• 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

Check out our Spring Online Seminars

Coastal Navigation Seminar
June 5-7, 2020 Fri evening 7:00pm - 9:00pm, Sat & Sun 9:00am - 5:00pm

Principles of Seamanship & VHF Radio communications
June 10, 2020 Evening Session 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Navionics Boating App
June 24, 2020 Evening Session 6:30pm - 8:30pm

You can find more detailed information about these Online Seminars by clicking on the Seminars menu option on our website Home Page.
Select the Seminar you are interested then select the date you wish to enroll to get to the calendar entry for that class where you can Register for the Online Seminar.

Coronavirus: Weathering The Storm

We are all navigating uncharted waters these days during the Covid-19 pandemic. Pursuant to MD Governor Hogan’s executive order, J Port is closed until further notice. That said, the J World staff is remaining calm, staying educated and staying safe and productive. We are continuing our preparations for the season. As each day brings new uncertainties and recommendations for limiting the severity of the outbreak, we remain optimistic that we can continue to bring the joy of sailing to our students both online in the short term and back on the water when this crisis is over. As always please reach out to us with any questions at (410) 280-2040 or info@jworldannapolis.com

The J World Team

Basic Piloting and Local Navigation Seminar

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 this course!

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.

2020 Season Dates:

March 21, 2020

Course tuition is $125.

For more information and to register, email us at info@jworldannapolis.com or call (410) 280-2040.

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