Our captain couples teach you how to to safely control a sailboat with hands-on, private one-on-one training. They will create a calm, “no yelling” environment while teaching both partners the fundamentals of sailing. The level of training you choose is geared to your abilities and desires.
Some of the skills you will pratice - Sailing, boat handling, docking, anchoring, weather planning and navigation for enjoyable, safe cruising. In addition, you will gain the knowledge you need to choose the boat and cruising style that is right for you and your partner.
Dreaming of buying your own cruising boat? Want to rent sailboats in beautiful sailing spots around the world? What you experience sailing with us will give you the tools you need to travel together under sail.
The time you invest in our training program in the Florida Keys will help you as a couple define your cruising goals and show you that living the dream can be drama-free.
You and your partner may have different sailing styles and certain expectations of what enjoyable cruising can be. Let us help you work together to find the unique approach to living aboard that is right for you. We will show how you can work together to build confidence and trust in each other. View the possibilities of the cruising life style through the eyes of sailing couples that have been cruising together for many years.
ASA Certifications - We believe American Sailing Association certifications are important. Depending on your previous experience, the following course certifications can be earned on your trip. One or both of you can work on certifications and we always work at your pace.
Join a “couple” of captains leaving from downtown Miami and sailing into the calm, clear waters of Biscayne National Park on your way to the Florida Keys. In the summer we teach on the Nuese river near Orential, NC. The shallow waters are a perfect place to learn the fundamentals of sailing. We start on our responsive 20’ keel boat and then move up to the stability and simplicity of our 41’ sloop rig where you will learn the many facets of coastal cruising.
Liveaboard Rates including Lessons and ASA Certifications
Includes provisioning, meal preparation, lessons and is a private charter. You should plan on one dinner ashore during the week at your expense. Guest cabin has a head and shower, linens provided. ASA Certifications and books included.
Couples Sailing Lessons
Trip Length Rates (Total for 2 Persons)
5 days $4,152
6 days $4,964
Additional days $ 790
Contact us for a quote on a shorter trip
Explore some of the 150 mile chain of islands, including remote anchorages seldom visited by cruising boats in Biscayne and Everglades National Park. Take the time to really learn what living aboard is like.
Cancellation: If you cancel the charter, the fees are not refundable unless the vessel is re-booked by another party. If we are able to re-book a charter for the same dates, the deposit will be refunded less a 10% fee. If you need to change your booking dates, a fee may be charged. We strongly recommend trip insurance to cover unexpected circumstances. If a trip is canceled due to weather, we will refund the fees for the unused part of your trip.
Alcoholic beverages: Not included in charter fees. Shopping at a local liquor store upon your arrival can be arranged.
Sales Tax: Florida Sales Tax of 7% will apply to the above prices if required. The charge for chartering any boat or vessel, with the crew furnished, solely for the purpose of fishing is exempt from Florida Sales Tax.
Gratuity: After your charter, if you feel we have done a wonderful job, a gratuity is welcomed and always appreciated.