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.


From training to arranging trips, we can help with all your sailing vacation needs.

Enjoy two sailing club memberships, a $680 value, and MORE with our Basic Cruising or CANSail 1/2 courses!

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Keelboats / Larger Boats

Learn To Cruise On The Ottawa River

Sail Share Membership


Experience Sailing – No Boat Required

Dinghies / Smaller Boats


Learn To Sail With Advantage Boating!

Sailing for Life – Next Steps!

Sailing for Life Pathway

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𝟑’𝙨 𝙘𝙤𝙢𝙥𝙖𝙣𝙮 but the 4th is always welcome.  Bring ur family, friends, even coworkers onboard this summer as you start your sailing journey with Advantage Boating.
Breaking news - Learn to sail this weekend!  A spot has opened up in our Basic Cruising course starting this weekend.  This course runs Saturday & Sunday from 9 AM - 5 PM for the next two weekends and the weather looks fabulous for sailing!   Register here:  https://advantageboating.com/private/learningcenter/showschedules.php?code=BC&caller=/home/training-centre/learn-to-cruise/basic-cruising/Image attachment

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Do you have the sail share program out of Kingston as well as Ottawa or just Ottawa

Nice work team !! Halyards all on the right side ! 🙂

Learn how to stay off the rocks!  Join our upcoming Basic Coastal Navigation course starting next week on May 11, 2022.  
Pro tip: don’t forget to put the wind indicator on 𝙗𝙚𝙛𝙤𝙧𝙚 you step the mast.   

We’re busy getting all the boats launched and rigged before our classes start on Saturday.

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Whaaaaaat ????? Who was in charge of making sure the wind indicators were properly installed ???? (Asking for a friend)

Putting the indicator on after the mast is up is half the fun of sailing right there 🙂

That is top of my list for next week!

Doh! Nancy O coming to TIM?

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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