The curriculum introduces seamanship and the fundamentals of sailing for beginners, US Sailing instructional format is used. Students are encouraged to help each other with rigging, launching, retrieval and maintenance of boats and equipment. The instructors are U.S. Sailing Associationn certified and a volunteer member of the school is often present.
We encourage you to support this program. Consider sponsoring a youth, donations to LWSS are tax deductible. Your support will help give children experience of a lifetime enjoying the beautiful waters of the Pamlico River while learning the responsibility of commanding a sailboat.
The Little Washington Sailing School is made up of dedicated sailing enthusiasts, who have created a Sailing School for the youth of the Washington NC area. The school has 6 - 14ft Vanguard 420 sailboats and 6 Optimist Prams insuring kids get matched to the right sized boat. The program promotes self-reliance, awareness of safety, sportsmanship, team work, self-confidence and respect for others.