Jr. Sailing Classes

Our Junior Sailing summer camp classes cater to a variety of ability levels for sailors ages 8 to 18, while our Sea Squirts cater to ages 6 to 8. Sailors progress through a series of Six programs: Pram Beginner, Pram Advanced, 420 Beginner, 420 Intermediate, 420 Advanced and Race Team. This progressive approach is designed to help each sailor improve skills while enjoying the sport. 

All youth sailing camp sessions meet Monday through Friday. Morning classes are from 8:45 am to 11:45 am and afternoon classes are from 1:15 pm to 4:15 pm Pram Beginner, Pram Advanced, 420 Beginner, 420 Intermediate, and 420 Advanced classes are available for each session. 


High School Sailing

In addition to our youth sailing summer camp, we also coach the Evanston Township, Loyola Academy, and Beacon Academy High School teams in the spring and fall. Sailors may have the chance to participate in regattas against schools throughout the Midwest.


Adult Sailing

Sheridan Shore Sailing School and Sea Safaris Sailing School offer several adult sailing programs for those interested in learning to sail, practice already learned skills, rent or explore new horizons beyond our local shores. From certified sailing instruction or group and private practice sessions on our J70 (23’), J24 (24’) or J28 (29’) sail boats to renting and sailing with your own crew on our J70, we’re committed go getting you on the water in Wilmette.