Notice: Scholarships No Longer Available for 2021

Welcome to The South Haven Boating Foundation (SHBF)


Junior Sailing

One Week Sessions — Starts Every Monday
June 21 to August 12 — $200

Ages 8+ (Beginner/Intermediate)

One week classes start on June 21st. Classes meet Monday through Thursday 9am to 4pm. Students age 8 and above may register for one or more weeks by using the online registration link above. Our fleet has grown and there are plenty of options for older kids to sail too.

Regular Tuition: $200 – with the first week of class – June 21st discounted to $175. Discounts are also available (see registration page) for multiple weeks and siblings taking the same class.

The last class of the season will begin the week of August 9th. The classes later in July and August will fill up quickly. Register early to avoid disappointment and take advantage of early registration discounts.

***Must be able to swim – Swim Test is required***

Friday Family Sailing

Each Friday
June 26 to August 14 — $180 / $200

For the Whole Family – Back Again After an Awesome Inaugural Season

Choose a morning or afternoon session of 3-hours on any Friday from June 25 to August 14 (no class the afternoon of July 2)

9am to noon: $180
1pm to 4pm: $200

Or reserve the whole day! – and get a 10% discount

Classes will be taught on the J24 or the RS Quest – depending on weather and skill levels of the class.

Use the link at the top of the page to register for Friday sailing classes.

Tuesday Adult Sailing Class

Each Tuesday
June 22 for 8 weeks — $400
5:30pm to 7:30pm

Adult Sailing Classes

This class will be taught on a J24 or J80 or RS Quest. The class will cover everything from docking to rigging, sail trim, safety procedures, helming, trimming, navigation and more. And it’s conveniently offered on Tuesday so you can have dinner at the club and re-live your sailing adventures over a cold beverage after the class is over!

Registration is available via the link above.

Thursday – Learn to Race/Sail – NEW!

Classes meet for six weeks:
May 27 to July 1 or July 8 to August 12 — $300

5:30 to 8:30

Join a certified US Sailing Instructor and a seasoned skipper on a J24 and compete against your fellow students on other identical boats (we call that one-design racing). Each boat will have just two or three students for maximum instruction and rotation. Meet at the dock at 5:30 to prep the boat and get on the water by 6p for pre-race tune up

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