Welcome to the Northeast Harbor
Sailing School website…
The Northeast Harbor Sailing School is a non-profit organization
dedicated to providing sailing instruction to the summer
and year-round residents of Mt. Desert Island, Maine. Situated
on Gilpatrick Cove in Northeast Harbor, the sailing school
shares the facilities of the Northeast Harbor Fleet and provides
a safe, enjoyable learning environment to children of all
Our program runs for eight weeks during the summer
and includes rowing, beginning and intermediate sailing,
and competitive sailing instruction. Group sailing lessons
are available to youngsters from 6–18 years of age
and to adults as well.
Our staff is certified by US Sailing
to teach and coach sailing to children and adults. To
learn more about our program, please browse our website.
If you are not a member of the Northeast Harbor Fleet, please contact Melissa at firstname.lastname@example.org
Check out our 420 Great Harbor Dream, a collaboration with Southwest Harbor, Bar Harbor, Seal Harbor, and Little Cranberry now in its fourth year. Classes are offered for 8 weeks, beginning Monday, June 27th. Questions about what class to sign up for? Call 207-276-5101 or email director @ nehss . org
420 Great Harbor Dream
Bringing together Mount Desert Island’s youth 420 sailors! This program was introduced in summer 2013 and we are looking forward to its second year! Our 18 fun, fast 420 Turbos on water were on the water each weekday morning and afternoon.
Read about the project in the Mount Desert Islander.
"Sailing centers around Mount Desert Island are investing in teenage sailors with a swift new fleet of 420 sailing dinghies..."
Interested in donating toward the project? Read about how here.