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, a $450 value, and MORE with our local on-water courses!

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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!


Latest News from Advantage Boating!

BIG SMILES as we launch another fun Live-Aboard course in Kingston! These 3 sailors are busy getting Nancy-O ready for their one week sailing adventure as they learn how to sail in our Basic Cruising Live-Aboard course. That tender is looking fine fellas! ... See MoreSee Less

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Oh what a night ... delicious food, amazing company and the weather couldn't have been better! Thank you to all the Sail Share members who joined us for our annual Dockside BBQ & social. Together we officially launch another Advantage Boating Sail Share season. ... See MoreSee Less

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BYC's new member welcome night took place this past Friday evening. Many of our Sail Share members were there. Live music by the waterfront, great food and a wonderful reception to welcome new BYC member's to the community. ... See MoreSee Less

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Great night for learning how to sail. Our first CANSail session of the season is sold out! Advantage Boating is excited to see this enthusiastic group of new sailors discovering and enjoying time out on the water! Spaces are still available for our upcoming classes in June, July and August. ... 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