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Community Sailing Center

Sail Nauticus


1 Waterside Dr. Norfolk, VA 23510


Monday - Friday: 10 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Saturday-Sunday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
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Sail Nauticus

Sail Nauticus, a program of the Nauticus Foundation, develops leadership and academic success through the art and science of sailing to underserved youth in Hampton Roads. Sail Nauticus programs includes the flagship Sail Academy, sailing memberships, skills clinics, group outings, summer camps and more. Located on Nauticus' campus along the pier, Sail Nauticus also offers corporate outings, field trips and volunteer opportunities aboard the Schooner Virginia.

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Sailing Courses

Informal and formal sailing courses available and taught by U.S. Sailing certified instructors.
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Gain access to our fleet of Harbor 20 sailboats and learn to sail, participate in races & sail with fellow members.
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Summer Camp

Nauticus offers three unique summer camps across our campus and aboard the Schooner Virginia.

Schooner Virginia

Provides unique experiences and education programs along the Elizabeth River.
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We’ll meet you on the river! Check out our upcoming sailing courses!

Upcoming Events

Sail Nauticus 2022 Summer Camps
June 20 - August 12  |   Varies Per Camp
Sail Nauticus Learn to Sail Course
June 22 - July 8  |   5:30 PM
Sail Nauticus First Sail
July 2  |   10:00 AM
Sail Nauticus Schooner Virginia Camp
July 11 - July 15  |   Weeklong
Sail Nauticus First Sail
July 13  |   4:00 PM
Sail Nauticus Learn to Sail Course
July 20 - August 5  |   5:30 PM

Consider making a donation today to help support sailing education for our local, underserved youth.