The Staff at RBSA
Located at:
38767 Rehoboth Bay Sailing Assoc. La.
Dewey Beach, DE 19971
Mail to:
PO Box 483, Rehoboth Beach DE 19971
Email to:
Phone: 302-227-9008

Sailing Lessons


Sailing School

As of 4/3/2017


The Rehoboth Bay Sailing Association is located bayside, just south of Dewey Beach. Sailing lessons are available from June 19 through August 18. Reservations make be made at any time by email or regular mail (see below); and starting Memorial Day weekend in person
or by calling: 302-227-9008.

The RBSA was founded in 1963 to foster sailing. Since that time generations of families and individuals have learned how to sail at the Association. RBSA offers teaching by certified sailing instructors, with classroom and on-the-water instruction on how to sail small boats.

Junior Sailing School junior sailing school Junior Sailing School

Three separate weekly courses are offered by reservation.  Classes run Mondays through Fridays  from 9 through 11:45.  Reservations (with a discount) can be obtained by sending the Sailing School Registration Form with payment at least two weeks in advance of the first day of class.  Registration can also be completed prior to 9 each Monday, the first day of class, based on availability. Classes fill up quickly so early registration is recommended.

All junior students will be required to pass a swim check the first day of class.

Three coursed offered are:
  • 1. Little Luffers Course – For children ages 6-8.
  • 2. Junior Sailing Course – For children ages 9-16.
  • 3. Advanced Sailing Course – For children who can demonstrate the knowledge and skills of a competent beginning small boat sailor.

Junior Sailing School Fees Junior sailing school fee information Junior Sailing School Fees

One week of the Little Luffers or Junior Sailing Course costs $200 for members or $295 for non-members.  One week of the Advanced Sailing Course costs $250 for members or $345 for non-members.   A 10% discount will be applied for sailors enrolling and paying together. A 5% discount will be applied to early registrations with payment two weeks in advance of class.  See link to registration forms below.  Inquire about the fee for 9 weeks of school.

Junior Sailing School Fees GROUP clinic/PRIVATE LESSONS Junior Sailing School Fees

Group clinics/private lessons are offered 7 days a week from 1 pm to 4 pm weekdays and 9 am to 4 pm on weekends.  Afternoon group clinic pricing is $95 per day/clinic and $450 for 5 consecutive days. Members will be charged $75 per clinic and $350 for 5 consecutive days. A 10% discount will be applied for sailors enrolling together. Take a clinic for one day or as many days as your schedule permits.

Private lessons are $50 per hour for non-members and $40 per hour for members.  Clinics and private lessons offered to all age groups excluding children under the age of 6.  Reservations are recommended to ensure the type of boat you want to use is available. Members taking private lessons can opt to use their own boat rather than a club boat

Copies of the Sailing School Registration Form can be downloaded: For Junior Sailing School click here; for the Group/Private Lessons Clinic click here. Copies of the Medical Liability Release Form can be downloaded by clicking here. The Registration Form can be submitted by email, or mailed in:
Rehoboth Bay Sailing Association
P.O Box 483
Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971-0483

Registration forms can also be dropped off at the club in person starting Memorial Day weekend. Liability release forms must be completed and turned in at the

start of classes.


Click here to download a copy of RBSA's Sailing School information.

For detailed sailing school/clinic information, contact:
Steve Black, Sailing School Chairperson,

Junior Sailing School  Junior Sailing School  Junior Sailing School