National Sailing Academy

National Sailing Academy

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Thinking of the National Sailing Academy through the IRMA tragedy. How did you fare?
Here's hoping your beautiful dock and all the boat survive Irma xx

Dedicated to teaching the youth of Antigua to swim and sail. Sailing can result in employment opportunities for young people in the Yachting Industry.

The National Sailing Academy offers the opportunity for Antiguan school children to learn swimming and sailing free of charge. In 2010 the Government of Antigua & Barbuda added sailing & swimming to the list of National Sports. This allows these sports to be included in every school’s curriculum. To facilitate this, the National Sailing Academy was incorporated as an independent non-profit chari

Operating as usual

NSA Instructors Join Maiden World Tour - National Sailing Academy 06/10/2021

NSA Instructors Join Maiden World Tour - National Sailing Academy

Congratulations to Alessa Charles and Junella King
Two past students and RYA Sailing Instructors from the National Sailing Academy (NSA) who will be joining the crew of 58ft Farr designed Maiden. Maiden is about to embark on a 90,000 nautical mile tour over the next three years visiting upwards of 60 destinations in over 40 countries.
https://nationalsailingacademy.org/2021/10/nsa-instructors-join-maiden-world-tour/

NSA Instructors Join Maiden World Tour - National Sailing Academy Ex-students and RYA Sailing Instructors Junella King and Alesea Charles join Maiden It has been announced today that two past students and RYA Sailing Instructors from the National Sailing Academy […]

Halo Foundation – Foundation for the needy 25/09/2021

Halo Foundation – Foundation for the needy

While we don’t have sailing school, how about getting creative and entering the The HALO Foundation Christmas Card Competition.

Halo Foundation – Foundation for the needy Our mission is advocacy and support for the underprivileged and vulnerable. We are managed by a volunteer Board of Directors and founded by Lady Williams.

21/09/2021

For our students and their parents, please see the schedule for the vaccination of 12-18 year olds.

Student Vaccination Schedule - Ministry of Education, Sports and Creative Industries!

[09/12/21]   Morning all, due to the rain forecast Women’s sailing lessons are cancelled today. If you would like to get back onto the Programme or haven’t started and want to give it a try, get in touch. Women’s sailing is between 10 and 2 each Sunday.
#blessings #womenonwater #NSA

06/09/2021

Unfortunately due to the rising COVID-19 cases the Antigua edition of the Barts Bash 2021 is now Cancelled.

Unfortunately due to the rising COVID-19 cases the Antigua edition of the Barts Bash 2021 is now Cancelled.

Photos from Shannon Falcone's post 02/09/2021

Some of our students are having the time of their life in Switzerland right now. This is what sailing can do for you. And what an amazing line up with Shannon Falcone .
Come see us to learn more about how sailing can change YOUR life.
#TeamSpirit
#TeamAntigua
#SSl2021

Registration Form 28/08/2021

Registration Form

We apologise that due to latest COVID-19 restrictions Saturday Sailing along with other group lessons will discontinue for the next two weeks, when hopefully schools will re-open again. We will be continuing with private lessons, women’s sailing on Sundays and equipment hire during this time. If you would like to book a session or rent equipment please register at www.nationalsailingacademy.org/registration

Registration Form In order to attend sailing lessons or hire equipment, all students of the NSA must fill in the following registration form prior to their lesson or session. Thank you in advance.

