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RYA Yachtmaster – Testing

Posted on Tuesday January 21, 2020

Part of ONE15 Brooklyn Sail Club Winter Wednesday Program. Come hear the testing experiences of someone who successfully completed the 5 day Yachtmaster prep course and 2 day RYA Yachtmaster Offshore certification. All other RYA Yachtmasters are all invited to come down and share their testing tales and tall stories. All welcome to come and … Read more…

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Classes We Offer


This 3-hour sailing session includes a basic introduction to sailing and a cruise around New York Harbor. Get a taste of what adventures might come next. Learn more.


This 2-day weekend course covers all the fundamentals to get you started on your sailing journey. After a combination of theory and practical sailing sessions you will have accomplished the first step in developing first-rate sailing skills. Nationally recognized Basic Keelboat Certification from US Sailing is also available. Learn more.

Navigation 1

A 3-hour classroom course is designed for boaters who day sail in the U.S. who want to safely navigate around coastal waterways. Perfect for those who just want to a more a little learn about aids to navigation and reading nautical charts. This a foundation course for Coastal Navigation CertificationLearn more.

Navigation 2

A 3-hour classroom course is designed for those wanting a further introduction to the practical concepts of coastal navigation. Learn about true and magnetic compass readings, nautical fixes and determining tide and currents. It builds on topics covered in Navigation 1 and is a foundation course for Coastal Navigation Certification. Learn more.

Coastal Navigation – US Sailing Certification

This is a two-day over the same weekend course leading to certification in Coastal Navigation by US Sailing. Building on the foundation courses Navigation 1 and Navigation 2, it covers the chart work useful for coastal navigation, navigational strategies and applicable rules of the road. Learn more.

Why ONE°15 Brooklyn Sailing School?

Top Sailboats
We have a fleet of exceptional boats, including six Melges 24’s and six J80’s. These are first rate, modern designed boats sailed around the world by novices and professionals alike.

Top Coaches

Our coaches love sailing and they love teaching. All our coaches are certified US Sailing Instructors. We follow the nationally recognized US Sailing curriculum and use US Sailing and ONE°15 Brooklyn Sail Club materials. Our school is new but our coaches have tons of experience.

Active Learning

We keep our classes small so that each student gets the individual attention they need to become better sailors. You will practice with others who have a similar sense of adventure and you will learn a new lifelong skill that can be used anywhere you go.

School to Club
Our school is fully integrated with ONE°15 Brooklyn Sail Club allowing you to join a community where sailing is only part of the fun. We love sailing, we love Brooklyn and we want to help you be part of the adventure.

US Sailing School
ONE°15 Brooklyn Sailing School is an accredited US Sailing school providing professional instruction and nationally recognized standards. US Sailing is the National Governing Body for the sport of sailing in the United States designated by the U.S. Congress.


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