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Boating & Sailing Programs

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Boating and Sailing Courses
About Boating Safely
Learn about operating your boat safely, handling boating emergencies, rules for navigating the waterways, boating safety equipment, legal requirements for boating and more! Classes are held at the Dunedin Marina classroom and typically held on a Saturday and Sunday from 9am-1pm. For more information or to register, contact Dunedin Coast Guard Auxiliary: (727) 736-1191, email, or visit
Boating Skills & Seamanship
You can really improve your boating skills with this in-depth class. More time will be spent on each of the topics covered in the About Boating Safely class. This course is a 5-class session, typically held weekday evenings and Saturday mornings at the Dunedin Marina Classroom, 2nd floor. For more information or to register, contact Dunedin Coast Guard Auxiliary: (727) 736-1191, email, or visit
Intro to Basic Navigation

Navigation is the science of knowing where you are and how to get where you want to go. Learn to determine your position on a chart, set course using the Latitude and Longitude scale and how to compute your speed, time and distance. For more information or to register, contact Dunedin Coast Guard Auxiliary: (727) 736-1191, email, or visit

Sailing Lessons for Adults
Learn to sail in St. Joseph Sound in Prams and Sunfish sailboats. This accelerated class teaches the basics of rigging, wind dynamics, points of sail and tacking. Classes are typically held Saturday & Sunday, 9am-4pm at the Dunedin Marina. For more information, browse our Magazine or call (727) 298-3266. 
Sailing Lessons for Youth - Dunedin Youth Sailing Association (ages 8-16)
The mission of the DYSA is to encourage participation in the sport of saiing as a community-based program and to provide quality instruction in sailing and racing skills while fostering the value of responsibility, team building, sportsmanship and fairness in this ecologically sound sport. This program is led by U.S. Sailing certified instructors and promoted by the Dunedin Youth Sailing Association (DYSA), and held at the Dunedin Marina. For more information, browse our Magazine or visit
Sea Scouts Ship 956 (ages 14-20)
Interested in learning life skills on the water and on a boat? Sea Scouts is a co-ed division of the Boy Scouts of America Organization that focuses on sailing and life skills on the water. Meets Thursdays, 7-9:00 pm at Dunedin Marina, 51 Main St. For more information or to attend, please email

A women’s sailing association to help improve sailing, sponsor races, and to compete with other women’s clubs. The Windlasses meet Thursdays, 9:00 am (weather permitting) at the Dunedin Marina, 51 Main St, Dunedin. Visit for more information. 

Motorized & Non-Motorized Boats, Kayaks, Paddleboards and Fishing Access
For information on Fishing Access, Dunedin Causeway, and Watercraft Launching Areas, including boats, jet skis, wave runners, sailboats and kayaks: click here

Youth Sailing Camps





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