Private Sailing Lessons

Navigate Lake Erie with Safely and Confidence

Learn to Sail

Meet the Captain

Captain Jere Austin
Able Adventurer

Captain Jere Austin learned to sail in his early teens on Great South Bay of Long Island in a wooden 14 foot sailboat called a Barnegat Bay Sneakbox. He has been involved in the design and production of a number of sail and power boats with several major marine manufacturers over the years. Jere has cruised and raced his C&C 35 extensively around the Great Lakes. He is certified to teach sailing and holds a USCG 50-Ton license and looks forward to introducing people to the joys of sailing...and sailing safety.

Enjoy your Adventure

Sail the shores of Cleveland and beyond

Whether you are just learning to sail or have been actively enjoying the seas for years, there is always the opportunity to improve your nautical skills. Sailing can provide you with a lifetime hobby – whether you enjoy the challenge and competition of a race, or the relaxing tranquility of a gentle Sunday afternoon excursion. It’s whatever you want it to be! Learn to rig, sail and navigate a boat safely. It won’t be long before you’ll be setting the sails, steering the boat, mooring, and anchoring. You just need to learn the ropes!

Our Services

  • Private sailing lessons can be scheduled on your boat or one of ours
  • Introduction to sailboat racing
  • Corporate team building
  • New boat owner orientation and training
  • Boat docking skills training; powerboat and sailboat
  • Captains available for special events, charters, and boat delivery
  • Sailboat chartering

Get in Touch

Deck of a sailboat

Start Your Journey

Give us a call and let us know what you need to get started, or improve upon your sailing experiences. Our captains are experienced, knowledgeable and friendly, and we enjoy introducing and teaching others our lifelong passion – sailing the beautiful Lake Erie.

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  • Jere Austin
  • 440-964-7813