• Sailing Fundamentals

    Our beginner level courses are designed to insure you get off to a smooth start. First, you will be placed aboard with other students of similar skill and experience levels. Learn more

  • Introduction to Racing

    We will work on boathandling, sail trim and spinnaker handling during the first part of the week and then move on to starting and boat against boat speed and tactical drills. Learn more

  • U.S. Sailing Certifications

    Learning to sail is part dream, part great instruction, and part hands-on experience. All of these come together in the US Sailing Basic Keelboat Certification System. Learn more

Welcome to the 2018 sailing season.

Check out the calendar for some special events planned for this spring.

J Port Staff Continues its Winning Tradition

 

Charleston Race Week overall winners of the Palmetto Trophy went to the J/122 Teamwork, owned by Robin Team. The trophy is awarded to the boat with the best performance overall for the regatta. Members of the crew included the Chesapeake Boating Club’s President Kevin Ryman and Jeff Riedle, coach at J World Annapolis, who trimmed the main and headsails, respectively. This marked the fifth time Teamwork has received the Palmetto Trophy at Charleston Race Week.

Basic Piloting and Local Navigation Seminar

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Have you ever run aground?  Never cruised to Cantlers for crabs?  Declined a raft-up invitation because you didn’t know how to access Lake Ogleton for the rendez-vous?  Could you successfully find your way back to the dock in dense fog?
If any of these apply to you, then you need to be here this Saturday!

Part of being safe on the water is knowing where you are, and how to get where you want safely and efficiently. J World’s Basic Piloting & Local Navigation course is a one-day, introductory seminar designed for any boater who wants more confidence in reading a chart, interpreting and using aides to navigation (buoys, daymarks, lights and ranges), plotting basic courses and taking a GPS or visual fix. The course is taught using local area charts of Annapolis Harbor and the nearby Chesapeake Bay.

This classroom course runs from 9am – 4pm this Saturday, April 13th. Course tuition is $125. For more information and to register, email us at info@jworldannapolis.com or call (410) 280-2040.

In Case Your Missed It – We’ve added another date for our Coastal Navigation certification!

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Join us on April 6-7!

Due to its popularity, we’ve added an additional course date for the  Coastal Navigation Two-Day Seminar & Certification   This is a two-day, comprehensive and challenging classroom course on coastal navigation and piloting. Our curriculum covers charts and features, compass errors, plotting, triangulation, dead reckoning, route planning, tides, current vectors, aids to navigation and an introduction to electronic navigation. The course text is US Sailing’s Coastal Navigation book. This is an ideal course for anyone who wants to develop a solid foundation in navigation principles. This course includes US Sailing certification upon completion of Coastal Navigation written exam.

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