Welcome to Erie Islands Sailing School

Located at the Sandusky Harbor Marina in Sandusky Bay, Erie Islands Sailing School is the ideal place to begin your sailing dream.  The protected waters of Sandusky Bay offer the novice sailor a great place to learn the basics.  The proximity of Lake Erie and the island destinations of Kelleys, the Bass Islands and Put-in-Bay offer fun and challenging sailing for those taking our Bareboat Chartering and Advanced Coastal Cruising classes.

Erie Islands Sailing School is the only American Sailing Association affiliate in Ohio.  We are dedicated to promoting sailing education trough a series of standards developed by the ASA beginning with the Basic Keelboat  (ASA 101) followed by Basic Coastal Cruising (ASA 103),  Bareboat Chartering (ASA 104), Coastal Navigation (ASA 105) and Advanced Coastal Cruising (ASA 106) certifications.  In addition we offer the Catamaran Cruising (ASA 114) and Docking (ASA 118) endorsements.

All of the Instructors with Erie Islands Sailing School hold US Coast Guard licenses and are Certified Sailing Instructors with the American Sailing Association.

American Sailiing Association

We look forward to sharing the world of sailing with you. Our focus is on Sailing: Education, Safety, Fun.
Salt Free Sailing at its Best!