Why not make this the year that you enter the wonderful world of sailing?

Sailing lifestyleThe "Sailing Lifestyle" is filled with fun, excitement and adventure and can be enjoyed by both men and women age 8 through 80.

The Sailing Life can take you cruising to exotic ports and beautiful anchorages in the Caribbean or out to the race course to enjoy the thrills of yacht racing competition.

Sailing holds a place for everyone’s taste and ability and there is no better time to get started than right now by registering for a sailing course at The Award Winning True North Sailing School. The True North Sailing School is the only sailing school in the entire country to win the coveted American Sailing Association "Sailing School Of The Year Award" six times in one decade! True North Sailing has been honored with these awards due to our total commitment to customer satisfaction!

We offer the best boats!
J/24 voted boat of the decade

The best instructors!
Certified by the A.S.A. & U.S. Sailing

The best value!
4 to 1 student / Instructor ratio

More course hours!
Basic Sailing - 21 hours / Two convenient formats

American Sailing Association Certification available

If you are serious about learning to sail you owe it to yourself to come to The True North Sailing School and receive the finest sailing education available. At The True North Sailing School we are dedicated to helping each student reach their individual sailing goals. Whether you are a new sailor looking for a firm foundation of sailing skills through our Basic Sailing Course or an experienced sailor who would like to improve your skills through our Advanced Cruising or Bareboat Charter Preparation or Big Boat Sailing Workshops, True North Sailing School has a program to suit your needs.

We invite you to compare True North Sailing to any other program by reading "How To Choose A Sailing School." After you do your homework you will understand why thousands of sailors have chosen The True North Sailing School as their Sail Training Facility. An informed consumer is our best customer. At True North Sailing we are so confident in our teaching abilities and the strength of our program that we offer you this guarantee: If you are not completely satisfied, you may retake your course absolutely FREE!

True North Sailing School is conveniently located in Jersey City, New Jersey at the Newport Marina, directly across the street from the Pavonia / Newport PATH Train Station just 1 stop from NYC. If you are traveling by car we are 5 minutes from The N.J. Turnpike (exit 14 C), routes 1 & 9 or The Holland Tunnel.