Fun, safe and accessible sailing for kids.

Sail Salem Store:

"My oldest boy is going on his third year with Sail Salem. It is by far his favorite camp! It will be my younger boys first year this season and he canít wait. Sail Salem..... you ROCK!"

"Our 8y old took beginners camp here and loved it. He is shy, but had great time with counselors. They were all very nice! I hope he can do it again next year. its great and so very affordable!"

"Thank you Sail Salem for a wonderful sailing experience.
Our kids from California wanted to learn how to sail while visiting Salem. Your program was well organized, safe, and most especially fun. We will definitely sign up again next year. Please let your wonderful sail instructors, know they did a superb job! Especially Sam, Laura. John and Patrick. Keep up the great work! Sailing Success always."

What is Sail Salem?
Sail Salem is an educational program for children promoting positive life skills and values through the sport of sailing. In the last four years Sail Salem has introduced sailing to over 1,000 children from Salem and surrounding towns.  Lessons are conducted in Salem Harbor off Winter Island and we are bringing the love of sailing to many children who would not have the opportunity to be on a boat. Scholarships and financial aid are available. Please email for more information.

This camp must comply with regulations of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and be licensed by the local board of health.

Sail Salem's Mission Statement:

Sail Salemís educational sailing program exists to empower all participants, regardless of economic and ethnic background, to develop independence, self-confidence and communication, while fostering teamwork, community spirit and volunteering through the sport of sailing.

2019 Registration:

Registration for all classes will open on March 18, 2019 for Salem residents and April 15, 2019 for all other students.

Hear Mayor Driscoll chat with Keegan Whitehair

about Sail Salem youth sailing program.