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Why Sailing?

Why Sailing?

Why enroll your child in sailing or why continue enrolling your child in sailing programs? Sailing is more than just a hobby, it is a competitive Olympic sport that requires muscle strength, endurance/agility, cardiovascular fitness, mental wellness, relaxation, concentration and communication. Sailing can lead to high school sailing, college sailing or something even more! As an adventure activity, sailing forces students out of their comfort zones and out from behind their desks (and screens). Sailing is more than just hands-on; it’s a full body, multi-sensory, social experience. 

Okauchee Lake Sailing School wants to share our passion for the sport of sailing with your children. Teaching them the skills necessary to sail at their level is our plan and creating a passion is our goal. While sailing children will develop character, perseverance, sportsmanship, adaptability, weather awareness and much more. We hope that sailing enables your children to develop friendships with other sailors and family’s.

Sailing school is only the beginning to a potentially life-long experience in this life-long sport. Generations of sailors compete and socialize together on Okauchee Lake and across the world.