Silver Waters
Sailing Classes


We have several learn-to-sail classes.   We are especially interested in helping other women to get afloat with their own boats.


We offer:





Silver Waters Sailing Classes

Start To Sail A two hour introduction

In this class you will experience getting underway, basic maneuvering under sail and rigging the boat.
Cost $60 for 2 hours of instruction individual $100 for a couple

Sailing Basics three two hour classes

You'll become familiar with getting underway, points of sail, anchoring, picking up a mooring, docking and basic safety afloat, rules of the road, and wind and weather on our local waters. We'll also cover some simple ship keeping and maintenance skills.
Cost $180  per person or $300 per couple

Especially for Spouses

This is a customized course of instruction designed to help "first mates" gain confidence in their abilities to manage a boat alone if need be during a cruise of day sail. It runs a half or a full day
Cost $150  for a half day  $300 for a full day

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Silver Waters, 14550 Lake St, Sterling, NY 13156, (315) 594-1906

Instructor Susan Peterson Gateley has sailed Lake Ontario extensively. She is an experienced classroom teacher and holds a Coast Guard license for Master, near shore waters, to 100 ton.

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