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 $575 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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How do you define enthusiastic new sailors?   When the race committee calls off racing because of thunderstorms but the storms passes and everyone is still keen to get out on the water #sunsetcruise #livelovesail #learntosail #ottawaImage attachment
Unforgettable moments on the water!  Some happy sailing pictures from our weekend Basic Cruising course in Ottawa.   Its not too late to learn how to sail this summer! #sailinginottawa  #livelovesail #advantageboating #learntosailImage attachmentImage attachment
Our Intermediate Cruising students in Kingston practicing their crew overboard techniques.

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I remember those well wondering when Mike would throw the buoy!

The sunsets after an evening of sailing never get old!  #nsc #sailinglife #livelovesail
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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