24/08/2021

Calling all dinghy sailors - we are hosting the Bart's Bash on 12th September. There are multiple classes available to enter. And winners will have the opportunity of being put forward to the Caribbean Dinghy Championship. Competition is open to all including differently-abled sailors. Get all the info here: https://www.nationalsailingacademy.org/2021/08/nsa-and-antigua-yacht-club-join-forces-for-the-2021-barts-bash-and-caribbean-dinghy-championship/ Please share with the dinghy sailors in your life. Register at: www.nationalsailingacademy.org/bartsbash
#CSACommunity #CaribbeanStrong #BartsBash2021 #CDC2021 #InclusiveSailing

Calling all dinghy sailors - we are hosting the Bart's Bash on 12th September. There are multiple classes available to enter. And winners will have the opportunity of being put forward to the Caribbean Dinghy Championship. Competition is open to all including differently-abled sailors. Get all the info here: https://www.nationalsailingacademy.org/2021/08/nsa-and-antigua-yacht-club-join-forces-for-the-2021-barts-bash-and-caribbean-dinghy-championship/ Please share with the dinghy sailors in your life. Register at: www.nationalsailingacademy.org/bartsbash
#CSACommunity #CaribbeanStrong #BartsBash2021 #CDC2021 #InclusiveSailing

Photos from National Sailing Academy's post 17/08/2021

And now for something completely different. You've heard of dancing in the moonlight, but how about meditating? Its the perfect way to stop and breathe, and let your mind take control for a little while. Join Misty for a Bonfire and Full Moon Meditation this coming Sunday. No walk ins - to register what's app 784-6880 by 21st August.

Photos from National Sailing Academy's post 17/08/2021

Paddle out to the sunset, and back into the moonlight this Friday or Saturday. Arrive at 5.30pm and back out of the water by 8.00pm. If you've never experienced a moonlight kayak, get in touch now. EC$75 per person. Singles and doubles available on Friday, only one double left on Saturday. Register at www.nationalsailingacademy.org/registration now.
#Dancinginthemoonlight
#kayaking
#sunsetlovers

[08/14/21]   This is what we do and we are an RYA Training Centre. Whether you live in Antigua or are vacationing we welcome you to come and learn with us.

https://youtu.be/xWGdTe4Cjlw

#RYA
#wellbeing
#Caribbean
#Yachtinglife

[08/13/21]   Due to the rain forecast and potential tropical storm, the NSA is now closed until Monday Morning. Enjoy the blessings to come and stay safe all. We will see you next week.

Rewards of Emerging Nations Program >> Scuttlebutt Sailing News 03/08/2021

Rewards of Emerging Nations Program >> Scuttlebutt Sailing News

Very wise words from one our yachting icons. Congratulations Jalese for your achievements. We hope your passion for the sport continues to grow and hope your success inspires our many sailors from the National Sailing Academy current and future.

Rewards of Emerging Nations Program >> Scuttlebutt Sailing News Outside of the wealthy, established sailing nations, getting into sailing can be hard. Breaking into Olympic sailing is much, much harder, especially if

30/07/2021

Our Watersports Centre will close for a short while please take note.

Our Watersports Centre will close for a short while please take note.

Christal Clashing: History-making rower, freediver and Olympian - Lessons In Badassery 28/07/2021

Christal Clashing: History-making rower, freediver and Olympian - Lessons In Badassery

A little inspiration for where sports and the water can take to you. Read about what one of Team Antigua Island Girls, Christal Ariana has been doing to continue to challenge her body and mind.
#TeamAntigua #Wellbeing #teamonyx #shecandoanything

Christal Clashing: History-making rower, freediver and Olympian - Lessons In Badassery © Paul Calver Christal Clashing fell in love with the ocean whilst growing up in Antigua and quickly found she had...

Photos from Antigua's Donkey Sanctuary's post 23/07/2021

What a great project for developmentally challenged children of Antigua and Barbuda.
#inclusionmatters #inclusivitymatters #ItsAboutWE

Laser Radial - Tokyo 2020 22/07/2021

We’re sending positive vibes and hoping for perfect conditions to Jalese Gordon representing Antigua in sailing at the Tokyo Olympic Games.
#womensailors #laser #Antigua #olympics2021

Jalese Gordon 🇦🇬
(📸 Sailing Energy)

20/07/2021

Its that time again folks.
Sunset to Full Moon Kayak on July 22 & 23 starting at 5.30pm.
Currently available are 2 doubles and 1 single for Thurs 22nd and
3 singles for Friday 23rd. Call or WhatsApp +1268 725 4692 to book your Kayak.

