Welcome to Northern Virginia Sailing School

Step off of our dock and get swept away with our top-notch instructors, sailing knowledge, and beautiful sailboats surrounded by the picturesque shores of the wide Potomac River. We offer American Sailing Association sailing certifications, sailing lessons, sailboat rentals, captained charters, and sailing clubs. Centrally located in Leesylvania State Park in Woodbridge, Virginia, we are a perfect oasis for sailing instruction and cruising. We are the most affordable sailing facility in the area and have sailboats between 22' and 30', including some larger for charters. Northern Virginia Sailing School is pet and family friendly, and is passionate about sharing this relaxing and rewarding pasttime with the community.

What is ASA Certification?

American Sailing Association

The American Sailing Association is a progressive education in sailing with standardized curriculum, textbooks, and exams.  Certifications not only provide confidence in sailing, but allow sailors to book charters around the world. 

So what's new this 2018 season?

Northern Virginia Sailing School has been working on some great new improvements for 2018! Here is a snapshot of just a few things that we are working on...

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