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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Lets go sailing in the British Virgin Islands! 1-week sailing vacation courses start Jan 29, 2022. Earn your Sail Canada Basic, Intermediate, Advance Cruising and/or ICC certifications as you enjoy the turquoise waters and warm Tradewinds of the islands. https://conta.cc/314WihD
Take your navigation skills to the next level.  Our next course starts Nov 9. 2021.
Safety first!  Do you know how to call for help using your VHF maritime radio?  Check out our upcoming VHF-ROC(M) courses. This 2 evening course could save your life!  Next course starts October 21, 2021.


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Still waiting for my call back but i figure it will happen or it won’t. Would love me some home learning though ; )

Dont miss the boat!  Theres still time to learn how to sail this summer! 

One spot has opened up for our Basic Cruising course starting Monday, Aug 30.  Register here:  https://advantageboating.com/private/learningcenter/showschedules.php?code=BC&caller=/home/training-centre/learn-to-cruise/basic-cruising/
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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