• 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

J World Performance Sailing Class

This week we held our last official class for the season with a 4 day Performance Sailing Class. We had 3 energetic sailors from the New York area participate in this class where we covered everything from Sail Trim and Balance techniques, J80 Polar diagrams, Velocity Made Good (VMG), Target boat speed and Asymmetric spinnaker rigging and flying.

Kids on Keelboats: J World’s Teen Week

Kids on Keelboats

2022 Dates: August 1-5. Registration is now open!

Whether your child has done any dinghy sailing or has never set foot on a boat, J World Annapolis’ Kids on Keelboats is a great introduction to the joy of sailing keelboats. We take our normal content-rich Basic Keelboat course and adapt it to engage and challenge both seasoned dinghy sailors as well as first timers.  Taught aboard our fast, fun and safe J/80’s, the Kids on Keelboats course is all about sailing and fun! The course is focused on developing wind awareness, sail trim, boat handling, seamanship, navigation and general sailing skills.   And each student will earn a US Sailing Basic Keelboat certification.

Kids on Keelboats is a five-day course starting Monday, August 1st and runs from 9AM to 4PM each day.  Call us at (410) 280-2040 or visit: https://jworldannapolis.com/course/kids-on-keelboats/

Gifts Under $100 for Your Sailor

A gift certificate for one of J World Annapolis’ Online Seminars, or a Three-Hour FIRSTSail lesson makes a great gift for the sailor in your life.  All of our three-hour evening seminars are under $100 and cover topics that are designed to enhance a sailor’s knowledge and enjoyment on the water.  If you have a budding sailor, a three-hour group sailing lesson is a great way to try sailing with only a small commitment of time.

Just call us at (410) 280-2040 or email at info@jworldannapolis.com and we’ll get a gift certificate out to you.

Happy Holidays from the J World Team!

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