Private Sailing Lessons

Discover Sailing Workshop

An excellent introduction to sailing or refresher to regain your sailing confidence.

This 3 hour on the water workshop teaches Basic Sailing Terminology, Parts and Functions, Helm commands,  Sail trim, seamanship and safety while sailing.  Each workshop is during the afternoon, beginning at 1 pm.

Customize your workshop or workshops fit your schedule and level of experience. We will happily assist in scheduling your workshop.

Each class is $250.00 per student, with a limit of 4 students per class.

Basic Sailing

2 days (12 hours)

Learn how to safely and efficiently sail boats about 30 feet long, in light to moderate wind and sea conditions. Basic Sailing Terminology, Parts and Functions, Helm Commands, Sail trim, seamanship, safety, navigation, aids to navigation, Radio communication. Skills: Hoist/set sails safely and correctly to obtain proper sail trim, points of sail, and tacking. Getting out of Irons, heaving to and rules of the road.

Each class is $595 per student, with a limit of 4 students per class.

NauticEd Sailing Certification

We offer sailing certification through, “The worlds most advanced sailing education and sailing certification program.” A globally recognized sailing accreditation program.  After completing the online course, our instructor will sail with you through the practical exercises and sign off in your online logbook.

The NauticEd Certification takes advantage of the power of the internet. It helps students track their actual time spent on the water, which is where real hands-on learning takes place. The more time spent on the water, the more experience earn making a more capable sailor. This is why for example the United States Coast Guard requires 1 years’ worth of time spent on boats as well as extensive theory test out before one can attain a USCG professional captain’s license. NauticEd has taken a similar theory PLUS experience approach and added in an optional proficiency test by an accredited school:

Students graduate through the Ranks by the theory courses they have taken and passed.

Students move through the “Levels” of Rank by the experience they have gained on the water.

NauticEd Proficiency Sails (each day is a minimum of four hours on the water)

1 student $400, for first day, each day there after $300,

2 students $700, for first day, each day there after $400

Limit of two students per NauticEd Proficiency Sails

Business Information

Just Sailing is available year round and books all courses by request only. A minimum of seven days’ notice and a 50% refundable deposit is required for reservation confirmation. The remaining balance is due the day of the proficiency sail or lessons. Cancellations are allowed 2 days prior to the scheduled course date, otherwise the deposit is forfeited. We do our best to assist with all rescheduling request if done so 2 days prior to the scheduled course date. In the case of inclement weather, we will do our best to reschedule at no cost. Prices are subject to change without notice.



600 Harbor Blvd.
Destin, FL 32541
Phone: 850-687-1990

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