situations, which greatly sped up my understanding of wind and the general aspect of sailing. VERY much looking forward to Phase 2 in the Caribbean!

– Dave T. | Facebook