Learn To Sail!

Explore or relax, when you sail the region’s waterways you can do both!

Surprisingly Affordable!

Our sail share program offers the benefits of sailing without the cost of ownership.

Looking For A Challenge?

We offer advanced cruising and racing programs to get your adrenaline pumping.

Enjoy a FREE sailing club membership with our local on-water courses, a $450 value!

Keelboats / Larger Boats


Learn To Cruise On The Ottawa River

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Sail Share Membership


Experience Sailing – No Boat Required

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Dinghies / Smaller Boats


Learn To Sail With Advantage Boating!

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Sailing for Life – Next Steps!


What’s Happening at Advantage Boating, Ottawa & Kingston!

25 People confirmed to sail away with us during our 25th Anniversary Flotilla in the British Virgin Islands February 11-20, 2017. Join us this Wedensday September 28th, 7 PM a the Britannia Yacht Club to find out how you can join us! Spaces still available! ... See MoreSee Less

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Fun Sailing Trivia 1: "FOOTLOOSE and FANCY-FREE"

This expression comes from the name of the bottom of a sail - the foot - which must be attached to the boom. If it is not properly attached it may become "footloose" causing the vessel not to sail properly. Footloose and fancy-free have come to mean someone acting without commitment.
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12 hours later .... not great for sailing, but It's going to be a beautiful evening and sunset at the yacht club. ... See MoreSee Less

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Which way is out? Things were a little fogged in this morning at Advantage Boating but it's turned out to be a beautiful afternoon. ... See MoreSee Less

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“The Basic Cruising Course surpassed our expectations. Two weekends of stimulating challenge…We love sailing!”

– D. Pellerin, Ottawa

“Joining the Sail Share program was a fantastic experience… an excellent way for us to perfect our skills… we made a lot of friends and had a blast!”

– Liliane Keryluk, Ottawa

“Our Instructor demonstrated great leadership, a good nature, lots of patience and a great sense of humour, qualities that made the course relaxing.”

– D. Cole, Ottawa

“Thank you Advantage Boating for providing me with a wealth of theory and practical knowledge, but more importantly, for providing me with the confidence to sail safely.”

– G. Ward, Nepean

“The courses offered through Advantage Boating have been the difference between sailing and sailing with skill.”

– C. Marks, Ottawa