Private Lessons

Private Lessons and US Sailing Basic Keelboat Certification

Wrightsville Performance Sailing offers both private sailing lessons and certification in Basic Keelboat through US Sailing on our J/80 at Wrightsville Beach. All private lessons are one-on-one or with your private small group of friends, colleagues or family. Our US Sailing Basic Keelboat certification is a group course accredited by the leading sailing authority in the United States. Enjoy learning a lifelong sport, in the beautiful setting of Wrightsville Beach just minutes from Wilmington, North Carolina, with numerous first rate hotels, restaurants, and things to do located nearby. See our options below.


Private Keelboat Lessons

Ready to take the helm for the first time? Refresh or build on existing skills? Our J/80 is the perfect hands on platform for your budding or developed sailing passion. A large cockpit, powerful sail plan and nimble feel coupled with our knowledgable instructor make our private Keelboat Lessons the choice for you. Our lessons are custom tailored to your skill level and age, and progress at comfortable and understandable pace – welcoming both ADULT and YOUTH students.

Please inquire for a package rate on multiple lessons.

2 Hours

$199/boat (1 Student)

$259/boat (2 Students)

$329/boat (3 Students)

3 Hours

$279/boat (1 Student)

$369/boat (2 Students)

$469/boat (3 Students)


US Sailing Basic Keelboat Certification

Our adult only US Sailing Basic Keelboat course takes place over three days and is a great option for those seeking a third-party sailing certification.


Spring 2018 Course Dates

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Fall 2018 Course Dates

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Book today! Call or email us with your preferred date and time. You can also connect with us on the contact form below.