Sailboat Rentals

Rental Description


We have many sailing boats in our fleet for rental. All of our boats are conveniently equipped with outboard motors for easy and flexible mobility. There are miles of open sailing water on the Potomac River at our location. We only require at least ASA 101: Basic Keelboat Sailing certification to rent our vessels without a captain on board. If you are not certified and are interesting in sailing, please consider taking one of our courses, booking a try sail two hour intro class, or scheduling a cruise.

  • Flexible 24/7 scheduling
  • Outboard motor sailing (no paddling!)
  • Beautiful, clean boats Excellent staff and crew
  • Huge Sailing Area (30 sq miles)
  • Easy cancellations / reschedules
  • Beautiful location

Rules of the School:

  • Check in/out with NVSS staff before and after your sail (float plan)
  • Put the sailboat back the way you found it at the dock
  • Safety first! Keep an eye always on the weather.  Please review our cancelation policy at sign-up, below.
  • Before taking any sailing vessel out for rental, renter must demonstrate a basic skills test that may include:

(1) Successfully rigging the sailboat
(2) Outboard motor skills
(3) Answer a short verbal sailing quiz correctly

Failure to pass any of the above components probably means you are a little rusty sailing this year. In order to ensure everyone has a fun and safe sailing outing, we will require you to come back for a refresher course prior to renting a sailboat.

Rentals Available

$75.00/2 hours 

**A 3% merchant fee will be charged at checkout for credit card purchases.  We accept cash, Visa, Mastercard and Discover payments.

SAVE with Rental Packages


Islander Package - 20hrs for $499.99 - Click Here
Pro Renter Package - 8 hours for $250.00 - Click Here

You can use during the entire sailing season!  Purchase the package online and use code when renting sailboats.  A 3% processing fee will be added to the total for all credit card purchases.

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