Youth Sailing Camps
East Coast Sailboats has been teaching sailing on the Outer Banks since 2012. Our experienced and professional staff of Instructors, excellent fleet of sailboats, superior locations, warm shallow waters and steady breezes combine to make sailing on the Currituck sound the best on the Outer Banks. The goal of our camps is to provide an exciting and fun experience during which students develop sailing skills, learn seamanship, water safety, gain self-confidence and most importantly have fun!!
2018 Summer Camps- Gift Certificates Available- CLICK HERE.
- Introduction to sailing- This is an introduction to sailing that is geared to first time sailors to be held in the morning, at the Southern Shores, North Marina. This is a three day camp for ages 7-12- 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM, Tuesday- Thursday
- Our Level 1 Camp is for beginners and those folks who have attended a sailing camp before but are not proficient. Ages 8-14, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, Monday – Friday
- Our Level 2 Intermediate camp are for those that have attended sailing camp before and are good sailors. The level two camp will focus on more advanced skills such as rigging, sail trim, pointing, racing skills, seamanship, wind, weather, tides, currents and safety procedures. Ages 10-14, 9:00 AM -3:00 PM, Monday – Friday.
- Catamaran Camp– Multihull sailing back by request of students and parents. Students will sail Topaz Cat 14 and 16 Sailboats out of the North Marina in Southern Shores. Focus will be on learning how to sail a multihull sailboat – upwind, downwind, tacking, jibing, capsize recovery and distance sailing. Students must have completed Level 2 sailing camp or have equivalent experience. Ages 11-15, 9:00 AM -3:00 PM, Monday – Friday.
2018 Sailing Camp Schedule & Locations-
Location- TBD February of 2018
Introduction to Sailing- June 20-22, 2018- Southern Shores North Marina
Level 1 Sailing Camp – June 25-29, 2018- TBD
Level 1 Sailing Camp -July 9-13, 2018- Southern Shores North Marina
Level 2 Sailing Camp- July 16-20, 2018- Southern Shores North Marina
Level 1 Sailing Camp- July 23-27, 2018 – Ocean Air Sports, Avon, NC (Ocean Air Sports, Hatteras Island – 252-995-5000)
Introduction to Sailing- July 25-27, 2018- Southern Shores North Marina
Level 1 Sailing Camp-July 30- August 3, 2018- Southern Shores North Marina
Catamaran Camp– Aug 6-11, 2018 – Southern Shores North Marina