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

Latest News from Advantage Boating!

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Can’t wait!!!

Monique McDade Beamish the applications will be up on the website today.

Make this summer one to remember! Advantage Boating has been introducing people to the sailing lifestyle for over 30 years.  Register today to learn how to sail so we can show you why so many are hooked on sailing!
Seems clear to me!  Honestly sailing is not complicated.
Yes, the boats are still all snug and tucked away for the winter.  

How are you spending your winter?   X-country skiing?  Alpine skiing?  Biking?  Sailing?  Hibernating?   Catching up on your favourite book?  Travelling?  Let us know!

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Shoveling.dreaming, reading, …drinking??😂

Waiting to uncover the boat of course 😊🤷‍♀️

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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