Training Courses

US Sailing

WPS is a member of US Sailing the national governing body for the sport of sailing and sets the standards of education that shows new sailors the ropes and helps seasoned veterans hone their skills in Olympic level racing and supports numerous events nationally.


Basic Keelboat Course

Is one of the most popular courses for beginner sailors to not only learn the basics but have the confidence and skills to skipper a sailboat up to 26′. We offer our courses regularly and keep the ratio of certified instructors to students at 1:4 so everyone learns and has plenty of time to practice. Approximately 16 hours with the instructor will be shared through classroom sessions, docking in the marina, and sailing through Banks Channel and Masonboro Inlet into the Ocean.

Try Sailing

The perfect name does exist. Its exactly what it sounds like. Try Sailing lets someone completely new to sailing get exposed to sailing in a comfortable manner with an experienced sailor. Priced affordably to use as building block for future learning or keep enjoying renting the Hobie Wave that you learned on for free hour rental after your comfortable.



Discover Sailing 

Enjoy being out on the water with new friends that you meet in class. This 4 hour course meets twice a week and accommodates to fit in peoples busy lives. We want to introduce locals interested in sailing to the sport and have fun learning together. Also can helps prepare and counts towards  other classes such as the US Sailing Basic Keelboat course listed above.



Private Instruction 

We are more than happy to help wherever your at in your sailing journey, whether you need a refresher on the basics or help with docking the boat like a pro we are here to help. We are happy to come aboard your vessel and practice whatever you want. We charge $100 per hour for private instruction. Feel free to call anytime to discuss.