Bluenose Sailing School
Portsmouth, Rhode Island
(401) 855-0416 |

Explore the beautiful waters of Rhode Island’s Narragansett Bay and beyond while learning to sail along the way!

Bluenose Sailing School is a premier sailing school focused on teaching essential sailing skills, building confidence, and fostering a lifelong love of sailing. We are committed to providing the highest standards of curriculum, safety, and positive learning experiences. We use well-maintained, late-model boats, and exceptionally well-qualified and personable ASA-certified instructors.

Bluenose Sailing School is part of Bluenose Yachts, one of the largest dealers of new and used quality yachts in New England, representing leading brands such as Jeanneau, CNB, Saffier Yachts, and EXCESS Catamarans. Our goal is to provide our customers with the skills and confidence to get the most out of their boats and fulfill their sailing dreams and ambitions. Whether you are looking to enjoy an afternoon sail across the bay or venture to distant horizons, we have the boat and training to get you there safely, confidently, and while having fun along the way.

The Bluenose Sailing School offers a wide range of courses from “Introduction to Sailing” to advanced coastal and offshore cruising and racing. Our fleet includes a late model Jeanneau 379, a new Sun Fast 3300, and a Bluenose 24 daysailer. Our location at New England Safe Harbor Marina in Portsmouth, RI is centrally located in Narragansett Bay and offers protected waters and many easy-to-reach destinations, including historic Newport and Bristol.

American Sailing Certifications Offered

101, 103, 104, 105, 106

Other Services Available

Women Only Courses, Couples Courses, Private Courses, Weekday Courses, Weekend Courses, Corporate Team Building Courses, Day Sail Charters (public), Sunset Cruises, Sail Trim Courses,


ASA Veterans Sailing Education Program - Sign Up Now >>

At ASA we recognize the sacrifices made by the brave men and women who have served or are serving in our country's armed forces. As a token of our appreciation, and our way of saying thank you, we are inviting veterans and active military personnel to share our passion for sailing by offering a discount on our ASA 101 Basic Keelboat Sailing course. Bluenose Sailing School is offering a minimum of $50.00 or 10% off their ASA 101 Basic Keelboat Sailing course.

Contact Information

Bluenose Sailing School

Address 39 Alexander RoadPortsmouthRI02871USA
Phone (401) 855-0416

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