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About SEAS

The Sailing Education Association of Sheboygan (SEAS) is a non-profit organization dedicated to creating affordable pathways for the community to safely enjoy boating on Lake Michigan. They provide educational programming and access to boats while removing barriers to participation created by financial, physical, or cognitive needs.

Classes teach safe handling of power and sail boats utilizing US Sailing’s national standards. In colder months, they present topics such as local maritime history, water safety, the marine industry, marine preservation and teach traditional maritime skills. 

SEAS BELIEVE that water related activities are fun, build character, develop mental and physical acuity and should be enjoyed by everyone.

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Learning to Sail with SEAS

Learning to sail can be intimidating, but SEAS will help you reach your sailing dreams, from sailing out of Sheboygan's harbor to racing or cruising.

Basic Keelboat (Beginner Course)

This is essentially sailing 101 and perfect if you have never sailed before, or have experience in smaller dinghies. Taught on 23 foot Sonar class sailboats you will learn all the basics required to sail safely and in control.

First Sail

The First Sail Experience is a two-hour lesson offered to anyone through a growing list of First Sail Locations, comprised of community sailing centers, sailing schools and yacht clubs around the country. 

Private Lessons

If you are looking to get out on the water with friends and family for a more specific, personal lesson, get in touch with SEAS! They can help you further your skills on a variety of boats in our organization.


Tartan Cruises with SEAS

Tartan cruises with SEAS are three-hour charters with a captain. You'll be sailing on Northstar, their 40-foot Tartan 4000, a comfortable and relaxing way to experience Lake Michigan. The boat will be run by a US Coast Guard licensed captain and crew member who take care of the sailing and safety, allowing you to sit back and relax.


Powerboat Rentals from SEAS

SEAS has a fleet of 17 foot center console outboard powerboats available to rent by the hour. With a powerboat rental from SEAS, you can head out for a fishing outing our just quality time on Lake Michigan with family or friends.

SEAS rentals open June 1st each year and fall closure is subject to seasonal weather conditions.


Adaptive Sailing with SEAS

SEAS are able to assist people with disabilities to develop confidence and a sense of freedom through empowering experiences on the water. Their boats can be adapted to accommodate a variety of disabilities and their staff can work with individuals to achieve their dreams whenever possible.

Adaptive sailing lessons are conducted on Sonar sailboats, which have become a popular adaptive sailing class worldwide. A 23-foot long keelboat, Sonars are known for their spacious, open cockpit and are recognized for being stable and durable, and suitable for beginners.


SEAS Location

SEAS is located between the Sheboygan Yacht Club and Sheboygan Youth Sailing Center, on a trailer. You can enter through the sliding gate located next to the sailboats and take a right turn. You will see the white trailer with SEAS and Sail Sheboygan stickers.

Contact SEAS

Just 8 minutes from Blue Harbor Resort in Sheboygan, WI.

SEAS Office: 1837 Superior Ave | Sheboygan, WI 53081


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