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Rentals Information

Bathing Beach Road, Nantucket, 508-228-5358

* We are closed for the 2021 Season! See you in 2022! *

Hours: Monday - Friday: 10am - 4:30pm
2021 Dates of Operation: June 28 - August 20
Booking online recommended, as walk-up availability is limited

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If you do not see the specific date and time available for a private lesson, please click here to complete the survey and if there is a cancellation, we will contact you.

The Jetties Sailing Center, located on the harbor side of Jetties Beach, offers a variety of option for water lovers of all ages and skill levels! Please note, portions of the text way below refer to our normal operations at the Jetties Sailing Center. In the Summer of 2021, we plan to offer:

Rentals: Get out on the water for an hour with one of our paddle boards or kayaks (singles and doubles)! Or for the more advanced sailors, we offer two hour rentals of sailboats in a variety of sized and models, including 420s, RS Quests, Rhodes 19s and Marshall Cat 15s. Rentals are available Monday - Friday only from 10am - 4:30pm.

Private Lessons and Group Classes: Whether you're an Old Salt or it's your first time on the water, the Jetties Sailing Center has opportunities for sailors of all skill levels. We offer an adult Women's Sailing Clinic (Tuesdays - click "Book Now" above), as well as private sailing lessons for adults and youth (ages 5+)! Private Lessons are 2 hours for $200; Youth Private Lessons are 1.5 hours for $150 (ages 5-7). Lessons are available in Optis (1 small youth student), 420s (1 student), RS Quests (perfect for youth beginners and siblings - no more than 2 students, same household), and Rhodes 19s (perfect for 1-2 adults).

Memberships: Jetties Sailing Center members have access to equipment and discounts on classes, lessons and clinics. We offer four levels of membership. Choose the one that's right for you and start enjoying the benefits today! All membership fees (less $100) are a charitable donation to NCS. All members are invited to attend the NCS annual meeting; please call 508-228-6600 for details.

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Paddle ($250): FREE unlimited access to paddle boards and kayaks. Bring a buddy and take out a double kayak!

Adult ($450): FREE unlimited access to all water sport equipment! Bring up to 3 people on the larger sailboats! Discounts on private lessons, classes and clinics.

Family ($850): FREE unlimited access to all water sports equipment for the entire family! Discounts for the entire family on private lessons, classes and clinics.

Silver Sailor ($250): For ages 65+. FREE unlimited access to small sailboats (Rhodes 19 or Marshal Cat 15), with a friend or NCS volunteer instructor. -- Once you join as a Silver Sailor and are looking for someone to sail with. Please click here to complete the form to connect with another silver sailor.

Questions: Email or beginning June 28th, call 508-228-5358 (please do not leave a voicemail).

P.O. Box 2424, Nantucket, MA 02584
NCS Office: 508-228-6600 | Jetties Sailing Center: 508-228-5358
© 2021 Nantucket Community Sailing, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization