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Ocean Sailing Academy

Ocean Sailing Academy (OSA) Offers Sailing and Powerboat Instruction Year-round in Charleston, SC

Earn US Sailing & Powerboating Certifications at OSA

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OSA is a US Sailing - Accredited School located in beautiful Charleston, South Carolina.

As we launch 2022, we are excited to announce our partnership with SaferBoater, along with an enhanced set of US PowerBoat & US Sailing certification courses.

New instructors have been certified and classes will resume this spring.

The weather, tides, and currents of Charleston's Harbor serves as an excellent sailing and powerboat training venue that offers a full complement of challenges, glories, and rewards.

We top that with small class sizes and experienced, personable instructors to assure you a successful and enjoyable experience.

Between our skilled U.S. Coast Guard licensed instructors, outstanding location, widespread fleet, and year-round flexibility, the OSA Team can truly make your boating dreams come true.

US Powerboating is an affiliate of US Sailing, the National Governing Body for the Sport of Sailing in the United States.

For the sailors looking to take their skills abroad, we offer all the courses needed to obtain the International Proficiency Certificate :

Our US Powerboating Lessons Include:

  • Women's Safe Powerboating
  • Youth Safe Powerboating (Ages 10+)
  • Private Group Powerboating
  • Family Safe Powerboating

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Upcoming Sailing Classes

Please note that when you click to register for a course, you will be redirected to  saferboater.coursebookgo.com.

CourseStart DateEnd DateCourse DetailsCourse Action
Basic Keelboat Part 11/15/20221/16/2022 LEARN MORE REGISTER NOW
Basic Keelboat Part 12/5/20222/6/2022 LEARN MORE REGISTER NOW
Basic Cruising2/11/20222/14/2022 LEARN MORE REGISTER NOW
Basic Keelboat Part 13/2/20223/3/2022 LEARN MORE REGISTER NOW
Basic Keelboat Part 23/4/20223/5/2022 LEARN MORE REGISTER NOW
Basic Cruising3/11/20223/14/2022 LEARN MORE REGISTER NOW
Basic Keelboat Part 13/12/20223/13/2022 LEARN MORE REGISTER NOW
Basic Keelboat Part 13/22/20223/23/2022 LEARN MORE REGISTER NOW
Basic Keelboat Part 23/26/20223/27/2022 LEARN MORE REGISTER NOW
Bareboat Cruising4/8/20224/10/2022 LEARN MORE REGISTER NOW
Basic Keelboat Part 14/9/20224/10/2022 LEARN MORE REGISTER NOW
Basic Keelboat Part 14/21/20224/22/2022 LEARN MORE REGISTER NOW
Basic Keelboat Part 24/23/20224/24/2022 LEARN MORE REGISTER NOW
Basic Cruising5/13/20225/15/2022 LEARN MORE REGISTER NOW
Basic Keelboat Part 15/14/20225/15/2022 LEARN MORE REGISTER NOW
Basic Keelboat Part 25/17/20225/18/2022 LEARN MORE REGISTER NOW
Basic Keelboat Part 15/21/20225/22/2022 LEARN MORE REGISTER NOW
Basic Cruising6/10/20226/12/2022 LEARN MORE REGISTER NOW
Bareboat Cruising7/8/20227/10/2022 LEARN MORE REGISTER NOW
Basic Cruising8/12/20228/14/2022 LEARN MORE REGISTER NOW
Basic Cruising9/9/20229/11/2022 LEARN MORE REGISTER NOW
Bareboat Cruising10/14/202210/16/2022 LEARN MORE REGISTER NOW
Basic Cruising11/18/202211/20/2022 LEARN MORE REGISTER NOW