Pensacola Sailing Academy
| (850) 432-3199 |

Whether you are just starting out or are looking to advance your skills, our expert guidance will have you sailing with confidence. Our award-winning instructors have been teaching people to sail on the beautiful Gulf Coast waters since 2001. We take your education seriously, but we understand it’s all about having fun! We offer ASA 101 – 106 classes. Our Buccaneer Sailing Club allows you to further your sailing skills, have access to fleet of boats, and enjoy continued learning opportunities through clinics and group sails. Pensacola Sailing Academy is a sailing place you can call home.

Why take your classes with us?

— Our Instructors have won the ASA’s “Outstanding Instructor of the Year” award NINE times.

— We offer lessons for any schedule. You can sign up for our regularly scheduled classes or customize dates to fit your schedule for an additional fee.

— We offer classes for a variety of skill levels. Our experienced instructors can take you from Basic Keelboat (ASA101), to Basic Coastal & Bareboat Cruising (ASA103 & 104), to Coastal Navigation (ASA 105) to Advanced Coastal Cruising (ASA 106).

— Our classes give enough time to fully cover all the information and skills in each level. We want you to retain the information and have time to practice the skills. We have also developed our own handouts to give you a valuable reference after your class.

— All of our ASA Instructors are U.S. Coast Guard certified captains.

— We’re conveniently located in historic downtown Pensacola with easy access to the Bay.

American Sailing Certifications Offered

101, 102, 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 (member-only), Sunset Cruises,

Sailing School Reviews / Testimonials

  • Top notch instructors, with lots of patience

    Martin P. - Pensacola Sailing Academy

  • Thank you for introducing sailing into my life. Your excellent instruction and guidance has inspired me to continue and learn new skills. Both your love of sailing and life shines through everything you do.

    Carl S. - Pensacola Sailing Academy

  • I just wanted to share my experience over the last two weekends with your Sailing Academy. If limited to one word, it would be…WOW! If limited to six words, it would be…wow, marvelous, extraordinary, remarkable, awesome, astonishing!

    John P. - Pensacola Sailing Academy

  • We took the introductory sailing classes over three days and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. We received excellent, non-condescending instruction in a fun and safe environment. This is an established group that gives great customer service.

    Anonymous - Pensacola Sailing Academy

  • Great location, Great instructors. Boats are well maintained and always available. We took ASA courses and joined the Club. Very friendly group of people that love to share their passion for sailing!

    Kevin S - Pensacola Sailing Academy

Contact Information

Pensacola Sailing Academy

Address 600 S. Barracks StPensacolaFL32502
Phone (850) 432-3199
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