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 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!


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Summer in November?  I cant believe its November 9th and 20 degrees outside 🌞 in Ottawa.  So thankful to have the opportunity to work remotely & outside.  Canada is beautiful ❤️  Is there anyone else out there who has managed to slip away and work remotely so they could enjoy the beautiful warm weather for a few extra days? 

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Happened to me once, just like that, on Lac Deschenes during a race. Picked up by another boat. My skipper bought me a brandy afterwards at NSC, and replaced my inflation CO2 cartridge. That was also the time that I was glad I always wear a life vest while on the water.

Well trying to be a human preventer is clearly not sensible. But now I am a laser sailor again the problem was having spreaders in the first place.

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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