Myrtle Beach Sailing School
Little River, South Carolina
(843) 241-6874 |

Your goal is to go cruising, so why wouldn’t you begin your training with ocean sailing? Myrtle Beach Sailing School is perfectly situated to offer true coastal cruising experiences while you are learning to sail. Skills that you will need when it is your turn to hop aboard your sailboat, cast off the lines, and head south for the winter.

Learn about ocean sailing, inlets, tides, currents, traveling the Intracoastal Waterway (ICW), VHF radio communication, locating anchorages, anchoring skills, and more.

Our sailboat fleet consists of monohulls and a catamaran, ranging from 32ft to 45ft, allowing you to learn and “get a feel” for multiple boats.

95% of our sailing is on the Atlantic Ocean, preparing you for the ever-changing conditions and challenges that come with them. To get to the ocean you will learn to travel the ICW and Little River Inlet, allowing you to use your new knowledge of aids-to-navigation (atons) to keep you safe. Advanced courses include round-trip 50 to 100+ nautical mile passages and anchoring behind beautiful uninhabited islands and creeks.

MBSS offers lessons in three different formats:

  • Individual Classes (3 to 5 days long)
  • Combination Classes (4 to 6 days long)
  • Private Couple/Pair Classes (5 to 6 days long)

We pride ourselves on hiring sailors who know how to teach (not just sail), have real-world experiences to share, and are passionate about sailing!

American Sailing Certifications Offered

101, 102, 103, 104, 105, 106, 114, 118

Other Services Available

Couples Courses, Private Courses, Weekday Courses, Weekend Courses, ASA 'Challenges', Day Sail Charters (public), Sunset Cruises, Sailboat Cruises,


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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. Myrtle Beach Sailing School is offering a minimum of $50.00 or 10% off their ASA 101 Basic Keelboat Sailing course.

Sailing School Reviews / Testimonials

  • My husband and I learned a lot from Jason and Guy. Jason was great at catering the class to align with our previous sailing experience and were able to break down the class material and the practical sailing experience to suit our needs

    Emily - Myrtle Beach Sailing School

  • I did the advanced course (101, 103, and 104) with Captain Jeff. Extremely rewarding experience. MBSS is well-organized and Captain Jeff is very professional, experienced, and patient.

    Scott - Myrtle Beach Sailing School

  • Captain Tyler was a tremendous instructor with a relaxed but rigorous teaching style. With a 2:1 student:teacher ratio, my wife and I had more than ample chances to apply everything we learned at the helm and as crew.

    Win - Myrtle Beach Sailing School

  • This was a serious course with lots of hands-on experience, guided by Jason, a knowledgeable, patient, and always cheerful teacher. We were blessed with pretty good weather, and Jason made use of every minute.

    Jim - Myrtle Beach Sailing School

  • Captain Tyler, who is extremely knowledgeable and patient, made the class so enjoyable. We spent two days sailing up and down the coast covering every aspect we needed.

    Jeff - Myrtle Beach Sailing School

Contact Information

Myrtle Beach Sailing School

Address 4495 Baker StLittle RiverSC29566United States
Phone (843) 241-6874

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