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Welcome To The Little Washington Sailing school
The Little Washington Sailing School is made up of dedicated sailing enthusiasts, who have created a Sailing School for the youth of the area. The school has six 14ft Vanguard 420 sailboats used for training students to sail. The program promotes self-reliance, awareness of safety, sportsmanship, team work, self-confidence and respect for others.

Download the 2014 TRI-FOLD

We encourage you to support this program. You might want to consider sponsoring a youth who would not be able to experience the thrill of sailing without your help. A donation to LWSS is tax deductible. A limited number of scholarships are made available through donations.

Your support will help give many children an experience of a lifetime enjoying the beautiful waters of the Pamlico River while learning the responsibility of commanding a sailboat!

YOU CAN HELP! Volunteers are also needed.
Call 252-402-7878 to sign up today!

Visit our sponsors:
Carolina Wind Yachting Center
Cypress Landing Yacht Club
Potash Corp - Aurora
Sam’s Boat Yard

Pamlico Sailing Club
Pacific Seacraft
Dog Days Regatta

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Students must be between the ages of 11-18, classes are all day for 1 week.

The curriculum introduces seamanship and the fundamentals of sailing for beginners according to the U.S. Sailing Association. Students will be encouraged to help one another with rigging, launching, retrieval and maintenance of boats and equipment. LWSS has U.S. Sailing Association certified instructors to teach the course and volunteer members of the club are also present.

Download "Bluewater Sailing" article about the Little Washington Sailing School by Bill Kund

Images from the past three years of the Dog Days Regatta.
Recently graduated from the Sailing School the students get to sail on open water near Blounts Bay