The Sailing Academy is the closest sailing school on the Chesapeake Bay to the Washington DC Beltway. Sailing instruction focuses on teaching families and friends to cruise on sailboats. Learn to sail in a fun, friendly atmosphere.

Get Prepared for Chartering!

ASA 103/104 Combo Course November 7-11. Receive American Sailing Association Coastal Cruising and Bareboat Chartering certification. Call to register 410 867-7177 or fill out our online form.  Prerequisite: ASA101 (Take Nov. 5-6 if needed)

Fractional Sailing      Join The Club!

Sail all season on our yachts for one low fee. Our club is a great alternative to purchasing your own boat. We have a few memberships available for 2017, join now to hold your membership.

Check out our yachts 

Members may sign out a yacht_by clicking here. 

Located just 20 minutes from the Washington D.C. Beltway at beautiful Herrington Harbour North Marina, on the Chesapeake Bay. We are about 20 minutes from Annapolis, 10 min. from Chesapeake Beach and approximately 45 min. from Northern Virginia.



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The Sailing Academy

Phone (410) 867-7177

Fax (410) 510-1125

411 Deale Road

Tracy's Landing, MD 20779


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Learn to sail near Annapolis, our sailing school is mid chesapeake bay on the western shore. We offer fractional sailing, sailing classes, courses, charters, seminars and special clinics. Easily accessible from northern virginia, washington dc, calvert county, central and southern Maryland. We also offer youth sailing camps.