Its that time again folks.
Sunset to Full Moon Kayak on July 22 & 23 starting at 5.30pm.
Currently available are 2 doubles and 1 single for Thurs 22nd and
3 singles for Friday 23rd. Call or WhatsApp +1268 725 4692 to book your Kayak.

14/07/2021

Right on our doorstep, or off our dock more specifically.

07/07/2021

Who loves a certificate? These four students passed their RYA Level 1’s last week and we couldn’t be more pleased for them. If you or a family member would like to use the summer to gain a new skill, or improve, get in touch to book your place. RYA’s are taking place weekday mornings or afternoons with new levels starting every week. It only takes 5 days and you’ll be certified.🙂

Sailing is an inclusive sport for any age, any gender, and any physical or intellectual ability. No experience required. Casual lessons options also being offered.
#InclusiveSailing #youthsailing #womeninsailing #RYA #dinghysailing

Who loves a certificate? These four students passed their RYA Level 1’s last week and we couldn’t be more pleased for them. If you or a family member would like to use the summer to gain a new skill, or improve, get in touch to book your place. RYA’s are taking place weekday mornings or afternoons with new levels starting every week. It only takes 5 days and you’ll be certified.🙂

Sailing is an inclusive sport for any age, any gender, and any physical or intellectual ability. No experience required. Casual lessons options also being offered.
#InclusiveSailing #youthsailing #womeninsailing #RYA #dinghysailing

02/07/2021

More options for your children over the summer.

Presenting the Ocean Love NO Plastic NO Waste program! Only $75 EC for up to 2 days!

In Collaboration with @initiative_contoursanu, we are happy to announce that we are now opening registration for our up to 2-day Hike or Sailing + Plastic Upcycling Workshop Programme this summer!

Call/Whatsapp (268) 771-1641 to register your child today

Photos from Antigua Yacht Club's post 01/07/2021

The photos we’ve been waiting for. Team Antigua in Italy at the Optiworld
#TeamANT
#Antiguayachtclub
#YouthSailing

Women Try Sailing June 6 01/07/2021

If you’ve ever thought, ‘I’d like to learn to sail’ now is the time to turn that thought into a reality. Our instructors teach everyone at their own pace and help build the individuals confidence. We have places available at 9.30 am or 2 pm Mon- Fri for RYA Courses (16 hours across 5 sessions) or half an hour later, Casual lessons ( 7.5 hours across 5 sessions) for all ages and abilities. Group RYA courses are EC$550 per person per level (5 half days = 1 level) and Group Casual Lessons are EC$200 per person for 5 lessons. Contact us now to book in.
#CaribbeanSailing
#RYA
#sailitliveitlove
#AntiguaNice
#antiguaandbarbuda
#loveantiguabarbuda

25/06/2021

Fair winds to Team Antigua off to the Optiworld event in Italy. We’ve seen you training and your commitment, you guys are awesome! We wish them the best of luck and no matter where they place, an unforgettable experience.
#youthsailing #optiworlds #teamAntigua

And they’re off!

Let’s send some good vibes to Team Antigua who are traveling to Italy 🇮🇹 to compete at the
2021 Optimist World Championship!

Special thanks to everyone who made this possible especially our sponsors Caribbean Alliance Insurance.

Our sailors Alistair Knoblauch, Emily Gaillard and Patrick Greensmith are super excited and have been training for a very long time for this….Best Wishes to them!

Special thanks to parents John and Loraine Gaillard for their continued support and for chaperoning on this trip and to Coach Karl James for organizing everything and helping the sailors reach their full potential!

We’ll update you as much as we can…..please follow the event on the official website here:

https://www.optiworld.org/default/news

[06/24/21]   We had a great turnout last Sunday for the TreasureHunt on the Water. We apologise for the delay on the results but we would like to thank everyone who participated. All funds raised will go toward the Sailiablity Antigua program.

