Florida Sailing and Cruising School
Five easy steps to learning to sail or cruise with Florida Sail and Cruise School
Course Information
All courses include accommodations on board, with boarding the evening before the course begins, instructor, fuel for the vessel and all course materials.
  • Minimum (2) people, maximum (4) per course
  • 6% Florida Sales Tax added to total fee

Sailing Instruction photoAdditional Crew:
Students may bring along additional crew (child, parents, friends, etc.) as long as there are two full-price students on board.  The cost is 50% of the course fee per person not taking the course. Crew members may not participate in the course program. Crew member should plan activities off of the boat during the course, (i.e., shopping, swimming at the pool or sightseeing) but may stay aboard in the evening.

Tuition includes accommodations on board, instructor, fuel and required course materials. You are responsible for personal expenses, dockage at other marinas and provisions for yourselves and the instructor.

Private Instruction:
Refer to Course Rates for information and pricing.

Enrollment Fee:
A deposit by check, money order, VISA or MasterCard for 50% of the total course fees is due at the time of initial enrollment.

The balance of your tuition is due 30 days prior to the class (check, money order, Visa & MC accepted).

Bell artCourse Materials:
Textbooks will be mailed to you upon receipt of your reservation deposit. It is essential that you read and study these materials prior to the start of your course.

You may board your yacht at any time after noon the day before your course begins. Plan to meet with our staff, provision your yacht and make final course plans that afternoon.

Cancellation Policy:
If we receive written notice of your cancellation at least 60 days prior to your course start date, we will refund your enrollment fee, less a $200 per student handling charge. If cancellation occurs less than 60 days but more than 30 days prior to your class, we will retain your 50% deposit; however, we will allow you to reschedule the same class (or longer) within six months of the original class start date. Your 50% deposit, less the $200 handling fee, will be applied to your rescheduled class dates. All Knot artcourse fees are due in full 30 days prior to your class. If cancellation occurs less than 30 days prior to your class, we will retain the full amount of the course fees, but allow you the same rescheduling policy as outlined above. The full amount of the course, less the $200 handling fee would then be applied to the rescheduled class. If your reservation is made less than 60 days prior to your class, the course fees are nonrefundable. However, the rescheduling policy as outlined above will apply.

Nautical Etiquette:
Captains, Instructors and Dock Hands are service providers. As such, gratuities are appreciated!

Transportation Information:
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Florida Sailing & Cruising School
6095 Silver King Blvd • Cape Coral Florida 33914
(239) 656-1339 (800) 262-7939 Fax (239) 656-2628
E-Mail: info@swfyachts.com

Tarpon Point Marina 26° 32' 14" N;  82° 00' 06" W

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