Since 1993 Sailing Ventures has been teaching people the art and science of sailing. Our students are sailing all over the world using the skills they learned on our boats and in our classes. We can also help you with your first boat, offer private lessons aboard your boat, and we do sail and canvas repair as well. In the off season, aside from the canvas/sail/boat repair, we do sailing charters.


We have launched both the Catalina 270 and Catalina 320 and they should be available for use in the next couple weeks.  We will not launch the Capri 22 this season.  See the Calendar for boat availability.

We will be adding new procedures for using our boats, such as more cleaning/sanitizing, physical distancing measures for classes (if and when we deem it reasonable to start them again), and wearing of protective gear when in class.  


On a happier note, we participated in the Baja Haha 2019 Race Rally last year, here is the video:

And our foray into the Sea of Cortez and Baja Bash back to California!



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Give the gift of sailing! The Introduction to Sailing is perfect to introduce anyone to sailing. Other classes offered are Night Sailing, Motoring and Docking, Refresher courses, private lessons (on our boat or yours), Ladies' only, ASA Challenge-In courses, and Family Sailing. Check the calendar on link below to see schedule or contact Michelle at for details. Sailing Lessons and Calendar


Take a look at our Sailing Club. It is the simplest, most affordable access to our Fleet of sailboats. We have added several Sailing Clubs in California with whom we now share reciprocal sailing club rates!

What is it like to sail at Tahoe? Summer lake winds are variable, typically gentle north winds in the morning, becoming stronger in the afternoon/evenings and swinging out from the west/southwest. The challenge lies in the unpredictability from one moment to the next and you will learn to read the wind on the water as you sail Tahoe. On the real windy days, gusts can get up to 40+ knots and waves heights to match! Our school is located on the southwest corner of the lake and so enjoys some protection from most heavy winds, making it the most ideal location for teaching sailing.


Mailing Address:
PO Box 10583 Reno, NV 89510.


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Sailing School Location: Tahoe Keys Marina
Mailing Address: PO Box 10583 Reno, NV 89510