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!

Ron decided to trade in his Viper for an Open Bic this weekend during the 2016 NSC Harbourmaster Race.

The "harbour competition" was stiff, navigating puff's between big boat's moored and those coming in/out of the service docks, but with some fancy role-tacking and iron-man tough knees, Ron took the Silver! Doris was close on his tail and finished in 3rd place.
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CANSail 3 class. Learning to sail tighter around marks = better boat handling, understanding sailing rules and more fun! ... See MoreSee Less

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A few keen dinghy sailors! Thanks to this group and a few more who were camera shy, Advantage Boating just finished teaching one of our largest CANSail 3 class with 12 adults! Well done everyone! Now who's ready to get out on the water in our new Sail Share Albacore? ... See MoreSee Less

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Congratulations to Andrew and Lynn who got engaged during their 3 hour sail with Advantage Boating last night! Great sunset and very romantic! ... See MoreSee Less

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February 2017 ... Imagine yourself in this picture while your friends are shovelling out from the last snowstorm. More information on our 2017 Flotilla 25th Anniversary to the British Virgin Islands coming soon. ... 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