Free 90 Minute Sailing Lessons for Kids Ages 8-16


Picture of family on a Hobie Cat sailboat Sail Sandpoint Sailing School will be conducting free sailing lessons on 13' Hobie Cat Waves at the Boats Afloat Show. The Hobie Wave is a single-handed catamaran that can hold up to 4 people and is a great cruising boat for all ages and ability levels. There will be 4 Hobie Waves at the show and will take out 12-16 kids at a time. Bring your kids, get them out on the water and go cruise the show at your leisure while they are being introduced to the thrill of small boat sailing! These skills last a lifetime.

Picture of 2 women on a Hobie Cat sailing boatLesson Schedule
• Wednesday thru Friday at 4:00 pm (Sept. 16-18)
• Saturday and Sunday: 11:00 am, 1:00 pm and 3:00 pm

To sign up for free lessons in advance, email

Let us know how many kids you would like to sign up and your first choice for a time slot. We will email you a confirmation of time and date. Please show up at least 10 minutes early to sign your release form and get fitted into a life jacket.

Sail Sand Point is a Seattle community small boat program dedicated to youth and access for all. They accomplish their mission by nurturing self confidence, leadership, and an appreciation of the marine environment.