Winners and Prizes are:
We have a tie between 3 teams that got the same amount of points.

Team US won - an RYA Course
Team Chippy won- 1-month Kayak Pass
Team Monte the Parrot won- 5 sessions of Dinghy Hire

[06/22/21]   Fraudulent Fundraising Attempt - we have just had a call to let us know a young man wearing a bright green t shirt is today in the English Harbour area saying he is raising funds for the National Sailing Academy. We have not sent anyone out to knock doors and businesses for money. If you are approached by this person please do not give him money and report him to the police.

Photos from Antigua and Barbuda Defence Force's post 21/06/2021

We were happy to have you!

The Antigua and Barbuda National Cadet Corps Bronze and Silver Duke of Edinburgh International Awardees. 😁⛵

#nationalsailingacademy #InclusiveSailing #antiguaandbarbuda

Photos from National Sailing Academy's post 19/06/2021

There is nothing quite like messing about on the water. It’s a busy weekend and week for us: Tomorow (Sunday) is Women’s Sailing Lessons at 10am, 12pm and 2pm( a few spaces still available) and alongside that is our Sailability Fundraiser. It’s a Treasure Hunt on the Water in Kayaks, SUP, dinghy or bring your own RIB- choose 9am, 11am or 1pm (3 pm is full) Wednesday and Thursday at 5.30 pm we have our Sunset to Moonlight Kayak. (Single spaces only left for Wednesday, Double for both nights). If you fancy joining any of the activities message here, call/what’s app 725-4692 or email [email protected] nationalsailingacademy.org

Photos from National Sailing Academy's post 18/06/2021

Join us at the NSA for Full moon Meditation and Kayak on June 23-24. See the respective flyers below.

Timeline Photos 17/06/2021

Calling all students of the academy. Join the Olympic Day Hike on Sunday 27th June see the information on the flyer below. Register here http://ow.ly/rCIL50FcIj9

Calling all students of the academy. Join the Olympic Day Hike on Sunday 27th June see the information on the flyer below. Register here http://ow.ly/rCIL50FcIj9

10/06/2021

Our mantra, 'Teamwork makes the dream work' and here is our team. They work daily to deliver a great sailing experience. Give them a thumbs up if you've enjoyed your time with us at the NSA.
#InclusiveSailing #nationalsailingacademy #SteeringTheCourse

Our mantra, 'Teamwork makes the dream work' and here is our team. They work daily to deliver a great sailing experience. Give them a thumbs up if you've enjoyed your time with us at the NSA.
#InclusiveSailing #nationalsailingacademy #SteeringTheCourse

09/06/2021

Celebrating Summer Sailstice on Father's Day June 20th with " Treasure Hunt on the Water". All funds in aid of Sailability Antigua
See the details on the flyer below.

Celebrating Summer Sailstice on Father's Day June 20th with " Treasure Hunt on the Water". All funds in aid of Sailability Antigua
See the details on the flyer below.

Women Try Sailing June 6 07/06/2021

Yesterday we had over 60 women coming for our second day of Try Sailing. See the photos below

A huge thank you to those who came and we hope to see you back for sailing lessons.

Photo Credit: Toure Forde

#InclusiveSailing #nationalsailingacademy #antiguaandbarbuda

Photos from National Sailing Academy's post 07/06/2021

Thanks to @toure ford for these great photos.

[06/06/21]   Ladies - We have had a few cancellations for the 11.30am dinghy spots - if you want a chance to Try Sailing today and can get here - please call 562-8060 to book your slot.

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National Sailing Academy
English Harbour Town
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To contact us please call: Elizabeth +1(268)464-2645 Sylvester (Jolly Harbour) 724-1077 or email [email protected]

Opening Hours

Monday 09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 17:00
Thursday 09:00 - 17:00
Friday 09:00 - 17:00
Saturday 09:00 - 17:00
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