Find Your Sailing Program
Launch Your Cruising Life!


Shearwater University sailing classes are designed for your optimum individual learning experience, and to provide outstanding skills for sailing & cruising on the Salish Sea and beyond.

Internationally Recognized Certification Training, on our Flagship, Ardenna, or your personal sailboat:

  • Basic Keelboat
  • Basic Cruising
  • Bareboat Cruising
  • Coastal Passage Making
  • International Proficiency Certificate
Learn to Sail and Cruise on our beautiful Flagship, Ardenna, whose sailing qualities make everyone smile, and whose interior comforts are exceptional for such a high performing yacht.
Anyone can learn to sail Ardenna proficiently, laying a solid foundation for your sailing and cruising goals.
  • Certification classes
  • Play & Learn experiences
  • Custom family/group classes
  • Build on your background - start at any level
All our Certification Programs and our Play & Learn Experiences are available on Your Boat!
Beginners or seasoned mariners, we'll customize your class to your background, your goals and your boat.
Contact us early to schedule and design your custom program