2019 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!! Our step process of teaching sailing takes young aspiring sailors from our introductory course, to learning how to sail and beyond. Each step is outlined below by level.
2019 Sailing Camp Schedule & Locations
Dates to be update in February of 2019
Introduction to sailing
This is geared to younger first time sailors and is a gentle introduction to the sport of sailing. We pair small groups of students with an instructor on larger boat going through all the facets of sailing over a 3, 1/2 day sessions. Each session ends with a ‘fun’ sailing themed game on the water and in the boats.
- Duration: 3 days
- Ages: 7-12 yrs old
- Timings: 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM
- Price: $150
June, July, Aug 2019
Level 2 camp
Perfect for those intermediate sailors who 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.
- Duration: 5 days
- Timings: 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM – Monday – Friday
- Price: $295
July and August 2019
New for 2019. We will have racing clinics starting in May of 2019 through July to prepare for the Manteo’s Summer One Design Regatta at the end of July. This camp will use both Topaz and 420 sailboats. Students must have completed Level 2 sailing camp or have equivalent experience in order to participate. Contact us for more information on this clinic.
- Duration: 5 days
- Timings: 2 sessions weekly
- Price: $20/pp/2 hour session
May, June, July of 2019
New for this year we will have shirts, water bottles and hats for sale when you sign up for camp and delivered to your child the first day of camp. Shirts will be a short sleeve SPF 5o shirt with the camps logo and art work. Our hats come in two styles; a wide brimmed boonie hat that protects the wearer from the sun and a stylish trucker style hat with a curved brim. See items in the shop here.